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January 23, 2020

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From the Publisher's Desk - World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For January, 2020!


News From the Floating Home Office - Maternal Guilt and Mason's New Off-Off-Off-Broadway Roles!


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

Daughter of Reporter Becomes Award-winning Journalist Herself Who Delves Deep into the Broken Catholic Church - by T. Stanfill Benns

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A Mayan Energy Leader and Yellow Stickie Notes Lead to Author's First Book AND Her Own Business! - by Rhonda Moffatt


Feature Article - 3 Ways to Earn Passive Income from Your Writing! - by Louisa Miya


Ask the Expert - "I just republished my book with a better publisher but my old version is still for sale on Amazon. What can I do?"

In The News... - Publisher Uses Money to Hire Law Firm BUT OWES AUTHORS ROYALTIES; Amazon Driver Claims Road Fatigue In Crash; Gabbard Sues Clinton - ...In The News


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 01/23/20

Brew Your Own
Good Old Boat
Birding
Feed-Lot
Authorship, National Writers Association
Business Jet Traveler

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 01/23/20


Marketing Secrets - How I Use "Anniversaries" to Get More Writing Assignments - by Jack Smiles

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

Angela's Desk

World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For January, 2020!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another hilarious installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals!!!
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World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For January, 2020!
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News From the Floating Home Office

Maternal Guilt and Mason's New Off-Off-Off-Broadway Roles!

To be completely honest with all of you, I've never been keen on parents who get their kids into show business. Could the money be great for his future? Sure. But, shouldn't kids be allowed to be kids? To have a "normal" childhood?
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Maternal Guilt and Mason's New Off-Off-Off-Broadway Roles!
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This Week's Backstories

Daughter of Reporter Becomes Award-winning Journalist Herself Who Delves Deep into the Broken Catholic Church - by T. Stanfill Benns

I began writing for “traditional” Catholic publications, and asking questions. I did not like the answers I received...
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Daughter of Reporter Becomes Award-winning Journalist Herself Who Delves Deep into the Broken Catholic Church - by T. Stanfill Benns

A Mayan Energy Leader and Yellow Stickie Notes Lead to Author's First Book AND Her Own Business! - by Rhonda Moffatt

During my lengthy reading, she exclaimed, "Learn Feng Shui, write a book, and open a company reflecting energy-work. You will be successful...”
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A Mayan Energy Leader and Yellow Stickie Notes Lead to Author's First Book AND Her Own Business! - by Rhonda Moffatt
BoostABook

Feature Article

3 Ways to Earn Passive Income from Your Writing! - by Louisa Miya

These passive income streams may need work in the beginning stages but they can pay off in the long run. Passive income is the true definition of "making money while you sleep."
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3 Ways to Earn Passive Income from Your Writing! - by Louisa Miya
BookTrailers

Ask the Expert

"I just republished my book with a better publisher but my old version is still for sale on Amazon. What can I do?"

Use this one simple trick when republishing your book to avoid confusing Amazon shoppers!
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"I just republished my book with a better publisher but my old version is still for sale on Amazon. What can I do?"
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In The News ...

Publisher Uses Money to Hire Law Firm BUT OWES AUTHORS ROYALTIES; Amazon Driver Claims Road Fatigue In Crash; Gabbard Sues Clinton - ...In The News 01/23/2020

MORE: 9/11 Conspiracy in Textbooks; Arizona - Social Media Posts Could Get You Sued with Accruing Damages and NO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS?!; and Miami Herald Closes Printing Plant
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9/11 Conspiracy in Textbooks; Amazon Driver Claims Road Fatigue In Crash; Gabbard Sues Clinton...In The News - 01/23/2020
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Paying Markets for Writers

Brew Your Own

“Brew Your Own is the how-to homebrew beer magazine.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 96,800. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights.

Pays $25-$200 for 1000-2500 words.
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Brew Your Own

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.” Circ. 30K. Bi-monthly. Pays 60 days before publication. Publishes between 3 months to a year after acceptance.

Pays $50-$750.
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Good Old Boat

Birding

“Birding is the award-winning, full-color flagship journal of the American Birding Association. The ABA welcomes as members all persons interested in birdwatching in the Americas and beyond. All ABA members receive Birding magazine.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week.

Pays $200 for 1500-3000 words.
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Birding

Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week.

Pays $0.30/word for 350-700 words.
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Feed-Lot

Authorship, National Writers Association

“3,000 members and is cover-to-cover about writing. Estab. 1950s. Association magazine targeted to beginning and professional writers. Covers how-to, humor, marketing issues. Disk and e-mail submissions preferred. Quarterly magazine covering writing articles only.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. No reprints. Responds within two months.

Pays $10, or discount on memberships and copies.
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Authorship, National Writers Association

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 1-2 days.

Pays $0.50/word.
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Business Jet Traveler
BoostaBook

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 01/23/20

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

31 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Investigative Reporters
On Point Investigations

Freelance Statistics Writer
Fit Small Business

Freelance Research Writer – Pays $15/hour
Wonder

Freelance Location Photographer – Pays $40/location, Detroit, Michigan
TripSavvy.com

Freelance Writer
Arielle Executive

Freelance Ghostwriter
First Light Solutions

Freelance Report Writer
Stakeholder Summary Interview Report

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.055/word
Nikomi

Freelance IT Writer
MSP360

Freelance Photography Writer – Pays $0.04/word
Gintaras S

Freelance Writers
WordAgents.com

Freelance Home & Furniture Content Writer
GearDawn

Freelance Credit & Personal Finance Writer
ScoreSense

Freelance Writer
Assisted Reach

Freelance Beauty Features Writer
The Zoe Report

Freelance Health and Wellness Content Update Editor – Pays $30/hour
Verywell

Freelance Business Content Writer
Advantage B2B

Freelance Content Writer
Tempesta Media

Freelance Blog Writer
blind ad

Freelance Editor
Sigma Xi

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

Freelance Shopping News Writer
The Zoe Report

Freelance Web Content Writer – Pays $15-$17/hour
Sigma Inc.

Copywriter – Pays $50K-$65K/year with benefits, must live in Tennessee
Personal Brand

Freelance Ecommerce Copywriter
AT3 Tactical

Technical Writer – Pays $70K-$80K/year
Canon Business Process Services, Inc.

Freelance Web Content Editor – Pays $3,500/month
Fit Father Project

Freelance News Editor/Senior Writer
GZERO Media

Freelance Marketing Copywriter – Pays $40K-$60K/year
The Centr

Freelance Social Media Copywriter
Rational

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

How I Use "Anniversaries" to Get More Writing Assignments - by Jack Smiles

Anniversaries became a theme for my writing. The tenth, 25th, 75th, 100th and 150th anniversaries of such events as municipality incorporations, church foundings, multi-generational family businesses, industrial and mine accidents, train crashes, spectacular fires and other tragedies, as well as...
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How I Use "Anniversaries" to Get More Writing Assignments - by Jack Smiles
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