“Sell my story… I need some advice…”
Thinking ‘how do I sell my story to a magazine, newspaper or television?’ Selling a real-life story to the media via Featureworld is the safest way to get publicity for the most money. And it’s simple…
1. I want to Sell my Story – getting in contact
Fill in the online form to the right with a few details about your story, contact me by phone, Facebook or if you would like anonymous advice, I run a free phone service every lunchtime. All contact is confidential.
2. Can I Sell My Story – Advising you
I will tell you if I can sell your story, how much money your story might be worth and which magazines and newspapers might be interested. I will discuss with you any pitfalls such as legal difficulties which might prevent you selling your story.
3. Sell My Story – Going ahead
After speaking with editors about your story, I will let you know which newspapers and magazines are interested in buying your story and what offers for your story I have received. All deals are put in writing to you.
4. Sell My Story – doing your interview and sorting photos
Once you have decided you definitely want to go ahead with selling a story and you are happy with the publication and payment, I will do a longer chat. This might carried out over the phone or at your home. At the same time, if needed I will arrange a photographer to take some professional photos of you at your convenience.
5. Sell my Story – the payment
Payments are usually made within 72 hours of publication directly into your bank account.
For more information: Selling My Story
Find out how others got on selling a story…
Gillian McFarlane on selling a story:
“WOW !!!! OMG what a wonderful job you have done for me. The article is perfect, just as we discussed to the word and the photos are lovely. Your time and effort is evident and the story is beautifully written, Thank you. Lovely day for me and I hope for you, with a beautiful Daily Mail copy to keep forever. Thank you for speaking to the magazine and for getting me such a good deal as well.”
“Alison, Thank you so much for writing such a beautiful piece. I am almost at a loss for words. Today has been very emotional for all of us with the most amazing messages of support and love. Thank you again from the very bottom of our hearts.”
“Oh my goodness we are so so thrilled with the story!! We can’t thank you enough for everything you have done in helping us so far to get to this and for writing it so beautifully! What a whirlwind yesterday was! We have been so touched by people even strangers may this be the start of something wonderful in raising burns awareness!”
Find out more:
Selling your story – how it works – a more detailed step by step guide.
Agent Versus selling your story directly to a publication – why not to go directly to a newspaper or magazine…
Find out more about Alison – meet Alison who will sell your story!