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September 26, 2019

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Angela's Desk

Wouldn't You LOVE to Get Paid to Write for WritersWeekly? We've added a new column!

We are stirring things up here at WritersWeekly! Whoo hoo!! The Success Story column has been replaced by our new Marketing Secrets column. Have you found a unique way to promote your freelance writing business or your book? We'd love to hear about it! We're making other changes, too!
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Wouldn't You LOVE to Get Paid to Write for WritersWeekly? We've added a new column!

From The Floating Home Office

The EXACT Moment I Knew I Wanted to Be a Writer...

I am often asked by readers, and even friends, when and why I decided to become a writer. It came very early to me! You can read exactly what happened here...
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Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - Wouldn't You LOVE to Get Paid to Write for WritersWeekly? We've added a new column!


News From the Floating Home Office - The EXACT Moment I Knew I Wanted to Be a Writer...


*NEW COLUMN* - Author Backstory: Angela Hoy, author of 23 books

*NEW COLUMN* - Book Backstory: DON'T CUT ME AGAIN! True Stories About Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)


Feature Article - Give Your Characters a LIFE INJECTION! - by Linda M. Gigliotti


Ask the Expert - "Can I include scans of newspaper articles in my book? My book IS educational."


In The News - Baby-Shark copyright battle (Seriously?); Will Amazon have our eyeglasses spying on us next?; and MUCH MORE!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 09/26/19

Diabetes Self-Management
The Iowa Review
Hubbub
California Real Estate Magazine
Counsellor / Therapist

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Photography Jobs for 09/26/19

Freelance Success Story - I Almost Quit Writing! But, I Didn't Need to After All! - by William Barton


This Week's Trivia Question! Win a free book of your choice at BookLocker.com!

The EXACT Moment I Knew I Wanted to Be a Writer...
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***NEW COLUMN*** - Author Backstories

Author Backstory: Angela Hoy, author of 23 books

Do YOU have an author backstory you'd like to share? Read the sample here, and see details in our Writer's Guidelines.

I am the author of 23 books and the publisher of more than 10,000 print and electronic titles (through my company, BookLocker.com). I am also the publisher of WritersWeekly.com, one of the oldest and most respected writing websites online. Most of my books are non-fiction and, of those, most are about writing and publishing. I owe the success of my writing …
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Author Backstory: Angela Hoy, author of 23 books

***NEW COLUMN*** - Book Backstories

DON'T CUT ME AGAIN! True Stories About Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Do YOU have a book backstory you'd like to share? Read the sample here, and see details in our Writer's Guidelines.

(My apologies to the men reading this...) ;) At the age of 35, after 3 successful vaginal births, I was lying on a hospital bed in Bangor, Maine, enormously pregnant with what would be my largest baby, by far. Later, I was squatting on the floor. Then, I was bouncing on a big, red, rubber ball. Then, I was back in the bed. From bed, to squatting, to ball, back and forth, again and again. And, then I was begging for drugs...
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Book Backstory: DON'T CUT ME AGAIN! True Stories About Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) by Angela Hoy
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Feature Article

Give Your Characters a LIFE INJECTION! - by Linda M. Gigliotti

Failure to recognize (and remember) our own emotional reactions, or those of others, can result in our fictional characters being stiff and dead. A good idea is to keep a journal, and catalog those feelings, and what caused them. You should also keep a notebook of details about interesting people you know, or have observed in public...
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Give Your Characters a LIFE INJECTION! - by Linda M. Gigliotti

Ask the Expert

"Can I include scans of newspaper articles in my book? My book IS educational."

"I want to include scans of newspaper articles in my book. Since my book is non-fiction, will the educational exception to copyright law apply?"
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"Can I include scans of newspaper articles in my book? My book IS educational."
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...In the News!

