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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Employees (Allegedly) Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Info. about CreateSpace, Xlibris, Author Solutions, Infinity Publishing, Lulu, and Outskirts Press

* Home Office - THE BIG REVEAL - What's the Big Secret We've Been Keeping? You May Know the Answer by Now!

* Feature - Ghostwriting Executive Blog Posts Can Be QUITE Lucrative! by Annie Mueller

* Q & A - "This vanity publisher says they're going to DISTRIBUTE my book to 5,000 organizations!!" UM, NO, THEY'RE NOT!

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 09/21/17

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 09/21/2017

* Success Story - How Watching Documentaries Led to Paid Writing Assignments! by Julie Guirgis

* Whispers & Warnings for 09/21/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/21/2017

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Angela's Desk

Employees Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Info. about CreateSpace, Xlibris, Author Solutions, Infinity Publishing, Lulu, and Outskirts Press

Employees (Allegedly) Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Info. about CreateSpace, Xlibris, Author Solutions, Infinity Publishing, Lulu, and Outskirts Press

Want to get the inside scoop on a publishing company? Look no further than their employees! (And, beware of false "positive" reviews posted online!)

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Home Office

THE BIG REVEAL - What's the Big Secret We've Been Keeping? You May Know the Answer by Now!

THE BIG REVEAL - What's the Big Secret We've Been Keeping? You May Know the Answer by Now!

Back in June, I posted "We’ve Been Keeping a Secret… Can You Guess What It Is?" Several of you wrote in, and solved the puzzle somewhat correctly, though most guessed we'd...

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Article

Ghostwriting Executive Blog Posts Can Be QUITE Lucrative! by Annie Mueller

Ghostwriting Executive Blog Posts Can Be QUITE Lucrative! by Annie Mueller

In the past 13 years, I’ve learned a few things from ghostwriting blog posts for executives...

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Ask The Expert

Q&A: "This vanity publisher says they're going to DISTRIBUTE my book to 5,000 organizations!!" UM, NO, THEY'RE NOT!
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Paying Markets

upstreet

“Annual, 224pp, perfect bound; publishes the best fiction, CNF, and poetry available; features an author interview in each issue; currently in 14th year of publication.” Fiction and Creative Nonfiction almost 100% freelance; Poetry by invitation only. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1.2K. Annual. Pays on publication (July). Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. No reprints. Responds to queries within 24 hours during publishing season; otherwise 6 months. Does not encourage queries. Sample copy $14.50 by check. Two-issue subscription $29.00.

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Verge Magazine

"Verge is the magazine for people who travel with purpose. It explores ways to get out and see the world by volunteering, working and studying overseas. Our readers are typically young (17-40 years), or young at heart, active, independent travelers who want to do something different and make a difference doing it. Some are seasoned travelers who have seen a good part of the world. Many are contemplating overseas travel for the first time and want to do it in a meaningful way." Welcomes new writers. "New digital content appears on our website daily. Our digital magazine, which is sent out to subscribers, is published four times/year." Pays 45 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys: "First rights to the material for print, online and electronic publishing; the right to edit the submitted material for publication; the non-exclusive right to reproduce the material in Verge Magazine; and the non-exclusive right to reproduce the material, with the Contributor's byline, as part of the database of the magazine or in any electronic or online product derived from the database." Doesn’t accept reprints. Responds after 8 weeks. Sample at website. Subscriptions $12 annually. 

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Zoning Practice

“This is a very practical monthly newsletter devoted entirely to land-use regulations, planning, and zoning. If you don’t know the topic, you’re probably wasting your time. If you do, we welcome your inquiries. Most authors are actually involved in the planning profession or something closely related and bring that expertise to their submissions.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1700. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-5 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $95, $120 foreign.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 09/21/2017

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 Bloggers – fashion, jewelry, wedding, and beauty
agilegrow

Freelance Writer
women’s advice website

Freelance Content Writer
Paved, Inc.

Freelance Online Crowd Worker
iSoftStone

Freelance Writers – online dating
Elite Daily

Freelance Marketing Content Writer
Ferrari Color

Freelance Copy Editor
WebpageFX

Freelance Lead Technical Writer
MongoDB, Inc.

Freelance Copy Editors
WebpageFX

Freelance Content Writer
Discosloth

Freelance Technical Writer
Voalte, Inc.

Freelance Writer
ZipfWorks

Freelance Finance Writer
Aaron Allen & Associates

Freelance Writer
GoodVibesNation

Freelance Writers
WhoIsHostingThis.com

Freelance Marketing Coordinator – full-time, salaried, with benefits
Allied Health Media

Freelance Finance Reporter
WalletHub

Freelance Editor – near Los Angeles, CA.
Guff Media

Freelance Proposal Writers – Pays $25-$50/hour.
Isom Global Strategies (IGS)

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

How Watching Documentaries Led to Paid Writing Assignments! by Julie Guirgis
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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 09/21/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 09/21/2017

Amazon's 129,000% Markup, Copyright Infringement, Carrie Underwood Sued, Topless Dutchess Wins Suit, The $10 Million Comma, NYT Bestseller Shenanigans

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