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January 17, 2020

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - How to Turn Your Blog or Facebook Posts Into a Book!


News From the Floating Home Office - How to Know if Your Kid will Be an Entrepreneur!


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

Using Eight People as Examples, Author Pens Self-Help Book for Those Suffering in the Hell of Alcoholism - by Cheryl Shoquist

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A Property Dispute Leads to a True Crime Book About an Abducted Little Girl - by Lawrence H. Fisher


Feature Article - Professional Academic Writing Can Be Very Lucrative, and Does NOT Involve Helping Students Cheat! - by Mohamed Saad


Ask the Expert - "Can I put a photo I took of a statue on my book's cover?"

In The News... - NYT Sued Again, AND AGAIN!; Amazon Ships Dirty Diapers; Journalists in Danger; and Much MORE - ...In The News - 01/17/2020


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 01/17/20

Able, the Newspaper For, By and About the Disabled
Abyss & Apex
Alaska Business Monthly
The Antioch Review
Apex Magazine, Apex Publications
The Ashtray Blog

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 01/17/20


Marketing Secrets - Using RELIABLE Sources Can Increase Your Freelance Writing Income! - by Charlotte Grainer

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

Angela's Desk

How to Turn Your Blog or Facebook Posts Into a Book!

Today, we're discussing a super-easy way to turn your blog, Facebook, website, or other posts into a book!
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How to Turn Your Blog or Facebook Posts Into a Book!
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News From the Floating Home Office

How to Know if Your Kid will Be an Entrepreneur!

Does your child have some or all of these 9 entrepreneurial characteristics?
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How to Know if Your Kid will Be an Entrepreneur!
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This Week's Backstories

Using Eight People as Examples, Author Pens Self-Help Book for Those Suffering in the Hell of Alcoholism - by Cheryl Shoquist

Years of being the designated driver eventually frayed the last psychological fibers of my patience, understanding, and acceptance. Alcohol is a commodity, creating jobs, taxes, and many good things. I don’t dispute that. But...
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Using Eight People as Examples, Author Pens Self-Help Book for Those Suffering in the Hell of Alcoholism - by Cheryl Shoquist

A Property Dispute Leads to a True Crime Book About an Abducted Little Girl - by Lawrence H. Fisher

Then, on March 21, the story of Tanya’s rescue from the hands of a pedophile riveted the world. Reporters descended upon her father’s house. Jerry’s phone rang incessantly with interview requests. The quarrel with his neighbor dissipated into a distant concern. Everything to come was like nothing I could have imagined...
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A Property Dispute Leads to a True Crime Book About an Abducted Little Girl - by Lawrence H. Fisher
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Feature Article

Professional Academic Writing Can Be Very Lucrative, and Does NOT Involve Helping Students Cheat! - by Mohamed Saad

Academic writing can be a lucrative income generator. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of this writing genre.
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Professional Academic Writing Can Be Very Lucrative, and Does NOT Involve Helping Students Cheat! - by Mohamed Saad
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Ask the Expert

"Can I put a photo I took of a statue on my book's cover?"

"I have a photograph that I took of a statue that I would like to use as cover/back cover art for a book I've written. The statue sits in..."
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"Can I put a photo I took of a statue on my book's cover?"
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In The News ...

NYT Sued Again, AND AGAIN!; Amazon Ships Dirty Diapers; Journalists in Danger; and Much MORE - ...In The News - 01/17/2020

MORE: Government Spying on Journalists, Mayor calls Newspaper "Racist," Reuters Once Funded by British Intelligence
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NYT Sued Again, AND AGAIN!; Amazon Ships Dirty Diapers; Journalists in Danger; and Much MORE - ...In The News - 01/16/2020
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Paying Markets for Writers

Apex Magazine, Apex Publications

100% freelance. "We want science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mash-ups of all three—the dark, weird stuff down at the bottom of your little literary heart. This magazine is not a publication credit, it is a place to put your secret places and dreams on display. Short fiction." Unsolicited poetry not accepted. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys first rights and non-exclusive anthology rights. Responds 30-60 days.

Pays $0.05/word. Stories no longer than 5000 words.
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Apex Magazine, Apex Publications

Able, the Newspaper For, By and About the Disabled

"We are a monthly newspaper that provides information for people with disabilities." Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints.

