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From the Publisher's Desk - JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN! We Told Them NOT to Write about THIS...So They Wrote About THAT! Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com FALL, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!


News From the Floating Home Office - Max's Hilarious (or Disturbing???) Halloween Costume!


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

How I Outwitted Government Censors to Publish My Book - by Leonard A. Slutsky

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When a Mysterious Voice in the Night Told Me to Write a Book... - by Maria Arrington

Feature Article - Are You an Arrogant Speaker? Six Rules for Enchanting Your Audience! - by Wendy Hobday Haugh


Ask the Expert -


In The News... -Blank Book Sales on Amazon; Little Free Library Trademark Battle; Bookshop May Rival Amazon; and MORE! - In The News - 10/30/19


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 10/30/19


FreelancerCareers.org
Outpost Magazine
Healthline
Outpost Magazine
National Communications Magazine
Outpost Magazine
PRISM international, Creative Writing Program
Purpose Magazine

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 10/30/19


Marketing Secrets! - WRITERS - How to Get Clients Through Your Local Chamber of Commerce! - by Devon Ellington

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

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News From the Floating Home Office

Max's Hilarious (or Disturbing???) Halloween Costume!

It's not so much the costume (which is adorable), nor the Mr. Bean mask (which is kinda creepy). It's the sheer size of it. That is one a GIGANTIC 6' 3" Teletubby! And, how does a velveteen costume wearer fare in Florida's 86-degree heat???
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Max's Hilarious (or Disturbing???) Halloween Costume!

From the Publisher's Desk

JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN! We Told Them NOT to Write about THIS...So They Wrote About THAT! Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com FALL, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Children catching falling sugar maple leaves, a cold, dangerous river, a protective mother...and a toothless man with a dripping red shirt... You're going to LOVE the winning stories for the Fall 24-Hour Short Story Contest! DO NOT MISS THE FIRST PLACE WINNER! IT'S AWESOME!!
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We Told Them NOT to Write about THIS...So They Wrote About THAT! Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com FALL, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

This Week's Backstories

How I Outwitted Government Censors to Publish My Book - by Leonard A. Slutsky

Where there's a literary will, there's definitely a way!
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How I Outwitted Government Censors to Publish My Book - by Leonard A. Slutsky

When a Mysterious Voice in the Night Told Me to Write a Book... - by Maria Arrington

I had retired to bed on the first evening of the weekend class, and was sharply awakened midway through the night by a voice.  I was surprised because I am a heavy sleeper and because I was in the bedroom alone.  The voice said...
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When a Mysterious Voice in the Night Told Me to Write a Book... - by Maria Arrington
Marketplace-Profiles

Feature Article

Are You an Arrogant Speaker? Six Rules for Enchanting Your Audience! - by Wendy Hobday Haugh

THIS IS A GREAT ARTICLE! Getting a chance to publicly speak in front of a group of fans or fellow writers is a great opportunity for any writer. By following some basic guidelines, and avoiding certain pitfalls, you can make a great impression, and keep your audience enraptured!
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Are You an Arrogant Speaker? Six Rules for Enchanting Your Audience! - by Wendy Hobday Haugh
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Ask the Expert

"Should I pay a book review site $1.50 for every copy of my ebook that they give away for free?"

Why in the world would an author PAY people to read his or her book rather than the other way around?!?! I'm having a hard time trying to think of a worse book review deal for authors!
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"Should I pay a book review site $1.50 for every copy of my ebook that they give away for free?"
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In The News ...

Blank Book Sales on Amazon; Little Free Library Trademark Battle; Bookshop May Rival Amazon, and MORE - In The News - 10/30/19

MORE: FaceBook to Launch News Outlet? Can we trust it??; Newspaper Publisher Found Dead in Office of possible suicide - upset about losing advertising business to Facebook.
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Blank Book Sales on Amazon; Little Free Library Trademark Battle; Bookshop May Rival Amazon, and MORE - In The News - 10/30/19
Marketplace-Editors

Paying Markets for Writers

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.

Pays $40 per page of poetry, $30 per page of prose.
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PRISM international, Creative Writing Program

Healthline

"Healthline is the fastest-growing digital consumer health publication. We create expert content to support, guide, and inspire readers toward the best possible health outcomes." Pays Within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 3-5 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 1 week. "Writer's guidelines will be provided via email for qualified writers."

Pay varies.
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Healthline

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.

Pays $75-$100.
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National Communications Magazine

Outpost Magazine

"Canada's only international adventure-travel magazine." Warmly welcomes new writers. 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).
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Outpost Magazine

Legalcom Group

"We specialize in providing legal information online through vetted lawyers and paralegals across the globe. Pays every other week, after article submission. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 business days. "Each writer will have a guidelines document and each topic we're looking to write about has a proposed structure/summary/useful links.

Pays $80-$130.

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Legalcom Group

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.” Welcomes new writers. “If you're a new writer with a good story and good photos, we'll work with you to whip your words into shape.” Pays 60 days before publication. Publishes between 3 months to a year after acceptance.

Pays $50-$750.
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Good Old Boat
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 10/30/19

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

23 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Advertising Writer – near San Jose / San Francisco Bay Area
Crawford Group

Freelance Writer – Pays $75-$100
The Well News

Freelance Developmental Editor
Advantage Media Group and ForbesBooks

Freelance Staff Writer – Pays $42K/year
Inside Radio

Freelance Content Creators – Pays $20/post
Vivial Media LLC

Freelance Content Writer – Education. Pays $15K-$20/year.
WorkMonger

Freelance Remote Marketing Associate – Pays $28K-$32K/year.
WorkMonger

Freelance Health Content Fact Checker – Pays $20/hour.
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Personal Finance and Investing Content Fact Checker
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Freelance Digital Content Writer
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation

Freelance SMB, Personal Finance Editor
IBTimes

Freelance Content Update Editors & Producers – Brides. Pays $15-$25/hour.
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Freelance Writer
Lifestyles After 50

Freelance Video Game Writer
The National Gamer Association

Freelance Blogger
Coder Kids

Freelance Writer
Longneck and Thunderfoot

Freelance Copywriter
Cameron Ashley Building Products

Freelance Mobile Guides Writer
Digital Trends

Freelance German Content Writer – gaming, casino,gambling
total odds media

Freelance Bio Science, Longevity, and Life Extension Writer
Ambrosia Labs

Freelance GhostWriter – for Sales Funnel/Digital Marketing Websites
Swell Press Inc

Freelance Writer – long-term
KratomSpace

Freelance Freelance Consumer Technology Writer
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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!

WRITERS - How to Get Clients Through Your Local Chamber of Commerce! - by Devon Ellington

Local chamber events allow you to naturally interact with local businesses. Rather than cold-calling a business, you get to know each other through meetings and networking events. Then, when you send a Letter of Intent (LOI) or a pitch, you are a familiar face with knowledge of their business!
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WRITERS - How to Get Clients Through Your Local Chamber of Commerce! - by Devon Ellington
Marketplace