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 LAST CHANCE!


THIS SATURDAY is the Fall, 2015
24-Hour Short Story Contest!!


The Fall contest is always our most popular one. If you like crisp, cool fall weather, orange, red and yellow leaves, and/or Halloween, you're going to LOVE this one!

1st Place: $300
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $200
+ 85 Other Prizes!

Limit of 500 participants so don't delay!
http://24hourshortstorycontest.com/

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Summer, 2015 24-Hour Short Story Contest! by Angela Hoy

For the past six weeks, we've spent every spare moment judging the hundreds of entries submitted for the WritersWeekly Summer, 2015 24-Hour Short Story Contest. In case you're not familiar with our quarterly contest, this is how it works. On the date of the contest, at start-time, we send out the topic for that specific contest to all registered entrants, while also posting it on WritersWeekly.com.

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Angela's Desk

PART III - The Romantic History of WritersWeekly and BookLocker by Angela Hoy

PART III - The Romantic History of WritersWeekly and BookLocker by Angela Hoy

I started shaking. After asking if he was hurt, I told Frank to hang up and call 9-1-1. I (wrongly) assumed they could track him using his phone signal ...

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From The Home Office

R.I.P. Cool the Bearded Dragon

R.I.P. Cool the Bearded Dragon

About eight years ago, the boys convinced me to buy them a bearded dragon. Over the years, they have enjoyed his company...and particularly enjoyed scaring the grandmothers with him!

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This Week's Article

How I Earn Extra Cash as an “Idea Broker!” (And, you can too!) by Jennifer Brown Banks

How I Earn Extra Cash as an “Idea Broker!” (And, you can too!) by Jennifer Brown Banks

I devised a plan to supply my services to lessen these bloggers' loads while maintaining their sanity. As an “idea person” with endless energy (not to mention a few “Top Blogging” honors for my creativity), I decided to pitch a few fellow bloggers and small business owners to help them generate ideas and keep them on track by formulating Editorial Calendars ...

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Ask The Expert

I need help writing serials!

I need help writing serials!

I recall an article about writing serials but cannot find it anymore. Can you help? Thanks, Rod Here are some articles that cover serialization: Should I Serialize My New Novel BEFORE It’s Published? Promoting Your Book with Twitter Also, check out: 90+ DAYS OF PROMOTING YOUR BOOK ONLINE: Your Book's Daily Marketing Plan Best, Richard CONSIDERING SELF-PUBLISHING IN 2015? - …

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Paying Markets

TimberWest and Logging and Sawmilling Journal

“We cover the timber industry of the great northwest.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9400. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 2-4 months. Buys first rights. Responds within four weeks. Subscription $4/issue. Guidelines available by email at diane-at-spilledinkstudio.com. Pays $250-$350 for 800-1100 words.

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School Nutrition

“Child Nutrition; Solutions and Strategies for K-12 School Foodservice.” Welcomes new writers. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $90, $135 outside the U.S. Payment varies.

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Pittsburgh Magazine

Associate Editors Sean Collier (Nightlife, Sports, Drinks and Spirits, Entertainment), Lauren Davidson (Home, Fashion, Lifestyle, Arts and Culture, Weddings and Brides), Kristina Martin (Dining, Food, Kitchen, Food Welcomes new writers. Circ. 55K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights for first 90 days. Accepts some reprints. Subscription $15.95. Sample articles online. Our payments vary and are dependent on length, complexity, placement in the book and other factors.

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PI Magazine

“Journal for professional investigators. Features information to help investigators do their work professionally.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $39; $55 Can; $75 other. Guidelines available online. $50 for assigned book reviews; $75 for "PI Perspective".

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See links to these jobs, and more, by clicking here.


Freelance Scientific/Medical Editor
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Freelance Resume Writers
resume writing company

Freelance Writers
Ultius, Inc.

Freelance Blogger
ForensicScienceDegree.org

Freelance Article/Blog/Category Description Writers – Pays $12-$18/hour
BKA Content

Freelance Writer / Editor – Pays $25-$40/hour.
SpotOn.com

Freelance Reporter
Guns.com

Freelance Content Producer
magazine

Freelance Paid Intern – Researching and writing. Pays $18/hour.
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Freelance Writers
Peaceful Dumpling

Freelance Writer / Editor – to restructure training manual and other course materials
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Freelance Content Writer
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Freelance Medical and Health Services Writer
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Freelance Personal Finance Writer
MyBankTracker.com

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $20/hour.
Postali LLC

Freelance Editor – with analytical and critical thinking skills. Pays $650/week.
blog

Freelance Bloggers – Apple enthusiasts
iDrop news

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $25-$50/hour
surgery clinic

Freelance Writers
history website

Freelance Blogger – Pays $25
Elarte Productions Inc.

Freelance Researcher
“very small firm with a narrowly defined area of expertise”

Freelance Reporter – near New York City, NY. Digital advertising topics.
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Freelance Content Manager – Pays $70K-$80K/year.
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Freelance Reporter
news site

Freelance Copy Editor
The Real Deal

Freelance Contributing Editor
MindHut / sparknotes.com/mindhut

Freelance Writers / Editors –  to help with the development of textbooks and software that teach high school students to use Adobe software applications
book publisher

Freelance Writer
DIGS / m3 Media

See links to these jobs, and more, by clicking here.

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Success Story

How I Landed a Newspaper Column That Ran for 15 Years! by Linda Harris Sittig

How I Landed a Newspaper Column That Ran for 15 Years! by Linda Harris Sittig

I launched my freelance career by becoming a weekly newspaper columnist. My plan was to review the newest and best of children’s literature and feature accompanying tips for parents, teachers, and grandparents on how to instill the love of reading in children. As a ten-year teaching veteran, I wanted my column to provide our community with exposure to great books for children ...

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Letters...

COMMENTS ABOUT – Part II – The Romantic History of WritersWeekly and BookLocker
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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 09/16/2015

Whispers and Warnings For 09/16/2015

• A Brief History of the Political Misuse of Pop Songs

• 50 Cent is accused of copying a TV show from a novel

• High School Sued over Negative College Evaluation

• New Guild Survey Reveals Majority of Authors Earn Below Poverty Line

• Purdue, newspaper resolve suit over police confrontation

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