Angela’s Desk

"My book is on Amazon so it MUST be selling, right?" NOPE! Here's why...

"My book is on Amazon so it MUST be selling, right?" NOPE! Here's why...

Just because a book is on Amazon does NOT mean it will sell. Here's why...[...]


From The Home Office

My Clumsiness Causes an Oil Explosion

My Clumsiness Causes an Oil Explosion

When I returned from the doctor, Capt. Brian was on the floor in the galley, meticulously washing and wiping all of our canned goods, which are stowed on a shelf under the stove. I cocked an eyebrow at him, wondering why he felt the need to clean the canned goods...…


Paying Markets

The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine

“The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine is the #1 trade magazine for homeschool families. It is a quarterly print (125-150 page) publication, but is also accessible via online browser and via free apps. It is available by subscription or in stores like Walgreens, Target, Barnes & Noble, Kroger, and many Christian book outlets.” 30-50% freelance. Circ. 1.5M online. Quarterly. Pays within 90 days of publication. Publishes 3 months to over a year after acceptance, based on needs. Buys First rights for 180 days. No reprints. Responds in 4-6 weeks. Pays $75. Read more →

Podiatry Management

10-20% freelance. "We are the business and practice management magazine to the podiatric profession." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 16K. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 72 hours. Pays $350-$450. Read more →

Provincetown Arts

“Published annually in July since 1985, Provincetown Arts focuses broadly on artists, performers, and writers who inhabit or visit the tip of Cape Cod, and seeks to stimulate creative activity and enhance public recognition of the nation's oldest continuous art colony. Drawing on a century-long tradition rich in art, theater, and writing, Provincetown Arts publishes essays, fiction, interviews, journals, performance pieces, poetry, profiles, reporting, reviews, and visual features, with a view toward demonstrating that a community of artists, functioning outside the urban centers, is a utopian dream with an ongoing vitality.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays $80-$750. Read more →

Talent Inc.

“We help job seekers craft their personal brands and write the next chapter of their careers. Through our brands, TopResume and CVNow, we have written and reviewed millions of resumes and CVs.” Pays $20-$35 per resume. Read more →

Radish Fiction

“Radish is an exciting mobile fiction platform for serialized storytelling. Our wide variety of stories are published and read in bite-sized installments optimized for smartphone readers. It’s the literary equivalent of addictive TV dramas, right on your phone!” Pays on acceptance. Publishes no more than a month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Pays $50. Read more →

Texas Parks & Wildlife

20-25% freelance. “Texas outdoor recreation, nature, wildlife, and state parks.” Welcomes new writers. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Buys first rights for print and digital. No reprints. Responds within several weeks. Pays flat fee up to $1200. Read more →

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

"The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has been one of the genre's leading publications since 1949." Buys first N.A. serial rights and select world rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Pays $0.07-$0.12/word Read more →

Military History

"Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays $250-$500 for departments; $1500 and upward for features. Read more →

Monadnock Table

"Monadnock Table is a guide to local food, farms and community of the Monadnock Region and the Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire.” Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. rights. Occasionally accepts reprints, depending on where the article first appeared. Responds in 1 week. Guidelines available by email. Pays flat fee of $125 for features (1200 words); $75 for columns (600 words). Read more →

Massage Magazine

“We work only with journalists whose work reflects original interviews, research, quotes and attribution. We have zero tolerance for plagiarism, including taking material/facts/info/text from websites without attribution. We need published clips and expressions of interest in order to see if a freelancer is a fit for our publication. We report on business, research, trends, integrative health care, self-care and more, both in print and online.” “Send your expression of interest via email with the words "Freelance Writer" in the subject line. We choose topics here based on audience need and SEO research, and then assign them to dependable freelancers.” Pays $0.15/word for 1000-2000 words. Read more →

The Malahat Review

“The Malahat Review, established in 1967, is among Canada’s leading literary journals. Published quarterly, it features contemporary Canadian and international works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction as well as reviews of recently published Canadian poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction. On occasion, it also publishes interviews, essays, and issues on a single theme or author, such as Indigenous Perspectives (No. 197), The Victoria Issue (No. 200), and Queer Perspectives (No. 205).” Pays $65 CAD/published page, includes two copies of the issue as well as a one year print subscription Read more →

Freelance Field Engineer Jobs Portal

"Field Engineer is an online marketplace that connects companies with telecommunications work with the global field engineers who have the skills and availability to complete them. With more than 15,000 skilled field engineers in 147 countries, Field Engineer has already helped 45 service providers get jobs done." Pays on acceptance. Pays Rs.10 per word and Rs.1000 per 2000 words. Read more →

Jack and Jill Magazine

“Jack and Jill is an award-winning magazine for children ages 6-12. It promotes the healthy educational and creative growth of children through interactive activities and articles. The pages are designed to spark a child’s curiosity in a wide range of topics through articles, games, and activities.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms several months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 3 months. Sample copies available by email at Pays $0.25/word. Read more →

The First Line

"The purpose of The First Line is to jump start the imagination-to help writers break through the block that is the blank page. Each issue contains short stories that stem from a common first line; it also provides a forum for discussing favorite first lines in literature. The First Line is an exercise in creativity for writers and a chance for readers to see how many different directions we can take when we start from the same place." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays $25-$50/stories of 300-5000 words; $25 for essays of 400-800 words; $5-$10 for poetry. Read more →

FIDO Friendly Magazine

“FIDO Friendly is the Travel & Lifestyle magazine for you and your dog. Each issue includes hotel and destination reviews, adoption stories, health and wellness topics and the latest trends.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Pays $0.10/word. Read more →

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Amazon’s rushed delivery drivers have killed people…and Amazon says they’re not at fault?! – Whispers and Warnings for 09/12/19

MORE: Indie bookstores and industry leaders furious at Amazon for violating book embargo (if you don't know what that is, read this!); If you get your morning paper in your undies, you probably do NOT want a free doorbell from Amazon; MSNBC sued for outrageous allegation; "Almost Everything About Goodreads Is Broken;" Politician sues CBS and we're betting that gets thrown out of court. And, DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, MISS THIS AWESOME OBITUARY! READ MORE →