The Managing Editor Show
Making your words not suck.


If you have ever been accepted or rejected for publication someplace other than your site, or you'd like to give that sort of thing a try, this irreverent but essential podcast is for you.


Welcome to the Managing Editor Show. Every Tuesday morning we jump into your earbuds to talk the down and dirty on all things writing, editing, and content from the perspective of the guardians of the publishing galaxy—the folks who approve your submissions and make your words not suck. Here's your host...



EP010: Editors Don't Know Everything

"We were somewhere around Episode 10, on the edge of 11, when the podcast began to take hold..."

Hunter S. Thompson plays a starring role in today's show, as Elisa recounts a now-famous reprimand the good doctor handed down to a writer. E&J use the letter as a springboard to a more gentle lesson: write what you're told! Episode 10 - no fear or loathing.



  • "Beryozka (Russian Waltz)" - St. Petersburg Brass Quintet
  • "The Emperor" - DJ Cam
  • "Combination of the Two" - Big Brother and the Holding Company
Elisa Doucette