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From The Home Office

Brand New AC Still Not Working After One Week!

Brand New AC Still Not Working After One Week!

For the past week, we've been staying at our daughter's house. The AC guys installed a brand new unit, but the house wouldn't get below 80 during the day and it was very humid inside. I suspected something was wrong with the unit or installation. I texted the technician that night and he called me right away, which was nice. He said they'd had a problem with the intake attachment. Sure enough, the next morning they found it had ...

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Angela's Desk

WritersWeekly Needs Creative, FRESH Articles NOW!

WritersWeekly Needs Creative, FRESH Articles NOW!

This week, for the first time in a long time, I revised our writer's guidelines. For some reason, we've been getting an increasing number of queries that aren't in any way whatsoever related to writing or publishing. Over just the past weekend alone, I received queries about pets, retirement living, home building, and stocks. Now, I do realize that some publications have titles that may be subtle or even confusing to potential readers and writers ...

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Letters...

Love the New Site!

Love the New Site!

Your new design inspired me to write you WITHOUT asking you a specific question or seeking help of some kind! I'm always grateful that you perform such substantial work for so many writers, including me! ...

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This Week's Article

This Question Might Alter Your Writing Career! by Carli Brinkman

This Question Might Alter Your Writing Career! by Carli Brinkman

As writers, we notice copy. We notice it everywhere. Sometimes, we notice it because it appeals to and inspires us. But most of the time, as professionals with a great appreciation for the effective written word, we notice it because it's mediocre, or just plain bad. However, in these moments when you find yourself rewriting poorly worded copy in your head

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Ask The Expert

My traditional publisher won't promote my book! What's an easy, affordable way to do it myself?

In 2002, my book was published by (a traditional publisher). It's a book on creative writing for teachers. I don't think the publisher could afford marketing and I did not have time with my job at a museum. Any ideas for how to promote?

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Success Story

How to KEEP WRITING through Holidays, Special Events, and More! by Wendy Hobday Haugh

How to KEEP WRITING through Holidays, Special Events, and More! by Wendy Hobday Haugh

For years, I allowed hosting responsibilities for family birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions to sidetrack me from writing. As a mother of 3, and piano teacher to 25, the needs of my family and regular paycheck always came first, and my writing? Dead last ...

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For August 25th

Whispers and Warnings For August 25th


• The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn't


• Judge Rules That Inglewood, California Cannot Copyright Public Videos


• Phoenix demands refund of 21K from ASU prof's company


• Josh Ostrovsky on plagiarism accusations: 'I'm gonna make it right'


• McDonald's Apologizes for Ripping Off Viral Photos of a Man Getting Engaged to a Burrito


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Paying Markets

Hubbub

“We are a cottage-industry. All print-based (including submissions). We feature poetry -- and occasional review of poetry books -- by both new and well-known writers. We do not usually publish light verse, but otherwise are open to almost anything; indeed, we look for a range of styles and do consider longer poems. The magazine appears once a year. We try to respond to submissions that are sent with SASEs within three or four months at the most.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 400. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to two years after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1-4 months. Sample copy available by mail for $3.50. Subscription $7, $10 foreign. Guidelines available by mail with SASE. Pays $20 for a 1-2 page poem.

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Freelance Market News

25% freelance. "Provides details of markets for freelance writers plus competition news, editorial changes, a monthly article on writing-related topics plus letters page and readers' competition with £50 prize." Welcomes new writers. Monthly (except for July). Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys one-time print rights. Responds less than one month. Sample on request. Subscription £29. Pays £40 per 1000 words for market notes and £50 per 1000 words for articles.

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Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 7 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $34.99, $60 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. Pays $0.30/word for 350-700 words.

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Journal of Information Ethics

"JIE publishes columns, articles and reviews that deal with the production, dissemination, storage and retrieval of information in an ethical context.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two years. Responds within one week. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $40, $55 foreign. Pays $25-$50.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See links to all these jobs here.

Freelance Content Editor and Social Media Manager
Epic Sky

Freelance Comic Book Copy Editor – Pays $200
small publishing company

Freelance Freelance Editor – Pays $35K-$45K
laundry services trade magazine

Freelance Text Editing/Transcript Correcting
blind ad

Freelance Grant Writer
grant writing firm

Freelance Social Media Manager/Skin Care Enthusiast
go.getvibriance.com

Freelance Humor Writers (3) – to write funny questions. Pay $1/question.
Knozen

Freelance Content Screener – Pays $11/hour.
Legacy.com

Freelance Powerpoint Expert – Pays $40-$60/hour.
management consultant

Freelance Content Writer/Social Media/Web Designer – Pays $30K/year
Alan David Custom

Freelance Music Bloggers/Reviewers – Pasy $10-$50/post
blind ad

Freelance Legal Writers – law students. Pays $85/week.
law firm

Freelance Copywriters – near Austin, Texas
Liaison

Freelance Social Media Manager – skin care
go.getvibriance.com

Freelance Full-time Editor – Pays $650/week.
blind ad

Freelance Food Writer – Pays $17/hour.
blog

Freelance SEO Content Writer – Pays $10-$18/hour.
BKA Content

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $150
Estately

Freelance Accounting Lesson Writer
Study.com

Freelance Project Management Lesson Writer
Study.com

Freelance Real Estate Lesson Writer
Study.com

Freelance West Coast News Writer
Opposing Views Inc.

Freelance Reporter
Community Impact Newspaper

Freelance Tennessee Writers
Wide Open Country

Freelance Book Reviewers – English and Spanish-language titles
Kirkus Media

Freelance
Hinge Strategy, LLC

Freelance Reporter
Kentucky Today

Freelance Writers, Editors, Project managers
Education Publishing

Freelance French Translator
music company

See links to all these jobs here.

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