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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For December, 2017!

* Home Office - Seizure on the Boat!

* Feature - Scaring for Pay: 10 Paying Horror Markets for Writers!

* Q & A - "Why do some Print on Demand publishers charge an annual fee while others do not?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 12/15/17

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 12/15/2017

* Success Story - We Need Freelance Success Stories, and We'll Pay $40 for 'Em!

* Whispers & Warnings for 12/15/2017

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 12/15/2017

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Angela's Desk

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For December, 2017!

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For December, 2017!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals. Featured below are real quotes from query letters and book proposals submitted to us over the past few weeks. Yes, we can learn from others’ mistakes! In case you’re a new reader, please know that we …

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Home Office

Seizure on the Boat!

Seizure on the Boat!

Do your spouse a favor and add "husband" or "wife" after their name in your phone so they can be located in an emergency...

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Article

Scaring for Pay: 10 Paying Horror Markets for Writers! - By Alex J. Coyne
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Ask The Expert

"Why do some Print on Demand publishers charge an annual fee while others do not?"

"Why do some Print on Demand publishers charge an annual fee while others do not?"

You need only look at their extremely high setup fees. You’ll likely discover that dozens of years of annual fees are built in, forcing authors to pay up-front...

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Paying Markets

Acres U.S.A.

“An eco-agriculture magazine devoted to sustainable, organic farming and gardening, holistic human and animal health.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 18K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email at info@acresusa.com. Subscription $29, $49 Canada, $60 foreign. Guidelines online at http://www.acresusa.com/writers-guidelines/.

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Sierra

“Sierra is a source of information, entertainment, and inspiration for people who care deeply about nature. Our mission is to encourage the Sierra Club’s 500,000-plus members (and other readers) to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.“ Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 600K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 30 days. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $15. Guidelines online at http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/guidelines/writers.aspx.

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Superintendent Magazine

Trade publication for golf courses. Circ. 15K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 1 month after acceptance. Buys first N.A. rights. No reprints. Responds within 1 week. Subscription controlled. Guidelines not available.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 12/15/2017

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
Retirement Living

Freelance Associate Editor - Pays $50k-$60k/year
The Scientist

Freelance Online Marketing Assistant - Pays $15/hour, english writing
blind ad

Freelance Writer
blind ad

Freelance Journalist - Pays $40/article
blind ad

Freelance Managing Editor
Matador Network

Freelance Scientific Copy Editor
Celmatix

Freelance Copy Editor - Pays $24-$28/hour
B2B Digital Marketing Company

Freelance Expert Writers
Checklist.com B.V.

Freelance SEO Editor
Checklist.com B.V.

Freelance VR Editor - Pays $0.08/line for straight typing and $0.05/line for editing, plus benefits
Alpha Transcription

Freelance Japanese Content Writer
Moravia

Freelance Curriculum Writer - science
Great Minds

Freelance Copywriter
Definity First

Freelance Editor
Allied Business Intelligence, Inc.

Freelance Clinical Newsletter Writer
Carlat Publishing, LLC

Freelance Writer
Arrivedo

Freelance Writer - Pays $30-$40/hour, must live in the North Port, Sarasota, Bradenton FL area
Visit Sarasota County

Freelance Creative Writer
KingdomWorks Studios

Freelance Content Editor - Pays $36k-$47k/year
First Page Sage

Freelance Content Writer
1938 Restaurant & Pub/Hideaway Country Inn

Freelance Technical Content Writer
Markovate

Freelance Technical Writer
Cognosante

Freelance Digital Content Writer
University of California, Santa Barbara

Freelance Content Curator
Paradym

Freelance Technical RFP Writer
iParq

Freelance Document Writer
MAXIMUS

Freelance Content Editor and Manager - Pays $15-$17/hour
Lost Empire Herbs

Freelance Curriculum Writer - Pays $30/hour
WURRLYedu

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

We Need Freelance Success Stories, and We'll Pay $40 for 'Em!

We Need Freelance Success Stories, and We'll Pay $40 for 'Em!

We're looking for new freelance writing success stories to publish! Query us - BUT, READ OUR GUIDELINES FIRST. Click below for the link. 

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings - 12/14/17

Whispers and Warnings - 12/14/17

Some Amazon UK drivers are peeing in bottles; 1,875 complaints against Tate Publishing now!; Huffington Post sued over sexual assault story

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