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Originally Published on Beyond Your BlogAre you a podcast listener? Maybe you listen to my podcast series where I talk to an editor each week about submitting to their publication (brownie points for you!)....more

Submit Your Writing in 6 Easy Steps

The most common reason I hear for not submitting writing for publication is fear. Fear of giving away your best work to another site. Fear of not being successful because you are not a 'real' writer. Fear of botching the submission rules. Fear of rejection. I considered writing about why you shouldn't be afraid of those things. I also thought about a "rah-rah" post focused on putting yourself out there. What I decided on, instead, is a practical plan that you can start today to check off your first writing submission. ...more
Velvet S. Yay!!! I can't wait to see where you are published. So excited to hear that you are ...more

Can an Editorial Calendar Help You Beat Writer's Block?

You may have considered using an editorial calendar for your blog for lots of reasons, including: general organization, consistency, marketing/social media planning, and staying current/seasonal with content. An additional reason many bloggers use editorial calendars is to ward off writer’s block.Conversely, other bloggers trying to avoid writer’s block feel that editorial calendars can actually be part of the problem....more
OneMileSmile Thanks for the feedback. I agree - I am a massive planner!more

Writing For Free Is Not Not Pure Evil, And Here’s Why

If you are a writer, I’m sure you’ve seen all the recent to-do about how evil it is for publications not to pay writers, and how wrong it is for anyone to write for free. I take the opposite view, and here’s why....more

18 Places To Publish Your Writing About Divorce

If you write about divorce, here are 18 places to consider submitting/publishing your essays, stories, and informational posts.If submission guidelines do not mention payment, markets have been identified below as [UNPAID]. Those that do address payment in submission guidelines have been marked  [PAID]....more
Great suggestions, Pecked2death. I have written for some of these sites and a regular ...more

4 Newsletters That Will Pay You To Write For Them

Originally Published On Beyond Your BlogBloggers and writers often explore digital and print magazine writing opportunities on a regular basis, but did you know there are many other platforms you can write for? Specifically, this article explores opportunities to write for newsletters. We've focused on paying opportunities only, so find one or two that look appealing and start submitting! ...more

9 Ways to Put Your Blog On Autopilot So You Can Enjoy the Holidays

As the holidays approach, you may be struggling to balance family, friends and seasonal activities with blogging and social media responsibilities. There are several things you can do to ratchet down the amount of time and energy you are spending on your blog during this time of year so you can take a more passive role and make time for important things like food, family, festivities and fun! P.S. These tricks work any time you hit a busy point in your schedule. ...more
uneekdiva Thanks for reading and commenting!more

18 Places To Publish Your Writing About Autism

Originally Published on Beyond Your BlogThis list includes some of the places that might be a good fit for your writing (essays, stories, and informational posts etc.) on the topic of autism.If submission guidelines do not mention payment, markets have been identified below as [UNPAID]. Those that do address payment in submission guidelines have been parked [PAID]....more

How to Make $204 This Month Selling Your Writing

Did you know that you don't need to have an English degree or a long list of impressive bylines to make money from your writing? There are tons of places you can submit personal essays, humor stories, lists, how-to's and more that will pay for your content. Here are 26 places to consider. ...more
Christy Duffy Thanks!more

11 Podcasts That Want Your Stories

When recently researching publications that pay for previously published material, I was surprised to find several podcast shows that fell into this category! It turns out that there are quite a few programs that look for writing to read aloud on their podcasts to entertain listeners. ...more