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Table of Contents

*URGENT NOTE FOR AUTHORS OF FAILED TATE PUBLISHING - Your "Production Files" Might Have Problems!

* News From The Home Office

* We'll pay you $60 for your feature article!

* Q & A - "How can I turn my blog into a book?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 02/016/17

* Success Story - From Poetry Readings to a TV Pilot!

* Whispers & Warnings - Tate Publishing may lose federal suit by default.

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/08/2017

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Angela's Desk

URGENT NOTE FOR AUTHORS OF FAILED TATE PUBLISHING - Your "Production Files" Might Have Problems!

URGENT NOTE FOR AUTHORS OF FAILED TATE PUBLISHING - Your "Production Files" Might Have Problems!

If you are a Tate victim and if you choose to send Tate your $50 for the production files, DEMAND they give you the files they used to print the cover and interior, and INSIST...

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From The Home Office

The EXACT Moment I KNEW I Wanted to Be a Writer

The EXACT Moment I KNEW I Wanted to Be a Writer

Most writers remember a specific moment in their past when they realized they wanted to be a writer. In fact, many professionals deeply dedicated to their calling have similar specific life incidents. For me, it was in tenth grade English. I always loved reading and writing. English was my favorite subject. (I sucked at math.) Ever since I'd learned to …

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This Week's Article

We'll pay you $40 for your feature article!

We'll pay you $40 for your feature article!

WritersWeekly is out of feature articles! Please query us! BUT, read our writer's guidelines first RIGHT HERE. We pay $60 and they only run around 600 words.

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Ask The Expert

"How can I turn my blog into a book?"

"How can I turn my blog into a book?"

Q - Hi Angela, I have hundreds of blog posts on my website and I'd like to turn them into a book. Do you have any advice on how to do that? - M.B. A - Blogs with a loyal following can lead to book sales later! Lots of people would much rather read information in book form rather than …

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 02/16/2017

Letters and Comments for 02/16/2017

I am so lucky to have found you guys right from the start and not have to go through the nightmares associated with so many other publishers. You guys rock! -Johnny Townsend 

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Paying Markets

Salt Lake

This publication ONLY works with local writers. Do not contact them if you are not located in their city.

"Lifestyle, fashion and culture magazine, glossy for Park City, Salt Lake City and Utah." Welcomes new writers. 33% freelance. Circ. 127K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Subscription $17.95. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.45/word.

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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 NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 30 days. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $15. Pays $1.00-$1.50/word for new writers.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/01/2017

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

 

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Senior Grant Writer
UltraViolet

Freelance Writers
New Normative

Freelance Writer
Culture Trip

Freelance Technical Content Lead
Resin.io

Freelance Gaming Writers
Cliqist

Freelance Video Content Writer and Social Media Manager
Investing.com

Freelance Bloggers
PJ Media

Freelance Online Marketing Analyst
Rendered Text / renderedtext.com

Freelance Writers
Wide Open Country / Wide Open Media Group

Freelance Proofreader
Mindojo

Freelance Senior Word Editor
Job Portraits

Freelance Contributor
USUncut.com

Freelance Assistant
New York Book Editors

Freelance Associate Production Editor
Kirkus Media

Freelance Social Media and Production Editor
Timeline

Freelance Senior Editor
Clutch

Freelance Pixel Artist
gaming company

Freelance Mandarin and Arabic Translators – Pays $120 for 700 words
blind ad

Freelance Paid Journalism Intern – Pays $10.50/hour
Render Media

Freelance SAT/ACT Experts – to write lessons
PrepScholar.com

Freelance Bilingual Spanish Copywriter – Pays $30-$40/hour
feminine retail brand company

Freelance Entertainment/TV/Film Writer – Pays $100
photo/video/audio retailer blog

Freelance Creative & Technical Writers – Pays $20-$25/hour
SDL Inc.

Freelance Editor – for literature study guides
blind ad

Freelance Writers – to draft expert testimonials for fine artists
blind ad

Freelance Content Strategist-Editor
marketing company

Freelance Proofreaders
creative agency

Freelance Full-time Strategist / Editor / Manager
Coalition Technologies

Freelance Technical Editor – Pays $500-$750 per book
blind ad

Freelance Real Estate Investment Ghostwriter
consulting firm for real estate flippers

 

See the links to these jobs here

 

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Success Story

From Poetry Readings to a TV Pilot! by Lawrence R. Berger

From Poetry Readings to a TV Pilot!

I met a woman who was looking for screenwriters. She liked one of my poems, and offered to help make it into a screenplay. Little did I know at the time but her method for doing this was to teach me how to write screenplays. I’ve since written five, we've sold a TV pilot, and one of our screenplays has been optioned. I can’t stress enough the importance of having a mentor...

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 02/16/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 02/16/2017

*Tate publishing might lose federal suit by default

*Comment on Facebook results in $500,000 lawsuit.

*Can DIA limit protests?

*Fined for "obscene" bumper sticker?

 

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Trivia Question

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