BYB 079: Who Are Women Who Submit? – With Managing Editor, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo and Co-founder, Ashaki Jackson

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BYB 079- Who Are Women Who Submit? - With Managing Editor, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo and Co-founder, Ashaki Jackson - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 79

In this podcast, Women Who Submit Managing Editor, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo and Co-founder, Ashaki Jackson join me to share why the site was founded and what a submission party is (plus how you can start one in your area). We also talk about how bloggers can dip their toes in the lit mag submission waters and what’s next for Women Who Submit.

Who Are Women Who Submit? - With Managing Editor, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo and Co-founder, Ashaki Jackson - Podcast 79

The interview includes

  • The question that Women Who Submit was created to address
  • What a Women Who Submit submission party looks like from beginning to end
  • How you can kick off a Women Who Submit submission party or chapter in your area or participate remotely
  • Tips for bloggers who are ready to try submitting to lit mags but are not sure where to start
  • Women Who Submit website series and sections to read and submit to
  • How to submit your pieces on writing, submitting, and publishing to Women Who Submit
  • Quick tips on what to expect when submitting to lit mags and journals: turn around times, reading fees, payment and more!
  • Ashaki’s encouraging tip for dealing with rejection

Resources

March 2016 Bindercon LA Session: A Crash Course In Literary Submissions With Woman Who Submit

Submission Savvy Online Course From Beyond Your Blog

Susan’s SumoMe Affiliate Link

VIDA: Women In Literary Arts

Women Who Submit Events and Workshops

For information on how to hold your own WWS submission party, in L.A. or beyond, email ashakijackson@gmail.com

Closing the Gap: Don’t Cheat. You Can Still Get Published – Rachael Warecki

Masters Review Submissions

James Franco Review Submission

Association of Writers & Writing Programs

Closing The Gap: On Confidence and Community – Ramona Pilar

The Wisdom To Know The Difference: On Rejection, Violence, and Resilience – Jay O’Shea

On Saying Yes: Fight The Fear – Kate Maruyama

Reconciling The Tug Of War Between Teaching And Writing – Ryane Nicole Granados

The Fabulous 40: Sister Journals To Read, Support, and Submit To in 2016 – Tisha Marie Reichle

Women Who Submit Submission Guidelines

La Busqueda – Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo (James Franco Review)

Fulcrum: The Support About Which A Lever Turns; The Part Of An Animal That Serves As A Hinge Or Support – Ashaki Jackson (Cura)

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BYB 079- Who Are Women Who Submit? - With Managing Editor, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo and Co-founder, Ashaki Jackson - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 79

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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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