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Sandra Beckwith is a writer.

Sandra Beckwith has been writing for publication since she sold her first magazine article while still a journalism student. Her articles in consumer and trade magazines and in corporate and nonprofit organization newsletters help readers learn more about successful initiatives, interesting people, or about how to do something better, faster or smarter.

The author of Publicity for Nonprofits: Generating Media Exposure That Leads to Awareness, Growth, and Contributions, Streetwise Complete Publicity Plans: How to Create Publicity That Will Spark Media Exposure and Excitement (Adams Media 2003), and WHY CAN'T A MAN BE MORE LIKE A WOMAN? (Kensington 1995) and a past contributing editor of three trade journals, Sandra also writes frequently on small business topics. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the American Society of Business Publication Editors.


Sandra writes for magazines.

Sandra writes regularly for consumer, custom and trade magazines on a range of topics. Her articles have appeared in Woman’s Day, Black Enterprise, Old House Journal, VFW Magazine, MyBusiness, GRIT, Pages, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Editors come back to Sandra with repeat assignments because she is creative and delivers top-quality work on time, for the agreed-upon fee, and without whining. Want to discuss an article idea with Sandra? Call her at 585-377-2768 or send an e-mail.

 
Sandra writes for corporations and other organizations.

Sandra writes newsletter articles, Web site content and press materials for corporations and other organizations. People like working with Sandra because she’s a grown-up. That means she works independently, knows how to get information without pestering the wrong people (you?), meets deadlines, writes for the agreed upon fee, and presents no surprises. Follow the links below for writing samples. Want to discuss an article idea with Sandra? Call her at 585-377-2768 or send an e-mail.

Samples of Sandra’s writing.
Samples of Sandra’s writing are listed below. Some of the articles are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader® software to view them. If you need this free software, please go to Adobe’s site to download and install it.


Sandra writes books.

Read more about Publicity for Nonprofits: Generating Media Exposure That Leads to Awareness, Growth, and Contributions, Streetwise Complete Publicity Plans: How to Create Publicity That Will Spark Media Exposure and Excitement (Adams Media 2003), and WHY CAN'T A MAN BE MORE LIKE A WOMAN? (Kensington 1995) by clicking on the titles.



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Sandra's latest book, Publicity for Nonprofits: Generating Media Exposure That Leads to Awareness, Growth, and Contributions (Kaplan, June 2006) is now available from online and traditional book retailers.
 
Publicity for Nonprofits helps nonprofit organizations large and small discover and use the tools and techniques that will help transform them into high-profile media darlings.

"Your writing is crisp and engaging; you are able to communicate the essence of each executive in a profile of just about 500 words, not an easy feat. I have been very pleased with your articles, and the subjects have been, too."
—Corporate writing client

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Sandra’s books

Writing samples