facebook twitter linkedin website 
WW-NewLogo
Cheetah

You won't BELIEVE what a former director at Amazon said in a new documentary! More info. is below.

February 20, 2020

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - AUTHORS, I NEED YOUR INPUT: Are YOU Afraid to Write in Front of Other People?


News From the Floating Home Office - Mason and I Were Cast in ANOTHER Musical - and we didn't even have to audition!


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

A Tough Nun Inspires a Lifelong Love of Books and Writing! - by Cynthia Ripley Miller

and

A Military Intelligence Career Inspires an International "Private Eye" Novel - by Van Tellfaster

Feature Article - 8 Websites That Pay For Reviews! - by Karoki Githure


Ask the Expert - Is This REALLY a Client You Should Keep Working With?

In The News... - Amazon pursued publishers "like a cheetah pursues a sickly gazelle"; China expels 3 Wall Street Journal reporters; and much more!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 02/20/20

GUNS AUSTRALIA
Hotghostwriter Ltd.
LIVE
The Massachusetts Review

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 02/20/20


Marketing Secrets - Writers, Do NOT Ignore Small Magazines! - by Roy Stevenson

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

Angela's Desk

AUTHORS, I NEED YOUR INPUT: Are YOU Afraid to Write in Front of Other People?

Are you afraid of someone reading over your shoulder while you're slowly forming just the right noun, adjective, adverb, punctuation, etc. in an attempt to entertain or inform your future readers? Did you know there's a word for that?!
Read more
AUTHORS, I NEED YOUR INPUT: Are YOU Afraid to Write in Front of Other People?
BookTrailers

News From the Floating Home Office

Mason and I Were Cast in ANOTHER Musical - and we didn't even have to audition!

She said they really want Mason and he won't even need to come to rehearsals (because he already has rehearsals for Annie scheduled on those days). She said I could work with him at home because he'll be the first one killed off. You should have seen Mason's face when I said that!
Read more
Mason and I Were Cast in ANOTHER Musical - and we didn't even have to audition!
BLTestimonial

This Week's Backstories

A Tough Nun Inspires a Lifelong Love of Books and Writing! - by Cynthia Ripley Miller

In first grade, I found reading difficult. I heard Italian spoken every day, but spoke English. A tough Catholic school nun, Sister Mary Ernest, took me under her wing and I soon began to read...
Read more
A Tough Nun Inspires a Lifelong Love of Books and Writing! - by Cynthia Ripley Miller

A Military Intelligence Career Inspires an International "Private Eye" Novel - by Van Tellfaster

What I didn’t realize is that my time in the military, and civilian career in the government, gave me plenty to think about, not to mention lots of material to craft my novel...
Read more
A Military Intelligence Career Inspires an International "Private Eye" Novel - by Van Tellfaster
PODBreakEven-2019

Feature Article

8 Websites That Pay For Reviews! - by Karoki Githure

Writing reviews is a good way for writers to make extra money!
Read more
8 Websites That Pay For Reviews! - by Karoki Githure
BoostABook

Ask the Expert

Is This REALLY a Client You Should Keep Working With?

"Later, he claimed he'd already paid for that work but he had not. He always acts happy and appreciates my work until it's time to pay me..."
Read more
Is This REALLY a Client You Should Keep Working With?
Editing_Flat

In The News ...

Amazon pursued publishers "like a cheetah pursues a sickly gazelle"; China expels 3 Wall Street Journal reporters; and more! - In the News 02/20/2020

MORE: Russian blogger's throat slashed after criticizing Putin; Politician is suing LOTS of folks; Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend's brother; Twitter says it's not legally liable for others' posts...and they're right; Were these journalists rioting or reporting?; Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away; and Amazon's very first employee says the company now scares him.
Read more
Amazon pursued publishers "like a cheetah pursued a sickly gazelle"; China expels 3 Wall Street Journal reporters; and more! - ...In the News 02/20/2020
ComplaintsAboutPublishers

Paying Markets for Writers

GUNS AUSTRALIA

“Technical firearms publication covering new product reviews of firearms and firearm accessories, firearms performance, and military small arms history. No hunting articles required.”100% freelance with a regular team of contributors. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays 2 weeks after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Subscription $8 (AUD). Re: Writer's Guidelines - “I send potential contributors guidelines if I think their material is worth taking further. The quality of photography is particularly important.”

Usually pays $80/published page.
Read more
GUNS AUSTRALIA

Hotghostwriter Ltd.

"We are a fast-paced, growing ghostwriting service that can provide you with consistent and exciting projects week after week! Our mission is to provide the highest quality novels and a great experience to our clients, and we want you to be part of this mission." Pays on acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 48 hours.

Pays $13.00.
Read more
Hotghostwriter Ltd.

LIVE

“Christian reader for adults. Favors true first-person testimonials. Also considers fiction, how-to and as-told-to. Stories must be from a Christian point of view and must have something the reader can readily identify with. We do not accept Bible-based fiction.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. “We evaluate completed manuscripts. Response time varies but should be less than eight weeks.

Pays $0.10/word for first rights; $0.07/word for reprints; $60 for first rights poems and $42 for reprinted poems.
Read more

The Massachusetts Review

“The Massachusetts Review, a literary magazine, promotes social justice and equality, along with great art. Committed to aesthetic excellence as well as public engagement, MR publishes literature and art that provokes debate, inspires action, and expands our understanding of the world around us.” Circ. 1600. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 12 months of acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. No reprints. Responds within six months.

Pays $100-$200.
Read more
The Massachusetts Review
BoostaBook

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 02/20/20

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 Editor
blind ad

Freelance Resume Writers
The Resume Review (TRR)

Freelance Commerce Writer
The Dodo

Freelance Feature/News Writer
Static Media

Freelance Federal Resume Writers
FastFederalResumes.com

Freelance Writer – Pays $14-$18/hour
VIDA Select

Freelance Writers
blind ad

Freelance Cannabis Writers
GrowMyHerbs

Freelance Copywriter and Blogger
FATJOE

Freelance Copy Editor
The Climbing Guy

Freelance Writer
The Climbing Guy

Freelance Editor
Vox Media

Freelance Writer/Editor – Pays $25/hour
Flow

Freelance Content Writer
Cozymeal

Freelance Food Writer
The Manual

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.06/word
Ecstatic Media

Freelance Product Headline Copywriter
Cella

Freelance SEO Writer
HubShout LLC

Freelance Editor/Proofreader – Pays $15-$18/hour
Montclair Local News

Freelance Copywriter
LEAP

Freelance SEO Copywriter
Autism Research Institute

Freelance Copywriter – includes benefits
Profiles

Freelance Copywriter
Article Group

Freelance Editor
Ultius, Inc.

Freelance Resume Writer – Pays $25-$30/hour
Ace it

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $13/hour
NetSearch Digital Marketing

Freelance Copywriter – must be available for some travel
Healthy Living Market and Cafe

Freelance Writer
blind ad

Freelance Fashion Editor – Pays $15/editorial
blind ad

Freelance Web Content Writer – Pays $18-$20/hour
blind ad

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.
angiecartoon

Marketing Secrets

Writers, Do NOT Ignore Small Magazines! - by Roy Stevenson

Even as I steadily moved up the travel writing totem pole, I continued to write for some of the smaller magazines because they offered significant benefits and some offered pretty decent pay despite their size...
Read more
Writers, Do NOT Ignore Small Magazines! - by Roy Stevenson
Marketplace