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October 24, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - SHAME!! Dog Ear Publishing Accused of Not Paying Royalties....but IS STILL BILLING THEIR AUTHORS' ANNUAL FEES!!!


News From the Floating Home Office - Did That Psychic Chick Put a Spell on Us?!


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

A Summer Visit from Two Acquaintances Leads to Two Published Books and Three Historical Markers! - by Linda Hass


An Observant Airport Employee and His Author Friend Help Expose Child Sex Trafficking in a Unique Way - by Kitania Kavey


Feature Article - 10 Ways to Get Repeat Assignments from a Magazine Editor! - by Terry Freedman


Ask the Expert - "Is a 1400-page memoir too long?"


In The News... - Biden Plagiarism Avoidance; Publisher Cancels Book Release Over Factual Errors; Amazon Sweat Shops (yes, again!); AND MUCH MORE!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 10/24/19

Business Jet Traveler
District Media, Inc.
CDP
District Media, Inc.
Downstate Story
Feed-Lot

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 10/24/19


Success Story - How Learning to Pitch My Service Skyrockets My Freelance Pay! by Georgina Starmer

This Week's Trivia Question! Win a FREE BOOK PUBLISHING PACKAGE at BookLocker.com!

Angela's Desk

SHAME!! Dog Ear Publishing Accused of Not Paying Royalties....but IS STILL BILLING THEIR AUTHORS' ANNUAL FEES!!!

It's one thing to not be paying your authors' royalties but it's QUITE ANOTHER to have the balls to actually...
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SHAME!! Dog Ear Publishing Accused of Not Paying Royalties....but IS STILL BILLING THEIR AUTHORS' ANNUAL FEES!!!
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News From the Floating Home Office

Did That Psychic Chick Put a Spell on Us?!

This week, we had fun blaming every mishap in life on The Scam Psychic!
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Did That Psychic Chick Put a Spell on Us?!

This Week's Backstories

A Summer Visit from Two Acquaintances Leads to Two Published Books and Three Historical Markers! - by Linda Hass

One summer day several years ago, two acquaintances stopped by my house to ask a favor. And, later, on dark nights, when stars illuminated my imagination, the idea glowed with possibility...
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A Summer Visit from Two Acquaintances Leads to Two Published Books and Three Historical Markers! - by Linda Hass

An Observant Airport Employee and His Author Friend Help Expose Child Sex Trafficking in a Unique Way - by Kitania Kavey

I live in the Netherlands where there is only one main airport. It is the third busiest in all of Europe. A friend of mine works as a passenger assistant there, and knows that I write screenplays. He approached me one day, around 2014, to tell me his story. He had become aware that some of the unaccompanied minors he …
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An Observant Airport Employee and His Author Friend Help Expose Child Sex Trafficking in a Unique Way - by Kitania Kavey
Marketplace-Profiles

Feature Article

10 Ways to Get Repeat Assignments from a Magazine Editor - by Terry Freedman

The more repeat business you can cultivate, the easier your writing career will become. Use these ten tips to help you get more "YES" replies from editors you've written for in the past!
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10 Ways to Get Repeat Assignments from a Magazine Editor - by Terry Freedman
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Ask the Expert

"Is a 1400-page memoir too long?"

Q - Hi Angela If I decide to publish my memoir, what's the bottom line on 1400 pages? Can it fit into one paperback volume? D.S. A - At BookLocker, our limit is 1,050 pages but I wouldn't recommend a book that large. It would be very cumbersome for readers to hold while reading, and expensive to purchase. I recommend …
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"Is a 1400-page memoir too long?"
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In The News ...

Biden Plagiarism Avoidance; Publisher Cancels Book Release Over Factual Errors; Amazon Sweat Shops (yes, again!); AND MUCH MORE! - ...In the News - 10/24/19

MORE: No constitutional safeguards for free speech in Australia; No more satire in Venezuala; Congress eyeing ebook access control; Barnes and Noble still battling ex-CEO.
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Biden Plagiarism Avoidance; Publisher Cancels Book Release Over Factual Errors; Amazon Sweat Shops (yes, again!); AND MUCH MORE! - ...In the News - 10/24/19
Marketplace-Editors

Paying Markets for Writers

Business Jet Traveler

Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 35K. Every other month (plus annual U.S. and China Buyers’ Guides). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Usually responds in 1-2 days.