Baby-Shark copyright battle (Seriously?); Will Amazon have our eyeglasses spying on us next?; and MUCH MORE ... In The News - 09/26/2019

MORE: Google finds a work-around for new law; Publishers are selling LOTS of books this year!; Instagram "copyright infringement" phishing scam; Errors in published books embarrass publishers and authors, AND MORE!
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Baby-Shark copyright battle (Seriously?); Will Amazon have our eyeglasses spying on us next?; and MUCH MORE ... In The News - 09/26/2019

PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Diabetes Self-Management

"Diabetes Self-Management is a consumer health publication that aims to help people with diabetes control their condition. We cover nutrition, exercise, pharmacology, medical and technological advances, and mental health issues. We do not publish personal experiences, celebrity profiles, or research breakthroughs." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Guidelines online.

Pays up to $700.
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Diabetes Self-Management

The Iowa Review

"Founded in 1970 and edited by faculty, students, and staff from the renowned writing and literature programs at the University of Iowa, The Iowa Review takes advantage of this rich environment for literary collaboration to create a worldwide conversation among those who read and write contemporary literature. We publish a wide range of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, photography, and work in emerging forms by both established and emerging writers. Work from our pages has been consistently selected to appear in the anthologies Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories."

Pays $1.50 per line for poetry ($40 minimum) and $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum).
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The Iowa Review

Hubbub

"A perfect-bound annual poetry magazine. We feature a range of kinds of poetry, although light verse is far less likely to be accepted." Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ. 350. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-12 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-4 months.

Pays $20/poem.
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California Real Estate Magazine

“A real estate industry trade magazine delivered to 160,000 REALTORS in the state of California, which covers issues related to the housing industry, the economy and real estate.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 160K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month.

Pays $800.
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California Real Estate Magazine

Counsellor / Therapist

“You would be writing for a therapist who is seeking articles to include on their very busy site. Articles are wanted on these subjects: depression, insomnia, sadness, loneliness, marriage, relationships, love, jealousy, breaking up, divorce, revenge, friendship, family, etc.”

Pays £50/article.
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Marketplace-Editors

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 09/26/19


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 Sportswriter
Professional Sports Publications

Freelance Staff Writer – Pays $60K-$65K/year
Daily Kos

Freelance Seasonal Automotive Writer
The Drive

Freelance Commerce Editor
IBT Media

Freelance Food Photographers
The Spruce Eats

Freelance Plant Writer
The Spruce

Freelance Landscaping Writer
The Spruce

Freelance Content Update Editors & Producers – Pays $15-$25/hour
Brides

Freelance Writers – must be an ESL teacher
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Freelance Writers – Pays $0.10-$0.20/word
Ignite Visibility

Freelance SEO/Digital Marketing Writer
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Freelance Makeup and Cosmetics Writer
Mountain30K

Freelance Automotive Product Writer
Auto Media Planet

Freelance Technical Writer
Kinsta

Freelance Copywriter
Skillz

Freelance Writer – $15-$20/hour
TME News

Freelance Copywriter
Red Letter Communications Inc.

Freelance Social Media Content Creator – Pays $10/hour
Popmenu, LLC

Freelance Junior Copywriter – includes benefits
Figmints Digital Creative Marketing

Freelance Fashion & Beauty Writer
Bustle

Freelance Resume Writer
Resume Assassin

Freelance Creative Script & Storyboard Writer
Baird & Warner

Freelance Blogger
SportsNet New York

Freelance SEO Copywriter
Direct Line Development

Freelance Technical Writer
DVO Consulting

Freelance Science Managing Editor
QBS Learning

Freelance Science Curriculum Specialist
QBS Learning

Freelance Proofreader
GateHouse Media

Freelance Article Proofreader
The Drive



For links to all jobs featured above, 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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Success Story

I Almost Quit Writing! But, I Didn't Need to After All! - by William Barton

I no longer enjoyed writing for a living. I dreaded starting each new project. I was miserable and I was ready to quit freelance writing. But, instead...
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How I Overcame Burnout and Revived my Writing Career by Changing Niches - by William Barton
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