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Table of Contents

*AUTHORS, REPEAT AFTER ME: "I will NOT give publishers ownership of my production files!

* This Week's Hate Mail!

* The 12 Hour Shift for Working Writers

* Q & A - "Can I publish pictures of people's (private parts) that they've texted to me?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 02/01/17

* Success Story - We'll pay you $40 for your freelance success story!

* Whispers & Warnings - Arrested for handing out copies of the US Constitution.

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/01/2017

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AUTHORS, REPEAT AFTER ME: "I will NOT give publishers ownership of my production files!"

AUTHORS, REPEAT AFTER ME: "I will NOT give publishers ownership of my production files!"

SELF-PUBLISHING 101: "Never, EVER pay someone hundreds to thousands of dollars to publish your book while ALSO giving them the rights to the files YOU paid them to create!" Which publisher does NOT take rights from authors?

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From The Home Office

This Week's Hate Mail!

This Week's Hate Mail!

I received one email that was sent at around 5:00 a.m. (our time) by an obviously VERY drunk or high individual. The email, which was FULL of misspelled words and other nonsensical jargon, said...

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This Week's Article

The 12 Hour Shift for Working Writers - By Kyle Stark

The 12 Hour Shift for Working Writers

I’m 25 years old, and I’ve taken critical, progressive steps toward being able to make living as a traveling writer. I’ve accomplished this much by being wise with my time, and by working 12 hour shifts...

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Ask The Expert

"Can I publish pictures of people's (private parts) that they've texted to me?"

"Can I publish pictures of people's (private parts) that they've texted to me?"

"My friend and I have been collecting (bleep!) pics that men have been sending to us by text. We want to make a coffee table book out of them. How would we go about doing this?"

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 02/01/2017

Letters and Comments for 02/01/2017

COMMENTS FOR: “I want to publish an anthology that includes stories written by others. Where do I start?” If you are working in genre fiction, there are several “Open Call” groups on Facebook (horror, SF, fantasy, etc) which might work for you. Search for the keyphrase “Open Call” and you’ll turn up most of them – though you will have …

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Paying Markets

Diabetes Self-Management

"Diabetes Self-Management is a consumer health publication that aims to help people with diabetes control their condition. We cover nutrition, exercise, pharmacology, medical and technological advances, and mental health issues. We do not publish personal experiences, celebrity profiles, or research breakthroughs." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 410K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 6 weeks. Sample copy available by request. Subscription $18US, $36 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. Pays up to $700 for 2000-2500 words.

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NAILPRO, Beauty Launchpad, Beauty Store Business, DAYSPA, MedEsthetics, Nail It!

25% freelance. Trade publications for salon owners and nail professionals. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 60K. Monthly. Pays 30 days after receipt of article. Publishes ms approx. 3 months after acceptance. Buys "exclusive first North American serial rights for use in print, online and digital editions of NAILPRO; non-exclusive rights for use in print, online and digital editions of other Creative Age Publications; non-exclusive rights to use and re-use the work in advertising and promotion of our publications and non-exclusive rights to license the use and re-use of the work by our licensees and franchises." No reprints. Response time varies. Sample issue can be purchased online, or call Subscription Services at (800)442.5667. Subscription $19.95; $35 Mexico/Canada; $60 other. Guidelines not available.

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The Music & Sound Retailer

"We are the most widely read trade publication serving brick-and-mortar musical instrument stores and their owners, managers and buyers." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11.5K. Monthly. Pays 60 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 24-48 hours. Sample copy available online. Subscription $18. Guidelines available by email. Pays $200 and up. Pays $400 for secret-shopper column.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/01/2017

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Reporters - in Sorbeen, NYC, Miami, Atlanta, Boston, Las Vegas, and LA
start-up in the health platform

Freelance Engineering, Technology & Design Content Writer
Bresslergroup

Freelance News Writer/Blogger
First We Feast, a James Beard Award-winning food and pop culture website

Freelance Search Specialist
Hotjar

Freelance Virtual Personal Assistant - lifesciences. Pays AU$ 60,000 - AU$ 70,000/year
randstad.com.au

Freelance Journalist
Small Planet Institute

Freelance Writers
Blue Sky Editorial, LLC

Freelance Contract Editor - Business
American Journal Experts (AJE)

Freelance Online Economics Tutors
Smarthinking

Freelance Part-time Remote Call Analyst
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company

Freelance Realtime Captioner
Caption Colorado

Freelance SEO and Marketing Manager
Moove Agency

Freelance Bi-Lingual Spanish Inside Patient Navigation and Information Resource Specialist
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - National

Freelance CopyWriter
blind ad

Freelance "Fun, Sassy Writer"
online education company - BonnieFahy.com and Getsourceit.com

Freelance Contributors
Peaceful Dumpling

Freelancer Writer - long-term
blind ad

Freelance Marketing Director - Pays $75K+/year
South Florida based consulting firm

Freelance Full-Time Real Estate Investment Writer
real estate marketing firm

Freelance Real Estate Finance/Investment Ghostwriter
private equity firm

Freelance Fence, Deck and Railing Construction Writer
seller of high-quality fencing, railing and outdoor deck systems

Freelance Writer/Editor
EagleRider

Freelance Senior Copywriter - pharmaceutical / healthcare
Purohit Navigation / purohitnavigation.com

Freelance Writers - Pays $0.15-$0.20/word
Ignite Visibility

Freelance Editors
academic consulting firm

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

We'll pay you $40 for your freelance success story!

We'll pay you $40 for your freelance success story!

WritersWeekly is out of success stories! We pay $40 for around 400 words. Please query us!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 02/01/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 02/01/2017

Arrested for handing out copies of the US Constitution. 

 

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