Susan Maccarelli is the creator of Beyond Your Blog, a resource site that focuses on helping bloggers and writers successfully submit their writing to websites and anthologies. Beyond Your Blog is a one stop shop where bloggers can easily find everything they need to get started submitting their writing. The site offers tips and tricks as well as directories of submission opportunities. Susan also hosts the Beyond Your Blog Podcast featuring a different editor each week, sharing tips for getting published on their sites. Susan’s many interview guests to date include editors from Hearst Digital’s The Mix, New York Times Motherlode, The Huffington Post, Brain, Child, Chicken Soup For The Soul, Washington Post, and many more.
A guest instructor for The HerStories Project’s “Publish Your Personal Essay Writing Bootcamp”, Susan also offers consulting services related to writing submission strategy. She authors a humor blog, Pecked To Death By Chickens, and feeds her attention-seeking behavior by having her submissions featured on such sites as Blogher, The Huffington Post, In The Powder Room, Mamapedia, Project: Underblog, BLUNTmoms, BonBon Break, and Mamalode. Susan has also been published as a contributor in several anthologies, including I Still Just Want to Pee Alone.
Susan has spoken at conferences and events including BlogHer ’15, International Bloggers Association, and the first annual BAM conference!