How BookLocker Has Remained Profitable for 18 Years…when so many others have failed by Angela Hoy,,, Abuzz Press and

How BookLocker Has Remained Profitable for 18 Years…when so many others have failed by Angela Hoy,,, Abuzz Press and has been in the business for 17 years, and has published more than 7,000 titles in that time. We’ve seen many competitors rise and fall but we’re still going strong. We are a lean organization. We keep our costs down while only working with a limited number of authors each year. This enables me (one of the two owners) to work with every single author one-on-one. We break even on setup fees, and earn our profits on book sales so we and each author have a vested interest in the success of their book.

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/28/2017

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/28/2017

Question for 09/28/2017: According to last week’s issue of – What size is the Hoy’s new floating home – “No Tan Lines?” Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it’s free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD PER CALENDAR QUARTER, […]

When the Boat’s A-Rockin’ (Heh…)

When the Boat’s A-Rockin’ (Heh…)

All of the sudden, all of the boats started rocking violently. I mean, Tanny was pitching so much that we were having a hard time walking in the boat!

Abuzz Press

A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. “Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution – Print Edition – We will list the book with Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in,,, and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed so you’ll find your book listed in stores you’ve never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition – Our ebooks are listed on (for the Kindle), (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada’s popular ebook retailer).” Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required.

Freelance Writing and Photography Jobs for 09/28/17

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Cosmetology Writer blind ad Freelance Editor – for SAT, ACT books Skala Books Inc. Freelance Executive Director + Assistant Editor – Pays $10K for “first trimester” Off Assignment Freelance Writers – literary study guides […]

Letters and Comments for 09/28/17

Letters about comments from our readers about employees revealing behind-the-scenes info. about POD publishers and about us moving onto a boat!

Boulevard Magazine

“Boulevard’s mission is to publish the finest in contemporary fiction and poetry as well as definitive essays on the arts and culture, and to publish a diversity of writers who exhibit an original sensibility. It is our conviction that creative and critical work should be presented in a variegated yet coherent ensemble—as a boulevard, which contains in one place the best a community has to offer.” Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-8 months after acceptance. Buys First North American rights. No reprints. Responds within 4 months. Subscription $16. “All subscriptions start with the forthcoming issue. The double-issue spring edition of Boulevard is mailed out the first week of April, and the single-issue fall edition of Boulevard is mailed the first week of September. Guidelines online at

“Send a submission to me personally and my staff will check it before passing it on if it might be suitable. I am a well known International psychic medium, more than forty years of experience of helping people with email and phone readings. I’m also a relationship expert, life coach, advisor, agony aunt, therapist and healer. Am always on the lookout for articles to add to my site if they are well written, informative, long, with many keyword phrases. Not the run of the mill rubbish I see on other sites or cobbled together by people who know very little about the subject. Must be unique, fresh, one-off pieces.” No reprints.

Whispers and Warnings for 09/28/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 09/28/2017

Tate Publishing hearing delayed after number of complaints doubles; Google thumbnails not copyright protected in Germany; Fake “news” leads to lawsuit; Amazon sued…again!

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