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May 3, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - Complaints and Comments about Archway Publishing


News From the Floating Home Office - Another Falling ON the Boat Accident! (Yes, really…)


Feature Article - Corporate Curricula – an Overlooked Writing Opportunity? – By Marlene Caroselli


Ask the Expert - “I want to publish an old song but the rights holder hasn’t responded to me. What can I do?”


Whispers and Warnings - Baker & Taylor kills wholesale book division!; Authors of #1 medical textbook hid millions in payments?; Nobody wants to publish Woody Allen’s memoirs (who would?!

More: ESPN the Magazine stop print publication; Amazon sues over Amazon (alleged) work-from-home scam; Author edits book to satisfy publisher/readers; Novel killed after online complaints by people who hadn't read it; and More censorship in Russia

Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 05/03/19

101 Holidays
1859 Oregon’s Magazine, Statehood Media
Able, the newspaper for, by and about the disabled
Abyss & Apex
Alaska Business Monthly
The Ashtray Blog

Letters and Comments - What Our Readers Said About: Karen Wasted a Year Writing a Book She CAN’T Publish. DON’T BE KAREN!


Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Photography Jobs for 05/03/19


Freelance Success Story - How I Beat the Blogging Odds and Built a More Successful Business – By Jennifer Brown Banks


This Week's Trivia Question! Win a free book publishing package from BookLocker!

From The Publisher's Desk

COMPLAINTS and Comments about Archway Publishing

Archway Publishing is a division of Author Solutions. Often, authors contact many publishing services firms, not realizing that some of those are owned by the same company...
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News From The Floating Home Office

Another Falling ON the Boat Accident! (Yes, really...)

I was pulling with all my might on a line to stop Tanny from going too far forward and I tripped on the boom, which was on the port side deck. Brian had warned us all to watch out for the boom. Heck, I'd been tip-toeing over it for three months. But, down I went and...
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Feature Article

Corporate Curricula - an Overlooked Writing Opportunity? - By Marlene Caroselli

I didn’t even know that people were able to add to their income stream by writing curricular materials for corporate trainers...
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Ask the Expert

"I want to publish lyrics from an old song but the rights holder hasn't responded to me. What can I do?"

I've emailed ASCAP, and Sony, who owns the publishing rights, for permission and no one has gotten back to me...
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Whispers and Warnings!

Baker & Taylor kills wholesale book division!; Authors of #1 medical textbook hid millions in payments?; Nobody wants to publish Woody Allen's memoirs (who would?!), and much more! Whispers and Warnings for 05/03/19

More: ESPN the Magazine stop print publication; Amazon sues over Amazon (alleged) work-from-home scam; Author edits book to satisfy publisher/readers; Novel killed after online complaints by people who hadn't read it; and More censorship in Russia
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

101 Holidays

"A group of six travel sites, offering travel inspiration and recommendations. As well as the main site, our specialist sites focus on honeymoons, singles holidays, family travel, short breaks and the USA." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 5 million. Pays within 7 days of publication. Publishes ms approx. 7-14 days after acceptance. No reprints. Response time varies.
Pays £50 - £100.
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1859 Oregon's Magazine, Statehood Media

“A reader’s travel magazine about Oregon.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys N.A. rights for one year. Response time varies.
Pays $0.35-$0.50/word.
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Able, the newspaper for, by and about the disabled

"We are a monthly newspaper that provides information for people with disabilities." Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Sample articles online.
Pays $50 for 500 words.
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Abyss & Apex

Welcomes new writers. “25% of our stories are the first things that writer have published. We cannot afford to pay pro rates so, if we see promise in a writer we work with them on rewrites and MAKE pro writers. Quarterly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes around a year after acceptance. Buys “World English Rights, for publication in the English language on the World Wide Web and in downloadable PDF; Right of first offer on world anthology rights; The work shall be available online through an archived copy for at least four months and then Indefinitely or until the author requests its removal.” No reprints. Responds between 2 weeks to 6 months.
Pays $0.06/word, not to exceed $75/story.
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Alaska Business Monthly

"Alaska Business Monthly's goal is to provide thorough and objective analysis of the issues and trends affecting Alaska's businesses, and to feature stories on the individuals, organizations, and companies that shape the Alaska Economy. Alaska Business Monthly explores the Alaska economy with a statewide and regional approach to business coverage." 80% freelance. Welcomes published authors from Alaska. Circ. 12-15K. Monthly. Pays month of publication. Buys all rights. Responds promptly to queries.
Pays $100-$500 for 500-2,500 words.
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The Ashtray Blog

“The Ashtray Blog provides vaping and THR news, ecigarette guides, humour and special offers.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in 1-4 weeks after acceptance. Buys online and hard copy rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 days.
Pays $50 + $5/photo.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 05/03/19

30 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Personal Loans Writer - includes benefits
NerdWallet

Freelance Higher Education Reporter
EdSurge

Freelance Contributing Editor
Pacific Standard

Freelance Small Business Startup Writer - includes benefits
Fit Small Business

Freelance Veterinary Update Editor/Quality Reviewer - Pays $80/article
Dotdash

Freelance Web Content Writer
Sleep Help

Freelance Acquisitions Editor
DigitalOcean, LLC.

Freelance Technical Writer
Kinsta

Freelance Writer/Blogger/Content Creator - Pays $20-$25/hour
The Wedding Guys

Freelance Technical Writer
Genesys

Freelance Technical Writer
DigitalOcean, LLC.

Freelance Senior Medical Writer
Medpace

Freelance Content Writer
Engage3

Freelance Technical Writer
Ursus

Freelance Writer
Spine Media

Freelance Resume Writer - Pays $15-$25/hour
People Culture Consulting

Freelance Editor
4th Row Films

Freelance Technical Writer
KBR

Freelance Writer and Editor - Pays $70K/year
Sharp & Company, Inc.

Freelance Content Writer
Klout Pro LLC

Freelance Editorial Assistant - Pays $14/hour
Hennessey Consulting

Freelance Senior Editor - Pays $85K-$95K/year
Meet Recruitment

Freelance Automotive Copywriter - Pays $500-$2K/month
Automotive Marketing Company

Freelance Writers - Pays $0.03/word
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Freelance SEO Writer
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Freelance Legal Blog/Content Writer - Pays $20/post
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Freelance Technical Writer
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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist/Editor
AST Services LLC

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist/Editor
Integrity HD, LLC

For links to all jobs featured above, CLICK HERE.

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Readers' Letters and Comments!

What Our Readers Said About: Karen Wasted a Year Writing a Book She CAN’T Publish. DON’T BE KAREN!

"Just how stupid can someone be?" and other honest opinions about "Karen."
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Freelance Success Story

How I Beat the Blogging Odds and Built a More Successful Business - By Jennifer Brown Banks

I have earned thousands of dollars over the years through my award-winning blog and it has made a big difference in my bottom line.You can, too, with a little innovation, information, and inspiration.
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