Use this handy test by Meg Weaver in her article on about fine-tuning your article before you query by using the ads in the magazines you are interested in. I can’t wait to try this, it sounds really interesting. Has it worked for any of you?

Some samples:

1. Divide paper (or screen) into three columns. Left column – Advertiser, Middle column – Message, Right column – likelihood that people interested in this ad would read your article. Answers are Great, medium, slim or none.

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