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May 14, 2020

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - If a Stranger Offers to Buy Your Book(s) Outright, You're Probably About to Get Scammed


News From the Floating Home Office - CRAZY Wind and the Shower Tilt-a-Whirl - WHOO HOO!!


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

A Teacher Was Just Collecting Goofy Quotes From Students for Laughs With Friends When He Realized He Had The Makings of a Book! - by Eric Grippa


and


Free Beach Therapy from a Stranger Leads to Lifelong Friendship, and a Book! - by Kelly McCardy-Fuller

Feature Article - Increase Your Freelance Writing Income with Your Own "Editing Group" - by Laura Yeager


Ask the Expert - "My client is being COMPLETELY unreasonable! But, I already spent the money and I can't 'fire' him..."


In The News... - More Layoffs for Magazine Publishers; Drive-In Theaters Coming Back; Print Book Sales Post Another Double-digit Gain - ...In The News - 05/14/2020


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 05/14/20

mixtape.lgbt
Podiatry Management
Provincetown Arts

Freelance Writing, Blogging, & Editing Jobs for 05/14/20

Marketing Secrets - Which Screenwriting Genres Sell...and Which Ones Don't? - by Veteran TV Producer Mark Heidelberger


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

If a Stranger Offers to Buy Your Book(s) Outright, You're Probably About to Get Scammed

I was recently contacted by an author who told a very disturbing story. He has several books on the market and sales had slowed down. He decided he didn't want to keep promoting them, and was looking to sell all rights to the manuscripts. And, that's when...
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If a Stranger Offers to Buy Your Book(s) Outright, You're Probably About to Get Scammed
BookTrailers

News From the Floating Home Office

CRAZY Wind and the Shower Tilt-a-Whirl - WHOO HOO!!

A sloshing toilet under your butt can only mean one thing!
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CRAZY Wind and the Shower Tilt-a-Whirl - WHOO HOO!!
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This Week's Backstories

A Teacher Was Just Collecting Goofy Quotes From Students for Laughs With Friends When He Realized He Had The Makings of a Book! - by Eric Grippa

My book, What Did You Say?, is a collection of the funniest, head-shakingly, goofy things my high school students have said. This collection of quotes are from the first 15 years of my teaching career. Many of my colleagues have asked me what made me decide to start collecting these quotes. Well, here is the story of how it began. …
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A Teacher Was Just Collecting Goofy Quotes From Students for Laughs With Friends When He Realized He Had The Makings of a Book! - by Eric Grippa

Free Beach Therapy from a Stranger Leads to Lifelong Friendship, and a Book! - by Kelly McCardy-Fuller

When I met Ahmad, I was a crazy, twenty-something from Michigan living the California dream. I was renting a roach-infested apartment that was close enough for me to walk to the beach. All of my free time was spent on a strip of sand that, unbeknownst to me at the time, was...
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Free Beach Therapy from a Stranger Leads to Lifelong Friendship, and a Book! - by Kelly McCardy-Fuller
PODBreakEven-2020

Feature Article

Increase Your Freelance Writing Income with Your Own "Editing Group" - by Laura Yeager

Your writing will be better if you use an editor. Here are some inexpensive (or free!) ideas for finding one...
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Increase Your Freelance Writing Income with Your Own "Editing Group" - by Laura Yeager
BoostABook

Ask the Expert

"My client is being COMPLETELY unreasonable! But, I already spent the money and I can't 'fire' him..."

We came to an agreement and the company paid me up-front for the entire job. I had a four-week delivery time. That's when the problems began...
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"My client is being COMPLETELY unreasonable! But, I already spent the money and I can't 'fire' him..."
Editing_Flat

In The News ...

More Layoffs for Magazine Publishers; Drive-In Theaters Coming Back; Print Book Sales Post Another Double-digit Gain - ...In The News - 05/14/2020

African Authors Struggling; "Altered Images" in Research Papers; Social Media Wearing Away the 1st Amendment; Simon and Schuster CEO dies.
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More Layoffs for Big Publishers; Drive-In Theaters Coming Back; Print Book Sales Post Another Double-digit Gain - ...In The News - 05/14/2020
ComplaintsAboutPublishers

Paying Markets for Writers

Provincetown Arts

“Published annually in July since 1985, Provincetown Arts focuses broadly on artists, performers, and writers who inhabit or visit the tip of Cape Cod, and seeks to stimulate creative activity and enhance public recognition of the nation's oldest continuous art colony. Drawing on a century-long tradition rich in art, theater, and writing, Provincetown Arts publishes essays, fiction, interviews, journals, performance pieces, poetry, profiles, reporting, reviews, and visual features, with a view toward demonstrating that a community of artists, functioning outside the urban centers, is a utopian dream with an ongoing vitality.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers.

Pays $80-$750.
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Provincetown Arts

Podiatry Management

10-20% freelance. "We are the business and practice management magazine to the podiatric profession." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 16K. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 72 hours.

Pays $350-$450.
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Podiatry Management

mixtape.lgbt

"Mixtape.LGBT is a digital arts and music zine. We feature personal stories, brief interviews, media recommendations and critical essays with a focus on LGBTQ+ topics." Online publication. Pays on acceptance.

Pays $0.10/word.
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mixtape.lgbt
BoostaBook

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 05/14/2020

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.

Senior Editor
The GroundTruth Project, Inc.

Freelance Legal Content Writers
Martindale-Hubbell

Freelance Digital Content Editor
Desert Publications, Inc.

Freelance Women’s Lifestyle Feature/News Writer
The List

Freelance Celeb Gossip Feature/News Writer
Nicki Swift

Freelance Fitness Blog Writer
Fitness Blog

Freelance Writers
WordAgents.com

Freelance Content Writer/Blogger – Pays $750/week
HIPR Consultancy and Corporate Services, Inc.

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.06/word
SexualAlpha

Freelance Content Writer
HIPR Consultancy and Corporate Services, Inc.

Freelance Journalist
Bridge Education Group, Inc.

Freelance Medical Content Writer – Pays $30/article
viralMD

Freelance Technical Writer & SME
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Freelance Copywriter
Cella

Freelance Technical Writer
Intricately

Freelance Copy Editor
The Hustle

Freelance News Writers – Pays $20/hour
Iris Writing International

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $30/hour
LifeChanger

Freelance Copy Editor/Writer – Pays $1,200/month
Flaunt Magazine

Freelance SEO Content Marketer and Writer – Pays $8-$38/hour
Aprospectus LLC

Freelance Copywriter
Honey Bar Media, Inc.

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer
Moringa Infusions

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $18-$26/hour
Toy Box Studios

Freelance Content Editor/Copy Writer
Days of Eid

Freelance Content Editor
Sunbrite Pools

Freelance Blog Writer – Pays $25/hour
One Foundation

Freelance E-Commerce Digital Marketing Listing Content Writer – Pays $12-$18/hour
Wholesale Gallery Inc.

Freelance Writer
Rapid Results Recruiting

Freelance Technical Writer
Clear Point

Freelance Content Writer
Family Source Consultants

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.
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Marketing Secrets

Which Screenwriting Genres Sell...and Which Ones Don't? - by Veteran TV Producer Mark Heidelberger

Ever consider writing a movie script? A 20 year veteran TV producer gives us the scoop on what sells!!
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Which Screenwriting Genres Sell...and Which Ones Don't? - by Mark Heidelberger
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