Writers’ Rough Drafts – Episode #78 – How to Pitch i-D with Róisín Lanigan - Craft Your Content

Writers’ Rough Drafts – Episode #78 – How to Pitch i-D with Róisín Lanigan

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Róisín Lanigan is the news editor at i-D magazine and a freelance writer. She is also a BPA First Novel Prize winner 2020. Her work has been featured in i-D, The Atlantic, VICE, New Statesman Refinery 29, Cosmopolitan, The Outline, Prospect Magazine, Mutual Art, Art UK, Canvas 8, and Goss.


What You’ll Learn This Week:

  • That you can launch yourself into the writing and journalism industry even without having professional or classical training. 
  • How to be open to the changes from an editor, but also stand your ground on the things you’re an expert at. 
  • Having a really good pitch with a great idea can often be more important than a well-established portfolio. 
  • Why it’s important to not give up on pitching somewhere, especially if you get a response from an editor.
  • Be upfront and communicate with your editors on when they can expect your next draft. 

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About the Author Elisa Doucette

Elisa Doucette is a writer and editor who works with professional writers, entrepreneurs, and brands that want to make their own words even better. She is the Founder of Craft Your Content, and oversees Client Strategy and Writing Coaching. Her own writing has been featured in places like Forbes, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Yahoo! Small Business, and The Huffington Post, among others. She also hosts the Writers' Rough Drafts podcast here on CYC. When she isn't writing, editing, or reading words, she can usually be found at a local pub quiz, deep in a sun salutation, or binging TV shows for concept ideas and laughs.

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