The invitation came out of the blue. Would I like to write a magazine article on a person with a very interesting mission?
I puzzled a bit—I’d never written for this magazine or on this topic before. However, I have written for a variety of magazines and also edited a business magazine. The editor’s choice became clearer when I realized that the “source”—also known as the “subject”—lived in a city near where I live. And I guessed that the editor had found me in our provincial writers’ guild registry.
I checked out the magazine, and found that it was a quarterly distributed free to professionals, administrators, post-secondary students, and politicians in a particular field. I checked out the editor’s website and Linkedin profile, then confirmed with him that I’d like to do the article. Read more “Learn from the Tale of a Tale”