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Writing letters to magazines

Magazine Madness Part 8: August Letters

This month I wrote to: Waitrose Kitchen magazine, TV Choice, Full House! and Mature Times. 1.Waitrose Kitchen – £1 in-store, monthly The main focus of this magazine is food/cooking and all the letters in the August issue were about recipes … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 7: July Letters

I have now written to 28 different magazines! And for July’s task, I wrote to: Essentials, Yours, The People’s Friend and New! 1. Essentials – £2.90 monthly This was the first time I’d ever read ‘Essentials’ and I really liked … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness – Success!

Apologies for being so quiet in the last few days but I’ve been up in Scotland and the Lake District, chasing the rain (or so it seemed), while ‘the South’ had all that sun! Aaagh! Never mind, it was lovely … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 6: June Letters

Phew, half way through my self-appointed task to write to a different magazine each week and so far, it hasn’t been too bad (although, I must admit, I’m still waiting for the cash and the prizes to start pouring in!) … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 5: May Letters

This month I’ve written to: Bella, Love It, Asda Magazine and Golf World 1. Bella (weekly. About 70p) Some of my letters aren’t having quite the desired effect! Firstly, the National Trust Magazine and now Bella have treated my email … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 4: April letters

Here are the magazines I’ve written to this month: 1. House Beautiful (monthly £3.40) House Beautiful has a letters page (‘Have Your Say’) and readers’ comments are accepted by email, letter or ‘social media’. A typical ‘star letter’ prize is … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 3: March letters

Here are the magazines that I’ve been writing to this month! 1. Writing Magazine Yes, I know, this is a really easy one, so it feels like a bit of a cheat, BUT I’m only allowed to count it once … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 2: February Letters

I’m really starting to enjoy writing my letters to the magazines. The more I do, the more I realise there’s a knack to it (I had one published last week in the Sun’s ‘Buzz’ magazine, but it wasn’t the star … Continue reading

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Magazine Madness Part 1:January Letters

I have another New Year’s Resolution which I haven’t told you about until now: I’m going to write (or hopefully, email), a letter to a magazine or newspaper every week. And just to make it more difficult, it has to … Continue reading

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