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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - A New Scam Targeting Authors - "Will you swap ebooks with me?"

* Home Office - Solar Eclipse Party!

* Feature - How I Use Diversity (and a Pseudonym) to Keep My Writing Business Alive!

* Q & A - "42 people 'liked' my promotional post but nobody bought my book! Why not?!"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 08/17/17

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 08/17/17

 * Success Story - I HAD to Make MONEY! - How a Family Emergency Helped Me Increase My Writing Income!

* Whispers & Warnings for 08/17/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 08/17/2017

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Angela's Desk

A New Scam Targeting Authors - "Will you swap ebooks with me?"

A New Scam Targeting Authors - "Will you swap ebooks with me?"

An author found her book listed for free on a foreign website. How did it get there?

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Home Office

Solar Eclipse Party!

Solar Eclipse Party!

We're ready for the eclipse!! Here's what we're doing!

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Article

How I Use Diversity (and a Pseudonym) to Keep My Writing Business Alive! - By C.M. Saunders 

How I Use Diversity (and a Pseudonym) to Keep My Writing Business Alive!

Writers, diversify or die. Let C.M. Saunders show you how!

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Ask The Expert

"42 people 'liked' my promotional post but nobody bought my book! Why not?!"

"42 people 'liked' my promotional post but nobody bought my book! Why not?!"

"Lots of people (42 on one) liked my book promo post but still I see no sales. Why?" Read the answer here...

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 08/17/2017

Letters and Comments for 08/17/2017

Readers comment on felons trying to sell their stories, people who want others to write their books, and more!

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Paying Markets

The Baltimore Review

"The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit. Subscription is free online but an annual print edition can be purchased for $16.95.

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The Baltimore Review

"The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit. Subscription is free online but an annual print edition can be purchased for $16.95.

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Lion Magazine

"We carry stories and photos of Lions’ service projects and Lions’ activities." 30% free lance. Welcomes new authors. Circ. 350K. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Pays $0.50-$1.00/word. Features run from 1,500 to 3,000 words. Submit query or complete ms per the guidelines. Publishes ms after four months. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds after 2 weeks to queries. Email editor for sample of magazine. Subscriptions for members of Lions clubs and receive the magazine as part of their dues. Guidelines by email.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 08/03/2017

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 Content Writer/Researcher - Pays $25-$45/hour
OMGYES

Freelance Editor - Pays $15/hour
The Spruce and Lifewire

Freelance Social Media/Community Manager
The Practical Dev (dev.to)

Freelance Web Content SEO Critic/Reviewer
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Freelance Business & Finance Writer
Capitalism.com

Freelance Writers
JobHero.com

Freelance Copywriter
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Freelance Copywriter
NeoMam Studios

Freelance Writers
Passion Writers 4 Life

Freelance Writer
Mountain Bike Tales Digital Magazine

Freelance Copywriter
ZipfWorks

Freelance Developmental Editor
Advantage Media Group and ForbesBooks

Freelance Daily News Writer/Blogger
Investopedia

Freelance Journalist - Budget $1000
The National Leadership Academies

Freelance Blog Contributor
KidPass

Freelance Blog Writer
Five Four Group

Freelance Content Writer
Experian

Freelance Fundamental Analysis Writer
Investopedia

Freelance Writers - Pays $200/article
Spoke

Freelance Ghostwriters - Pays $150-$250/blog post
nDash.co

Freelance Writers - to write articles about dogs
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Freelance Editor
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Freelance Writers
Ultius, Inc.

Freelance Content Crafter
Quaderno

Freelance Copyeditor
Cengage

Freelance Copyeditor/Proofreader
Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University

Freelance Paper Reviewer/Online Writing Tutor - Pays $12/hour
Brainfuse

Freelance Language Tutor - Pays $12-$20/hour
Transparent Language, Inc.

Freelance Esports Reporters
Twinfinite

Freelance Copywriters
WebpageFX

Freelance Tech-Gadgets Writer/Reviewer
YBLTV.COM

Freelance Blog Writer - Pays $125/blog post, twice weekly
KingdomWorks Studios

Freelance Proofreader - Pays $500-$3,000/month
ProofreadingPal LLC

Freelance Medical Transcriptionists
PROTRANSLV

Freelance Offline/Post Production Transcriptionists
U.S. Captioning Company

 

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

I HAD to Make MONEY! - How a Family Emergency Helped Me Increase My Writing Income! - by Mariana Abeid-McDougall

I HAD to Make MONEY! - How a Family Emergency Helped Me Increase My Writing Income!

Life events pushed me from hobbyist to careerist and I haven’t looked back. Here's how I did it!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 08/17/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 08/17/2017

Pastor (allegedly) caught plagiarizing in book; Are mugshot websites blackmailing folks?; Zazzle zapped with copyright infringement lawsuit; and more!

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Trivia Question

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