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June 13, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For June, 2019!


News From the Floating Home Office - Baby Mackenzie is FINALLY HERE! And, it was a VERY rough ride for her mommy!


Feature Article - How to Pitch Your Writing to the BIG Companies – by Len Cristobal


Ask the Expert - Q – “My brother was a famous singer in an 80’s rock band. Can I write about that?”


Whispers and Warnings - Linda Fairstein Dropped by Publisher; Rural Radio Disappearing; Author Loses Book Contract After Shaming Tweet; Maker Faire Magazine Shutting Down, Librarian ID’s Cold Case Murder Victims


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 06/13/19


Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Photography Jobs for 06/13/19


Freelance Success Story - How I Broke Into the World of Entertainment Writing – By Hailey Hudson


This Week's Trivia Question! Win a free book of your choice from BookLocker. Thousands to choose from!

From the Publisher's Desk

World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For June, 2019!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals.
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News From The Floating Home Office

Baby Mackenzie is FINALLY HERE! And, it was a VERY rough ride for her mommy!

We had more entries for the “guess when Mackenzie is going to be born” contest than any contest we’ve ever held! See more ADORABLE pictures of the newest member of the WritersWeekly and BookLocker family, and see who won a book publishing package from BookLocker!
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Feature Article

How to Pitch Your Writing to the BIG Companies - by Len Cristobal

Big organizations are busy organizations and they just might need YOU to tell them how to improve their website or industry coverage!
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Ask the Expert

Q - "My brother was a famous singer in an 80's rock band. Can I write about that?"

"My brother hit the big time in the 80's as a singer in a band he formed called (removed). I have an urge to write a book about my experiences with the band and touring with them as well..."
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Whispers and Warnings!

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Publisher; Rural Radio Disappearing; Author Loses Book Contract After Shaming Tweet; Maker Faire Magazine Shutting Down, Librarian ID's Cold Case Murder Victims - Whispers and Warnings for 06/13/19

Do you think an author should lose a publishing contract for publicly shaming a city worker taking a sandwich break?
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

“New Letters is an international quarterly magazine featuring fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews with writers and original art, published by the University of Missouri at Kansas City.” Welcomes new writers.

Pays $15 to $35 per poem; $35 for book reviews; $65 to $200 for short stories.
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The Prairie Journal

“Arts, literary, cultural small press journal.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Semi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First NA Serial Rights. Responds within 2 months. Sample copy available by mail for $5. Subscription $12. Guidelines available online

Pays $20-$200 for 500-2000 words.
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Liguorian

“Founded in 1913 by the Redemptorists Liguorian conveys a consistent joyful message of God’s plentiful redemption. In its tone and selection of material, it communicates a timely pastoral message to Catholics on matters of the faith, practices, Christian living, and social justice. While not championing positions contrary to core Church belief, Liguorian exposes its readers to the best elements of Catholic spirituality and traditions to help them navigate the contemporary world assisted by their faith.”

Pays $0.14-$0.20/word for 1200-2000 words.
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Mystery Weekly Magazine

“Mystery Weekly Magazine presents crime and mystery short stories by some of the world’s best established and emerging mystery writers. The original stories we select for each issue run the gamut from cozy to hardboiled fiction. Available in print on Amazon and on Kindle Newsstand with a 30 day trial. 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys world periodical, archival and web exclusive rights for 12 months. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 weeks. Subscription $17.99. Guidelines online

Pays $0.01/word for 2500-7500 words.
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OutLook by the Bay

“Chesapeake Bay regional publication, targeting active Bay Boomers (seniors 55+).” Circ. 18K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes within 1-2 months. Buys First NA rights. Accepts reprints, if allowed by previous publication. Responds in two weeks. Subscription $18/year. Guidelines online.

Pays flat fee of $25/article.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 06/13/19

27 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Writer – for ongoing work. Pays $100/article.
Psychic Email Readings

Freelance Fundraising Coordinator – Pays $20-$25/hour.
STEM Education for Children

Freelance Physics Managing Editor – Pays $40/hour.
sciencing.com

Freelance Associate Content Manager – Pays $21+/hour.
natural health/dietary organization

Freelance Copywriters – near Denver, CO. Pays $25-$45/hour.
recruiter

Freelance Bilingual Communications Coordinator – Spanish/English. Pays $17/hour.
Saint Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church

Freelance Entertainment Writer – near Los Angeles, CA. Pays $30K-$35K.
UPI

Freelance Editor/SEO Content Manager – Pays $24/hour.
CBD Oil content site

Freelance Writer
Easylandsell

Freelance Long Term Writer
publisher of home and garden websites

Freelance News and Life Writer – near Miami, FL
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Freelance Legal Writer
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Freelance Communications Writer – Pays up to $50/hour.
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Freelance Copywriter – to create a digital guidebook for healthcare client
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Freelance Marketing Writer
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Freelance Writer
complex technologies website

Freelance Technical Writer
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Freelance Social Media Assistant
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Freelance Communications Specialist – branding and internal marketing initiatives and manage communications strategies
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Freelance Writer – PCB / Electrical Engineering
First Page Sage

Freelance Freelance Contributing Writer
Caplan Media Group, Inc.

Freelance Writers and Bloggers
Baton Rouge Parents Magazine

Freelance Freelance Writer – Cloud Management and Migration
First Page Sage

Freelance Writer
SPI

Freelance Script Writer
Filmless

Freelance Social Media Copy Writer
Smithsonian Channel

Freelance Baltimore Beat Writer –
NBC Sports Washington

For links to all jobs featured above, CLICK HERE.

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Freelance Success Story

How I Broke Into the World of Entertainment Writing - By Hailey Hudson

If you're a fan of the entertainment industry, then why not cash in by writing about it? Here's how I did it!
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