BYB 080: Writing For In The Fray – With Founder & Editor-In-Chief, Victor Tan Chen

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At 15 years and counting, In The Fray is an online magazine for writers and artists to explore global issues and engage readers with personal perspectives and critical analysis. Founder and Editor-in-Chief Victor Tan Chen joins Beyond Your Blog to share how new writers can benefit from editorial mentoring, as well as how and what to submit for publication. Victor also discusses his acclaimed books and provides advice about traditional book publishing and marketing.

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The interview includes

  • How Victor’s background led him to start In The Fray in 2001
  • Who are the readers and writers of In The Fray
  • What the various sections of In The Fray cover and why personal essays are a great fit
  • Details about payment for writers
  • Stand out pieces that writers can read before submitting
  • When you should pitch and when you should send a completed piece
  • What rights the writer keeps and how republishing after being published on In The Fray works
  • Response times and process for submissions
  • Volunteer positions open at In The Fray
  • Mentoring benefits In The Fray writers enjoy
  • Victor’s acclaimed books and his advice for the traditional publishing journey
  • Victor’s tips for marketing your book

Resources

Sumo – Susan’s Partner Page

In The Fray Submissions

In The Fray Photo Essays

Best of In The Fray (links found on About Page)

Freed, But Scarred – Francesca Crozier-Fitzgerald/Photos By Dana Ullman

The War within the War – Jo Magpie

Send These, The Homeless, Tempest-Tost – Stav Dimitropoulos

How many strikes? – Erin Marie Daly

Scenes From Antarctica – Calee Allen

I Can Only Pray: Portraits Of Older Immigrants – Dana Ullman

Rough Guides: Sherpas for Hire in the Himalayas – Stephanie Lowe

The Gateway Author: A Conversation With Novelist Sherman Alexie – Susan M. Lee

Sex, Lies, and Adult Videos: A Conversation with Adult Entertainer Christi Lake – Laura Nathan-Garner

The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America – Katherine Newman and Victor Tan Chen

Cut Loose: Jobless and Hopeless in an Unfair Economy – Victor Tan Chen

Connect

Twitter (In The Fray) | Twitter (Victor Tan Chen) | Facebook

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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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