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March 5, 2020

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From the Publisher's Desk -2020 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!

News From the Floating Home Office - Mason is Sick! Is It Coronavirus...or the Flu???


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

Author Uses Publisher's Annual Themes to Concoct Novel Ideas! - by Darlene Franklin

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Author of a Banned Book Releases Another One! - by Owen Levy


Feature Article -Make LOTS of Money Writing About Prepping...Especially in a Pending Pandemic! - by Meg Stewart


Ask the Expert - "Can I publish a book of my favorite poems? I didn't write them..." H*LL, NO, YOU CAN'T!

In The News... - Simon and Schuster is for sale; Popular author sued for molestation; Publisher is canceling contracts; and much more! ...In the News 03/05/2020


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 03/05/20

African American Golfer's Digest
AntiqueWeek
The Appraisers Standard
Sierra
Western Ag Reporter
Wyoming Wildlife

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 03/05/20


Marketing Secrets - Selling Books in ODD Places! - by Gloria Hansen

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

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Angela's Desk

2020 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!

Considering self-publishing? Check out this price comparison featuring 15 of the most popular Print on Demand publishing service providers!
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2020 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!
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News From the Floating Home Office

Mason is Sick! Is It Coronavirus...or the Flu???

That changed around 3:00 in the afternoon. His temp quickly spiked to 101.2...
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Mason is Sick! Is It Coronavirus...or the Flu???
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This Week's Backstories

Author Uses Publisher's Annual Themes to Concoct Novel Ideas! - by Darlene Franklin

Every year, I look forward to my publisher’s reveal of their annual Christmas novella themes. They publish at least two collections every December, one historical romance and one contemporary. I’ve made a career out of writing historical fiction so my challenge each year is to brainstorm until I come up with a historical setting and story that fits the theme. …
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Author Uses Publisher's Annual Themes to Concoct Novel Ideas! - by Darlene Franklin

Author of a Banned Book Releases Another One! - by Owen Levy

The novel even appears on a list of banned books, along with some very famous titles in American literature...
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Author of a Banned Book Releases Another One! - by Owen Levy
PODBreakEven-2020

Feature Article

Make LOTS of Money Writing About Prepping...Especially in a Pending Pandemic! - by Meg Stewart

Included in this article is a long list of common and obscure prepping topics, one or more of which YOU can write about! With the Coronavirus being featured in every media outlet right now, it won't take long for you to sell some prepping articles!!
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Make LOTS of Money Writing About Prepping...Especially When a Virus is Looming! - by Meg Stewart
BoostABook

Ask the Expert

"Can I publish a book of my favorite poems? I didn't write them..." H*LL, NO, YOU CAN'T!

Read what I actually said to this person...and what I WANTED to say to this person!
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"Can I publish a book of my favorite poems? I didn't write them..." H*LL, NO, YOU CAN'T!
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In The News ...

Simon and Schuster is for sale; Popular author sued for molestation; Publisher is cancelling contracts; and much more! ...In the News 03/05/2020

MORE! Feds sending Chinese reporters packing; Tweet gets politican in very hot water; Interesting story from a writer who got sued for defamation; Ex-Gawker editors sues Daily Beast; Amazon delivery delays because of virus; Ex-Amazon manager says used social media to find applicants' race and gender; London Book Fair cancelled but BookExpo/BookCon NOT; and Anti-competitive practices in textbook industry.
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Simon and Schuster is for sale; Popular author sued for molestation; Publisher is cancelling contracts; and much more! ...In the News 03/05/2020
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Paying Markets for Writers

Sierra

“Sierra is a source of information, entertainment, and inspiration for people who care deeply about nature. Our mission is to encourage the Sierra Club’s 500,000-plus members (and other readers) to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 600K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 30 days.

Pays $1.00-$1.50/word for new writers.

