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February 14, 2020

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - Yes, We're Weird! And, THAT'S Why We're Still in Business!!


News From the Floating Home Office - Nope. NO Way. NOT Gonna Do It and They CAN'T MAKE ME!


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

From Countless Rejections to Numerous Published Children's Books and Wyoming Poet Laureate! - by Eugene M. Gagliano

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Questions from Dementia Caregivers Lead Nurse to Write a Fantastic and Humorous Book! - by Cindy Keith, RN, BS, CDP


Feature Article - It Happened To Me! Reader's Magnet Called!! - A humorous contribution by Chris Hanly


Ask the Expert - "Why Aren't My Social Media Posts Selling Books?"

In The News... - Kaepernick Publishing?; Are Newspapers Finished?; Coronavirus Affecting Publishing; and more! - In The News - 02/14/2020


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 02/14/20

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine
The First Line
December
Escapees
FIDO Friendly Magazine
Equipment Journal

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 02/14/20


Marketing Secrets - 5 Low-Cost Tips to MAXIMIZE Your Marketing! - by Jennifer Brown-Banks

This Week's Trivia Question! Win a FREE BOOK of your choice from BookLocker.com!

Angela's Desk

Yes, We're Weird! And, THAT'S Why We're Still in Business!!

I was always a weird (um, naughty) kid. I never aligned myself with social norms. I recognized when something was ridiculous, even if "everyone else" was doing it. I would do things differently, despite the fact that...
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Yes, We're Weird! And, That's Why We're Still in Business!!
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News From the Floating Home Office

Nope. NO Way. NOT Gonna Do It and They CAN'T MAKE ME!

She turned to me, put her hand on my arm, smiled, and said, "Well, actually, yes. We're going to need a..."
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Nope. NO Way. NOT Gonna Do It and They CAN'T MAKE ME!
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This Week's Backstories

From Countless Rejections to Numerous Published Children's Books and Wyoming Poet Laureate! - by Eugene M. Gagliano

Money was tight raising four children on a teacher's salary so my son Darin helped me collect aluminum cans along the roadside to get money for postage to send out manuscripts...
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From Countless Rejections to Numerous Published Children's Books and Wyoming Poet Laureate! - by Eugene M. Gagliano

Questions from Dementia Caregivers Lead Nurse to Write a Fantastic and Humorous Book! - by Cindy Keith, RN, BS, CDP

Through real (and often humorous) stories, Cindy Keith, RN, BS, CDP teaches family members of dementia patients how to keep their own sanity when their elder seems bent on driving them crazy!
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Questions from Dementia Caregivers Lead Nurse to Write a Fantastic and Humorous Book! - by Cindy Keith, RN, BS, CDP
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Feature Article

It Happened To Me! Reader's Magnet Called!! - A humorous contribution by Chris Hanly

I can't believe it! I am sooooo happy. It finally happened to me! After all these months of traveling through earthquakes, snow and ice storms, freezing temperatures, hurricanes, tornadoes, and the occasional sunny-warm days, I finally got to experience it!
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It Happened To Me! Reader's Market Called!! - a humorous contribution by Chris Hanly
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Ask the Expert

Why Aren't My Social Media Posts Selling Books?

"My social media posts just aren't working. I keep posting the same ad over and over again and my book is NOT selling. What am I doing wrong?"
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Why Aren't My Social Media Posts Selling Books?
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In The News ...

Kaepernick Publishing?; Are Newspapers Finished?; Coronavirus Affecting Publishing; and more! - In The News - 02/14/2020

MORE: Anti-Putin blogger murdered; McClatchy Bankruptcy; Governor's libel lawsuit dismissed.
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Kaepernick Publishing?; Are Newspapers Finished?; Coronavirus Affecting Publishing; and more! - In The News - 02/13/2020
ComplaintsAboutPublishers

Paying Markets for Writers

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

We publish stories about trophy buck harvests; our primary goal is to help readers become better hunters. Story categories: Deer Tales, How-To, Deer Biology/Behavior, Destination." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 30 days or less.

Pays up to $600 for an 1,800-word article with photos.

