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...



EP002: What The Hell Does a Managing Editor Do?

Having introduced themselves, Elisa & Jess—Jesslisa? Eliss?—dive into exactly what it is they do. Dispelling the bigger myth that managing editors merely want to cut and slash your manuscript like something Wes Craven would have created, ElJessa reaffirm that managers are, indeed, your friends. Repeat with me: they are not gatekeeping banshees, they are your friends.


Songs Used:

  • "Der Karneval in Rom (The Carneval in Rome) Temp di valse" - 21st Century Orchestra and Ludwig Wicki
  • "Callin' Out" - Lyrics Born
Jess Ostroff