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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - 25 Sure-fire Signs Your Publisher May Be Going Out of Business (and what you can do NOW to save your book!)

* "Home Office" - Brian Takes His "Home Office" on the High Seas! (Well...almost) – Days 5-10  

* Feature - Tax Breaks for Freelance Writers! 

* Q & A - "How does Archway Publishing compare to BookLocker?" 

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 03/29/2017

* Success Story - How I Got Steady Freelance Writing Work By Going the Extra Mile

* Whispers & Warnings for 03/29/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 03/29/2017

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Angela's Desk

25 Sure-fire Signs Your Publisher May Be Going Out of Business (and what you can do NOW to save your book!)

25 Sure-fire Signs Your Publisher May Be Going Out of Business (and what you can do NOW to save your book!)

Unfortunately, when a publisher goes out of business, many authors look back, and realize the writing had been on the wall for months, if not years...

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From The Home Office

Brian Takes His "Home Office" on the High Seas! (Well...almost) – Days 5-10 by Brian Whiddon

Brian Takes His "Home Office" on the High Seas! (Well...almost) – Days 5-10

I crawled out of my cockpit, stood out on the middle of my deck, lit a cigarette, and stared at that captain and crew with my best peed-off, backwoods Florida-boy look that said, "I'm about to SWIM over there just to slap you around a bit."

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Article

Tax Breaks for Freelance Writers! by Julian Block

Tax Breaks for Freelance Writers!

April 15th is fast approaching! Don't forget about these tax breaks for freelancers!

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Ask The Expert

How does Archway Publishing compare to BookLocker?

How does Archway Publishing compare to BookLocker?

Can you guess which large firm owns Archway Publishing?

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 03/29/2017

Letters and Comments for 03/29/2017

Comments on our "Find the Typo" contest, returning to freelancing, and Brian's high seas adventure!

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Paying Markets

Winemaker

"WineMaker, launched in 1998, covers the full gamut of the winemaking hobby, from beginners to experts, from wine kits to fresh grapes, and is published bi-monthly. Every issue includes expert advice and techniques, award-winning recipes and how-to projects to help you make great wine. Regular columns include troubleshooting common problems with the Wine Wizard, learning special techniques and tips on making a specific style of wine in Varietal Focus, refining your winemaking with Techniques, building gadgets in Projects, growing your own grapes in Backyard Vines and hearing tips, and stories and recipes from fellow home winemakers in Cellar Dwellers. WineMaker gives you practical, well-researched information in a fun format for all home winemakers - whether you use kits, concentrates, juices, non-grape fruits or fresh grapes." Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 50K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all NA rights. No reprints. Responds 2-8 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $25, $45 foreign. Pays $150-$250 for 2000-3000 words.

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Western Ag Reporter

"A weekly agricultural paper, started in 1940, published in Billings, MT. Not politically correct. Offers to our large and close readership not only the news that affects production agriculture but also a healthy dose of Western history, a weekly cooking column, plenty of patriotic material, and plenty of Western humor." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Weekly. Pays end of the month. Period between acceptance and publication varies. "Depends on whether their material needs to be printed immediately to be of any use to my readership or whether it can be printed any time ... Depends how large the paper is, and that varies by season -- longest in the spring and fall -- size related DIRECTLY to advertising quantity." Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy free for two months by mail with SASE. Subscription $55. "No guidelines other than have something interesting to say that my ag readership would be interested in reading. About 800 words work well. Will work with longer material if the material is good enough." Pays flat fee of $50 for up to 800 words.

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YouthWorker Journal

"Trade journal for youth ministry leaders." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly(print), Daily(web). Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available by email. Payment varies for articles running 250-1800 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/29/2017

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 Marketing Writer
Metropolis

Freelance Writer and Editor - for ongoing government work
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”)

Freelance Writers - Pays $200
Good Catch Publishing

Freelance Editor
The Daily Dot

Freelance Politics Staff Writer
The Daily Dot

Freelance Writer/Editor - digital marketing for healthcare
Plain-English Media LLC

Freelance Social Media Specialist
Feetz

Freelance Technical Writer
Cvedia

Freelance Virtual Assistant
Boëthius Helicon GmbH

Freelance News Writer
Mic Network Inc.

Freelance Tech Writer
Mic Network Inc.

Freelance TV News Bloggers
entertainment news site

Freelance Arts Writer
Mic Network Inc.

Freelance Gaming Editor
Mic Network Inc.

Freelance Pet Writers
Red Cat Media Ltd.

Freelance Music Tech Content Writer
Accusonus Inc.

Freelance Content Creator
Elo Entertainment LLC.

Freelance Social Media Analyst
Joinpiggy.com

Freelance Writer - camping, hiking and backpacking gear
99Boulders.com

Freelance Blog Editor
The Modern Marketer

Freelance Writer
iBus Media Limited / PokerNews

Freelance Content Writer - life insurance / mutual funds
recruiter

Freelance Blogger - Pays $45/hour
Nitrogen Press

Freelance Copywriter/Blogger
Squirrel Digital Marketing

Freelance Blogger - to write about blogging
Jean Media Inc.

Freelance Blogger
adult toy company

Freelance Hospitality Blogger
Hospitality Hub

Freelance Manager of Penetration Testing - Yes, this is a real job title!
Rapid7

Freelance Virtual Bookkeepers
BELAY

See the links to these jobs 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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Success Story

How I Got Steady Freelance Writing Work By Going the Extra Mile - by Ann Jamieson

How I Got Steady Freelance Writing Work By Going the Extra Mile

From writing columns, to website content, to Facebook updates, I now have steady freelance writing work!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 03/28/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 03/28/2017

Net neutrality, fake news, free speech....and another U.S. journalist gets arrested in a foreign country.

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Trivia Question

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