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March 21, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - Ebook Sales Continue Their Downward Spiral – Is Anyone Really Surprised?


News From the Floating Home Office - Ugly Pancake Update (Groan!)


Feature Article - How to Land Work Writing for Men’s Magazines – By Vanessa DeLargie


Ask the Expert - “A marketing company says my book was ‘endorsed’ by movie producers but they want $5K! Is this too good to be true?”


Whispers and Warnings - Ebook sales down AGAIN; Audiobook sales UP; Saturday Night Live plagiarism?; More Amazon warehouse injuriess


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 03/21/19

Lion Magazine
Freefall Magazine
The Hollins Critic
Kashrus Magazine

Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs for 03/21/19


Freelance Success Story - How to Stay Motivated with Your Writing, and Stay in the Black! By Jennifer Brown Banks

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From the Publisher's Desk

Ebook Sales Continue Their Downward Spiral - Is Anyone Really Surprised?

One major problem with ebooks is the difficulty in giving them away as gifts. Books have long been a beloved gift, both for the gift giver and the recipient. Amazon is the #1 seller of ebooks (of course). If an author (or anyone) "gifts" an ebook to someone (a friend or relative, or even a book reviewer), that person can use that "gift' to purchase whatever they want on Amazon. Here's proof...
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News From The Floating Home Office

Ugly Pancake Update (Groan!)

Several readers have written in asking for an update on "pancake," my gelatinized blood clot that is still in my leg following my falling-off-the-boat accident last November. Yes, sadly, Pancake is still hanging on. She stopped shrinking about 6 weeks ago, and is remaining steadfast at 2 1/2" x 2 1/4". However, the worst part is that the nerve damage did …
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Feature Article

How to Land Work Writing for Men's Magazines - By Vanessa DeLargie

I primarily write about sex and gender politics for men’s magazines and newspapers. The reason I have sold nearly 1000 articles in 7 years is because I know MY onions...
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Ask the Expert

"A marketing company says my book was 'endorsed' by movie producers but they want $5K! Is this too good to be true?"

Movie deals are exceedingly rare yet so many authors pay thousands to these types of firms each year. I'm willing to bet this firm makes the vast majority (if not ALL!) of their income from hopeful authors, NOT from movie deals...
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Whispers and Warnings!

Ebook sales down AGAIN; Audiobook sales UP; Saturday Night Live plagiarism?; More Amazon warehouse injuries - Whispers and Warnings for 03/21/19

Also: Harvard sued by a family over use of photograph of slave who they claim is their ancestor.
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lion Magazine
"We carry stories and photos of Lions’ service projects and Lions’ activities." 30% freelance. Welcomes new authors. Circ. 350K. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms after four months. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds after 2 weeks to queries.

Pays $0.50-$1.00/word.
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Freefall Magazine

"FreeFall encourages the voices of new, emerging, and established Canadian writers while providing a platform to be proud of for their quality work." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1k. Publishes 3 issues/year, January, May, and September. Buys first rights for 3 months. No reprints. Responds within 3-6 months.

Pays $10 per page for fiction/non-fiction and $25 for poems." 4000 word maximum.
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The Hollins Critic

“Literary journal with a lead essay on the work of a contemporary writer; poetry; and book reviews.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 350. Publishes issues in February, April, June, October, December. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one year. Buys first serial rights. Responds 2-3 months.

Pays $25/poem.
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Kashrus Magazine

“Information for the kosher consumer.” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two weeks to two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within 24 hours.

Pays $125-$200 for 700-1200 words.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/21/19

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

See the links to these jobs RIGHT HERE.


Freelance Real Estate Investing Writer
Fit Small Business

Freelance Managing Editor – Pays $80K/year
Progressive Media Outlet

Freelance News/Feature Writer
OZY Media

Freelance Healthcare and Environmental Investigators
On Point Investigations

Freelance Content Writer For Educational Guides – Pays $45K-$55K/year
PrepScholar

Freelance Legal Marketing Copywriter
Martindale-Hubbell

Freelance Literature Study Guide Writer – Pays $400-$450/guide
BookRags.com

Freelance Writer – Pays $25-$35/hour
blind ad

Freelance Copywriter
Plato Design

Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $15-$18/hour
WebFX

Freelance Consumer Rights Writer
Flight Delay Claims Team

Freelance Travel Rewards Expert and Writer
NerdWallet

Freelance Assistant Assigning Editor
NerdWallet

Freelance Automotive Technical Writer
Ardent Learning, Inc.

Freelance Medical Writers
Regulatory and Quality Solutions Inc.

Freelance News Writer
Mobile Nations

Freelance Legal Content Writer – Pays $20-$25/hour
Custom Legal Marketing, An Adviatech Company

Freelance Copy/Writing Editors
WebFX

Freelance Contract Writer – Pays $0.04-$0.09/word
Tempesta Media

Freelance TV Writer
Bustle

Freelance Copy Editor
Steyer

Freelance Contract Writer
Instructure

Freelance Smartphone & App Obsessed Contract Writer
WonderHowTo

Freelance Copywriter/Content Strategist
Voom

Freelance Business Plan Writer – Pays $25-$30/hour
Sugaer

Freelance Marketing Copy Writer
University of Rochester

Freelance Copywriter
Guru

Freelance Content Marketing Editor – Pays $55K-$60K/year
Propecta

Freelance Staff Writer – includes benefits
Gannett

Freelance Editor
Travel Noire

See the links to these jobs RIGHT HERE.

Freelance Success Story

How to Stay Motivated with Your Writing, and Stay in the Black! By Jennifer Brown Banks

4 success strategies for greater writing longevity, regardless of your level and genre.
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