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May 21, 2020

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - So-called "Christian" Publishers Can Be Wolves in Sheep's Clothing


News From the Floating Home Office - "HOLD ON TO SOMETHING AND DO *NOT* LET GO!" Funnel Cloud Brings Sudden Mayhem and We FREAKED OUT! (includes video)

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

After Winning a Publishing Package from BookLocker, This Burned Out Caregiver Wrote a Book in Less Than a Month! - by Debra Bilton


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

Feature Article - Writers, Have You Found YOUR Micro Niche yet? - by Chris Saunders


Ask the Expert - "I wrote a fiction series about dead celebrities. I can't get sued, right?"


In The News... - Digital Media Layoffs; Real "Lord of the Flies"; San Antonio City Council Infringes on Free Speech ... In The News - 05/21/2020

Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 05/21/20

Smoky Mountain Living
THE RIALTO
The Retailer: The News Magazine for Music Products Retailers

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 05/21/20

Marketing Secrets - 4 Paying Markets for Writers Who Love Movies and TV - by Rachel Carrington


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

So-called "Christian" Publishers Can Be Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

Some publishers, with FAR from Christian values, are trying to capitalize on the saintly assumption many people make about those firms...
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So-called "Christian" Publishers Can Be Wolves in Sheep's Clothing
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News From the Floating Home Office

"HOLD ON TO SOMETHING AND DO *NOT* LET GO!" Funnel Cloud Brings Sudden Mayhem and We FREAKED OUT! (includes video)

And, then we heard a really, really weird sound. It sounded like an electrocution buzz...like from old cartoons. I can't really describe it any other way. A very loud BUZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!
Brian yelled, "WHAT IS THAT?!"
I knew what it was. I screamed back, "THE TORNADO!!!"
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"HOLD ON TO SOMETHING AND DO *NOT* LET GO!" Funnel Cloud Brings Sudden Mayhem and We FREAKED OUT! (includes video)
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This Week's Backstories

After Winning a Publishing Package from BookLocker, This Burned Out Caregiver Wrote a Book in Less Than a Month! - by Debra Bilton

Becoming a published author was an unusual journey for me. At the beginning of September 2018, my parents’ dog, Toby, died. I was his primary caregiver and he died alone with me in my room. I grieved his loss for only three weeks. The dog in my life before him, Farley, was a different story. He had died almost six …
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After Winning a Publishing Package from BookLocker, This Burned Out Caregiver Wrote a Book in Less Than a Month! - by Debra Bilton

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

Writers, Have You Found YOUR Micro Niche yet? - by Chris Saunders

No niche is too small. Perhaps the best thing about the way the media has evolved and fragmented in recent years is that there are now markets for absolutely anything!
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Writers, Have You Found YOUR Micro Niche yet? - by Chris Saunders
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Ask the Expert

"I wrote a fiction series about dead celebrities. I can't get sued, right?"

"All of the scenes and dialogue are fiction and they can't sue me because I read that dead people can't sue..."
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"I wrote a fiction series about dead celebrities. I can't get sued, right?"
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In The News ...

Real "Lord of the Flies" story leads to film rights offer; 30 Amazon workers test positive for Covid-19 at one location ... In The News - 05/21/2020

Blackwater Founder Sues Media Outlet; Puero Rico Suppressing Free Speech; First Amendment Peril In Texas - And MORE - In The News - 05/21/20
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Digital Media Layoffs; Real "Lord of the Flies"; San Antonio City Council Infringes on Free Speech ... In The News - 05/21/2020
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Paying Markets for Writers

Smoky Mountain Living

“Smoky Mountain Living Magazine celebrates wilderness adventuring and urban exploration in Southern Appalachia. Each issue brings the region to life with a focus on its people, culture, music, arts, history and special places.” Welcomes new writers. Buys all rights.

Pays $100-$400/article

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Smoky Mountain Living

THE RIALTO

"The Rialto is a poetry magazine. We welcome excellent new poetry, but do not publish reviews and the small amount of prose in the magazine is commissioned by the editors. Unsolicited prose will be junked." Welcomes new writers. Guidelines online

Pays £20 per poem.

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THE RIALTO

The Retailer: The News Magazine for Music Products Retailers

“We are the most widely read trade publication serving brick-and-mortar musical instrument stores and their owners, managers and buyers.” Welcomes new writers.

Pays $200-$300.

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The Retailer: The News Magazine for Music Products Retailers
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 05/21/2020

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

30 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Gaming/Betting/Poker Industry Reporter
Growing Global Media Group

Freelance U.S. Politics Staff Writer/Reporter
The National Interest

Freelance Food and Grocery News Writer
Mashed

Freelance Video Series Writer – Pays $100/script
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Freelance Technical Writer
BCC Research

Freelance Writers
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Freelance Writer
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Freelance Lifestyles and Education Content Writer
Excellent Education for Everyone

Freelance Cannabis And Cannabis Cultivation Writers – Pays $0.05/word
DutkaDigital

Freelance Elevated Temperature Research Writer
Temperature Check

Freelance Copy Editor
Android Authority

Freelance Writer
Temperature Check

Freelance Writer
Ace Website Development

Freelance Writer
Fitness Blog

Freelance Childcare Researcher and Writer
Winnie

Freelance Writer
Instrument

Freelance Technical Writer
Motorola Solutions

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $20-$23/hour
California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Freelance Medical Content Editor – Pays $50-$80/hour
IDSA

Freelance Copywriter
Chegg

Freelance Copywriter
Bio-Botanical Research, Inc.

Freelance Content Writer
Crawford Group

Freelance Copywriter
TOP Agency

Freelance SEO Content Writer – Pays $17-$27/hour
Snagshout

Freelance Web Content Writer
Aroono Blog Network

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $2K/month
Lustre

Freelance Content Copywriter – Pays $78/hour
Liaison Creative + Marketing

Freelance Commerce Content Writer – Pays $150/article
Brainjolt

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $15-$50/hour
House of Avana

Freelance E-sports Content Writer
Sportskeeda

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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Marketing Secrets

4 Paying Markets for Writers Who Love Movies and TV - by Rachel Carrington

These websites will pay you to write about your favorite shows and characters!
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4 Paying Markets for Writers Who Love Movies and TV - by Rachel Carrington
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