BYB 090: Write For Working Mother – With Executive Editor, Barbara Turvett

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BYB 090- Write For Working Mother - With Executive Editor, Barbara Turvett - Beyond Your Blog Episode 90

**NOTE: Barbara Turvett is no longer with Working Mother. As of December 2016, Meredith Bodgas was named Editor-in-Chief, replacing Barbara’s replacement.**

Working Mother is both the print magazine we all know as well as a digital publication that has grown immensely in recent years. Executive Editor Barbara Turvett, joins me in this episode to share key information for getting published in Working Mother, such as the print columns most likely to be assigned to new freelancers, specific topics she’d love to see more of, content differences between print and digital publications, payment details and more!

BYB 090- Write For Working Mother - With Executive Editor, Barbara Turvett - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 90

The interview includes

  • Growth and content differences between print and digital platforms of Working Mother
  • How issue-based topics are utilized for print magazine
  • Understanding the ‘career-committed lens’ that all Working Mother content is centered around
  • Two print columns most often assigned to new freelancers
  • The one pitch quality that will excite Barbara the most and specific topics she is looking for
  • Why you don’t have to be a working mom to write for Working Mother
  • Guidelines for submission response times and payment details
  • What gets promoted on Working Mother Social Media
  • Barbara’s favorite thing she is currently writing about and what she has stashed in her office cabinet

Resources (in order of mention)

Domestic Violence Hurts At Work – Katherine Bowers

Subscribe To Working Mother Magazine

Dating Sites and Apps for Single Working Moms – Laura Lifshitz

Working Through Divorce – Laura Lifshitz

Working Mother Writers’ Guidelines

17 Things Working Moms Should Quit (Besides Your Job) – Barbara Turvett

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BYB 090- Write For Working Mother - With Executive Editor, Barbara Turvett - Beyond Your Blog Episode 90

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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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