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Sierra

Western Ag Reporter

“A weekly agricultural paper, started in 1940, published in Billings, MT. Not politically correct. Offers to our large and close readership not only the news that affects production agriculture but also a healthy dose of Western history, a weekly cooking column, plenty of patriotic material, and plenty of Western humor." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Weekly. Pays end of the month. Period between acceptance and publication varies. "Depends on whether their material needs to be printed immediately to be of any use to my readership or whether it can be printed any time ... Depends how large the paper is, and that varies by season -- longest in the spring and fall -- size related DIRECTLY to advertising quantity." Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy free for two months by mail with SASE. Subscription $55/year. "No guidelines other than have something interesting to say that my ag readership would be interested in reading. About 800 words work well. Will work with longer material if the material is good enough."

Pays flat fee of $50 for up to 800 words.

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Western Ag Reporter

The Appraisers Standard

“Written for personal property appraisers (antiques, collectibles, art, appraisers, dealers).” Welcomes new writers. 25-50% freelance. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue following acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks.

Pays $50-$60 for 300 to 500 words.

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The Appraisers Standard

Wyoming Wildlife

“Wyoming Wildlife is the publication of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.” Pays on acceptance after edits. Publishes ms 3 months to a year after acceptance. Buys first rights with 60 day waiting period after publication. Accepts reprints based on subject, where it was published and whether it is Wyoming specific in nature. Responds within 6-8 weeks.

Pays base rate of $0.40/word. Flat rates are also available.

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Wyoming Wildlife

AntiqueWeek

“A weekly newspaper covering the antiques, collectibles, vintage and auction market.” Weekly. Pays a month after publication. Publishes 2 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Sometimes accepts reprints, depending on where they were first published. Responds within a month. Guidelines available by email.

Pays $75-$300/article for 600-2,000 words, including 5-10 photos.

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AntiqueWeek

African American Golfer's Digest

“The African American Golfer's Digest is the nations leading print and digital publication serving 80,000 avid Black American golfers every quarter as a PGA of America Diverse Supplier. Since launching in 2003, our distinctive reach in providing the latest news, information, and activities to our niche market has gained us numerous awards, proclamations and recognition as a "Top Business". The African American Golfer's Digest is an independently minority/woman-owned publication.” Quarterly digital and semi-annual print. No reprints.

Pays $0.03/word for 500 words.

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African American Golfer's Digest
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/05/20

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

31 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Online News Editor
RT.com

Freelance Food and Grocery Feature/News Writer
Mashed

Freelance Email Marketing Coordinator/Copywriter – Pays $20-$25/hour
Email Broadcast

Freelance Writer
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Freelance Academic Writer – Pays $12-$16/page
SimpleTense Education

Freelance Writer/Editor – Pays $16-$18/hour
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Freelance Writers
Comparitech

Freelance Blog Content Writer
Assisted Reach

Freelance Staff Writer
Content IQ

Freelance Commerce Writer
Bustle

Freelance Movie News Writer
CinemaBlend

Freelance Business Copywriter/Pitch Deck Writer
Pitch Deck Fire

Freelance Content Writer
Wrapbook

Freelance Social Media Copywriter – Pays $15-$25/hour
Consumable Content

Freelance Resume Writer
ZipJob

Freelance Writer – Pays $9-$30/hour
Colure Media

Freelance Copy Editor/Proofreader
Manning Publications

Freelance Staff Editor
Active Interest Media Marine Group

Freelance Developmental Editor
Manning Publications

Freelance Political Writer – Pays $17-$20/hour
Republic Media Group

Freelance Writer – Pays $25/hour
Academy of Special Needs Planners

Freelance Technical Writer – Pays $30-$40/hour
Latitude36

Freelance Writer
San Antonio Weddings

Freelance Copy Editor
Beyond Campus Innovations

Freelance Writer
Star Local Media

Freelance Biology Science Writer
CK-12 Foundation

Freelance ELA Curriculum Writer – Pays $25-$35/hour
Rozzy Learning Company

Freelance Writer
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Freelance Social Media Copywriter – Pays $15-$25/hour
Consumable Content

Freelance Technical Writer/Content Specialist – Pays $17-$22/hour
Learning Leaders



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

Selling Books in ODD Places - by Gloria Hansen

I had smuggled a pencil upstairs but I had no paper to write on except the wide expanse of wallpaper in the room...
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Selling Books in Odd Places - by Gloria Hansen
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