BYB 075: FrostedTip Pays For Your Short Humor Submissions – With Editor, Jameson Doris

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FrostedTip Pays For Your Short Humor Submissions - With Editor, Jameson Doris - Beyond Your Blog Podcast

What do you do when your own humor isn’t getting published as much as you’d like? Jameson Doris took the approach of starting his own site where the editor rarely ever rejects his submissions :o) We talk about the type of humor you’ll find on his site FrostedTip, why he decided to pay writers from the start, and his tip for cracking into McSweeney’s as a humor writer.

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The interview includes

  • Why Jameson decided to start The Frosted Tip and how many pieces he publishes each month
  • Examples of tone and type of humor The Frosted Tip publishes
  • What Jameson learned from Jesse Eisenberg about getting published on the big humor sites
  • Jameson’s tip for getting published at McSweeney’s
  • What will get the attention of the editor at The Frosted Tip
  • The one type of humor writing Jameson doesn’t publish
  • The word count limit that qualifies as ‘short‘ at The Frosted Tip
  • Why Jameson decided to pay writers from the get-go
  • How quickly you’ll hear back after you submit something

Resources

The Frosted Tip Submission Guidelines

Hotel Towel Guidelines – Mark Peters

I Am Your Hitting Coach as Soon as You Step Inside This Coin-Operated Batting Cage – Kerreanna DiMauro

Talking Points For Meeting To Discuss Titles For The Next Now That’s What I Call Music! Album – Jameson Doris

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

Shouts & Murmurs – The New Yorker

College Humor

Susan’s Free Video Lesson: 5 Sites That Will Pay For Your Writing – Even If You Have Never Been Paid To Write Before

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Mom Blog Academy (affiliate link)

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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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