BYB 083: Get Published In Writer’s Digest – With Managing Editor Tyler Moss

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It isn’t often that I interview an editor from a publication that is nearly 100 years old. Writer’s Digest Managing Editor, Tyler Moss, joins me in this podcast to discuss how to break into their print magazine as a writer, the specific topics and types of pitches he loves to see, payment details, writer’s resources and lots more!

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The interview includes

  • How Tyler went from Writer’s Digest reader in high school to an editor with the publication as an adult
  • What you’ll find in each issue of Writer’s Digest and what they are looking for in each section.
  • Which magazine section is the best for new writers to break into and a new back page column
  • Some recent articles Tyler calls out as pieces potential contributors will want to read
  • What your pitch should (and shouldn’t) look like
  • When you will get a response to your submission
  • Payment and rights purchased
  • The most desired qualities of a successful Writer’s Digest pitch
  • Other writing resources offered by Writer’s Digest that listeners will love (including a teaser about a new conference!)


Subscribe to Writer’s Digest Magazine

Submission Guidelines 

Write For Platforms of Yore

Writer’s Digest Editorial Calendar

We Want Diverse Books (included in February 2016 issue) – Julie Masis

The Others – Jessica Allen

Map Your Fantasy World (included in March/April 2016 issue) – Tyler Moss

7 Things That Will Doom Your Novel (& How to Avoid Them) – James Scott Bell

Coping With Writer’s Jealousy – Liz Lazzara

How To Set A Novel In An Unfamiliar Location – Leigh Russell

72 Of The Best Quotes About Writing – Zachary Petit

Editor Blogs at Writer’s Digest – WD Editors (There Are No Rules), Brian Klems (The Writer’s Dig), Chuck Sambochino (Guide To Literary Agents), Robert Lee Brewer (Poetic Asides)

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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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