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...



EP007: How to Get Rejected - with Grace

The Latin root of the word "reject" means "throw," which, if you've ever been rejected, is appropriate, given that throwing things offers temporary relief from staring into the abyss of nothingness and contemplating the fragility of one's existence on this speck in the universe...where was I? Ah yes - or you could take a simpler root, and catch Episode 7, where Elisa and Jess discuss the inevitable rejection letter/email every writer gets, how to handle it, how not to handle it, and what to do with that rejection. Also, Elisa breaks down



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