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SUCK IT UP, BUTTERCUP! How to Handle Bad Book Reviews (Hint: Do NOT Ask Amazon to remove them!)

SUCK IT UP, BUTTERCUP! How to Handle Bad Book Reviews (Hint: Do NOT Ask Amazon to remove them!)

An author contacted me this week about a bad review posted on Amazon about her book. She wanted advice on how to get it removed. Some ding dong at Amazon told her that...[...]

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Two Rep Cave

Two Rep Cave, formerly the Adamant Barbell Blog, evaluates gym equipment to guide people in picking the right equipment for their home or garage gym. Pays $50.00 Read more →

Overtime

"Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication. We are looking for stories between 5,000 - 12,000 words, where work is a central theme. (We also will consider serializing novels about the workplace. Please query first.)" Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Rights purchased varies. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to queries; 1 month to stories. Samples at website. Pays $50 flat fee for 5,000-12,000 words Read more →

Primary Research Group

"We publish surveys and research reports about developments in libraries, law firms, and higher education." Usually pays within a week of acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 4 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Subscription N/A. Guidelines by email. Pays $50 to $150 (about 1,000 words on average) Read more →

Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

“A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys “first North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed.” Responds one week. Sample copy available online at http://www.westchestermagazine.com/westchester-magazine/find-magazine. Guidelines by email. Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words. Read more →

Vestal Review

"Launched in March of 2000, Vestal Review is the world’s oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction." Welcomes new writers. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 3 months. Samples available online. Pays $25 flat fee for 10-500 words and $100 for the annual VERA award. Read more →

Unlocked

“Unlocked is a devotional with daily readings for teens that challenge readers to live out their faith in today’s world.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 12 weeks. Pays $30 for 300-350 words. Read more →

Nature Friend

"Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Sample articles on website. Subscription $40; $54 Canada; $67 other. Guidelines online Pays $0.05/edited word for first rights; $0.03/edited word for reprints. Read more →

Indian Life

“We are a bi-monthly Native North American newspaper whose purpose is to present good news of what's happening across Indian Country.” 20% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14K Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within six weeks. Sample copy available for $3.50. Subscription $18. Guidelines available online. Pays $0.15/word up to $175 for 500-2000 words. Read more →

Journal of Information Ethics

“JIE publishes columns, articles and reviews that deal with the production, dissemination, storage and retrieval of information in an ethical context.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $40, $55 foreign. Guidelines online Pays $25-$50 Read more →

Humanities

“We are the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities. We exist to report on and discuss projects funded by NEH and the state humanities councils.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 6K. Bimonthly. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Pays flat fee that varies with department. Submit query by email. Read more →

Investing.com

“The world’s fastest growing financial markets portal.” Welcomes new writers with knowledge and experience in the financial markets. 16 million users a month, appearing in 31 languages. Daily. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 24 hours of acceptance. No reprints. Responds within 48 hours. Read more →

Hotghostwriter Ltd.

"We are a fast-paced, growing ghostwriting service that can provide you with consistent and exciting projects week after week! Our mission is to provide the highest quality novels and a great experience to our clients, and we want you to be part of this mission." Pays on acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 48 hours. Guidelines available by email. Pays $13.00. Read more →

History Magazine

Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Bi-monthly. Pays 45 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights, including print, PDF and APP editions. No reprints. Responds within 30 days. Pays $0.08/word. Read more →

Healing Lifestyles & Spas

"Our readers wish to connect with a greater purpose, hope to infuse nature into their lives, and desire to feel more balanced with the least amount of stress. Healing Lifestyles & Spas content focuses on integrating healing remedies, alternative medicine, natural living, spa wisdom, and nature into our lives, providing tools and inspiration to lead a more healthy and healing lifestyle. We believe that spa living is a day-to-day experience, not an occasional practice. We all need to slow down, press pause, and nurture this absolute need to give back to ourselves. Living a healing lifestyle means taking care of the Earth and its people, and we thereby emphasize environmental awareness and sustainable living as a necessary component on this path. Remember to Live Mindfully, Eat Joyfully, Travel Consciously..." Welcomes new writers. Circ. online only. Pays on publication. Publishes ms. approx. 2 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Responds quickly. Pays $150-$500. Read more →

Ft. Myers Magazine

“Celebrating the Arts & Living in Southwest Florida.” Welcomes new writers. Circ 2K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-6 weeks. Pays $0.10/word. Read more →

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