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July 18, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - SUCK IT UP, BUTTERCUP! How to Handle Bad Book Reviews (Hint: Do NOT Ask Amazon to remove them!)


News From the Floating Home Office - She smiled! SMILED!!!


Feature Article - WRITERS: Are Your Clients Paying What You DESERVE...or Just What You'll Accept? - By Jennifer Brown Banks


Ask the Expert - "I want to write about my childhood friends. Can they sue me for mentioning things that happened back then?"


Whispers and Warnings - Man Sues Over Cigarette Pack Photo of His Amputated Limb; Athlete's Reputation So Bad He Can't Be Defamed?; Libraries to Boycott Blackstone ... and MORE JUICY STUFF!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 07/18/19

Two Rep Cave
Overtime
Primary Research Group
Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.
Vestal Review
Unlocked

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Photography Jobs for 07/18/19


Freelance Success Story - How to Land a Guest Speaking Gig on a Cruise Ship AND Get a Free Cruise for You AND a Friend! - by Marlene Caroselli


This Week's Trivia Question! Win a free "AT YOUR SERVICE" Publishing Package from BookLocker.com - $875.00 Value!!!

Angela's Desk

SUCK IT UP, BUTTERCUP! How to Handle Bad Book Reviews (Hint: Do NOT Ask Amazon to remove them!)

An author contacted me this week about a bad review posted on Amazon about her book. She wanted advice on how to get it removed. Some ding dong at Amazon told her that...
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SUCK IT UP, BUTTERCUP! How to Handle Bad Book Reviews (Hint: Do NOT Ask Amazon to remove them!)
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News From The Floating Home Office

She smiled! SMILED!!!

Well, okay...not in THIS picture but I swear she did! And, then I told her she's now old enough to...
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She smiled! SMILED!!!

Feature Article

WRITERS: Are Your Clients Paying What You DESERVE...or Just What You'll Accept? - By Jennifer Brown Banks

Bad-boy rapper 50 Cent said, "Don’t pay people what they deserve. Pay them what they’ll accept." Are your clients doing the same thing to you?
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WRITERS: Are Your Clients Paying What You DESERVE...or Just What You'll Accept? - By Jennifer Brown Banks
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Ask the Expert

"I want to write about my childhood friends. Can they sue me for mentioning things that happened back then?"

"I'd really like to use their names, and surprise them with a copy of the book when it's finished. What advice can you give me about this?"
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"I want to write about my childhood friends. Can they sue me for mentioning things that happened back then?
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Whispers and Warnings!

Man Sues Over Cigarette Pack Photo of His Amputated Limb; Athlete's Reputation So Bad He Can't Be Defamed?; Libraries to Boycott Blackstone ... and MORE JUICY STUFF!

MORE: YouTube makes complaining about copyright infringement more difficult; Bankrupt Ebony selling off photos; Former prime minister threatens to sue newspaper after being linked to Jeffrey Epstein; Starbucks no longer offering newspapers - can you guess why?
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Man Sues Over Cigarette Pack Photo of His Amputated Limb; Athlete's Reputation So Bad He Can't Be Defamed?; Libraries to Boycott Blackstone ... and MORE JUICY STUFF! - Whispers and Warnings for 07/18/19
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Two Rep Cave

Two Rep Cave, formerly the Adamant Barbell Blog, evaluates gym equipment to guide people in picking the right equipment for their home or garage gym.

Pays $50.00
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Overtime

"Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication. We are looking for stories between 5,000 - 12,000 words, where work is a central theme. (We also will consider serializing novels about the workplace. Please query first.)" Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Rights purchased varies. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to queries; 1 month to stories.

Pays $50 flat fee for 5,000-12,000 words
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Overtime

Primary Research Group

"We publish surveys and research reports about developments in libraries, law firms, and higher education." Usually pays within a week of acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 4 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Subscription N/A.

Pays $50 to $150 (about 1,000 words on average)
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Primary Research Group

Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

“A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys “first North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed.” Responds one week.

Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words.
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Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

Vestal Review

"Launched in March of 2000, Vestal Review is the world’s oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction." Welcomes new writers. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 3 months.

Pays $25 flat fee for 10-500 words and $100 for the annual VERA award.
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Vestal Review

Unlocked

“Unlocked is a devotional with daily readings for teens that challenge readers to live out their faith in today’s world.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 12 weeks.

Pays $30 for 300-350 words.
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Unlocked
Marketplace-Editors

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 07/18/19

30 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Automotive Writers – Pays $0.05/word
The Drive

Freelance True Crime Writer For Podcast
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Freelance Managing Editor, Finance Division
Marc Waring Ventures LLC

Freelance Knitting/Crocheting Photographer/Writer
The Spruce

Freelance Gardening Writer
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Freelance Celebrations/Event Planning Writer
The Spruce

Freelance Personal Organization Writer
The Spruce

Freelance Home Decor Writer
The Spruce

Freelance Managing Editor
Innovation Research Interchange

Freelance Managing Editor – includes benefits
Plastics Machinery Magazine

Freelance Consumer Technology Writers
Lifewire

Freelance Writers/Bloggers – Pays $35-$40/blog post
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Freelance Show Notes Writer – Pays $15 CAD/hour
One Stone Creative

Freelance Surfing & SUP Writers
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Freelance Writers – Pays $30/hour
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Freelance Credit & Personal Finance Writer
ScoreSense

Freelance Science Content Editor – Pays $15-$18/hour
QBS Learning

Freelance Update Editors and Producers – Pays $15-$25/hour
MyDomaine

Freelance Editor/Designer – Pays $18-$20/hour
McClatchy

Freelance Travel Writer & Editor – Pays $20-$35/hour
LittleQuest

Freelance Minecraft Writer – Pays $800/week
Softonic

Freelance San Bernardino News & Lifestyle Writer
Narcity Media

Freelance Medical Writer – Pays $25-$32/hour
Mercury 8 Marketing

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist/VR Editor
AST Services, LLC

Freelance Copywriter
New Wave Media

Freelance Marketing Copywriter
Avalon Media Group

Freelance Staff Writer – Pays $15/hour
BoxLife Magazine

Freelance Dog Sports Reporter
K9 Sports Nation

Freelance Magazine Editor
Diversity Professional

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist – Pays $18K-$27K/year
Orthopaedic Surgeon

For links to all jobs featured above, CLICK HERE.

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Marketplace-Illustrators

Freelance Success Story

How to Land a Guest Speaking Gig on a Cruise Ship AND Get a Free Cruise for You AND a Friend! - by Marlene Caroselli

Many cruise lines are looking for "Guest Speakers" on their ships. Here's your chance to ride free for just a few hours of "work."
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How to Land a Guest Speaking Gig on a Cruise Ship AND Get a Free Cruise for You AND a Friend! - by Marlene Caroselli
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