Freelance writers like John Kessler are rare — the kind of writer editors can count on, who can tackle just about any story and come through at the last minute.
John is the full-time dining columnist at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. On the side, he freelances for Garden & Gun, Food Arts (recently deceased), GQ, and has written for Cooking Light and Every Day with Rachael Ray.
What does it take to be the writer editors call upon? Kessler has ideas:
Q. Do you pitch new publications or do editors come to you?
A. My best work always comes from magazines where I’ve