Editor Q&A with Authors Publish

Editor Q&A with Authors Publish

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner, Authors Publish Editor, Caitlin Jans. Caitlin tells us about writing for her publication, the pitches and topics that get her interest. payment details and more! Q: Can you tell us about Authors Publish and the content you publish? A: Authors Publish is a weekly magazine that publishes one review of a literary journal, one review of a manuscript publisher that accepts unsolicited submissions, and one general interest article on writing, publishing, or promoting, once a week. We also publish the occasional special issue entirely focused on one aspect of writing and publishing, as well as a … Read More

An interview with Good Housekeeping’s Carla Levy

An interview with Good Housekeeping’s Carla Levy

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In this article, contributor and friend to BYB, Amy Paturel, interviews her editor at Good Housekeeping, Carla Levy. Q: Many writers reading this interview will be familiar with Good Housekeeping, but tell us a little bit about the publication and your background there. A: I think people view Good Housekeeping as an old-fashioned magazine that’s stuck in another generation. I recommend people pick it up and give it a read because I think they’ll be surprised. I came on board from Condé Nast a little over two years ago and I would put our content, our photography and the job … Read More

Editor Interview With Upworthy Editor Jenni Gritters

Editor Q&A with Upworthy

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**Note: As of 2017, Jenni is no longer with Upworthy, however, the information RE: writing submissions in this article is current as of publication and will provide some great tips for those of you looking to submit** Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner, Upworthy Editor, Jenni Gritters. Jenni tells us about starting the freelance program at Upworthy, the recipe for the pieces they publish, why images are so important to their content, the types of pitches she wants to see more of, payment and bonuses for writers and more! Q: Let’s start with a primer on Upworthy for those who are new … Read More

Editor Q&A with Femme Feminism

Editor Q&A with Femme Feminism

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Editor-in-Chief of Femme Feminism, Dena Landon. Dena tells us about the unique feminist take of her new publication, the content she loves to publish, payment and more! Q: Tell us about Femme Feminism and why you started it. A: The idea for Femme Feminism came to me in March of 2016, when a girlfriend came over to my place for a glass of wine after my son had gone to sleep. After sitting down on my couch my friend commented in surprise to see issues of Allure mixed in with The Economist under my coffee table. … Read More

Editor Q&A with Tribe Magazine

Editor Q&A with Tribe Magazine

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Tribe Magazine, Kristin Helms. Kristin shares payment details, explains the mini-essay, tells us how to submit work for consideration and lots more in this info-packed article. Q: I love that you describe Tribe as ‘not a parenting magazine’ even though your readers are mostly moms. Tell us about that! A: Yes! It was important for me to create a safe space where moms felt welcomed and understood; check judgement and the mommy wars at the door. I wanted Tribe to feel like a conversation between mom friends. Sometimes our essays are funny … Read More

Editor Q&A with Red Tricycle and Spoke Contributor Network

Editor Q&A with Red Tricycle and Spoke Contributor Network

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner Managing Editor at Red Tricycle’s Spoke Contributor Network, Leah Singer. In this article we cover how to become part of the Spoke Contributor Network, the type of content they look for, benefits for writers (including bonuses and paying opportunities), republishing and more!  Q: Can you explain what Red Tricycle and the Spoke Contributor Network are and how they are related? A: Red Tricycle is a community for parents who like to have fun with their kids. We believe the best memories are created when families do fun things together and we believe every day is an … Read More

Editor Q&A with Creative Nonfiction and True Story

Editor Q&A – with Creative Nonfiction and True Story

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Please welcome back to the Editor’s Q&A corner Managing Editor of Creative Nonfiction, Hattie Fletcher. We talked to Hattie in 2015 and discussed writing opportunities at Creative Nonfiction. Today Hattie is going to bring us up to date on the latest submission opportunity at CNF– their brand new publication True Story. Q: Many of the writers reading this interview will be familiar with Creative Nonfiction, but just in case, tell us a little bit about the publication and your background there. A: Creative Nonfiction is in its third decade, actually, and it’s had the current magazine format since 2010; I’ve been the managing editor … Read More

Editor Q&A with Motherwell

Editor Q&A – with Motherwell

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner the Executive Editors of Motherwell, Randi Olin and Lauren Apfel.  We spoke with Randi and Lauren in a June 2016 podcast, and our discussion today includes updates on submissions, accomplishments since launching, and what’s coming next for Motherwell. Q: I interviewed Motherwell in June of 2016 on my podcast. At that time you had recently launched. Tell us about Motherwell and how things have been going since then. A: Things have been going very well! We are gaining momentum, all the while keeping true to our vision for the site: which is to produce … Read More

How do you get published for the first time in the New York Times? and more with Estelle Erasmus

How do you get published for the first time in the New York Times? and more with Estelle Erasmus

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How do you get published for the first time in the New York Times? Where do you go from there with your goals for being published? and What professional opportunities await a successful freelance writer that are not necessarily writing? Estelle Erasmus shares all this and more in this Q&A! 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 … Read More

Q&A with Just BE Parenting

Editor Q&A – with Just BE Parenting

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner the founder and editor of Just BE Parenting, Kathryn Hively. Just Be is approaching its one year anniversary and is looking for both original and republished content to their site. Our discussion includes the type of content they love, what makes them different in the land of parenting websites, republishing, and future goals to pay writers. Q: Tell us about Just Be Parenting including how the site differentiates itself from other parenting sites. A: Just BE Parenting promotes nonjudgmental parenting and celebrates families in all forms. As such, we need contributors with unique voices and unique points … Read More