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...



EP015: Writing for Style Guidelines ISN'T Losing Your Voice

Editing matters! Don't be so attached to your work that you can't take a little style change here and there! On Episode 15, Elisa & Jess use a frustrated writer's letter to discuss the merits of how writers should be responding to an editor's critique! Even Hemingway (Ernest) was edited! For instance, don't be too attached to one particular piece of punctuation, because it might make you sound goofy!



  • "Shostakovich: Waltz 2 from Jazz Suite" - Armonie Symphony Orchestra
  • "Make Her Say" - Estelle
Elisa Doucette