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Angela's Desk

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

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

Most recently, we had to have the entire back wall of the house demolished and rebuilt because of old termite damage. The old owner had looked me right in the eye, and said they'd never had termites. Orkin came along later, and showed us the tiny, patched holes from previous termite treatments ...

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From The Home Office

Pre-Wedding Trip to Georgia!

Pre-Wedding Trip to Georgia!

We had a fantastic time in Georgia over the weekend! We attended a couple's shower for our daughter and future son-in-law, Justin, on Saturday, and a bridal shower on Sunday. Well, my mom and I attended the bridal shower. No boys allowed!

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This Week's Article

How I Made $10K Last Month Writing and Selling Erotica by Anonymous

How I Made $10K Last Month Writing and Selling Erotica by Anonymous

A couple of days ago I published my 100th erotica story and, this month, I received my biggest check yet - for a little over $10,000! ...

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Ask The Expert

Should I bid on writing jobs??

Should I bid on writing jobs??

I contacted an old client a few weeks ago as I'm officially back in the freelancing game. My contact there said they no longer work directly with freelance writers, but outsource all their content to (name removed). I checked out this website, feeling that my old client's recommendation might mean it was actually a legit place to find paid writing work. I was, instead, sadly disappointed to see ...

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Paying Markets

Now What?

“Now What? Is a Christian publication that seeks to be an outreach tool to the unchurched. It features predominantly personal experiences that present a crisis or event that either led the author to faith in Christ or deepened his/her faith in God.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. Sample copy available online. Pays $25-$55 for 1000-1500 words.

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Missouri Life

“Missouri Life sets out to discover and explore the beauty of Missouri. The magazine showcases travel, food, history, and lifestyle writing.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 24K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Responds 1-3 weeks. Buys first rights. No reprints. Subscription $20. Guidelines not available. We don't have a flat fee or per word fee. It depends on the assignment.

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The Local Palate

“We represent the food culture of the South; the area we cover ranges from Maryland down to Florida and as far West as Texas. We collect personal stories about chefs, farmers, vendors, as well as other culinary personalities, in an effort to share the history of the varied culinary traditions across the South. We include recipes and "how-tos" for a wide variety of dishes and drinks. Our departments include: Key Ingredient, Season's Eatings, Toast of the Town, EATymology, The Interview, Test Kitchen, Culinary Class, Gourmet Getaways, and Oh! Pair.” 50% freelance. We welcome new writers in the South or with strong Southern ties. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays 60 days after submitted invoice. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Sample copy available on website. Subscription $19.97. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words. Submit query by email.

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Home Times Family Newspaper

“Home Times is a quarterly tabloid with interim Extra Pages newsletters and web site. It is Advocacy Journalism with a Biblical world view. We are cheerleaders for good people, ideas and values with News & Analysis, Commentaries, features on Home & Family, Arts & Entertainment, Lifewatch, Sports, Humor, etc. We suggest you send $3 for Guidelines and sample issues.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within a few days. Sample copies available by mail for $3. Subscription $15. Usually $5, $10 or $25 for poems, reprints, and original stories respectively, fee, etc.

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POD SECRETS REVEALED: "Free" POD Services Can Be Very Expensive!

Tempted to sign up with one of those POD publishers that are claiming to be FREE? Think again! If you're a graphic designer and you can layout your book on your own, and if you can create a professional and original book cover on your own, too, and if you want to severely limit your book's availability (and salability), that's one thing. But, if you want to get your book published for "free", in some cases you can forget about having an ISBN (which online and brick and mortar bookstores and libraries require), forget about being distributed by Ingram, the largest book distributor, and forget about a lot of other things as well...

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Freelance Writing Jobs

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Freelance Writers – Pays $8-$22/page
Ultius, Inc.

Freelance Paid Writer / Blogger Intern
Testfire

Freelance Advertising Copywriter
blind ad

Freelance Content Creators
website about Koreatown, Los Angeles

Freelance Proof Reader – Pays $4/page
author

Freelance Art Writer
new website

Freelance Writers – to writing online dating profiles. Pays $13-$15/hour.
VIDA

Freelance Ghostwriter/Editor
lawyer

Freelance Writers – vegan lifestyle
Peaceful Dumpling

Freelance Editor – Pays $650/week
magazine

Freelance Journalist
BristowBeat.com / HayarketBeat.com

Freelance Content Writers
Text2Them, Inc.

Freelance Fashion Journalist / PR Agent
t-shirt company

Freelance Copyeditor – Pays $15/hour
blind ad

Freelance News Writer – Pays $15/hour
blind ad

Freelance West Coast News Writer – Pays $15/hour
blind ad

Freelance Blogger – Pays $25/post
alcohol publication

Freelance Financial Blogger – Pays $200-$300
blind ad

Freelance Technical Copywriter – on and offsite. Near South Denver, CO.
recruiter

Freelance “Content Experts” – Pays $15-$18/hour
blind ad

Freelance Journalism Internship – Pays $9/hour (or college credit)
OpposingViews.com

Freelance Researchers
large image archive / bibliography research project

Freelance Biology Writers / Researchers
TheSuperFins.com

Freelance Grant Writer – near Phoenix, AZ. Pays up to $40/hour.
college

Freelance Ghostblogger – with radiology center background
blind ad

Freelance Writers/Photographers – in several cities (see list in ad)
U.S. News & World Report

Freelance Daily Technology News Reporter
ECT News Network

Freelance Real Estate Writer – Connecticut
Sentinel Media Services

Freelance Freelance Reporters – several cities. See ad.
Reuters

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

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Success Story

I Don't Despise My Humble Beginnings as a Writer by Julie Guirgis

I Don't Despise My Humble Beginnings as a Writer by Julie Guirgis

At the beginning of my writing career, armed with a few publication credits, I convinced myself that it was the right time to take on higher paid publications. I eagerly scanned through magazine markets willing to pay top dollar. My eyes lit up whenever I came across listings that paid high rates ...

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Letters...

Comments on How I Earn Extra Cash as an “Idea Broker!” (And, you can too!)

Comments on How I Earn Extra Cash as an “Idea Broker!” (And, you can too!)

Thank you for clarifying a bit on this-the overall job would be a “content strategist" ...

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 09/24/2015

Whispers and Warnings For 09/24/2015

 

• Judge rules 'Happy Birthday' song is public domain, denies publisher's copyright claim

• PETA lawsuit claims macaque holds copyright to famous selfie

• Common Core: ‘the gift that Pearson counts on to keep giving’

• T.J. Simers gets his day(s) in court

• Man claims moving company sued him for posting negative review on Yelp

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