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When you are a writer, you read publications in a different way than the average reader.
TAKE A MAGAZINE FOR EXAMPLE.
When I read a magazine for the first time, I immediately flip to the editorial page. I look to see how many editors they have on staff and if they have interns—probably an old habit from looking for internships. I then start flipping through the pages, read the headlines and subjects, and think of ways I could write something for that section. I then go back through a second time and read it like anyone else. The first is what you should be doing if you want to start freelance writing.
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