Editor Q&A with My Itchy Travel Feet P

Editor Q&A with My Itchy Travel Feet

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner My Itchy Travel Feet Assistant Editor, Nicole Jewell. Nicole gives us details about the specific types of travel posts they publish, payment for writers, what to include in a pitch, when you’ll hear back from her after you submit, 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 us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Our full Affiliate disclosure can be found here. Q: Tell us about My Itchy Travel Feet and the content you publish. A: My … Read More

Editor Q&A with The Rumpus

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner The Rumpus Editor-In-Chief, Marisa Siegel. Marisa talks to us about her new role at the publication, their focus going forward, her new managing editor, the articles you should read if you want to write for them and more! Q: Let’s start by talking about your recent big news at The Rumpus! For those who missed it, please share your recent announcement and tell us about the response.  A: As we announced on Tuesday, January 17, I have purchased The Rumpus and effective immediately, am the Editor-in-Chief and owner of the site. Lyz Lenz … Read More

Editor Q&A with Her View From Home

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Please welcome to the Editor’s Q&A corner, Her View From Home Editor, Leslie Means. Leslie shares news about increased view-based payments for writers, tips for submitting work that gets published, what qualities are most important in the writing they accept, and more! Q: Tell us about Her View From Home and how you decided to start the site. A: Her View From Home is made up of views from women across the globe who share a passion for their view from home.  Many are writers and bloggers, most are mothers who have come together to form this incredible tribe of women.  We started … Read More

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

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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