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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Tate Publishing Execs Arrested on Multiple Felonies - See a list of lawsuits against Tate!

* Home Office -  Return of the Floggin' Molly

* Q & A - "Angela, have you seen what Amazon's doing with their 'buy' buttons now?!"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 05/11/2017

* Success Story - From Widget Designer to Writer: How I Used an Engineering Degree to Become a Writer Earning $1/Word!

* Whispers & Warnings for 05/11/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 05/11/2017

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Angela's Desk

Tate Publishing Execs Arrested (Finally!) for Embezzlement, Extortion & Racketeering. See Other Lawsuits Filed Against These Jerks! HINT: One was for (alleged) property destruction!

Tate Publishing Execs Arrested (Finally!) for Embezzlement, Extortion & Racketeering. See Other Lawsuits Filed Against These Jerks! HINT: One was for (alleged) property destruction!

The publishing industry was rocked (and many authors were ELATED!) last when warrants were issued by Oklahoma Judge Jack McCurdy for the arrests of Richard and Ryan Tate. They've both been charged with nine felony counts of embezzlement, extortion and racketeering each, as well as misdemeanor charges. Who else has sued Tate in the past? HINT! One was for (alleged) property destruction!

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From The Home Office

Return of the Floggin' Molly

Return of the Floggin' Molly

I ran back to the cockpit to throw the engine in gear and get the bow turned off and away from the other vessel. Everything was going smoothly when I suddenly heard a loud "CLANK," and a "SPLASH," followed by a "RATTLE-RATTLE-RATTLE-RATTLE!!" ...

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Ask The Expert

"Angela, have you seen what Amazon's doing with their 'buy' buttons now?!"

"Angela, have you seen what Amazon's doing with their 'buy' buttons now?!"

Amazon is allowing resellers to "win" buy buttons on their book pages, which means some books will no longer be for sale directly through Amazon! Read more...

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Paying Markets

Skim Magazine

“SKIM Magazine is a Canadian publication and the printed version of the magazine will be distributed to government offices, local and international NGOs, UN agencies, donor organizations, and other private sector the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries and Pakistan. We would like to invite you to read our past issues of SKIM Magazine at
http://alhasan.com/skim-magazine. In today’s fast paced world, society is faced with numerous challenges that could be aptly handled through technology. Spatial Knowledge & Information Management magazine’s framework consists of many cross cutting themes, including: Education, Health. Economy, Policy, Governance, Energy, Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources. This monthly magazine attempts to cover the most pressing issues from these sectors, and evoke how latest technologies can be used to find the most optimal solutions. The intent of the magazine is to showcase the knowledge and applied technologies, which could bring about a
fundamental change in achieving societal growth and development.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-3 days. Sample copy available online. Pays $40 for 1500-2000 words.

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Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

"A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more." Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys "first North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed." Responds one week. Sample copy available online at http://www.westchestermagazine.com/westchester-magazine/find-magazine. Subscription $14.97. Guidelines by email. Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 04/19/2017

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Freelance Writers
Bay City Beacon

Freelance On-camera Host
ZMG / Ruckus Factory (digital media studio)

Freelancers – experienced in ELA Grade 3-10 assessment writing, passage location. Pays $22/hour.
A Pass Educational Group, LLC

Freelance Freelance Writer – Pays $25-$75
Profile Media Group

Freelance Technical Writers
BrainStormInc.com

Freelance Copy and Substantive Editors – medicine, physics & engineering 
Crimson Interactive (Enago)

Freelance Digital Freelance Journalist
Blasting News Inc.

Freelance Cooking and Food Blogger – Pays $50/post
Food Revolution

Freelance Native English Video Blogger (Vlogger) – dating and relationship advice. Pays $200/week.
Commitment Connection

Freelance Blogger – Pays $70/post
boating website

Freelance Blogger – telecom and managed service brands
Northcutt.com

Freelance Writer – to write long-form content about blogging. Pays $30
SPM

Freelance Media Relations Officer
PETA

Freelance Educational Content Manager
Course Concierge

Freelance Customer Storyteller
Zapier

Freelance Associate News Editor
The Whim

Freelance Content Writer
EmoryDay

Freelance Technical Writer
Emergent Payments

Freelance Social Media/Content Writer
blind ad

Freelance Writer
VeracityColab

Freelance Game Guide Writer
learningworksforkids.com

Freelance Blogger – marketing and business topics
blind ad

Freelance Book Summary Writers
SuperSummary.com

Freelance Product Review Writers
blind ad

Freelance Analysts and Editors – Pays $200-$600
consultancy

Freelance Editors – Pays $350-$500
proofreading and marketing copy services firm

Freelance Editor
bi-monthly consumer print/digital magazine

Freelance Editors – pays $10.74 to $21.75/hour
PaperCheck

Freelance Los Angeles-based Writers – who are passionate about dogs. Pays $0.05/word
ScoutKnows

Freelance Seattle-based Writers – who are passionate about dogs. Pays $0.05/word
ScoutKnows

Freelance NYC-based Writers – who are passionate about dogs. Pays $0.05/word
ScoutKnows

Freelance Resume Writer
Choice-Resume

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Success Story

From Widget Designer to Writer: How I Used an Engineering Degree to Become a Writer Earning $1/Word

From Widget Designer to Writer: How I Used an Engineering Degree to Become a Writer Earning $1/Word

I work on eBooks, blog posts, whitepapers, and more as a freelancer, and I can command $1/word because of my specialty...

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 05/11/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 05/11/2017

Handcuffed Tate Publishing Exec doesn't seem to know when to keep his mouth shut; Journalist or jerk? You decide...; Sexism in the publishing industry; posthumous defamation lawsuit victory...

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