BYB 056: Creative NonFiction Magazine Writing Opportunities – With Managing Editor, Hattie Fletcher

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Creative NonFiction Magazine Writing Opportunities With Managing Editor Hattie Fletcher - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 56

We know that creative nonfiction is a genre of writing, but in case you didn’t know, it is also a respected magazine with lots of opportunities for writers. In this interview, Creative Nonfiction Managing Editor Hattie Fletcher lets us in on what they look for in a successful submission, shares payment details and cash prizes for contests, provides some upcoming submission themes and much more!

Creative NonFiction Magazine Writing Opportunities With Managing Editor Hattie Fletcher - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 56

The interview includes

  • The definition of Creative Nonfiction (the genre and the magazine!)
  • Several good examples of published pieces that embody what Creative Nonfiction is looking for from writers
  • Qualities submission readers are looking for in your work
  • Information on current and upcoming themes
  • Insight into a call for submission coming in winter 2016
  • Whether people still send submissions via snail mail
  • Payment details for contests, essays, and columns
  • How to get involved with Creative Nonfiction in just a few minutes by participating in their Tiny Truths Contest on Twitter (#cnftweet)
  • Online classes offered by Creative Nonfiction
  • The reasons writers choose to publish their work with Creative Nonfiction


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Creative Nonfiction Subscriptions (print and digital)

Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)


Creative Nonfiction Courses and Events

The Writing Pittsburgh Book Series

Writing Away the Stigma


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About the Author

Susan Maccarelli

Susan Maccarelli is the creator of Beyond Your Blog, a site helping bloggers successfully submit their writing for publishing opportunities beyond their personal blogs. She also offers online training and consulting to new bloggers looking for direction on submitting their writing for publication. Susan has interviewed dozens of editors from publications like The New York Times, Huffington Post, Brain, Child, Chicken Soup For The Soul, The Washington Post, and speaks at many respected writing and blogging conferences.

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