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March 28, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - 4 Questions to Answer Before Writing "Scathing" Exposés About People


News From the Floating Home Office - ALERT – Dirty Fingernails on the Keyboard!


Feature Article - 3 Paying Australian Literary Magazines That Work with Non-Aussies! – by Julie Guirgis


Ask the Expert - “A publicist called me about ‘republishing’ my book. What’s up with that?!”


Whispers and Warnings - Writers Digest publisher files for bankruptcy; Publisher of N. Korea book warns buyers; Amazon refuses ad $ for products not generating a profit; and much more!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 03/28/19

Mining People Magazine
Moment Magazine
St. Anthony Messenger
This Magazine
Trapper & Predator Caller
Unlocked

Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs for 03/28/19


Freelance Success Story - The Flying Nun, Oprah, and Me – by John Riddle


Letters and Comments - What Our Readers are Saying about the Downward Spiral of Ebook Sales

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

From the Publisher's Desk

4 Questions to Answer Before Writing "Scathing" Exposés About People

A writer asks, "Can I get sued for writing scathing articles on televangelists?"
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News From The Floating Home Office

ALERT - Dirty Fingernails on the Keyboard!

Hmmm... When will my next hot shower be?
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Feature Article

3 Paying Australian Literary Magazines That Work with Non-Aussies! - by Julie Guirgis

Australia has a small but diverse selection of literary journals and magazines. All pay rates quoted below are in Australian Dollars...
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Ask the Expert

"A publicist called me about 'republishing' my book. What's up with that?!"

I was called by a "publicist" about republishing my book that they saw on Amazon. (It's not supposed to be there because my lawyer was supposed to give them a cease and desist order since it was from Tate Publishing...)"
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Whispers and Warnings!

Writers Digest publisher files for bankruptcy; Publisher of N. Korea book warns buyers; Amazon refuses ad $ for products not generating a profit; and much more!

Also: Univ. of California cancels $10 million/year subscription to academic journals; The rise of robot authors; and Mockingbird play publisher claims infliction of monetary losses.
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Mining People Magazine

“An easy-reading, homespun magazine featuring coal people and coal towns, with special sections on news and product development.” 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14.2K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week.
Pays flat fee of $250 for up to 2500 words.
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Moment Magazine

“Moment Magazine, North America’s premier Jewish magazine, was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied to any organization, denomination or point of view and offers a balanced accounting of the Jewish experience in America, focusing on political, lifestyle, cultural and arts coverage.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication.
Pays $200-$1000.
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St. Anthony Messenger

"St. Anthony Messenger is a Catholic family magazine that aims to help its readers lead more fully human and Christian lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel in the spirit of St. Francis. We publish articles that report on a changing church and world, opinion pieces written from the perspective of Christian faith and values, personality profiles, and fiction which entertains and informs." Circ. 70,000. Monthly. Pays "upon signed contract." Publishes ms within a year of acceptance. Buys first worldwide serial rights. No reprints. Responds one month.
Pays $0.20/word for articles up to 2,000 words.
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This Magazine

“This Magazine is Canada's source for progressive politics, ideas, and culture. It provides award-winning investigative journalism, provocative commentary, and great writing from emerging journalists, artists, and writers. Most of our work in contributed by freelancers." Welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-2 months.
Pays $0.10/per word.
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Trapper & Predator Caller

Trapper & Predator Caller is the leading source of practical, comprehensive information for North American fur harvesters. Each issue is packed with feature articles by North America's most knowledgeable trappers and predator callers. /T&PC/ provides the most thorough wild fur market report in North America and informs readers about vital industry trends. Published 10 times each year — January, February, March, April-May, June-July, Augus t, September, October, November and December — T&PC provides current, practical information for fur trappers, animal-control workers and predator callers. Each issue also contains up-to-date reports from state trapping association partners across the country.” 75% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 38K. Publishes 10 issues/year. Pays 45 days after publication. Publishes ms one year after acceptance. Buys all rights. Responds 2-5 weeks.
Pays $250.
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Unlocked

“Unlocked is a devotional with daily readings for teens that challenge readers to live out their faith in today’s world.” Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 12 weeks. Guidelines online at https://unlocked.org/teen-devotional-guidelines.
Pays $30 for 300-350 words.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/28/19

Freelance Success Story

The Flying Nun, Oprah, and Me - by John Riddle

I'd found the best of both worlds, allowing me to use my gift of creative communication to write grant and fundraising letters, and to create special events. For example, I tried to set the Guinness Book of World Records by having the largest number of people dance the twist with Chubby Checker...
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LETTERS AND COMMENTS

What Our Readers are Saying about the Downward Spiral of Ebook Sales

"I spend far too much time reading text on a computer screen for work to want to read more of it from a pleasure book. Frankly, when I travel by air, I almost never see an E-reader in anyone’s lap — I see both hard copy and paperback books..."
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