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ALERT!

Only 2 weeks until start-time for the Fall, 2015 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

The Fall contest is always our most popular one. If you like crisp, cool fall weather, orange, red and yellow leaves, and/or Halloween, you're going to LOVE this one!

1st Place: $300
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $200
+ 85 Other Prizes!

Limit of 500 participants so don't delay!
http://24hourshortstorycontest.com/

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Angela's Desk

PART I - The Romantic History of WritersWeekly and BookLocker by Angela Hoy

PART I - The Romantic History of WritersWeekly and BookLocker by Angela Hoy

A long, long time ago, I was an aspiring freelance writer and a mother of three. I was also in a very unhappy marriage (which is described in my book, The Emergency Divorce Handbook for Women). And, at that time, I was working full-time in the aerospace industry as an accountant. I'd work all day, come home to care for the children, help them with their homework, feed them, play with them, bathe them, put them to bed, read to them, tuck them in, and, then, stay up until the wee hours of the morning, trying to make a better life for my babies. I typed research papers for college students. I did accounting and other office work for two entrepreneurs in town ...

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From The Home Office

Tropical Storm Erika? Pffftt!!!

Tropical Storm Erika? Pffftt!!!

Last weekend was our future son-in-law's bachelor party in Key West. Of course, Tropical Storm Erika wanted to attend...and not in a fun way.

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This Week's Article

How to Avoid Giving Yourself (and Your Publisher) LEGAL Nightmares! by Harvey Randall

How to Avoid Giving Yourself (and Your Publisher) LEGAL Nightmares! by Harvey Randall

Could you, not your publisher, get sued for your book? What about fair use? How many ways can an author get sued???

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Ask The Expert

Who owns the rights to your 24-hour short story contest entry? You do!!

Who owns the rights to your 24-hour short story contest entry? You do!!

Hello. Was wondering, if I did not win the contest, can I submit my story to a magazine or other publishing company?

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Paying Markets

EARTH Magazine

"Earth science news magazine." 15% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights. No reprints Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $19.99 digital, $35 print. Guidelines at website. Pays $0.30/word for 300-3000 words. Certain stories have a flat fee.

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Channel Partners

"For more than two decades, Channel Partners has been the leader in providing news and analysis to indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services, associated CPE and applications as well as managed and professional services. Channel Partners includes a monthly print publication, electronic newsletters, Webinars, Reports, Buyer's Guides and more. It can be found on the Web at http://www.channelpartnersonline.com. It is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo (http://ww.channelpartnersconference.com). Join us on LinkedIn at Channel Partners Network." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy online at http://digital.channelpartnersonline.com/read/account_titles/159281. Guidelines available by email. Payment varies.

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The Cincinnati Review

"The Cincinnati Review is a literary magazine published biannually out of the University of Cincinnati. Prose and poetry from our pages has appeared in anthologies including Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and others." 100% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1000. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Sample copy available for $9 online. Subscription $15. Pays $30/page for poetry, $25/page for prose.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See links to these jobs, and more, by clicking here.

Freelance Financial Writers
InvestorPlace Media

Freelance SEC Football Writers
Saturday Down South

Freelance Resturant Reporter
OTR Global

Freelance Writer / Photographer - requires travel
Oyster.com

Freelance Photographer - near Washington, DC
The Cipher Brief

Freelance Video Reviewers
Blue Ocean Network

Freelance Tech and Culture Journalists
The Toggle

Freelance Business Analyst - Pays $10/hour
blind ad

Freelance Data Analyst - Pays $20K-$30K. Recent graduate preferred.
Sage Tree

Freelance Editor - Pays $35K-$40K
laundry services trade magazine

Freelance Reporters/Writers
news site

Freelance Writer - Pays $0.05/word
SR Education Group

Freelance Admin Executive Assistant - Pays $10-$15/hour
Targeted News Service / targetednews.com

Freelance Managing Editor & Community Leader
Global Yodel / globalyodel.com

Freelance Researchers - Pays up to $16/task
Wonder / askwonder.com

Freelance Full-time Content Creator
blind ad

Freelance Writer/ Copywriter/Editor
non-profit - The DaVinci Institute

Freelance B2B Copywriter
digital risk management company

Freelance Food Photographer / Writer - Pays $17/hour
TipHero.com

Freelance Editorial Writer - based in New York City, NY
CityGuide / cityguideny.com and ThoughtGallery / thoughtgallery.com

Freelance Real Estate Agent and Journalist - in Philadelphia, PA. Pays $500/month + commission.
PennsylvaniaHomes.com

Freelance Writer - Pays $0.07-$0.12/word
popular RV / camping website

Freelance Technical Writers - Pays $150/article
blind ad

Freelance Writer - Pays $75/article
Urban Scrawl DC / urbanscrawldc.com

Freelance Office Assistant - near Fremont, WA. Pays $30+/hour. "Most work can be completed without commuting."
behavioral care private practice

Freelance Prezi Expert - Pays $15-$20/hour
marketing startup

Freelance Beta Testers for new app - Pays $25
blind ad

See links to these jobs, and more, by clicking here.

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Success Story

Overcoming Commitment Phobia by Diane Stark

Overcoming Commitment Phobia by Diane Stark

How one author kept on schedule writing a new novel after placing a friendly wager with her husband!

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Letters...

24-Hour Short Story Contest!

24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Only 2 weeks until the Fall, 2015 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 09/02/2015

Whispers and Warnings For 09/02/2015

• Leonardo Dicaprio is suing a second French magazine

• Egyptian Court Returns Al Jazeera Reporters to Prison

• SoundCloud is being sued for allegedly not paying musicians royalties

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