Pays $50 for 500 words.
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Able, the newspaper for, by and about the disabled

Abyss & Apex

100% freelance. “We publish Science Fiction and Fantasy only, up to 10K words, and genre poetry. We also review small press books (not self-published unless the author has previously had a story in Abyss & Apex). We especially like to review short story collections.” Welcomes new writers. “25% of our stories are the first things that writer had published. We cannot afford to pay pro rates so, if we see promise in a writer we work with them on rewrites and MAKE pro writers. Some of the writer's we've helped launch are Lavie Tidar and Aliette de Bodard. We published early NK Jemisin and Alan Smale.” Circ. 12K servers/month. Quarterly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes around a year after acceptance. Buys “World English Rights, for publication in the English language on the World Wide Web and in downloadable PDF; Right of first offer on world anthology rights; The work shall be available online through an archived copy for at least four months and then Indefinitely or until the author requests its removal.” No reprints. Responds between 2 weeks to 6 months.

Pays $0.06/word, not to exceed $75/story.
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Abyss & Apex

Alaska Business Monthly

"Alaska Business Monthly's goal is to provide thorough and objective analysis of the issues and trends affecting Alaska's businesses, and to feature stories on the individuals, organizations, and companies that shape the Alaska Economy. Alaska Business Monthly explores the Alaska economy with a statewide and regional approach to business coverage." 80% freelance. Welcomes published authors from Alaska. Monthly. Pays month of publication. Buys all rights. Responds promptly to queries.

Pays $100-$500 for 500-2,500 words.
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Alaska Business Monthly

The Antioch Review

“The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. We publish fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors. Authors published in our pages are consistently included in Best American anthologies and Pushcart prizes. Finalist for National Magazine Award for essays in 2009 and 2011 and for fiction in 2010. We continue to serve our readers and our authors and to encourage others to publish the “best words in the best order.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months. Buys all rights. Responds in 4-6 months.

Pays $20 per published page. “We don’t publish pieces longer than 8000 words.”
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The Antioch Review

The Ashtray Blog

“The Ashtray Blog provides vaping and THR news, ecigarette guides, humour and special offers.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in 1-4 weeks after acceptance. Buys online and hard copy rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 days.

Pays $50 + $5/photo.
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The Ashtray Blog
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 01/17/20

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

33 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Credit Cards Writer – includes benefits
FinanceBuzz

Freelance Personal Finance And Investing Content Fact Checker – Pays $20/hour
Dotdash

Freelance Creative Writer and Spokesperson
World Future Fund

Freelance Literature Study Guide and Q&A Writer
eNotes

Freelance Content Reviewer – Pays $15/hour
Lighthouse Services

Freelance Tropical Destinations Travel Writer
Tropikaia

Freelance Writer – Pays $225/week
Pro Paint Corner

Freelance Education Blog Writer
Writers Per Hour

Freelance Event Industry Content Writer – Pays $1K/month
Planning Pod

Freelance Online News Writer
Inquisitr

Freelance Garden Wildlife Writer – Pays $0.06/word
Home & Roost

Freelance Content Editor
Website Planet

Freelance Construction Materials Writer
METRO SEALANT

Freelance Pet Rabbit Writer – Pays $0.06/word
Home & Roost

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.05/word
Love Work at Home

Freelance Senior Living Marketing Copywriter
SmartBug

Freelance Marketing Technology Copywriter
SmartBug

Freelance Project Management Curriculum Writer
Thinkful

Freelance Digital Marketing Writer/Blogger
Whova

Freelance Sleep Writer – Pays $0.03/word
Sleepjobs

Freelance Technical Writer
Impact Makers

Freelance Tech/Startup Writer – Pays $50-$150/article
FoundersList

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $20-$30/hour
BestPrintBuy.com

Freelance Developmental Editor
Crooked Lane Books & Alcove Press

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $15/hour
Family Publications Ltd.

Freelance ELA Lesson (PPT) Content Developer for Gr. 6-10 – Pays $15-$20 hour
Intervene

Freelance Lifestyle Editor
Romper

Copywriter/Editor – Pays $60K-$70K/year
360training.com

Freelance Politics Writer
Mic

Freelance Editor – Pays $30/hour
Ross Investigators

Freelance Writer
T.L.P. Education

Freelance Staff Writer
LoveToKnow Media

Freelance Transcriptionist – Pays $63/recorded hour
Home Row, 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.

Marketing Secrets

Using RELIABLE Sources Can Increase Your Freelance Writing Income! - by Charlotte Grainer

If you want to give your journalistic work more credibility, AND increase your freelance income, find professional sources to back up your facts. Here's how!
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Using RELIABLE Sources Can Increase Your Freelance Writing Income! - by Charlotte Grainer
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