Whispers and Warnings for 02/01/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 02/01/2017

Arrested for handing out copies of the US Constitution. Another College’s Speech Code at Odds With First Amendment Values Gregoire and her classmates spent over seven hours in jail before they were finally released after posting bond. Two months later, prosecutors dismissed all criminal charges against Gregoire and her classmates. Nigeria struggles with “freedom of […]

Letters and Comments for 02/01/2017

Letters and Comments for 02/01/2017

COMMENTS FOR: “I want to publish an anthology that includes stories written by others. Where do I start?” If you are working in genre fiction, there are several “Open Call” groups on Facebook (horror, SF, fantasy, etc) which might work for you. Search for the keyphrase “Open Call” and you’ll turn up most of them […]

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 01/25/2017

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 01/25/2017

Question for 01/25/2017: According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly.com – Where did Kimberley Jordan-Horte say her first published article appeared? Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it’s free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD PER CALENDAR QUARTER, PLEASE. THIS WEEK’S PRIZE: […]

Freelance Writing and Photography Jobs – 01/25/2017

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete this form. Freelance Writers – for anthology of black erotica from the black superhero’s perspective. Pays $100. Black Books Publishing Inc. Freelance Writers – that can write and edit content about medical coding Lucas Select Inc. […]

A Single, Beautiful, Mysterious Bead Arrives by Mail…But, Why???

A Single, Beautiful, Mysterious Bead Arrives by Mail…But, Why???

I posted a note about this mystery on my Facebook Page the other day so I apologize if you’ve already seen this. Last week, I received a small black jewelry box in the mail. It came to my home address (not the business one). There was no note inside, nor even a packing slip. Intrigued, I […]

How I Get Article Ideas From Newspaper Archives by Elizabeth Yetter

How I Get Article Ideas From Newspaper Archives by Elizabeth Yetter

Sometimes I would pick an unusual word or phrase to research through the archives, such as eugenics or chewing gum, and I would find articles on the views of the time or the latest trends. This led me to write articles on the viewpoints of eugenics in the early 1900s and another article on the chewing gum trends of the early 1900s. Both of these articles were accepted for publication.

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