The time has come. You want to get published somewhere other than your blog. Are you nervous? Scared? Excited? It’s nerve-wracking to submit a piece to a new site and, since writers are oftentimes terribly insecure people, it’s natural for you to feel apprehensive. Have no fear, though, because I’ve compiled a list of six things you can do in order to prepare yourself before hitting that “Send” button. 1. Write the piece. I know this sounds simple, but this is honestly the hardest step to take. You must conquer all of your fears, make the time, put your butt … Read More
Toni Hammer is a blogger, freelance writer, and editor who just signed her first book deal. She is a regular writer for Scary Mommy, Babble, and Huffington Post amongst others. Her humor has been featured on both Huffington Post and Babble’s Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week lists as well as The Today Show’s Funniest Parents on Facebook. Aside from writing, she is the Content Strategist & Editor for Sammiches & Psych Meds and aspires to run her own site someday. You can find her chronicling her mommy misadventures at Is It Bedtime Yet.