BYB 019: How To Become Part Of The What The Flicka? Writing Community With Erin Stephanie Davis And Kallie Larsen

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If you are interested in becoming part of a community of writers, What The Flicka? has built just that!  Check out this interview with editors Erin Stephanie Davis and Kallie Larsen to learn more about the site, what they are looking for, how to work with them, and the amazing community you are becoming a part of as a What The Flicka? contributor.

How To Become Part Of The What The Flicka - Check out this interview with editors Erin Stephanie Davis and Kallie Larsen to learn more about the site, what they are looking for, how to work with them, and the amazing community you are becoming a part of as a What The Flicka? Contributor.

(UPDATE: Since this podcast was recorded, Erin has moved on from What The Flicka? effective March 2015, and Kallie is now the main point of contact for contributors)

The interview includes

  • The various SOURCES WHAT THE FLICKA? GETS CONTENT FROM? and a SPECIFIC CATEGORY that Erin and Kallie ESPECIALLY WANT SUBMISSIONS FOR
  • TWO SUBMISSION COMPONENTS that Erin and Kallie love to see
  • A Walk through of the SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL PROCESS at What The Flicka? and HOW LONG YOU SHOULD WAIT TO HEAR whether you have been approved as a new contributor
  • How What The Flicka’s goal of creating a COMMUNITY EXTENDS TO CONTRIBUTORS, and where What The Flicka? contributors can go for SUBMISSION-RELATED NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, and MORE
  • Erin’s PREFERRED PROCESS TO SUBMIT NEW POSTS once you have been accepted as a contributor
  • How their “SHARE, CARE, SWEAR” mantra can help you figure out what content and topics to submit
  • How What The Flicka? feels about PUBLISHING CONTENT THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN POSTED on your personal blog, and why they offer an OPPORTUNITY TO WRITE ABOUT SOMETHING OUTSIDE OF YOUR NICHE
  • The one MAJOR SUBMISSION NO-NO, and 2 POSTS YOU NEED TO READ to see what type of content does the best on What The Flicka?
  • Why What The Flicka? REMOVED COMMENTS ON POSTS and where the conversation happens now
  • What BENEFITS THEY OFFER TO CONTRIBUTORS, and what the ‘FELICITY FACTOR’ is
  • The awesome EVENTS What The Flicka? offers to contributors, as well as well as OPPORTUNITIES TO ATTEND SCREENINGS and more!
  • What Erin and Kallie want you to do AFTER YOUR POST GOES LIVE on What The Flicka?
  • Whether Erin and Kallie have ever met FELICITY HUFFMAN (hint: they have!), and why SUSAN MIGHT PEE HER PANTS AT THE DELI

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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.

3 Comments on “BYB 019: How To Become Part Of The What The Flicka? Writing Community With Erin Stephanie Davis And Kallie Larsen”

  1. Thanks for doing this podcast with the wonderful Erin and Kallie. I’m thrilled to be one of the contributors to the fantastic site.

  2. Susan thanks for such a great interview and many thanks to Erin and Kallie for sharing such great advice. . I love being a contributor to What the Flicka, it is a great site to be a part of!

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