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November 08, 2019

Contents


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


News From the Floating Home Office - There Are 5 Ways to Relieve Yourself on a Boat...and One of them Can be VERY Expensive!


This Week's Backstories! How did these authors get the ideas for their books?

How A Question From a Congressman About Adam Led Me To Write "The DNA of Jesus Christ" - William "Sonny" Payne

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From a New Author's Fear of Criticism...to Thousands of Readers! by Chantal van den Brink



Feature Article - Authors: Translate Your Book for More $$$ ... But Do it Wisely - By Bradley Hall


Ask the Expert - "I'm willing to pay someone to promote my book...but who should I hire?"


In The News... -Blackbeard's Ship Center of Copyright Case; Amazon Removes Books Before They're Launched; Shoppers Leaving Amazon for Walmart; Newspapers Going Non-Profit?!; AND MORE! ...In The News - 11/08/2019


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 11/08/19

RUSSIAN LIFE
101 Holidays
FreelancerCareers.org
Rock Chuck Summit
Sasee Magazine

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 11/08/19


Marketing Secrets - WHAT IS A BOOK BOX SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE?! A Whole New Sales Channel for Authors!! - by Emma Hall

This Week's Trivia Question! Win a FREE BOOK PUBLISHING PACKAGE at BookLocker.com!

Angela's Desk

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

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column. Get ready to chuckle!
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World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For November, 2019!
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News From the Floating Home Office

There Are 5 Ways to Relieve Yourself on a Boat...and One of Them Can be VERY Expensive!

I opened the door, and whined to our Managing Editor, "Briiiiiiian! The toilet is broken AGAIN!"

After a slew of profanity punctuated the atmosphere of the floating home office, Brian came up behind me to look.

I said, "I think it was a cotton ball."

He replied, "A cotton ball?! Why were you wiping with a COTTON BALL?!"
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There Are 5 Ways to Relieve Yourself on a Boat...and One of them Can be VERY Expensive!

This Week's Backstories

How A Question From a Congressman About Adam Led Me To Write "The DNA of Jesus Christ" - by William "Sonny" Payne

My book, The DNA of Jesus Christ, came about in Fredricksburg, VA. Some congressmen, key people in Washington D.C., along with my wife and I had met for a weekend of prayer when a congressman asked me, "Sonny, what happened when Adam and Eve ate the apple in the Garden of Eden? First of all, my mind went to the …
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How A Question About Adam Led Me To Write "The DNA of Jesus Christ" - William "Sonny" Payne

From a New Author's Fear of Criticism...to Thousands of Readers! by Chantal van den Brink

When I asked my spiritual guides about my soul’s purpose for this incarnation, they answered: Writer, healer, teacher. Well, healing and teaching I did but, except for in my journals, I didn’t write!
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From a New Author's Fear of Criticism...to Thousands of Readers! by Chantal van den Brink
Marketplace-Profiles

Feature Article

Authors: Translate Your Book for More $$$ ... But Do it Wisely - By Bradley Hall

Did you know there are more Spanish speaking folks around the globe than English speakers? And, they buy books, too!
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Authors: Translate Your Book for More $$$ ... But Do it Wisely - By Bradley Hall
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Ask the Expert

"I'm willing to pay someone to promote my book...but who should I hire?"

"I’m getting a lot emails from book promotion sites. Are these legitimate sites? Do they really help sell books? Are they worth the money?"
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"I'm willing to pay someone to promote my book...but who should I hire?"
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In The News ...

Blackbeard's Ship Center of Copyright Case; Amazon Removes Books Before They're Launched; Shoppers Leaving Amazon for Walmart; Newspapers Going Non-Profit?!; AND MORE! ...In The News - 11/08/2019

MORE: B&N CEO $70M Firing Lawsuit Continues; Journalism Students Losing Hope in Their Futures; Amazon Wins Discrimination Suit
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Blackbeard's Ship Center of Copyright Case; Amazon Removes Books Before They're Launched; Shoppers Leaving Amazon for Walmart; Newspapers Going Non-Profit?!; AND MORE! ...In The News - 11/08/2019
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Paying Markets for Writers

RUSSIAN LIFE

"A bimonthly magazine on Russian culture, history, travel and life." 70%-80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys either first serial, second serial or all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one month.

