Missed Pitches

RunGomez
Missed Pitches is a home for rejected story ideas. Every Friday I send you a fresh batch of creative and amazing (but rejected) story ideas that have yet to find a publication.
Created 07 Oct 2020
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  • Missed Pitches is signing off...
    16 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 5 1
    Coming to this decision was not easy: I’m signing off. In the last several weeks there have been a lot of changes in my personal and professional life: marriage, a new family life, a new full-time job...
  • brb, going on summer vacation
    04 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    This is not me saying goodbye. Think of it as, see you later. Wow, these last 7 months have been crazy good and crazy busy. For those who have been subscribed since the beginning, you will notice that...
  • "Freelancing is the new entry-level job"
    28 May 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Welcome to Missed Pitches, a home for rejected ideas. If you’re a writer looking to give a home to your previously rejected story ideas, this is for you. Submit your rejected pitches using this Google...
  • welcome to the AP newsroom, now stop tweeting
    21 May 2021 • 5 min read
    Welcome to Missed Pitches, a home for rejected ideas. This newsletter brings you every Friday a fresh batch of rejected story ideas, editorial contacts, writing gigs and more. If you’re an editor look...
  • what's worse than a rejection email?
    07 May 2021 • 5 min read
    Welcome to Missed Pitches, a home for rejected ideas. This newsletter brings you every Friday a fresh batch of rejected story ideas, editorial contacts, writing gigs and more. If you’re an editor look...
  • get a free subscription to Approved Pitches Newsletter
    30 Apr 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    Missed Pitches and Approved Pitches are teaming up! I’m giving away a free 1-month subscription to the Approved Pitches newsletter to 10 freelancers who subscribe to this newsletter. This offer is onl...
  • I quit my job to make it on my own. Now what?
    23 Apr 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    Have you quit your job recently to spend your time better in things you love? It seems to be a thing, as Kevin Roose pointed out in his most recent New York Times story about the new “YOLO economy” sp...
  • need financial aid? A list of journalist funds
    16 Apr 2021 • 7 min read • 1 2
    Are you a freelance journalist in need of resources and funding? Here are a few opportunities available right now. Free digital security training | The Freedom of the Press Foundation is offering a fr...
  • layoffs — not again!
    09 Apr 2021 • 5 min read
    Buyouts at Medium’s GENmag | The same year that the online magazine launched in 2019, it published a depressingly good piece (by Maya Kosoff) on the emotional toll layoffs had on journalists that year...
  • [corrected] a guide to the Missed Pitches newsletter
    02 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 1 1
    Welcome to another edition of Missed Pitches. As many of you already know, this newsletter is a space where rejected story ideas get a chance to be seen and recognized. The ultimate goal is to get the...
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