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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - The Most Common Question I Hear: "I want to write and publish a book. Where do I start?"

* Home Office -  Lesson Learned from Capt. Ron? LIVE Life While You Still Can!

* Feature - Writers: Have Short Stories? Dust Them Off and GET PAID!!

* Q & A - "Should I pay a service to track queries I send to magazines?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 05/25/2017

* Success Story - How I Turned One Vacation into Four Articles...and Sold Them All!

* Whispers & Warnings for 05/25/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 05/25/2017

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Angela's Desk

The Most Common Question I Hear: "I want to write and publish a book. Where do I start?" - by Angela Hoy
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From The Home Office

Lesson Learned from Capt. Ron? LIVE Life While You Still Can!

Lesson Learned from Capt. Ron? LIVE Life While You Still Can!

When we were RVing for months at a time several years ago, we'd talk to different folks at campgrounds, and we kept hearing the same story told over and over again. A couple would wait until retirement to take that one trip, or make that one major lifestyle change. And, after retirement, one of them would pass shortly thereafter, leaving the other to RV across our beautiful country, all alone...

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Article

Writers: Have Short Stories? Dust Them Off and GET PAID!! By C.M. Saunders

Writers: Have Short Stories? Dust Them Off and GET PAID!!

There are literally thousands of magazines, journals, websites, ezines and anthologies covering every genre and sub-genre you can think of, and then some. All are seeking material, and most offer fertile ground for savvy freelance writers seeking an extra revenue stream.

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Ask The Expert

"Should I pay a service to track queries I send to magazines?"

"Should I pay a service to track queries I send to magazines?"

Writers can get so caught up in the "newest" site that offers submission tracking ("Ooooh! Pie charts and bar graphs!!") that they spend very little time actually querying and writing. They're too busy looking at statistics, chatting with other writers online, and not really getting any money-making work done.

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 05/25/17

Letters and Comments for 05/25/17

This is the first writing contest I've entered and it was just so enjoyable, on many different levels. Without getting into the morose saga otherwise known as my life, this contest was something I very much needed. I didn't realize how much so until I clicked "send," and entered my story. It's the first thing, in several years, that I've done just for me.

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Paying Markets

Ft Myers Magazine

"Celebrating the arts & living in Southwest Florida." Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-3 months. Sample copy available at http://www.issuu.com/ftmyers.magazine. Subscription $18." Pays $0.10/word for 750-2000 words.

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Fine Books & Collections

"Fine Books & Collections covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors, dealers, librarians, curators, and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts, to modern first editions and fine art, and everything in between." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Sample copy online here. Subscription $19.98, $29.98 Canada; $39.98 other. Pays $0.20/word for 500-2000 words.

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Earth Island Journal

"A quarterly magazine about environmental threats and the people who are working to address them." Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 12K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Responds 2-4 weeks. Buys NA rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Sample copy online at http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/where. Subscription $10. Pays $0.25/word for print, $100 flat fee for online.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 05/25/2017

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 News Editor
Newser

Freelance Content Writers
NCVM

Freelance Writers/Editors – Pays $15-$20/hour
Obsev Studios

Freelance Writer – health and fitness
Fitt

Freelance Writer – Pays $30/hour
Capitol Standard

Freelance News Writers
Edible Austin

Freelance SEO Writer – Pays $0.01/word
HubShout LLC

Freelance Technology Writer
TransFX

Middle Eastern Music Freelance Writer
KPaul

Freelance Writer – Pays $75/article + referral fees
First Quarter Finance

Freelance Writers
PatientPop

Freelance Script Writers – to write, edit and review video scripts
Filmless

Freelance Content Writer – nonprofit fundraising
RallyBound

Freelance Writer – near Honolulu
Thrillist.com

Freelance Researcher
Hello Innovation

Freelance Copywriter
Talent Table

Freelance WordPress Tutorial Writer
Jean Media Inc.

Freelance Travel Gear Writer
Wander GoGo

Freelance Writers
CultureCrash

Freelance Content Writers (2) – to produce site content. Pays $2K-$3K.
SilkRoll

Freelance Technical Writer
Avanade Inc.

Freelance Book Cover Artist
author

Freelance Online Spanish Substitute Teacher
Connections Education LLC.

Freelance Web Designer
XBIZ

Freelance Business Taxonomist
Hello Innovation

Freelance Resume Writers
Choice-Resume

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

How I Turned One Vacation into Four Articles...and Sold Them All! by Laura Yeager

How I Turned One Vacation into Four Articles...and Sold Them All!

Traveling is extremely stimulating, and if you're looking for new writing concepts, consider taking a trip. It doesn't have to be long. If you go to the right place, a one-night stay could provide many lucrative ideas for you to write about.

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Whispers and Warnings - 05/25/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 05/25/17

Whispers and Warnings for 05/25/17

• Amazon's "Buy Button" trickery

• Richard Simmons sues for libel

• Students not allowed to hand out U.S. Constitution

• Journalists arrested filming crash site

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