Want to sell a story …?

Want to sell your story to the press? Thinking, ‘how do I sell my story?’ Read on…

Selling stories to the press for you...

If you’ve been thinking of selling your story to a newspaper or magazine, now is a great time to put your plan into action…
No-one can predict which stories will be the biggest in the next year but the trend for real-life stories is certain to continue. And here’s my top ten stories that sell well to magazines and newspapers…

In no particular order…

* Relationship stories … if you’ve fallen out (or made up) with your mother-in-law, stepchildren, ex husband, your sister has run off with your boyfriend or you are in love with someone young enough to be your child (or your dad.)
* Crime stories … you have the inside story on a crime story that’s gained huge amounts of publicity, you were the victim of a crime or you’ve been involved in a high-profile court case.
* You are involved in a medical miracle – your cancer has been cured by some new drug, you have had the world’s first baby designed to order, you can walk after a lifetime in a wheelchair – basically if you are the first, it is a story!
* Rags to Riches and riches to rags – you’ve won the lottery or you’ve lost your inheritance, you’ve made a million selling tupperware, you discovered a priceless vase in your loft …
* Pet stories. You lavish thousands on your pet, your dog saved your life, your missing cat turned up she was lost a decade ago…
* Body stories – weight loss, anorexia stories, cosmetic surgery stories. The more dramatic the better!
* Baby stories – survival against all odds, the tiniest baby ever born, you’ve had quins, a baby at the age of 80 – you get the idea..
* Phobias and addictions – you have several hundred pairs of earrings, you clean your house 24/7 – and the more unusual the more saleable.
* Justice stories – you are the victim of a ridiculous piece of political correctness, something terribly unfair has happened to you…
* Quirky stories – you are battling with your neighbour over a hedge, you are an unwitting lookalike..
Then not included are the anonymous tip offs, kiss and tell and holidays from hell …
And if you don’t think you have a story, then you can join my Casting Directory and see if you want to contribute to a story I’m working on…


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