Do you get frustrated when you hear an editor say, “pitch me some ideas” or anything that remotely sounds like an editor wants you to bring ideas to the table?
Maybe you don’t like pitching ideas, maybe you do. Most people I’ve talked to think it’s hard to find good ideas to pitch. They feel stuck…
Yet, finding “pitchable” ideas editors will love might be right under your nose.
It’s easy to overcomplicate ideas you want to pitch to a publication. You want to be different, unique, and have a powerful wow factor.
But in reality, all you need to do is solve a problem or give information that the target market is craving.
Yes, you may need to find a different hook to an existing idea that is already hot, but let your target market help you out.
Try the following tips and become an idea generator your editors and clients will love.