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December 06, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - Why Ingram (the Distributor) Won't Tell Authors and Publishers Who Purchased Their Books


News From the Floating Home Office - The Fire Department Came for a Surprise Visit! (Oops!!)


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

Viewing the World Sideways Leads This Author to Write Some PRETTY WEIRD STUFF! - by Terence Kuch

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How This Book Finally Came to Life After 30 Years in the Garage! - Beverly B. Palmer, Ph.D.


Feature Article - Sending an Unsolicited Article with No Request for Payment Means NO Money for You - by Harvey Randall, Esq.


Ask the Expert - "Amazon CANCELLED an Order for my Print on Demand Book! How Can They Do This?!"

In The News... - Dictionary.com Word of the Year, George Zimmerman Lawsuit, Former Amazon Employee Speaks, and MUCH MORE


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 12/06/19

YouthWorker Journal
The Prairie Journal
Winemaker
Susquehanna Life Magazine
OutLook by the Bay
The Threepenny Review

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 12/06/19


Marketing Secrets - 10 Ways to Sell More Books When Your Marketing Budget is Zero - by Angela Booth

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

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Angela's Desk

Why Ingram (the Distributor) Won't Tell Authors and Publishers Who Purchased Their Books

Imagine going to a bookstore, and buying a non-fiction book on how to holistically treat a venereal disease you picked up last week, or a book on...
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Why Ingram (the Distributor) Won't Tell Authors and Publishers Who Purchased Their Books

News From the Floating Home Office

The Fire Department Comes for a Surprise Visit!

Last night was our final dress rehearsal. They put the smoke machines in the entryway and that's when it happened... BEEP! BEEP!! BEEP!!!
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The Fire Department Comes for a Surprise Visit!
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This Week's Backstories

Viewing the World Sideways Leads This Author to Write Some PRETTY WEIRD STUFF! - by Terence Kuch

The Trees of Malice is a collection of sixteen short stories “of horror and the weird,” as the publisher called it, but even though I love zombie movies, my own writing is more weird and strange than straight horror. I look at the world we know not as a steady, solid place...subject to sudden bloody disruptions, but as a pretty …
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Viewing the World Sideways Leads This Author to Write Some PRETTY WEIRD STUFF! - by Terence Kuch

How This Book Finally Came to Life After 30 Years in the Garage! - Beverly B. Palmer, Ph.D.

Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life began in 1985 on my one-semester sabbatical because I wanted to present the scientific basis of loving relationships. There was an explosion of research articles on loving relationships in journals until 1975 when U.S. Senator William Proxmire gave a Golden Fleece Award to The National Science Foundation for spending $84,000 on a …
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How This Book Finally Came to Life After 30 Years in the Garage! - Beverly B. Palmer, Ph.D.
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Feature Article

Sending an Unsolicited Article with No Request for Payment Means NO Money for You - by Harvey Randall, Esq.

The author submitted an article to Buffalo News via email, transmitting it with a short message describing the piece, but with no mention of any expectation of...
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Sending an Unsolicited Article with No Request for Payment Means NO Money for You - by Harvey Randall, Esq.
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Ask the Expert

Amazon CANCELLED an Order for my Print on Demand Book! How Can They Do This?!

"I ordered a copy of my own print on demand book from Amazon. I was then shocked to receive an email from Amazon saying they couldn't obtain my book. And, they cancelled my order!"
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Amazon CANCELLED an Order for my Print on Demand Book! How Can They Do This?!
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In The News ...

George Zimmerman Sues Authors and Publisher; What's the Dictionary.com Word of the Year?; Former Amazon Employee Speaks Out; and MUCH MORE... In The News - 12/06/19

MORE: Star Trek Writer Dies; Man sued by club for defamation; and Tariffs aren't affecting ALL books
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George Zimmerman Sues Authors and Publisher; What's the Dictionary.com Word of the Year?; Former Amazon Employee Speaks Out; and MUCH MORE... In The News - 12/06/19
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Paying Markets for Writers

YouthWorker Journal

“Trade journal for youth ministry leaders.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly (print), monthly (web). Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week.

Payment varies for articles running 250-1800 words.

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YouthWorker Journal

The Prairie Journal

“Arts, literary, cultural small press journal.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Semi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First NA Serial Rights. Responds within 2 months.

