BYB 037: Publish Your Personal Stories About Motherhood On Coffee + Crumbs With Ashlee Gadd

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Publish Your Personal Stories About Motherhood on Coffee + Crumbs - Beyond Your Blog Podcast Interview With Ashlee Gadd, Founder

If you write personal essays about motherhood (from infertility to being a new mom, pregnancy, adoption and more), Coffee + Crumbs may be a perfect place for you to submit your writing. With its minimal and soothing website design to the gorgeous writing they showcase, this is one of my new favorite sites and I am thrilled to introduce you to it through this podcast interview with Founder, Ashlee Gadd.

Publish Your Personal Stories About Motherhood on Coffee + Crumbs - Beyond Your Blog Podcast Interview With Ashlee Gadd, Founder

The interview includes

  • Why Coffee + Crumbs focuses on personal stories of motherhood vs. articles/how-tos
  • The types and number of photo essays Coffee + Crumbs is looking to publish in the near future
  • How submissions have evolved since their launch
  • The specific topics Coffee + Crumbs considers, and the qualities they are looking for in a great personal essay submission, plus the part of the essay that is make or break for Ashlee (beginning, middle or end?)
  • Some of the opportunities Ashlee has been offered as a result of Coffee + Crumbs
  • A creative project Ashlee has taken on to generate some money to pay staff writers and future plans to pay guest writers
  • The three posts that went viral when they launched that are great examples of the types of content they are looking for
  • The classy way Coffee + Crumbs is approaching sponsored content
  • Susan’s spazz-out about certain products on their recommendations page
  • Exciting plans in the works for Coffee + Crumbs in the coming months!

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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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