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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Bottom Feeders Scouring Author Obituaries?! A New Low in the Industry!

 

* Home Office - Boat Trip Plans Take a Drastic Turn... (And, how I gave our boat captain a few more gray hairs. Heh...)

* Feature - Identify Best-selling Trends BEFORE Writing Your Next Book! by Kristin James

* Q & A - “$6,000 to get published AND they’re taking 80% of my sales? What?! Can you help me, please?”

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 02/08/18

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 02/08/2018

* Success Story - How Venturing Out of My Niche Changed My Entire Writing Career! by Michael Leonard

* WritersWeekly Whispers & Warnings for 02/08/2018

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/08/2018! Win a free print or ebook of your choice from BookLocker!

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Angela's Desk

Bottom Feeders Scouring Author Obituaries?! A New Low in the Industry!!!

Bottom Feeders Scouring Author Obituaries?! A New Low in the Industry!!!

A stranger demanded to know "who was profiting" from the sale of a deceased author's book!

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Home Office

Boat Trip Plans Take a Drastic Turn

Boat Trip Plans Take a Drastic Turn

And, how I gave our boat captain a few extra gray hairs this week. Heh...

Read more.

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Article

Identify Best-selling Trends BEFORE Writing Your Next Book! by Kristin James

Identify Best-selling Trends BEFORE Writing Your Next Book! by Kristin James

If you can identify a new best-selling book trend in the very beginning, you stand to be one of the early birds on the scene!

Read more.

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Ask The Expert

"$6,000 to get published AND they're taking 80% of my sales? What?! Can you help me, please?"

"$6,000 to get published AND they're taking 80% of my sales? What?! Can you help me, please?"

"After thorough investigation, they would keep 80% of all sales, risk no money, and I had to pay over $6,000 up front just to get the ball rolling! Please help!"

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

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Overtime

Overtime

"Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication. We are looking for stories between 5,000 - 12,000 words, where work is a central theme. (We also will consider serializing novels about the workplace. Please query first.)"

Click below for payment details, current needs, and contact info. 

Read more.

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Primary Research Group

Primary Research Group

"We publish surveys and research reports about developments in libraries, law firms, and higher education." Usually pays within a week of acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 4 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Subscription N/A. Guidelines by email.

Click below for payment details, current needs, and contact info. 

Read more.

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Skim Magazine

Skim Magazine

“SKIM Magazine is a Canadian publication and the printed version of the magazine will be distributed to government offices, local and international NGOs, UN agencies, donor organizations, and other private sector the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries and Pakistan. 

Click below for payment details, current needs, and contact info. 

Read more.

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Vestal Review

Vestal Review

"Launched in March of 2000, Vestal Review is the world’s oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction." 

Click below for payment details, current needs, and contact info. 

Read more.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/08/2018

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 Writer - includes benefits
NerdWallet

Freelance Senior Editor - Pays $45k-$65k/year
AppleInsider

Freelance Reporter
WorkCompCentral

Freelance Copy Editor - Pays $26k/year, part time
Truthout

Freelance Content Writer - Pays $20/hour, must be fluent in Korean
PGA TOUR

Freelance News Writer
Realtor.com

Freelance Content Writer
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Freelance Content Writer/Editor - Pays $10-$20/hour
631Marketing

Freelance Blog Contributor - must be located in the LA area
B Swish

Freelance Writing Lab Coordinator - Pays $17/hour
Brainfuse

Freelance Business Article Writer - Pays $200/article
You Exec LLC

Freelance Proofreader/Editor
PaperBlazer

Freelance Resume Writer
StandOut Resumes LLC

Freelance Writers
Red Cat Media

Freelance Writer
Diply.com

Freelance Social Media Manager and Content Creator - Pays $20-$40/hour
Illumine Digital, LLC

Freelance Copy Editor - Pays $25/hour
The Community Company

Freelance Food and Lifestyle Writer
Dotdash

Freelance Editor/Writer
MACE Media Company

Freelance Facebook Specialist/Guru
Stay Warm in Style LLC and Mostly Mia LLC

Freelance Writer/Editor
NewsCred

Freelance Content Writer - Pays $0.05-$0.10/word
Tempesta Media

Freelance Writers
Royal Legal Solutions

Freelance Writer - Pays $35-$100/article
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Freelance Legal Blog and Content Writer
Writefully Inspired

Freelance Early Elementary Content Writer
IXL Learning

Freelance Content Marketing Writer
Communication Service for the Deaf

Freelance Technical Marketing Writer
Lionbridge Technologies

Freelance Fitness Writer
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Freelance Comedy Writers - Pays $50/hour
That's What She Said

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

How Venturing Out of My Niche Changed My Entire Writing Career! by Michael Leonard

How Venturing Out of My Niche Changed My Entire Writing Career! by Michael Leonard

What are you passionate about in life that isn't your current writing niche? You can capitalize on that!

Read more.

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 02/08/2018

Whispers and Warnings for 02/08/2018

Which books (if any) should be banned in prisons? Weigh in by posting a comment!

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Letters and Comments!

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Readers' Letters and Comments for 02/08/18

Readers' Letters and Comments for 02/08/18

An author is NOT happy with CreateSpace, and look how many authors found their books listed for "free" on this website!

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