Pays $20-$200 for 500-2000 words.

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The Prairie Journal

Winemaker

“WineMaker, launched in 1998, covers the full gamut of the winemaking hobby, from beginners to experts, from wine kits to fresh grapes, and is published bi-monthly. Every issue includes expert advice and techniques, award-winning recipes and how-to projects to help you make great wine. Regular columns include troubleshooting common problems with the Wine Wizard, learning special techniques and tips on making a specific style of wine in Varietal Focus, refining your winemaking with Techniques, building gadgets in Projects, growing your own grapes in Backyard Vines and hearing tips, and stories and recipes from fellow home winemakers in Cellar Dwellers. WineMaker gives you practical, well-researched information in a fun format for all home winemakers - whether you use kits, concentrates, juices, non-grape fruits or fresh grapes." Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all NA rights.

Pays $150-$250 for 2000-3000 words.

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Winemaker

Susquehanna Life Magazine

“Susquehanna Life is a quarterly, four-color, glossy feature-oriented publication with an active, upscale audience evenly divided between males and females ages 38+. Articles take a unique and positive look at a variety of aspects of life in Central Pennsylvania and provide readers with information about places to go, things to do and history. We strive to provide information that is unique and unusual. The most frequent compliment we receive from readers: ‘I’ve lived here all my life and I never knew that until I read it in Susquehanna Life magazine.’” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Buys all rights. No reprints. Pays within 2 weeks of publication.

Pays $75-$150 for full-length articles of approx. 850 words.

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Susquehanna Life Magazine

OutLook by the Bay

“Chesapeake Bay regional publication, targeting active Bay Boomers (seniors 55+).” Circ. 18K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. Accepts reprints, if allowed by previous publication. Responds in two weeks.

Pays $25.

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OutLook by the Bay

The Threepenny Review

“A quarterly review of the arts and society, combining essays, memoirs, fiction, poetry and observations about the world with first-class photography.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3-18 months after acceptance. Buys first serial rights. No reprints. Responds during reading period January through June.

Pays $200/short poetry pieces; $400/longer essays and fiction. 250-1000 words for Table Talk; 1200

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The Threepenny Review
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 12/06/19

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Freelance Local City Page Writer
Dave’s Computers

Freelance Writers
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Freelance Home Improvement and Appliances Writer – Pays $0.07/word
Bluhm Digital, LLC

Freelance CrossFit, Fitness, Mealprep Writer
Athletic Muscle

Freelance Camping & Outdoor Lifestyle Writer
Gtwo

Freelance eCommerce Writers
Crowd Content

Freelance Cycling Writer
Misterloke Media

Freelance Managing Editor – Pays $45K-$65K/year
MassiveAlliance

Freelance Editor
Deke Digital

Freelance Writers & Editors
METRO

Freelance Subeditor
rt.com

Freelance Associate/Senior Editor – Pays $45K-$85K/year
WeAreTeachers

Associate Production Editor – includes benefits
Kirkus Media

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.04-$0.10/word
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Freelance Journalists
Newsweed.com

Freelance SEO Writer
Web Presence, LLC

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $12-$15/hour
TW Media

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

Freelance Digital Marketing Editor – Pays $40K-$47K/year
First Page Sage

Freelance Creative Writer – Pays $15-$20/hour
Job Trim

Freelance Chemical Refinement Writer
First Page Sage

Freelance Assistant Editor
Film Daily

Freelance Editorial Assistant
Arrabella Publishing

Freelance Technical Writer – Pays $25-$40/hour
Radcom, Inc.

Freelance Digital Content Editor – Pays $20-$25/hour
360 Quote LLC

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $500-$600/month
Bay and Chay

Freelance Certified Resume Writer
Bonnie Career Services, Inc.

Freelance Paranormal Writer/Journalist
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Freelance Blog Writer
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Freelance Transcriptionist
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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

10 Ways to Sell More Books When Your Marketing Budget is Zero - by Angela Booth

You’ve got many low-cost and no-cost promotional options to choose from. Here’s the good news. Your zero-cost efforts will often out-perform paid marketing! Yes, it's true!
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10 Ways to Sell More Books When Your Marketing Budget is Zero - by Angela Booth
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