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March 13, 2020

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - SELF-PUBLISHING IN 2020? – How Many Book Sales Needed to Recoup Your Investment?


News From the Floating Home Office - I Want to Poke Out My Eardrums with a SCREWDRIVER!!


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

Trucker's Insanity Leads to a Collection of Insane Short Stories about Trucking! - by Chris Hanly

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Author Gives Dying People a Voice through Creative Non-fiction! - by Patrice Rancour


Feature Article - How to Establish RESPECTFUL Limits with Clients (and preserve your sanity) - by Jennifer Brown Banks


Ask the Expert - How to Do a Public Book Reading That REALLY Gets Your Audience EXCITED!

In The News... - Woody Allen's Book REJECTED; Beware Publisher Impersonators; Fake Books Top Amazon Searches ... And MUCH MORE!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 03/13/20

The Baltimore Review
BEATDOM
The Capilano Review
Celebrate Life Magazine
CFI.co
Contrary

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 03/13/20


Marketing Secrets - Five Ways to Promote Your Writing on Instagram - by Abigail Jane

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

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Angela's Desk

SELF-PUBLISHING IN 2020? – How Many Book Sales Needed to Recoup Your Investment?

Considering self-publishing? How many copies would you need to sell to earn back your investment? Compare these 14 popular POD publishers!
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SELF-PUBLISHING IN 2020? – How Many Book Sales Needed to Recoup Your Investment?
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News From the Floating Home Office

I Want to Poke Out My Eardrums with a SCREWDRIVER!!

We are hunkered down in the boat with all the ports and hatches closed, the loud ACs running, and a huge fan on, and we are wearing the ear protection that we usually wear at the gun range. And, guess what? WE CAN STILL HEAR IT!!!
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I Want to Poke Out My Eardrums with a SCREWDRIVER!!
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This Week's Backstories

Trucker's Insanity Leads to a Collection of Insane Short Stories about Trucking! - by Chris Hanly

Many truckers allow the insanity that consumes them to run rampant in their lives, while others become victims of circumstances, unaware of the consequences involved. Others become victims of their environment, not being able to have a say in what happens to them...
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Trucker's Insanity Leads to a Collection of Insane Short Stories about Trucking!  - Chris Hanly
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Author Gives Dying People a Voice through Creative Non-fiction! - by Patrice Rancour

The experiences I had working with people facing life-threatening illnesses were deeply powerful and I felt the need to give them voices in a less technical way than I customarily used...
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Author Gives Dying People a Voice through Creative Non-fiction! - by Patrice Rancour
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Feature Article

How to Establish RESPECTFUL Limits with Clients (and preserve your sanity) - by Jennifer Brown Banks

Do you accept late payments, rigid deadlines, disrespect, and poor treatment to remain in the good graces of your clients? STOP! Stop is RIGHT NOW!!
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How to Establish RESPECTFUL Limits with Clients (and preserve your sanity) by Jennifer Brown Banks
BoostABook

Ask the Expert

How to Do a Public Book Reading That REALLY Gets Your Audience EXCITED!

Easy tips for getting your audience excited and engaged so they'll BUY YOUR BOOK!
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How to Do a Public Book Reading That REALLY Gets Your Audience EXCITED!
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In The News ...

Woody Allen's Book REJECTED; Beware Publisher Impersonators; Fake Books Top Amazon Searches ... And MUCH MORE! -In the News 03/13/20

Barnes and Noble Clinging to Survival; NYC Penguin Employees to Work From Home; Punk-Rockers "MISFITS" sue Publisher ... and MUCH MORE!!
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Woody Allen's Book REJECTED; Beware Publisher Impersonators; Fake Books Top Amazon Searches ... And MUCH MORE! -In the News 03/13/20
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Paying Markets for Writers

CFI.co

“As world economies converge, CFI.co reports from the fault lines of integration. CFI.co features original writing on financial, economic, and political topics that have a global impact.” Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Circ. 120K. Quarterly moving to bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms in next quarterly issue. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-2 days. Sample copy available in PDF form. Subscription $59.95. Guidelines available by email.

