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January 09, 2020

DON'T FORGET! The Winter 24-Hour Short Story Contest is THIS SATURDAY!!

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From the Publisher's Desk - LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Winter, 2020 24-Hour Short Story Contest Topic Be?!?!


News From the Floating Home Office - When People Become Emotionally Attached to Their Vehicle...and Their Books


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

I'm LIVING PROOF that God Has a Sense of Humor! - by Patti Tingen

and

From Award Winning Child Writer, to Journalist, to Natural Anxiety and Stress Expert! - by Lea Grimaldi


Feature Article - 9 Obscure Paying Markets for Writers - by Karoki Githure


Ask the Expert - "What's the best thing I can offer potential readers during my book blog tour?"

In The News... - Amazon Ships Nasty Waffle; Publisher Dumps Author Accused of Pedophelia; and MORE - In The News - 01/09/2020


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 01/09/20

Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home, and 914Inc.
Workers Write
Westerly Magazine
Vestal Review
101 Holidays

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 01/09/20


Marketing Secrets - How I Increased My Freelance Income by Offering SEO Products and Programs! by Dorit Sasson

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

***THIS SATURDAY!!!***

1st Place: $300 + a book publishing package from BookLocker!
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $200
+ 80 other prizes
Only 500 entrants allowed so sign up today if you want to play!
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Angela's Desk

LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Winter, 2020 24-Hour Short Story Contest Topic Be?!?!

CELEBRATING OUR 21st YEAR OF 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTESTS! THIS SATURDAY, January 11, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time, is start-time for the WritersWeekly.com Winter, 2020 24-Hour Short Story Contest! It’s your last chance to sign up. What will the topic be??? See the link below for all past topics and winning stories. Only 500 participants are allowed per …
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LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Winter, 2020 24-Hour Short Story Contest Topic Be?!?!
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News From the Floating Home Office

When People Become Emotionally Attached to Their Vehicle...and Their Books

A BookLocker author and I got into an interesting discussion about cars with sentimental value the other day. He said I reminded him of Chapter 69 in his book (that made me blink a couple of times). He went on to say that one character was promising to take good care of the vintage Cadillac he was buying from the …
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When People Become Emotionally Attached to Their Vehicle...and Their Books
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This Week's Backstories

I'm LIVING PROOF that God Has a Sense of Humor! - by Patti Tingen

I never had any intention of becoming an author or speaker. But somehow, the words and stories found me. It all started when I had some thoughts about giving that began bubbling up in me. With sheer terror coursing through my body, I presented my brief message to our church congregation and...
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I'm LIVING PROOF that God Has a Sense of Humor! - by Patti Tingen

From Award Winning Child Writer, to Journalist, to Natural Anxiety and Stress Expert! - by Lea Grimaldi

Twice in my life, anxiety caused by insomnia has become so bad that I could not cope without pharmaceutical help, and that was a truly frightening place to be. I wrote this book in the hope that it gives people lifestyle tools to use before it gets to that point where they can no longer handle it on their own...
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From Award Winning Child Writer, to Journalist, to Natural Anxiety and Stress Expert! - by Lea Grimaldi
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Feature Article

9 Obscure Paying Markets for Writers - by Karoki Githure

With the explosion of the Internet, and subsequent globalization of the market, writers have an overwhelming quantity of markets to approach!
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9 Obscure Paying Markets for Writers - by Karoki Githure
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Ask the Expert

"What's the best thing I can offer potential readers during my book blog tour?"

"I have scheduled a blog tour to promote my newest book. What's the best thing I can offer to people who haven't yet decided to buy my book..."
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"What's the best thing I can offer potential readers during my book blog tour?"
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In The News ...

Amazon Ships Nasty Old Waffle; Publisher Dumps Author Accused of Molestation; and MORE - In The News - 01/09/2020

MORE: CNN settles with juvenile they harassed online; Employee fired after tweeting about bad holiday gift from employer, and Russia retracts more than 800 papers in "academic journals."
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Amazon Ships Nasty Old Waffle; Publisher Dumps Author Accused of Molestation; and MORE - In The News - 01/09/2020
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Paying Markets for Writers

Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

“A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys “First North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed.” Responds within one week.
Guidelines by email.

Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words.

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Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

Workers Write

"Since our first anthology, Workers
Write! has become an important voice in working class literature. We are collecting the stories and poems about jobs that define who we are as individuals and communities." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Annual. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys FNAS Rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week.

Pays flat fee of $25-$50/story up to 5,000 words (no minimum); $5-$20/poem.

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Workers Write

Westerly Magazine

"Since 1956, Westerly has been publishing lively fiction and poetry as well as intelligent articles. The magazine has always sought to provide a Western Australian-based voice, although its contributors and subject matter have never been geographically exclusive. It covers literature and culture throughout the world, but maintains a special emphasis on Australia, particularly Western Australia, and the Asian region." Welcomes new writers. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys non-exclusive rights (rights remain with each writer). No reprints. Responds within one to two days. "Writers can get a sample of our publication through our website: free download of online special issues, full digital archive."

Pays $180 to subscribers for stories ($135 + subscription for
non-subscribers); $180 to subscribers for essays ($135 + subscription

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Westerly Magazine

Vestal Review

"Launched in March of 2000, Vestal Review is the world’s oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction." Welcomes new writers. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 3 months.

Pays $25 flat fee for 10-500 words and $100 for the annual VERA award.

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Vestal Review

101 Holidays

"A group of six travel offering travel inspiration and recommendations. As well as the main site, our specialist sites focus on honeymoons, singles holidays, family travel, short breaks and the USA." Works with new writers, "but they will typically be either experienced travel writers or enter through our internship program: (See website for details." Pays within 7 days of publication. Publishes ms approx. 7-14 days after acceptance. "We retain the right to publish the article on our website and third-party websites through syndication programmes. Copyright remains with the writer." No reprints. Response time varies.

Pays £50 - £100.

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101 Holidays
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 01/09/20

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

37 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Retail Reporter
OTR Global

Freelance Feature/News Writer
Static Media

Freelance Script Editor
Static Media

Freelance Writers & Editors
METRO

Freelance Writers – Pays $20/post
Vivial Media LLC

Freelance Food Writers
Olive Oil Times

Freelance Content Copywriter and Blogger
FATJOE

Freelance Writer
CURTIS Digital

Freelance B2B Content Writer
Kalium

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.06/word
mOOnshot digital

Freelance Animal Rights News and Petitions Writer
Lady Freethinker

Freelance Travel Writer & Editor – Pays $20-$35/hour
Fairytrail

Freelance Copywriter
Family Publications Ltd

Freelance Content Writer
Outcrowd Group

Freelance Content Writer
Alliance Development Group (ADG)

Freelance Cannabis Writer – includes benefits
The Pen Is Mightier Content Creators, LLC

Junior Copywriter – includes benefits
Happy Grasshopper

Freelance Technical Writer
The Pen Is Mightier Content Creators, LLC

Freelance Writer
The List

Freelance IJR Writer
Independent Journal Review

Content Writer & Social Media Manager – Pays $40K-$50K/year
ProNexis

Freelance Resume Writer
WisePoint Group, LLC

Freelance Technology and Business Journalists – includes benefits
Venture Public Relations

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $10-$20/hour
Content Campaigns

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $50-$70/article
Data Targeting, Inc.

Freelance Resume Writer
SoCalResumes

Freelance Disney Writer and Editor
Cambrick Yard

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $20-$24/hour
ZonGuru

Freelance Innovation Writer
Inverse

Freelance Marketing Copywriter
Krazy Coupon Lady

Freelance Copywriter
appear [here] (Yes, that's really the name of the company.)

Freelance Writer – Pays $150/article, needs 8 articles a month
Healthline.com

Freelance Consultant Copy Editor
UNDP

Freelance Video Game News Writer
Inverse/Bustle

Freelance Editor
The Daily Beast

Freelance Personal Finance Writer
First Quarter Finance

Freelance Proposal Writer
CyraCom International, Inc.

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.

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