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March 27, 2020

Contents

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


News From the Floating Home Office - Homemade BREAD!!! Mmmm!! Can you smell it from there???


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

From Blindness, to Job Loss, to Surgery...with a Smile! How This Inspirational Author Refused to Blame God for Her Illness - by Yocheved Golani

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My Late Wife, a Publicist for Professional Athletes, Was the Inspiration for My Book on Ethical Entrepreneurship - by Jarie Bolander


Feature Article - The New Attitude Towards CBD - and Opportunities For Writers! - by Hannah Jones


Ask the Expert - "I didn't know about this publisher's 'payment platform' before working for them and I don't want them having all of that info. about me. What can I do?"

In The News... - Amazon KDP announced MORE printing delays!; Big class-action lawsuit against Amazon for price fixing; Publisher abandons library ebook embargo, and MUCH MORE!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 03/27/20

Freefall Magazine
The Hollins Critic
Kashrus Magazine
Lion Magazine
Moment Magazine
Mining People Magazine

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 03/27/20


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

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From Angela's Desk

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

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another 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 March, 2020!
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News From the Floating Home Office

Homemade BREAD!!! Mmmm!! Can you smell it from there???

All's quiet here on the dock. We're all hunkered down and safe and comfy...well, except for two of the three air conditioners on the blink. The problem will be remedied tomorrow. Keep reading to see how we're spending our quarantine time. :)
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Homemade BREAD!!! Can you smell it from there???
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This Week's Backstories

From Blindness, to Job Loss, to Surgery...with a Smile! How This Inspirational Author Refused to Blame God for Her Illness - by Yocheved Golani

I came up with the idea to write my book at a party hosted. The odds for anyone surviving the type of surgery I'd endured are quite low. Months after my discharge from the hospital, I was celebrating my survival at a meal of thanksgiving (seudat hoda'ya in Hebrew). Guests listened to my speech about thanking GOD for the supportive …
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From Blindness, to Job Loss, to Surgery...with a Smile! How This Inspirational Author Refused to Blame God for Her Illness - by Yocheved Golani

My Late Wife, a Publicist for Professional Athletes, Was the Inspiration for My Book on Ethical Entrepreneurship - by Jarie Bolander

Writing The Entrepreneur Ethos began on December 25th, 2015 when I interviewed my father-in-law, Tim. He was an import/export entrepreneur who was a role model for Jane and I. The very next day, Jane was diagnosed with leukemia...
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My Late Wife, a Publicist for Professional Athletes, Was the Inspiration for My Book on Ethical Entrepreneurship - by Jarie Bolander
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Feature Article

The New Attitude Towards CBD - and Opportunities For Writers! - by Hannah Jones

You can eat it, you can drink it, you can vape it, and it's HIGH TIME you got paid WRITING ABOUT IT!
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The New Attitude Towards CBD - and Opportunities For Writers! - by Hannah Jones
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Ask the Expert

"I didn't know about this publisher's 'payment platform' before working for them and I don't want them having all of that info. about me. What can I do?"

"In order to get paid, I am expected to sign up for a corporate payment platform and I feel uncomfortable about the amount of information I am being asked to provide..."
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"I didn't know about this publisher's 'payment platform' before working for them and I don't want them having all of that info. about me. What can I do?"
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...In the News

Amazon KDP announces MORE printing delays!; Big class-action lawsuit against Amazon for price fixing; Publisher abandons library ebook embargo, and MUCH MORE! - ...In the News 03/27/2020

Major publishers should have recalled employees from China weeks ago; Amazon limits fast shipping on "non-essential" items (but BookLocker's books are shipping immediately!); Museum security chief takes over social media posts, and has people roaring with laughter; Skyhorse Publishing lays off nearly third of staff; and Netflix sued for defamation.
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Amazon KDP printing delays (again!); Big class-action lawsuit against Amazon for price fixing; Publisher abandons library ebook embargo, and MUCH MORE! - ...In the News 03/27/2020
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Paying Markets for Writers!

Lion Magazine

"We carry stories and photos of Lions’ service projects and Lions’ activities." 30% freelance. Welcomes new authors. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms after four months. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds after 2 weeks to queries. Email editor for sample of magazine. Subscriptions for members of Lions clubs and receive the magazine as part of their dues.

Pays $0.50-$1.00/word. Features run from 1,500-3,000 words.

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Lion Magazine

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. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one year. Buys first serial rights. Responds 2-3 months.

Pays $25/poem.

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The Hollins Critic

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.
Submit query by email.

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Kashrus Magazine

Moment Magazine

“Moment Magazine, North America’s premier Jewish magazine, was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied to any organization, denomination or point of view and offers a balanced accounting of the Jewish experience in America, focusing on political, lifestyle, cultural and arts coverage.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication.

Pays $200-$1000.

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Moment Magazine

Mining People Magazine

“CPM is an easy-reading, homespun magazine featuring coal people and coal towns, with special sections on news and product development.” 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $25. Guidelines available by email.

Pays flat fee of $250 for up to 2500 words.

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Mining People Magazine

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. 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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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/27/20

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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Freelance Lifestyle Health & Wellness Content Writer
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Freelance True Crime Writer
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Freelance Women’s Lifestyle & Entertainment/Food & Restaurant Website Editor
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Freelance Finance or SEO Specialist Writer
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Freelance Writer
Nikomi

Freelance Adult Toy Content Writer
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Freelance Fitness & Lifestyle Bloggers
Atemi Sports

Freelance Tech News Writers
Android Authority

Freelance Copywriter & Editor
WebFX

Freelance Hardware Technical Writer
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Freelance Copywriter
CI-Group

Freelance Copywriter
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Freelance Copywriter
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Freelance Writer
The Learning Agency

Freelance Writer
The Learning Agency

Freelance Script Writer
Pixelberry Studios

Freelance Commerce Editor
Vila Media

Freelance Food & Lifestyle Writer – Pays $13-$19/hour
Food & Dating

Freelance Content Writer
Shoonya

Freelance Writer – Pays $10-$12/hour
LawnStarter

Freelance SEO Marketing Writer – Pays $50/article
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Freelance Sustainable Fashion & Wellness Lifestyle Blog Writer and Curator – Pays $15/hour
Blank & Co Agency Inc.

Freelance Writer
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Freelance Sales & Marketing Copywriter
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Freelance Writers/Editor – Pays $40/hour
Life School

Freelance UX Content Writer
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