Pays $0.10-$0.15/word for 700-2500 words.
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CFI.co

The Capilano Review

"The Capilano Review publishes art, poetry, and criticism that inhabit and reflect our challenging times, resist convention and excite response. Our magazine features full-colour art sections designed to promote dialogue between writers and artists. Each issue of TCR includes art, fiction, and interviews sourced and commissioned by the editor. Most of the poetry we publish is also solicited; however, we do publish one or two unsolicited works in each issue. The Capilano Review publishes venturesome experimental writing and art." Publishes 3 issues/year. Pays 30 days after acceptance. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys "First North American rights and limited, non-exclusive digital rights. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication." Occasionally accepts reprints - "Recently published work may be excerpted/featured in our magazine in special instances." Responds 3-6 months.

Pays $50 per published page.
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The Capilano Review

Contrary

“Contrary® was founded in 2003 at the University of Chicago by alumni of Chicago’s Master of Arts Program in the Humanities. It was quickly embraced and has been abundantly nourished by graduates of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing program. It now operates independently and without a thought of profit on the South Side of Chicago and publishes writers from throughout the world. It publishes poetry, fiction, lyrical commentary, creative non-fiction, and especially works that blur the edges of those categories.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on receipt of invoice. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights: “1) worldwide rights to publish in any or all versions of Contrary and other Contrary-affiliated media, including domestic and foreign, whether in the English language or translated into a foreign language, including any successor, similar or replacement versions thereof; 2) exclusive worldwide rights for a period of 90 days from the date of Contrary’s first publication of the work; 3. non-exclusive perpetual rights to republish, store, syndicate or distribute the work or portions of the work in any language and in any country, and 4) the right to use your name and likeness in a fair and dignified manner and to publish information about you in connection with the advertising and promotion of Contrary and of the Work. 5) When exclusive rights expire after three months, the author is free to seek republication elsewhere, but Contrary must be credited in all subsequent publications. 6) All rights granted by this agreement are granted in perpetuity and applicable in all media including, but not limited to, all electronic media, internet, wireless or mobile platforms whether now known or hereafter created.” No reprints. Responds in less than 90 days.

Pays $20 per author, per issue.
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Contrary

The Baltimore Review

"The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit.

Pays $40 for regular (non-contest) submissions.
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The Baltimore Review

BEATDOM

"A literary journal publishing essays about the Beat Generation." Welcomes new writers. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Response time varies.

Pays $50/article for 1,000-5,000 words.
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BEATDOM

Celebrate Life Magazine

“America’s premier pro-life publication.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within three years of acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within a month. Sample copies available on request by email.

Pays $0.15-$0.25/word for 1,000-1,800 words.
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Celebrate Life Magazine
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/13/20

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

27 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Writers – Pays $1/word
Magnusson Institute

Freelance Military and Defense Technology Writer
The National Interest

Freelance Reporter/Journalist
goldenmediainc.com

Freelance Investigative Reporters
On Point Investigations

Freelance Writers and Editor
CNET Content Solutions

Freelance Medical Content Writer
recruiter

Freelance Managing Editor – legal
Top Class Actions

Freelance Content Writer – finance. Pays $100/article.
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Freelance Lifestyle Trends & Holidays Writer
Bustle

Freelance Blog and Email Editor
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Freelance Full-time Campaigner – includes drafting emails and posting content
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Freelance Content Writer – Developer
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Remote Full-time Senior Technical Writer
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Freelance French Language Consultant
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Freelance Content Writer
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Freelance Copywriter
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Freelance Principal Medical Writer
Syneos Health Clinical

Freelance Business Content Writer
Auth0

Freelance Staff Writers
Inboxlab

Freelance Staff Editors
Inboxlab

Freelance Freelance Investment Marketing Writer
Purcell Communications Inc.

Freelance Technical Writer
Mosaic451

Freelance Social Media Curator/Content Writer
Inside Real Estate

Freelance Supervising Editor
Mediavine

Freelance Legal Writer – Pays .08 cents per word
Seattle writing business

Freelance Part-Time Research & Writing Assistant – Pays $20/hour
educational company

Freelance Blogger – Pays $75/post
wonderfulmachine.com



For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

And, CLICK HERE for even MORE job listings!

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

Five Ways to Market Your Writing on Instagram - by Abigail Jane


Don't just post ads! ENGAGE with potential readers and clients!!
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Five Ways to Market Your Writing on Instagram - by Abigail Jane
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