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...



EP012: Follow the Directions - It is THAT Simple

If you can't read, then most assuredly you cannot write. That's not to slam those that can't read, but those that can and choose not to are in Elisa & Jess' crosshairs today. Today, don't bog your editors down with submissions that either aren't submitted the correct way or are clearly ill-conceived. Do it the right way - send money! Well, actually, don't do that, but follow the instructions, and don't be sneaky about your submissions.



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  • "Steady Mobbin'" - Ice Cube
Elisa Doucette