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Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

The First Line

"The purpose of The First Line is to jump start the imagination-to help writers break through the block that is the blank page. Each issue contains short stories that stem from a common first line; it also provides a forum for discussing favorite first lines in literature. The First Line is an exercise in creativity for writers and a chance for readers to see how many different directions we can take when we start from the same place." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. No reprints.

Pays $25-$50/stories of 300-5000 words; $25 for essays of 400-800 words; $5-$10 for poetry.

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The First Line

December

“We are a semi-annual literary magazine publishing outstanding poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. Serial Rights. No reprints.

Pays $10 per printed page.

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December

Escapees

“Escapees magazine contributors are RVers interested in sharing the RV lifestyle. Our audience includes full and part-time RVers, RVing snowbirds (those who travel south for the winter), and anyone considering extensive travel. Escapees members have varying levels of RVing experience; therefore, the magazine looks for a wide variety of material typically not found in conventional RV magazines. We welcome submissions on all phases of RV life and for all age demographics. Escapees RV Club members range in age from younger RVers, with or without children, who are working from the road, to retirees. A large majority of members live in their motorhomes, fifth-wheel trailers, or travel trailers, on a full-time basis. Popular topics are mechanical/technical, RV modifications and conversions, lifestyle issues and tips.” Welcomes new writers.

Pays $50-$200.

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Escapees

FIDO Friendly Magazine

“FIDO Friendly is the Travel & Lifestyle magazine for you and your dog. Each issue includes hotel and destination reviews, adoption stories, health and wellness topics and the latest trends.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Quarterly. Pays on publication.

Pays $0.10/word.

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FIDO Friendly Magazine

Equipment Journal

”Equipment Journal is Canada's best-read national heavy equipment publication. It features the latest news on the greatest products in the heavy equipment market (construction, demolition, material handling mining, forestry, trucks) and the people who use, sell, and produce them.” Welcomes new writers.

Pays $0.30-$0.40/word.

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Equipment Journal
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 02/14/20

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

30 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Writer – $45K-$60K/year, with benefits
Inside.com

Freelance English SEO Copywriter
Mediaforta

Freelance Commissioning Editor
IOP Publishing Inc.

Freelance Feature/News Writer
Static Media

Freelance Legal Marketing Copywriter
Martindale-Hubbell

Freelance Managing Editor
Inquisitr.com

Freelance Proptech Reporter
Inman

Freelance Yoga Blog Writer – Pays $65/blog post
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Freelance Writers
Get A Copywriter, Inc.

Freelance Social Media & WordPress Writers
Kik

Freelance Writer
Autonomous. Inc.

Freelance Writer
Survivor’s Fortress

Freelance Innovation Writer
Inverse/Bustle

Freelance Resume Writer/Career Consultant
Sound Advice Careers

Freelance Military, Law Enforcement, Public Safety or Firearms Writer
TacticalGear.com

Freelance Fly-Fishing Copywriter
Orvis

Freelance Musical Instrument and Music Writers
Flash Bay

Freelance SEO Content Writer – Pays $25-$100/article
Kitchen United

Freelance SEO Content Writer
One Firefly

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $12-$17/hour
Making Moxie, LLC

Freelance Writer – Pays $150-$300/week
RevenueZen

Freelance Real Estate Copywriter
ODMsoft

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $25-$45/hour
BryteBox

Freelance Writer and Blogger – Pays $15-$30/hour
LOSTnLOVEco

Freelance Junior Copywriter – Pays $40K-$50K/year
Kasa

Freelance Marketing Copywriter
Hadley Designs

Freelance Principal Medical Editor
Syneos Health Clinical

Freelance Party Blog Copy Editor
Hadley Designs

Freelance Product Management Curriculum Writer
Instructional Design

Freelance Marketing Copywriter – Pays $18-$28/hour
Canopy

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.
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Marketing Secrets

5 Low-Cost Tips to MAXIMIZE Your Marketing! - by Jennifer Brown-Banks

As a veteran freelance writer who has successfully marketed and sold everything from books, to blog posts, to online classes on a shoe-string budget, I can attest there is a better way...
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5 Low-Cost Tips to MAXIMIZE Your Marketing! - by Jennifer Brown-Banks
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