Pays: $.50/word
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Business Jet Traveler

CDP

"We are an international digital content and communications company that has extensive contacts with experts, consultants, activists, etc. who are interested in getting their name out there and raising their digital profiles -- without always having the writing skills to match.” Pays 60 days after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 3 days.

Pays: €90 per article (approximately $110 dollars or £80)
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Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 300 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints.

Pays: $0.30/word
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Feed-Lot

Capital Impact Partners

"Through capital and commitment, Capital Impact Partners helps people build communities of opportunity that break barriers to success. We deliver strategic financing, incubate new social programs, and provide capacity-building to help ensure that low-to-moderate-income individuals have access to quality healthcare and education, healthy foods, affordable housing, and the ability to age with dignity. A nonprofit community development financial institution, Capital Impact Partners has disbursed more than $2 billion to revitalize communities over the past 30 years." Pays on acceptance.

Pays: $750-$1500
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Capital Impact Partners

District Media, Inc.

“Originally founded in the District of Columbia in 2007, District Media, Inc. is an independent media company. Our objective is to deliver high-quality personal finance news and advice that informs, empowers, educates and entertains the public. We provide this information free of charge through our portfolio of personal finance websites, with all operating expenses paid through advertising.”

Pays: $15-$200
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District Media, Inc.

Downstate Story

“Downstate Story Inc. is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation founded in 1992 to publish Downstate Story, an independent, annual, literary magazine.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Annual. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds in the fall. Sample articles available online.

Pays: $50/article
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Downstate Story
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 10/24/19

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.

29 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Credit Cards and Banking Editor – includes benefits
Fit Small Business

Freelance Multimedia Copy Editor
GateHouse Media

Freelance Digital Content Producer – Pays $35K-$45K/year
MyNorthwest

Freelance Writer – includes benefits
NerdWallet

Freelance Writer with a Copy Editing Background – includes benefits
NerdWallet

Freelance Writer – Pays $20/post
Vivial Media LLC

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

Freelance Assistant Editor – Pays $18/hour
WiseOldSayings

Freelance Sports Journalist
rt.com

Freelance Newsletter Writers/Curators – Pays $20K/year
Inside.com

Freelance Writer
blind ad

Freelance Investment Writers
Codeless

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.06/word
Family Destinations Guide

Freelance Writers
Link-able

Freelance Technical Content Writer – Pays $15-$25/hour
Blue Orange Digital

Freelance Auto Content Writer
System1

Freelance Content Strategist/Copywriter
Media Cause

Freelance Blockchain Content Writer
Winn.Solutions

Freelance Content Developer – Pays $40K-$50K/year
Charter College

Freelance Copywriter – includes benefits
Trainer Road, LLC

Freelance Technical Writer
Upland Software

Freelance ELA Test Prep Writer (CAASPP) – Pays $25/hour
Method Schools

Freelance Math Test Prep Writer (SBAC) – Pays $25/hour
Method Schools

Freelance Copy Editor/Writer
CodeLathe Technologies Inc.

Freelance Writer
Finder

Freelance Financial Staff Writer
LoveToKnow Media

Freelance Medical Writer
Custom Learning Designs

Freelance Creative Writer and Spokesperson
WORLD FUTURE FUND

Freelance Proofreader – Pays $25/hour
Kelly Services

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.

Freelance Success Story

How Learning to Pitch My Service Skyrocketed My Freelance Pay! by Georgina Starmer

The biggest difference for my freelance writing career was learning to pitch. I have had many articles published in online farming magazines, and the pay rate sky-rocketed!
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How Learning to Pitch My Service Skyrockets My Freelance Pay! by Georgina Starmer
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