The Unofficial Hierarchy Of Writing Samples
Do you want to do journalistic writing? These writing samples will get your foot into the door. — Quality writing samples are your most valuable currency as a writer — especially a new writer. Adequate skill can take you far — even if you don’t have a lot of experience — if you can get your writing in front of the right person. With that said, it cannot be denied that professionally published writing samples hold more weight than something that you self-published. You see, editors have this funny thing about liking you more if another editor has already vouched for you.