Editor Q&A with Megan Griffo of The Mighty

Editor Q&A with Megan Griffo of The Mighty

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner TheMighty.com Editor-in-Chief, Megan Griffo. Q:  Tell us in your words what The Mighty is and who its for. A: The Mighty is a platform for people to share real stories of health — both challenges and triumph. Right now we have more than 8,000 contributors sharing stories about their disabilities, chronic illnesses, rare diseases, mental illnesses and more. It’s a community built on trust, connection, and resilience. Really, it’s for everyone — we all have a body, and even if at the moment we’re relatively healthy, we all have loved ones going through a health … Read More

Editor Q&A Richard Eisenberg of Next Avenue

Editor Q&A with Richard Eisenberg of Next Avenue

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Next Avenue Managing Editor and Senior Web Editor (Money & Security and Work & Purpose Channels), Richard Eisenberg.  Q: Next Avenue is a publication aimed at those in the 50+ demographic. Tell us more about the publication and what you publish. A: We are a public media site out of the PBS station in Minneapolis/St. Paul, TPT, and publish articles daily for our five channels: Money & Security (personal finance); Work & Purpose; Health and Well-Being; Caregiving and Living & Learning (lifestyle). Our money and work stories are generally republished on Forbes and sometimes on Marketwatch and … Read More

Editor Q&A with Sara Goldstein of Parent.co

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Parent.co Content Director, Sara Goldstein. Q: Many of my readers are familiar with Parent.co and have even written for you before. For those who are discovering Parent.co for the first time, tell us about the site and the type of content you publish. A: Parent.co is a digital publication for people who are as curious about the world as they are committed to raising great kids. Through personal narrative and expert advice, we hope to provide our readers with the inspiration and information to know better and do better every day. We understand that although … Read More

Editor Q&A with Amy Newmark of Chicken Soup for the Soul

Editor Q&A with Amy Newmark of Chicken Soup for the Soul

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I was recently interviewed by Chicken Soup for the Soul Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Amy Newmark for the Chicken Soup for the Soul Podcast (check out all of their episodes for daily short and sweet doses of inspiration!), and she was kind enough to pop over to Beyond Your Blog to give us the latest on writing for her amazing series of books. Read on for the full interview. Q: Chicken Soup for the Soul is a household name, but for those who may not have had the pleasure of reading one of your many books, tell us about the types of stories … Read More

Editor Q&A with Rudri Patel & Beth Burrell of The Sunlight Press

Editor Q&A with Rudri Patel & Beth Burrell of The Sunlight Press

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner The Sunlight Press Editors, Rudri Patel and Beth Burrell. Rudri and Beth share everything you need to know about getting published in their paying publication, and also fill us in on their funding model and plans to pay writers more in the future. Q: The Sunlight Press is quite new! Tell us about the site and what made you want to start it. A: The Sunlight Press is a digital literary journal that provides a home to new and established voices. We welcome creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, reviews, photography, and artist reflections on their craft. We want to … Read More

Editor Q&A with Rachel Sanoff of Hello Giggles

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner HelloGiggles Features Editor, Rachel Sanoff. Rachel shares submission tips for the paying publication, content/topics she is looking for, how writing for HelloGiggles opens up opportunities to be shared in/by other TIME Inc. publications, and more! Q: HelloGiggles describes itself as a positive online community for women and has celebrity connections. Tell us more about the site for those who may not know. A: HelloGiggles was founded in 2011 by Zooey Deschanel, Sophia Rossi, and Molly McAleer. We publish 100+ news articles daily, covering everything from entertainment, health, politics, lifestyle, tech, and viral social media stories. … Read More

Editor Q&A with Kelton Wright of Headspace

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  Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Headspace‘s Managing Editor, Kelton Wright. Kelton shares the topics she is looking for (and not looking for), what to include in your pitch, payment details, response time and more! Beyond Your Blog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. If you purchase those items through my links I will earn a commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link. Q: Tell us about Headspace and the accompanying … Read More

Editor Q&A with Alexia LaFata of Elite Daily

Editor Q&A with Alexia LaFata of Elite Daily

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Elite Daily‘s Senior Editor, Alexia LaFata. Alexia tells freelancers what they need to know to be successful with a pitch, why it is important to have a seriously unique take on a story, info on part-time writing positions, the type of article their readers love, and lots more! Q: Elite Daily is a leading publication among millennials for information including news and trending topics. What else should we know about the site?   A: Elite Daily is so much more than news and trending topics! We also provide long-form commentary, advice and inspiring stories on topics millennials always care about, … Read More

Editor Q&A with Lilly Dancyger of Narratively P

Editor Q&A with Lilly Dancyger of Narratively

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Narratively Deputy Editor, Lilly Dancyger. Lilly shares with us the types of stories they are most interested in, what they mean by ‘ordinary people with extraordinary stories’, pieces potential contributors should read, payment details and more! Q: Narratively has been around since 2012, and in my experience, once a writer becomes a reader, they dream about writing for you. Tell us about the site and how it is different from other sites that publish nonfiction. A: I feel like we’re somewhere in between a typical news site and a literary magazine. We’re not as focused on … Read More

Editor Q&A with Conor O’Brien of International Living

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner International Living magazine Managing Editor, Conor O’Brien. Conor gives us the latest on how you can contribute to their paid writing opportunities including newsletters and their intriguing magazine, pay rates, details about their readers and writers and much more! Q: International Living is a monthly magazine and also offers several newsletters, events and even real estate alerts. Tell us about IL in your own words. A: IL is the premier resource for people looking to retire, work, and generally enjoy a more fulfilling and affordable life overseas. Q: What can you tell us about your readers? … Read More