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May 17, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - GOOD ADVICE OR NOT? Should You Rewrite Your Entire Book Just Because One So-Called Literary Agent Says You Should?


News From the Floating Home Office - My Foot Found the Hole in the Boat Floor!


Feature Article - 5 Signs Your Client is About to Fire You – by S.E. Batt


Ask the Expert - “I found a fantastic erotic photo of a model for my book cover…but my publisher won’t let me use it. What can I do?”


Whispers and Warnings - Author loses her cool in the courtroom; New MSWord monitors political correctness infractions?!; Predatory publisher charges $400 to withdraw an article; and more!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 05/17/19

PRISM international
Outpost Magazine
National Communications Magazine
My Gift Stop
Good Old Boat

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Photography Jobs for 05/17/19


Freelance Success Story -Tell YOUR Story to CRACK Writer’s Block! by Dennis Peterson


This Week's Trivia Question! Win a free book of your choice from BookLocker. Thousands to choose from!

News From Publisher's Desk

GOOD ADVICE OR NOT? Should You Rewrite Your Entire Book Just Because One So-Called Literary Agent Says You Should?

Should this author invest months or years doing what the agent suggests...when he/she hasn't even contacted any traditional publishers yet? Is he/she actually trying to sell expensive services to the author? You won't believe the things this agent suggested...
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News From The Floating Home Office

My Foot Found the Hole in the Boat Floor!

Falling in the bilge can be very dangerous. There is metal, potentially some dirty, stinky , tetanus-laden water (after rain), and even rust. So, I am always hyper-vigilant. Except, apparently, when I am carrying groceries...
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Feature Article

5 Signs Your Client is About to Fire You - by S.E. Batt

There are ways you can detect when a gig is going south. When you sense that things are going awry, you can then out send freelance job applications to prevent a loss of income. Here are five ways clients can leave you, and how to detect it in advance...
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Ask the Expert

"I found a fantastic erotic photo of a model for my book cover...but my publisher won't let me use it. What can I do?"

Publishing real models' faces on some types of books can lead to BIG legal problems!
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Whispers and Warnings!

Author loses her cool in the courtroom; New MSWord monitors political correctness infractions?!; Predatory publisher charges $400 to withdraw an article; and more!

MORE: A sure-fire way to lose a publishing contract; and Did You Know Teddy Roosevelt Got Sued for Libel. He Said He ‘Enjoyed’ the Trial...
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Good Old Boat

“A niche magazine covering subjects of interest to the Average Joe or Jane sailor who owns and maintains their own sailboat. These stories can relate to 19-foot trailer boats to 40-foot ocean-going boats. Writers are sailors themselves and write from their own experience. We expect all submitters to be familiar with our magazine and content.”
Pays $50-$750.
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My Gift Stop

"My Gift Stop is an online shop offering luxury goods that’s dedicated to giving back to society, donating 5% of every sale to the global medical relief nonprofit, Direct Relief. Hence, we are looking for reputable contributors, like yourself, that can write great reviews, blog articles, gift guides, share contests, social media posts and more on your own websites, blogs and social media pages." Pays 7-10 days after publication. Usually publishes ms within 24 hours of acceptance. Guidelines by email.
Pays $75.
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National Communications Magazine

"We’re a tight niche publication serving radio hobbyists interested in scanners (typically referred to as “police scanners”), citizens band (CB) radio and the hobby radio services – General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), Family Radio Service (FRS) and Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS)." Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ. varies per issue. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1 week.
Pays $75-$100.
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Outpost Magazine

"Canada's only international adventure-travel magazine." Warmly welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly print; weekly online. Pays on publication. Publishes manuscript within a month of acceptance if publishing online; longer for print. Buys exclusive story rights; photo rights vary with the story. No reprints. Responds within a month.
Pays up to $50 (CAD) for online publication for 800-1500 words; competitive rates for longer articles in print.
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PRISM international, Creative Writing Program

“PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia, whose mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. Writing from PRISM has been featured in Best American Stories, Best American Essays and The Journey Prize Stories, amongst other noted publications.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1K. Quarterly. Pays right before or right after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys First North American rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-6 months.
Pays $40 per page of poetry, $30 per page of prose.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 05/17/19

28 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Reporter
Franklin Archer

Freelance Cryptocurrency Writer – Pays $20/article
The Daily Hodl

Freelance Photo Editor
Granite Media Group, Inc.

Freelance Technology Writer
StratoScale

Freelance Culture Writer – includes benefits
Salon.com

Freelance Technical Editor
Steyer Content

Freelance Proofreader/Editor
PaperBlazer

Freelance Science Assessment Item Writer – Pays $25/hour
Education Service Center Region XIII

Freelance Writer
Conquest Chronicles

Freelance Technical Writer
Clostra

Freelance Editor
Denny Mountain Media

Freelance Science Assessment Item Reviewer – Pays $15/hour
Education Service Center Region XIII

Freelance Principal Medical Writer
PRA Health Sciences

Freelance Content Editor
Escalon Services

Freelance Editor
MikMak

Freelance Digital Health Copywriter
Vida

Freelance Content Editor
Escalon Services

Freelance Technical Writer
Steyer

Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $20-$25/hour
I Will Teach You To Be Rich Inc.

Freelance Grant Writer
Assistance Dogs Northwest

Freelance Curriculum Writer – Pays $500-$2500/month
Ethos Logos Classical

Freelance Trending News Contributor
Heavy Inc.

Freelance Cosmetics Industry Blog Writer – Pays $25/hour
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Freelance Health Content Writers
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Freelance Creative Content Writer/Copywriter
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Freelance Transcriptionist – Pays $0.53-$0.63/audio minute
SyncScript

Freelance Transcriptionist
Interpose International Corporation

Freelance Transcriptionist
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For links to all jobs featured above, CLICK HERE.

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Freelance Success Story

Tell YOUR Story to CRACK Writer's Block! by Dennis Peterson

It was one of those days when the Muse refused to appear. Nothing I wrote was right! Sitting before my keyboard, I struggled with writer’s block, staring blankly at the nearest wall. Suddenly, a picture frame on that wall came into focus and I read the caption beneath the photo of an antique typewriter...
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