best pathetic attempts to break in to 'the writing biz' (2008)

MEDIABISTRO

In ninth grade you got misty-eyed about the guy with the press tag in his film noir hat, and now here you are, feeling filthy at a MEDIABISTRO networking session. Trying to break in to travel writing? Want a job as a yes-man at a vertically integrated media conglomerate? Well, for only $49 you can be a member and learn all about it. But hey, no guarantees. The only racket more profitable might be the J-schools that pump 'em out.

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