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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Do NOT Spend Thousands Getting Your Book Published! Here's the 2018 Print on Demand Price Comparison! 

 

* Home Office - The Grand Prix is Coming to Town...So We're LEAVING!

* Feature - Cold-Pitching Your Freelance Writing Business the SMART Way by Mikey Chlanda

* Q & A - "Jeansbet.com is giving away ebooks for free, including mine! What's a DMCA takedown notice and where can I find one?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 02/02/18

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 02/02/2018

* Success Story - From Insurance Salesman, to Poker Player, to Successful Freelance Writer - How I Did It! by Jon Sofen

* Whispers & Warnings for 02/02/2018

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/02/2018! Win a free book of your choice from BookLocker!

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Angela's Desk

UPDATED - 2018 Print on Demand (POD) Price Comparison!

UPDATED - 2018 Print on Demand (POD) Price Comparison!

Considering self-publishing? Check out this price comparison featuring 12 of the most popular Print on Demand publishers!

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Home Office

The Grand Prix is Coming to Town...So We're LEAVING!

The Grand Prix is Coming to Town...So We're LEAVING!

While the race fans play...we'll sail away!!

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Article

Cold-Pitching The Smart Way - by Mikey Chlanda

Cold-Pitching Your Freelance Writing Business The SMART Way - by Mikey Chlanda

Building a personalized email list to pitch your talents will land you more freelance work!

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Ask The Expert

"Jeansbet.com is giving away ebooks for free, including mine! What's a DMCA takedown notice and where can I find one?"

"Jeansbet.com is giving away ebooks for free, including mine! What's a DMCA takedown notice and where can I find one?"

Last week, we were notified about a website, jeansbet.com (), that appears to be giving away ebooks for free. I checked and, sure enough, not only did they have best sellers on there, but also self-published books by a variety of authors, including myself! We sent an announcement to all of our authors so they could check for their books, …

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Paying Markets

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Nature Friend

"Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Sample articles on website. Subscription $40; $54 Canada; $67 other. Guidelines online at https://www.naturefriendmagazine.com/index.pl?linkid=12;class=gen.

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Mystery Weekly Magazine

“Mystery Weekly Magazine presents crime and mystery short stories by some of the world’s best established and emerging mystery writers. The original stories we select for each issue run the gamut from cosy to hardboiled fiction. Available on the App store and Google Play via Magzter.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys world periodical, archival and web exclusive rights for 12 months. No reprints. Responds 1-3 weeks. Sample copy available by email to editor@mysteryweekly.com. Pays $0.05/word for 2000-10000 words.

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Journal of Information Ethics

Journal of Information Ethics

“JIE publishes columns, articles and reviews that deal with the production, dissemination, storage and retrieval of information in an ethical context.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $40, $55 foreign.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/02/2018

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 Food And Grocery Reporter – includes benefits
Industry Dive

Freelance Finance Reporter – includes benefits
WALLETHUB

Freelance Resume Writers
GetInterviews

Freelance Freelance Editor
JobHero

Freelance PC Hardware & Software Journalist
Digital Trends

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $30/hour
Creative Circle

Freelance Writers – Pays $13-$17/hour
Vida

Freelance Copywriter/UX Writer
blind ad

Freelance Editor
South Bay Accent

Freelance Magazine Calendar Writer/Editor
South Bay Accent

Freelance Technical Writer – training and video specialist, includes benefits
Agiloft

Freelance Technical Writer
HostPapa Inc.

Freelance Copywriter
Media Partners Corporation

Freelance ACT Science Content Writer
iTutor.com

Freelance Creative/Tech Writer
blind ad

Freelance Editor/Writer
Objeqt

Freelance Curriculum Specialist and Content Writer
Prestwick House

Freelance Managing Editor – Pays $23-$25/hour
Academic Questions

Freelance Junior Editor – must be located in The Netherlands
HolidayPirates Group

Freelance Assignment Editor/Writer – Pays $18-$30/hour
NetworkNewsWire

Freelance Language Arts Educational Content Creator
Genius Plaza

Freelance Resume Writer
RP Career

Freelance Proposal Writer
Alltran

Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $19.24-$26.47/hour
Johns Hopkins University

Freelance Proposal Writer
Anonymous Confidential

Freelance Writer – Pays $250-$350/guide
Business Insider

Freelance Writer
Decision Toolbox

Freelance Writer/Editor – Pays $15/hour
Fairygodboss

Freelance Transcriptionist
Fenton Medical Transcription

Freelance Transcribers – Pays $20-$30/hour
Averbach Transcription

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

From Insurance Salesman, to Poker Player, to Successful Freelance Writer - How I Did It! by Jon Sofen

From Insurance Salesman, to Poker Player, to Successful Freelance Writer - How I Did It!

Why freelance writing is less stressful than gambling...and other humorous self-employment advice!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 02/02/2018

Whispers and Warnings for 02/02/2018

Future uncertain for LA Times writers; Thousands of fake Twitter followers; NY suspends anti-contraband measure; B&N- No Sale; BezosCare

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