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July 03, 2020

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Only 8 days until start-time for the Summer, 2020 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Contents

From the Publisher's Desk - Self-publishing May Be the Last Bastion of Free Speech


News From the Floating Home Office - Dolphin Watching! (includes video)


This Week's Backstories - Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? This Age-old Question Spurs Author to Write a FANTASTIC Book! - by Cheryl Shoquist

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I Realized That The Only Way to Get the Book I (and Others) Needed Was to Write It Myself! - by Kay Flowers


Feature Article - WRITERS: Here's How to Create an Amazing Portfolio - by Ian Chandler


Ask the Expert - Complaints about Freelancer.com


In The News... - $2M First Amendment Decision; Amazon Driver Ditches Delivery Van; B&N Shuttering NYC Store; and MORE!! - In the News - 07/03/20


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 07/03/20

Freelance Field Engineer Jobs Portal
Jack and Jill Magazine
Leading Edge

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 07/03/2020

Marketing Secrets - Use "Project Rates" to Increase Your Writing Revenue! - by Ian Chandler


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

DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, PEOPLE ARE SITTING AT HOME, AND BUYING LOTS OF BOOKS RIGHT NOW!

If you have a manuscript that's almost ready to publish, now is a great time to get started on the publishing process!

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Angela's Desk

Self-publishing May Be the Last Bastion of Free Speech

He has been shopping a new manuscript to traditional publishers, and said some now have verbiage in their guidelines saying that they won't accept any manuscripts that don't have any...
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Self-publishing May Be the Last Bastion of Free Speech

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News From the Floating Home Office

Dolphin Watching! (includes video)

I took a day off this week so we could go on a dolphin watching/snorkeling trip. It was a bit murky during the snorkeling part and …
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Dolphin Watching! (includes video)
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This Week's Backstories

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? This Age-old Question Spurs Author to Write a FANTASTIC Book! - by Cheryl Shoquist

No great emotion is realized fully until one can see the other side of it. Death makes us appreciate life. Illness makes us appreciate good health. Poverty helps us appreciate the little things, and the list goes on. The Journey follows one couple's quest from creation through many different lives, and surpasses many years and eras while in search of...
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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? This Age-old Question Spurs Author to Write a FANTASTIC Book! - by Cheryl Shoquist

I Realized That The Only Way to Get the Book I (and Others) Needed Was to Write It Myself! - by Kay Flowers

Maybe there was a book I could recommend to my clients? But, I started reading some of the newer industry books, and was appalled at what I found...
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I Realized That The Only Way to Get the Book I (and Others) Needed Was to Write It Myself! - by Kay Flowers
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Feature Article

WE NEED WRITERS!

Please see our writer's guidelines RIGHT HERE.
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Ask the Expert

Complaints about Freelancer.com

"Freelancer.com insisted that they needed the employer to verify his identity. Uh, that had already been done! They said so when I took the job or I would not have taken it."
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In The News ...

$2M First Amendment Decision; Amazon Driver Ditches Delivery Van; B&N Shuttering NYC Store; and MORE!! - In the News - 07/03/20

MORE: COVID Defamation Suits??; Amazon vs Google
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$2M First Amendment Decision; Amazon Driver Ditches Delivery Van; B&N Shuttering NYC Store; and MORE!! - In the News - 07/03/20
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Paying Markets for Writers

Freelance Field Engineer Jobs Portal

"Field Engineer is an online marketplace that connects companies with telecommunications work with the global field engineers who have the skills and availability to complete them. With more than 15,000 skilled field engineers in 147 countries, Field Engineer has already helped 45 service providers get jobs done." Pays on acceptance.

Pays Rs.10 per word and Rs.1000 per 2000 words.
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Jack and Jill Magazine

“Jack and Jill is an award-winning magazine for children ages 6-12. It promotes the healthy educational and creative growth of children through interactive activities and articles. The pages are designed to spark a child’s curiosity in a wide range of topics through articles, games, and activities.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms several months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 3 months.

Pays $0.25/word.
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Leading Edge

“Leading Edge magazine publishes short stories, poetry, “Leading Edge magazine publishes short stories, poetry, and essays that relate to science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We also contract for short-term blogs and art. The magazine was started in 1981 by a team of students from Brigham Young University and continues to be run by a team of dedicated volunteers. Leading Edge is a great place for both first-time and well-established authors.” Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-5 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights, for six months. No reprints. Responds within one week.

Pays $10-$50.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 07/03/2020

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

29 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.



Freelance Staff Writer/Reporter – Pays $55K-$60K/year
Common Dreams, Inc.

Freelance Resume Writer – Pays $3,500/month
Talent Inc.

Freelance Assistant Editor
Stacker

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $15-$25/hour
Scopelist

Freelance Welding Content Writer
Weld Guru

Freelance Garden and Horticulture Writers
Ask the Experts LLC/Gardener’s Path

Freelance Writer
Bendel Group

Freelance Tax Content Writer
Tax Shark

Freelance US Tech & Business Writer
Computerease

Freelance Camping Writer
MLM

Freelance eLearning Content Writer
Public Consulting Group, Inc.

Freelance Technical Writer
Steyer Content

Freelance Copywriter
Cella

Freelance Writer
DraftKings Inc.

Freelance Copywriter
IdeaRocket LLC

Freelance HR Article Writer – Pays $45K/year
Teambuilding.com

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $16-$23/hour
CSS Innovation

Senior Copywriter – Pays $81K-$101K/year
Ora Organic

Freelance Editor
Zeta Global

Freelance Test Prep Writer – Pays $60K/year, plus benefits
MasteryPrep

Freelance Resume Writer
TopStack Resume

Freelance Politics Writer
Bustle

Freelance Digital Election News Writer
People Magazine

Freelance Editor
Fundera

Freelance Social Media Digital Copy Writer – Pays $40-$60/hour
Theorem Inc.

Freelance Copywriter
Global Accountant Network

Freelance Editor
Committee for Children

Freelance Writer/Producer
AT&T

Freelance Writer – Pays $15-$20/hour
Rarebrain

Freelance Editor/Reporter – Pays $25K - $35K/year
Dallas Magazine

Freelance Marketing Copywriter
Calywire Inc.

Freelance Commerce Editor
Acton Media Inc.

Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $15/hour
Frequence

Freelance Academic Editor
Aplustopia Science Research Institute

Freelance Transcription Editor/Proofreader – Pays $29K-$32K/year
Diaz Transcription Services



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

Use "Project Rates" to Increase Your Writing Revenue! - by Ian Chandler

Using project rates rather than hourly or "per word" rates can significantly boost your income AND make your job easier by...
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Use Project Rates to Increase Your Writing Revenue! - by Ian Chandler
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