Susan Maccarelli

Editorial Director and Founder of

Susan Maccarelli is the Founder and Editorial Director of, and is a recognized expert on transitioning from personal blogger to published writer. Beyond Your Blog offers tips for getting published, directories of writing opportunities, interviews with editors, the popular Submission Savvy e-course for new writers, and more. Susan’s interviews include editors from the New York Times, Chicken Soup For The Soul, The Washington Post, and dozens of other publications. She has been published on many websites and anthologies, and spoken at conferences including BlogHer, BlogU, and Bloggers at Midlife.