BYB 091: Writing For Motherwell Magazine – With Executive Editors Randi Olin and Lauren Apfel

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Writing For Motherwell Magazine - With Executive Editors Randi Olin and Lauren Apfel - Beyond Your Blog Podcast Episode 91

Randi Olin and Lauren Apfel are the Executive Editors and Co-founders of a brand new parenting magazine that publishes everything from lyrical essays to opinion pieces. They joined Beyond Your Blog to chat about what differentiates Motherwell from other parenting sites, the unique writing categories they curate, response time & payment details, and how they run a magazine from separate continents!

Writing For Motherwell Magazine - Episode 91 Beyond Your Blog

The interview includes

  • Why Randi and Lauren decided to start Motherwell and what the site is about
  • Where the name Motherwell came from and what it means
  • What differentiates Motherwell from other parenting sites
  • The categories of writing published on the site and strong examples potential contributors can read
  • The response time writers should expect for submissions
  • Payment details
  • How Lauren and Randi run a magazine from two different continents
  • What’s next for Motherwell

Resources (in order of mention)

Motherwell Submissions

Sometimes it’s painful to be a gay parent in public – Jennifer Berney

The existential crisis of parenthood – Catherine Newman

I go to all of my son’s games – Randi Olin

I don’t go to every school event – Lauren Apfel

Of course I told my twins who was born first – Francie Arenson Dickman

To brag or not to brag? – Lisa Sadikman

 

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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.

One Comment on “BYB 091: Writing For Motherwell Magazine – With Executive Editors Randi Olin and Lauren Apfel”

  1. Hi Susan,

    I am thrilled to have stumbled upon your site. Writing is my passion although I still have so much to learn. There are too much broken skeletons in my closet but I have accumulated various personal techniques to fix them.

    Kindly provide an opportunity to illustrate my writing potential.

    Kind regards

    Amanda Zeelie

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