MEET THE STAFF
Meet the Staff/Contributors to SSBBW Magazine
Sue CarterManaging Editor/Contributing Writer
Sue is a 49 year old single SSBBW living in Ontario Canada with a very spoilt cat! She also wrote for the now defunct SSBBWoman online magazine in 2002. She works full time as a database programmer. She loves to read and have a good laugh and spend quality time with friends and family.
Maria AlbusFood Editor/Contributing Writer
Maria is a 49 year old ssbbw living in southeast Ohio. She is 'retired' from insurance sales and concentrating on taking care of her two children, Maria 19 and Joey 17, and her two cats, Garfield and Speck. She has a degree in English, Secondary Education, and Driver Education, although she says she is too old to get in a car anymore with a new driver!!!!! Cooking is one of her hobbies and finding new recipes is one of her passions. She hopes to receive lots of new recipes from our readers!
Jeff MitchellPoetry/Fiction Editor/Contributing Writer
Jeff is a 25 year old writer and cartoonist when he's not busy with being a reporter and a student. He's even managed to publish a novel, "The Dragon of the Desert Wind", with intentions of writing all the more. In addition, he enjoys music, video games, movies and experimenting in the kitchen (for better or for worse). He also hopes to further the size acceptance movement and help big ladies understand that they, too, are created equal.
Nikki LangstonFashion/Beauty Editor/Contributing Writer
Nikki is a SSBBW living in Austin, TX. She has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, but is currently working for a wholesale wine distribution company. She believes that all women are sexy and should feel good about themselves. Fashion and beauty can be part of that whole well being. She loves music, movies, hanging out with friends, great conversation and laughter.
Anita WilliamsArts/Entertainment Editor/Contributing Writer
Anita is a proud SSBBW Suburban Black Chick who graduated from a very decent Boston-area university with two poverty majors and is currently pursuing a Master's degree. A Renaissance woman in the 21st century, she has a myriad of interests and enjoys spending time thinking, laughing, and with family & friends.
Dr. Doug specializes in the integration of proper nutrition, fitness and motivation in order to help you pursue a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Doug is devoted to eliminating his patient's weight concerns in order to enhance their emotional and physical well-being. He strongly believes that healthy weight management can be achieved not only by changing what we do physically, but also how we approach our weight and lifestyle mentally.
Doctor Doug is an active members of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP): a group devoted to the study of obesity and its associated diseases. Dr. Doug makes it a priority to attend ASBP conferences biannually. In addition to this, Doctor Doug is also a member of the American College of Physicians. He strongly believes that the incorporation of new ideas and innovations into the treatment of obesity are crucial, and will continue adding to his wealth of knowledge for as long as possible.
Mike Tattersall has a Masters Certificate in Personal Fitness Training. He's been a personal trainer for 18 years and in that time has worked with people of all abilities and disabilities. He also teaches fitness classes and pilates.
Angela Yoder is a SSBBW who is a freelance writer and blogger. She has been married seemingly forever to her best friend and Army Captain husband Kirby and they are the parents of three beautiful kids: Ellen, 21 William, 14 and Allison, 12. They are also new grandparents to Benjamin Alexander, 4-month-old son of Ellen and her husband Nick. Angie likes traveling, reading, writing, going to concerts, listening to heavy metal, alternative and punk music and walking and swimming to calm the stress of her busy life. She is also an avid animal lover and the proud pet parent of Cooper, a big yellow lab, and Violet and Valentina, two sister cats who happen to be SSBBCs!
Shari H is a registered dietitian, a professional counselor and a certified diabetes educator specializing in medical nutrition therapy and fitness with focus on women's and child's health. Shari is passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise as a means to encourage and empower women to accept themselves as they are: She strongly believes that being in harmony with one's body and soul; appreciating oneself and acknowledging that everyone has something unique to offer to the world is the key to good health. After all, health is "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity" (WHO, 1946).
Artwork courtesy of SSBBW artist Michael better known as Koudelka. Michael has been drawing all his life. He drew his first large woman at the age of 12. Later, realizing that he prefered girls with a lot of flesh on their bones he began drawing a lot of pics featuring large women.
To see more of Michael's work go to his gallery on Deviant Art.
Right now we are not recruiting for key positions. Please note however that we will always be accepting suggestions and articles from our readers, because who knows SSBBWs better than a true SSBBW.
- write and edit articles for various sections of magazine and submit to Section Editor by 20th of month
All applications for the above positions should be emailed to email@example.com. Please include in your application your full name, location (city, state/province, country), a valid email address, which position(s) you are applying for, the reasons you think you would be a good fit for this position and a sample of your writing. These positions should only require a few hours per week of your time.
SSBBW Magazine offers the SSBBW of the world information and support about the issues that affect us every day. Articles are educational, entertaining, inspirational and motivational. Our readers are diverse and from many different countries, religions and ethnicities.
We are seeking articles that will appeal to this global audience. Articles must be pertinent to SSBBWs, BBWs or women in general.
SSBBW Magazine is a labor of love and therefore we are unable to offer compensation for articles.
Reviewing of submissions can take a few weeks. Not all submissions will be accepted. We also reserve the right to edit any submissions as we see fit for content and/or grammar/spelling. All accepted articles will be posted with the authors name as submitted as well as a bio (no more than 2 lines) if the author wishes. Also, if requested a contact email will be included if provided and deemed appropriate.
Submitted articles must be an original article that you wrote. Please do not copy and paste from other websites. If you do use other websites as sources of information please include the web address. Articles must be written with proper English, spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization and sentence structure. Submissions must not contain pornography/adult material or be hate or racially oriented. You may submit pictures (in jpeg or gif format only) with your submission but must have the permission of the artist to do so.
By submitting the above, you acknowledge and agree to the above terms and conditions. All submissions become the property of SSBBW Magazine.
Please send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.