BYB 060: Submit Your Honest Writing About Parenting To Lies About Parenting With Editor, Ashley Trexler

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Submit Your Honest Writing About Parenting To Lies About Parenting With Editor, Ashley Trexler - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 60

Attention parenting niche bloggers and writers! If you find honest talk about parenting refreshing, and have your own tips or story to tell that might help other parents, Lies About Parenting is a site you need to check out. Known for debunking popular parenting advice that doesn’t actually work, Ashley Trexler’s site has recently started accepting (and paying for) submissions. My podcast with Ashley will tell you exactly the type of posts she is looking for (it is specific!), and how to successfully pitch in order to land one of the select weekly spots on Lies About Parenting.

Submit Your Honest Writing About Parenting To Lies About Parenting With Editor, Ashley Trexler - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 60

The interview includes

  • Why Ashley started Lies About Parenting and what made her start taking submissions
  • The qualities that should make your submission fit the unique parenting post format Lies About Parenting looks for
  • Why Ashley refers to herself as a bitch when it comes to editing
  • Why Lies About Parenting wants your submission to omit the word ‘I’
  • The 3 styles of posts you can pitch to Lies About Parenting
  • How heavy the reporting component for your submission should be
  • An example of a great outline/pitch Ashley recently received
  • Response time, rejection, and submission volume
  • Payment details!
  • The type of promotion you can expect from Lies About Parenting
  • What’s next for Lies About Parenting

If you enjoyed this interview, you may want to check out this podcast:

BYB 036: Get Published On This Unique Parenting Site: A Fine Parent With Sumitha Bhandarkar

Resources

Beyond Your Blog Submission and Tech Services

How To Be A Good Parent Through Dedicated “Lazy Parenting” – By Ashley Trexler (on A Fine Parent)

A Fine Parent

I’m A Lazy Mom And I’m Not Apologizing – By Ashley Trexler (on Scary Mommy)

How We Do It: Live With Less To Reach For More – By Bethany Rosselit

Lies About Parenting – Write For Us

8 Ways To Raise Kids Who Can Cope (even if you can’t) – By Blair Armstrong

8 Ways You Might Be Raising A Bully – By Ashley Trexler

6 Surprising Reasons Your Toddler’s Acting Like An A$$ (and what to do about it) – By Ashley Trexler

What Three-Year Olds Can Teach You About Teamwork (If You Let Them) – By Marisa Donnelly

New York Times Motherlode (UPDATE: The team from the former NYT Motherlode moved to the Well Family section of the New York Times in 2016.)

The Atlantic

National Novel Writing Month

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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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