Pays $300 per article for 2000-4000 words.
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RUSSIAN LIFE

101 Holidays

"A group of six travel 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." Works with new writers, "but they will typically be either experienced travel writers or enter through our internship program, found on our website. Pays within 7 days of publication. Publishes ms approx. 7-14 days after acceptance. "We retain the right to publish the article on our website and third-party websites through syndication programmes. Copyright remains with the writer." No reprints. Response time varies.

Pays £50 - £100.
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101 Holidays

FreelancerCareers.org

"A well-established US-based freelance company is opening its doors to writers from all over the world. After years of successful cooperation with freelancers, we have created the best online platform with 24/7 Support. We have gained significant weight and an immaculate reputation in the writing world thanks to the professionalism of our team and high-quality products. Since we know what it takes to meet a high demand of our clients, we offer high rates and special bonuses for technical orders and assignments with short deadlines. We look forward to welcoming new members to our global team and invite specialists with different majors and educational backgrounds. So far we have managed to build long-term relations with freelancers from over 17 countries, including the Philippines, China, Germany, UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, etc." Pays every 2 weeks.

Pays $8-$10/page.
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Rock Chuck Summit

"Adventure Travel Online Magazine. Sharing stories, trips, reviews and topics about adventure travel in North America.” Circ. online. Publishes stories daily. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 24 hours Monday through Friday.

Pays $0.07/word and up or $45-$75 a piece.
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Rock Chuck Summit

Sasee Magazine

“Women's lifestyle monthly publication distributed free to readers along the northeastern coast of SC, and the southeastern coast of NC, plus a monthly digital issue.” Welcomes new writers. Pays 90 days after publication. Publishes ms about a month after acceptance. Buys first time rights, reverts back to writer upon publication. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds in less than a week.

Pays $0.10/word.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 11/08/19

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.

34 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Technical Sales Writer
Fit Small Business

Freelance B2B Sales Staff Writer
Fit Small Business

Freelance Managing Editor – Pays $60K/year
Inside.com

Freelance Retail/Footwear/Apparel Reporter
OTR Global

Freelance Marketing Editor
Fit Small Business

Freelance Journalist/Reporter
AmeriForce Media

Freelance Veterinary Writer
The Spruce Pets

Freelance Gardening Review Writers – Pays $100/project
The Spruce

Freelance Home Reno Writers – Pays $100/project
The Spruce

Freelance Content Marketing Manager – includes benefits
Muck Rack

Freelance Content Update Editors And Producers – Pays $15-$25/hour
Brides.Com

Freelance Writers & Editors
METRO, A CNET Content Solutions Platform

Freelance Managing Editor – Pays $60K/year, with benefits
Inside.com

Freelance Writers
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Freelance Legal Writer
BluShark Digital LLC

Freelance Technical Writer – Pays $250/article
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Freelance Writer – Pays $0.06/word
Cube Digital

Freelance Finance/Fintech Writers
Fortis Agency

Freelance Windows & Software Writer/Editor
WindowsReport.com

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.06/word
Alpha Investors

Freelance Writer – Pays $18-$35/hour
ShoutVox

Freelance Creative Content Writer – includes benefits
Thinkful

Freelance Writer
Audience Ops

Freelance Copywriter
MCD Partners

Freelance SEO Content Writer/Editor
Winn.Solutions

Freelance Copywriter – includes benefits
Nexford University

Freelance Technical Marketing Writer
Steyer

Freelance Creative Journalist and Content Writer – Pays $100K-$150K/year
ABG

Freelance Bloggers
COED MEDIA GROUP

Freelance Nights and Weekends Editor
BGR

Freelance Journalist – Pays $31/hour
FLTRD

Freelance Copywriter & Content Generator
Make Directory Developers

Freelance Technical Editor
Design Everest, Inc.

Freelance Copywriter
Ironside Press

For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.

Marketing Secrets

WHAT IS A BOOK BOX SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE?! A Whole New Sales Channel for Authors!! - by Emma Hall

An EXTREMELY lucrative way to sell LOTS of books, get free, viral marketing, AND connect with new readers!
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WHAT IS A BOOK BOX SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE?! A Whole New Sales Channel for Authors!! - by Emma Hall
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