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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Is Author Solutions Having Problems? - Pay Cuts, "Stagnant" Leads, and More...

* Home Office - Screaming Flock of Parrots!

* Feature - Book Sales Slumping? Time to Rewrite Your Author Bio!

* Q & A - "Should I Take Out a Loan to Publish My Poetry Book?" NO!!

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 08/24/17

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 08/24/17

 * Success Story - I Don't Even Like Writing...But I Get PAID to Do It!

* Whispers & Warnings for 08/24/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 08/24/2017

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Angela's Desk

Is Author Solutions Having Problems? - Pay Cuts, "Stagnant" Leads, and More...

Is Author Solutions Having Problems? - Pay Cuts, "Stagnant" Leads, and More...

"The base pay went from $15.41/hour to $11.41 per hour. (Commission-based) reps are estimating a $30,000 loss in pay annually. New leads have been stagnant for months..."

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Home Office

Screaming Flock of Parrots!

Screaming Flock of Parrots!

The solar eclipse wasn't the only strange thing going on!

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Article

Book Sales Slumping? Time to Rewrite Your Author Bio! by Johnny Townsend

Book Sales Slumping? Time to Rewrite Your Author Bio!

If you don’t have any particular qualifications for the kind of book you’re writing, that’s when you need to get creative. ..

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Ask The Expert

"Should I Take Out a Loan to Publish My Poetry Book?" NO!!

"Should I Take Out a Loan to Publish My Poetry Book?" NO!!

"My only source of income is social security. I tell you this because if you accept my work I'll have to take out a loan from my bank..."

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Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments for 08/24/17

Letters and Comments for 08/24/17

Letters and Comments from our readers

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Paying Markets

Red Sun Magazine

" Red Sun is a quarterly magazine that publishes science-fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction. We want quality entertainment. The stories can be dark. They can be violent. They can be gory. They can be humorous. They can be weird. They can be political. They can be speculative. They can be populated with any culture, any religion. With men, women, LGBT, black, white, or brown. We are particularly interested in war-themed science fiction five science fiction written by war veterans. In addition to fiction, we want interviews, articles, and reviews up to 5k words that are relevant to the genres we publish, to include role-playing games, board games, movies, television, etc. We also accept artwork & comic strips; no poetry. Art should fit the genres we publish." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays within 30 days of publication. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. "We ask for exclusive rights to the author’s work for six months (the duration of a single issue’s run, plus two months), as well as exclusive anthology rights for a year, both to begin at the time of publication." No reprints. Responds up to 4 months. Sample available for purchase at http://redsunmagazine.com/purchase. Guidelines online at http://redsunmagazine.com/guidelines.

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Moment Magazine

“Moment Magazine, North America’s premier Jewish magazine, was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied to any organization, denomination or point of view and offers a balanced accounting of th e Jewish experience in America, focusing on political, lifestyle, cultural and arts coverage.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines available by email. Pays $200-$1000.

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SHINE Brightly Magazine

"The SHINE brightly mission is to equip, motivate, and inspire girls in grades 4-8 to become activists for Christ." Circ. 13K. Monthly (September to May_ with a double issue for September/October. Pays on publication. Publishes ms. 6-8 weeks after acceptance. "First North American Rights—The author retains copyright, and may submit the manuscript for publication elsewhere after it appears in SHINE brightly. SHINE brightly has first time printing rights. Second Rights—Rates are for a previously published article. Author must own copyright, or submit proof of permission to resell from the copyright owner. Simultaneous Rights—The author must notify publisher that the submitted article is being offered in another market that should not overlap our readership." Accepts reprints under special circumstances. Responds within 6-8 weeks. Sample articles on website. Subscription 1 Year - $13.95 USD, $18.70 CAD. Guidelines online at https://gemsgc.org/shine-brightly-writers-guideline.

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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 B2B Technology Blogger - near Las Vegas
ChannelE2E

Freelance Writers
WhoIsHostingThis.com

Freelance Content Writer - near Boca Raton, FL
Medspa.com

Freelance Copywriter - Pays $25-$35/hour
Creative Circle

Freelance Japanese Translator
1-StopAsia

Freelance Writers - Pays $7.50-$22.00/page
Ultius, Inc.

Freelance Food and Travel Blogger/Researcher
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Freelance Writer
Sam's Word

Freelance Contract Writer
Tempesta Media

Freelance Resume Writer
RiseSmart

Freelance Writer & Blogger Obsessed With Self-Driving Cars
WonderHowTo

Freelance Ghostwriters - must be U.S. based.
WordAgents.com

Freelance Technical Writer
Toxicology Consulting Group

Freelance Grassroots Outreach Writers - Pays $13/hour
NextWave Advocacy LLC

Freelance SEO & Digital Content Copywriter
Terra’s Kitchen

Freelance Resume Writer
Sound Advice

Freelance Fundamental Analysis Writer
Investopedia

Freelance Developmental Editor
Advantage Media Group and ForbesBooks

Freelance Writer - Pays $16-$19/hour
JustAnswer

Freelance ARE Exam Prep Content Writer - must be a licensed architect
Black Spectacles

Freelance Copy Editor
Elite Editing

Freelance Writer - near San Francisco, CA
RealtyShares

Freelance Writer - Pays $20.00-$25.00/hour
We Are The Mighty

Freelance News Contributors
Heavy Inc.

Freelance Sports Contributors
Heavy Inc.

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist - near Voorhees, NJ
Comprehensive Cancer and Hematology Specialists

Freelance English-Thai Legal Translator
Keywords Studios

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist
Eight Crossings

Freelance Senior Digital/Social Media Editor
WeAreTeachers

 

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Success Story

I Don't Even Like Writing...But I Get PAID to Do It! by Jonathan Rebby John

I Don't Even Like Writing...But I Get PAID to Do It!

"As a student, I recently sold a single article for $600, and consistently earn three-figure sums per piece..."

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 08/24/17

Whispers and Warnings for 08/24/17

Amazon sued by employees; Your tweets can get you sued! Can you afford the legal fees?; Are the wealthy suing journalists to silence them?

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