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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For April, 2017!

* Home Office -  Brian Takes His “Home Office” on the High Seas! – Days 16 -20

* Feature - Writers: Should You Charge By the Hour, the Job, or....Something Else?

* Q & A - My book costs $2700 on Amazon!? What?!?!

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 04/28/2017

* Success Story - How I built on Past Writing Success to Get a Traditional Book Contract

* Whispers & Warnings for 04/28/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 04/28/2017

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Angela's Desk

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For April, 2017!

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For April, 2017!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Book Proposals and Query Letters. Try not to bust out laughing!

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From The Home Office

Brian Takes His “Home Office” on the High Seas! – Days 16 -20

Brian Takes His “Home Office” on the High Seas! – Days 16 -20

In another couple of hours, it seemed that my visual landmarks were gradually shifting further and further upwind. A check of the GPS confirmed my fears. The zig-zag line that marked my boat's pendulum motion on its anchor line was starting to lengthen - looking kind of like an EKG. I was dragging my anchor!

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Article

Writers: Should You Charge By the Hour, the Job, or....Something Else? by Myra Muili

Writers: Should You Charge By the Hour, the Job, or....Something Else? by Myra Muili

If your client earns higher profits as a direct result of your talents, shouldn't you, too???

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Ask The Expert

My book costs $2700 on Amazon!? What?!?!

My book costs $2700 on Amazon!? What?!?!

Since these database errors are so prominent on Amazon, you'll see all sorts of books by unknown (and known) authors, both active and out of print, priced at out-of-this-world prices. Here's why...

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 04/28/17

Letters and Comments for 04/28/17

COMMENTS FOR: Water Shoots Out Side of “Home Office” Building! Just another “water story,” right? I’m sorry for the people who were affected, but happy you were above the fray. Seems there’s never a dull moment in your household. And…your readers love hearing about it. -mctag2015   ~~~   i hope they check for hidden damage and dont wait until …

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Paying Markets

Lizzys Naturals

"Lizzy's naturals aims to empower healthy living by promoting use of natural products for hair, beauty and nutrition. We publish articles on healthy living as well as product reviews." Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms. approx. 2 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2 days. Subscription available online. Guidelines by email."

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New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

“New Letters is an international quarterly magazine featuring fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews with writers and original art, published by the University of Missouri at Kansas City.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy available online at http://www.newletters.org/magazine/back-issues. Subscription $22, $34 foreign. Guidelines online at http://www.newletters.org/writers-wanted/submission

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 04/19/2017

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 Bloggers
EazyCity

Freelance Writers - Pays $25/article
HouseTipster.com

Freelance Writers and Bloggers
The Suburban Jungle

Freelance Media Technician/Financial Writer - Pays $40-$70/hour
MZ Group North America

Freelance Writers - Pays $10-$15/hour
blind ad

Freelance E-commerce/Amazon Content Writer
Sellics / sellics.com

Freelance Ghostblogger - with electrical engineering background
electrical engineering blog

Freelance Creative Campaign Manager
B2B marketing firm

Freelance English and Spanish Writers
Bizpo

Freelance Writers - Pays $350-$400
Wisecrack

Freelance Marketing Writer
Syandus Inc

Freelance Writer and Editor - interactive learning
Syandus Inc

Freelance Contributors
Enigma Life

Freelance Pop Culture/Entertainment Writers - Pays $1000-$1500/month
Enstars.com, Celebeat.com

Freelance Beauty Writer - Pays $15-$25/hour
Rebates

Freelance Writer
Ironpaper

Freelance Proofreaders/Copy Editors
Addison

Freelance Health Writer
Hair Loss Revolution

Freelance HVAC Engineer Freelance Writer / Journalist
Backbone Media

Freelance Android Blog Writers
Joy of Android

Freelance Content Writers (2)
Must Amplify

Freelance Blogger / Article Writer
VelvetJobs

Freelance Interviewer
individual

Freelance PR Assistant - near New York City, NY
PR firm

Freelance Technical Writer - Pays $15-$25/hour
Clerisoft, Inc

Freelance Writer
One Green Planet

Freelance Legal Editor - Banking & Finance (Consumer Regulatory)
Major, Lindsey & Africa

Freelance Webinar Producer
ConvertKit

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

How I Built on Past Writing Success to Land a Traditional Book Contract! by Jenny Roche

How I Built on Past Writing Success to Land a Traditional Book Contract! by Jenny Roche

Having a methodical, step-by-step approach is how I came to land two traditional publishing contracts...

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 04/28/17

Whispers and Warnings for 04/28/17

Ebook sales are plummeting!; Oregon man fined $500 for RIDICULOUS reason; yogurt co. sues conspiracy theorist; students finding more creative ways to plagiarize...

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