12 Writers Share Their Summer Writing Spaces

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12 Writers Share Their Summer Writing Spaces on Beyond Your Blog

I recently spent several hours cleaning a thick layer of pollen off of our screen porch. We moved in just before Christmas, so I had not officially tried out the space until after the de-pollenation occurred, and when I finally did I found it was prime writing real estate! While I am still a fixture on the couch most nights, the … Read More

12 Bloggers Share Target Publication Lists

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12 Bloggers Share Target Publication Lists - Beyond Your Blog

In 2014 Beyond Your Blog reached out to 13 bloggers to see which online publications they hoped to be published on. A year later, we followed up to see if they had reached their goals or changed course. Now we are following a new group of bloggers to find out their goals for 2016, and we’ll check in next to see … Read More

Editors (Who Are Also Authors) Offer Book Publishing Advice

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Editors Who Are Also Authors Offer Book Publishing Advice - Beyond Your Blog

We often think of our editors as proofreaders, content curators, and mentors. Sometimes we forget that editors are almost always writers too! Whether they have had books published or have a long list of magazine bylines to their credit, our editors are almost always writers just like we are. This article spotlights three editors/authors and their books, along with their … Read More

But I Don’t Want To Show Readers An Annoying Pop Up!

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But I Don't Want To Show Readers An Annoying Pop Up! - Beyond Your Blog

Beyond Your Blog participates in the SumoMe Influencer program as a means to earn incremental income for the site and support the efforts of the humans required to run it. You’ll find partner links in this post. If you click on one and subsequently install SumoMe, Beyond Your Blog receives a commission from SumoMe at no additional cost to you.  Read our disclosure policy for more details. … Read More

Writing For Free Is Not Not Pure Evil, And Here’s Why

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Writing For Free Is Not  Pure Evil And Here's Why...

If you are a writer, I’m sure you’ve seen all the recent to-do about how evil it is for publications not to pay writers, and how wrong it is for anyone to write for free. I take the opposite view, and here’s why. The plumber argument doesn’t hold water – A popular argument against not paying writers is that you would … Read More

Shaking Off The Self Doubt In Writing

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Shaking Off The Self Doubt In Writing - Beyond Your Blog Guest Post By Karen Johnson

Originally Published On The 21st Century SAHM By Karen Johnson I walked in the door, after a trip away from my husband a few years ago, and saw a framed copy of my first in-print article. It was published in our local parenting magazine—the first time I saw my name in print in a mass publication. He found it at … Read More

Caution! Blogging Will Suck You In…Do It Anyway.

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Caution! Blogging Will Suck You In... Do It Anyway - Beyond Your Blog Guest Post By Marlene Kern Fischer

Guest Post By Marlene Kern Fischer of MarleneKF My name is Marlene and I am a blogger. At first it all started innocently enough with a few blog posts on WordPress. Having always enjoyed writing I figured I would just jot down a few thoughts in between loads of laundry and put them out there. I learned how to set … Read More