BYB 067: Publish Your Narrative Non-Fiction & Fiction On Catapult – With Web Editor-in-Chief Yuka Igarashi and Associate Web Editor Mensah Demary

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BYB 067- Publish Your Narrative Non-Fiction & Fiction On Catapult - With Web Editor-in-Chief Yuka Igarashi and Associate Web Editor Mensah Demary - Podcast 67

From an open community where any writer can publish their fiction and non-fiction online, to a formal submission process for the curated website, to writing courses and a traditional publishing arm, Catapult offers a full spectrum of experiences to writers. Web Editor-in-Chief Yuka Igarashi and Associate Web Editor Mensah Demary join Beyond Your Blog to explain how you can submit your work directly. They also walk us through their Community website where anyone can publish their work. And yes, Catapult pays all writers selected for publication on their curated site!

BYB 067- Publish Your Narrative Non-Fiction & Fiction On Catapult - With Web Editor-in-Chief Yuka Igarashi and Associate Web Editor Mensah Demary - Podcast 67

The interview includes

  • The wide range of opportunities Catapult offers writers
  • What they look for in narrative submissions
  • Catapult‘s word count sweet spot
  • Response time according to submission guidelines and how long Mensah says it really takes
  • How Catapult‘s web series’ work
  • Catapult‘s submission volume
  • The minimum number of times your submission will be read
  • 3 great posts to read if you are interested in submitting to Catapult
  • How to get involved in Catapult‘s Community
  • Payment details
  • Catapult‘s writing courses and how you can participate remotely in 2016
  • The full circle writing experience available from Catapult
  • Exciting plans for Catapult in 2016

Resources

Catapult Submissions

Catapult Web Series: Invisible Cities

Catapult Web Series: Borrowed

What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky – Lesley Nneka Arimah

Imposter – Alexander Chee

This is How You Become An Editor – By Mensah Demary

Catapult Community (click ‘Write a Story’ to get started)

Catapult’s Writing Courses

Catapult Books

Connect

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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.

2 Comments on “BYB 067: Publish Your Narrative Non-Fiction & Fiction On Catapult – With Web Editor-in-Chief Yuka Igarashi and Associate Web Editor Mensah Demary”

  1. This is really useful – good questions and I appreciated Yuka and Mensah’s transparency. Looking forward to seeing both this site and Catapult grow.

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