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...



EP008: BONUS! Ann Handley from MarketingProfs and

"Utility x Inspiration x Empathy = Quality Content"

Pretty great quote, huh? Lucky for Elisa & Jess, the author of that passage, Ann Handley, is joining them today for a great conversation about what it means to write for your audience. And, because it's a bonus episode, Ann discusses not one, but two helpful apps for improving your writing. It's Episode 8, and it's certainly not enough. I mean, the episode itself is great, I just meant we need more episodes because they're so...great. Enjoy!



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  • "Motormouth" - RJD2


Elisa Doucette