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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Attn: Authors and Their Ex-spouses: Please Keep Your Publisher OUT of Your Marital Problems! by Angela Hoy

 

* Home Office - LOUD Cannon Fire From the Tall Ship Lynx!

* Feature - Writing an Effective Screenplay Query by Mark Heidelberger

* Q & A - Site Giving Away Free (Copyrighted!) Ebooks Closes; Reopens in Different Language!

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 02/16/18

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 02/16/2018

* Success Story - Writing With My Pal, The Dragon by Bill Vossler

* WritersWeekly Whispers & Warnings for 02/16/2018

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/16/2018! Win a free print or ebook of your choice from BookLocker!

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Angela's Desk

Attn: Authors and Their Ex-spouses - Please Keep Your Publisher OUT of Your Marital Problems! by Angela Hoy

Attn: Authors and Their Ex-spouses - Please Keep Your Publisher OUT of Your Marital Problems! by Angela Hoy

 received an email from a woman this week who claimed to be the ex-wife of one of our authors. Here's what she accused him of...

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Home Office

LOUD Cannon Fire From the Tall Ship Lynx!

LOUD Cannon Fire From the Tall Ship Lynx!

We had a GREAT time! Max and Mason, who are home-schooled, got to help raise sails, and help in other ways on the ship, too...

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Article

Writing an Effective Screenplay Query - By Mark Heidelberger

Writing an Effective Screenplay Query by Mark Heidelberger

EXCELLENT advice on how to get your screenplay noticed - or trashed!…

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Ask The Expert

Site Giving Away Free (Copyrighted!) Ebooks Closes; Reopens in Different Language

Site Giving Away Free (Copyrighted!) Ebooks Closes; Reopens in Different Language

Like "Whack-A-Mole" - Jeansbet.com has come back online...under a new name, and in a different language!

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

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The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk

"The fastest growing Farmer's Almanac with the most accurate weather forecasting. Millions sold. A truly American tradition. Contains all the features you'd expect to find in a farmer's almanac, including Weather Forecasts, Fishing, Planting, and Tide Tables, and Astronomical Data. THE ALMANAC also is packed with intriguing and informative stories and articles on a wide variety of interesting subjects for the whole family. There are plenty of stories and articles, trivia, nostalgia, anecdotes, cookery, and puzzles, as well as lots of helpful information." Welcomes new writers. Annual. Pays on publication. Pays when each annual edition is published, in August of each year. Cut-off for submissions is March 31st. Buys First North American Serial Rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Sample $5.99. Subscription $18.95 for 3 years. We pay $45/digest-size (5.25" x 8") page (page includes illustration if we include one). No minimum length (short is better); 1,000 to 1,200 words max." Submit complete ms by mail with SASE. Does not accept queries.

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Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

"A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more." Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys "first North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed." Responds one week. Sample copy available online at http://www.westchestermagazine.com/westchester-magazine/find-magazine. Subscription $14.97. Guidelines by email. Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words.

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The Antigonish Review

“The Antigonish Review is a quarterly literary journal published by St. Francis Xavier University. The Review features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from all parts of Canada, the US and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 1000. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-8 months. Sample copy available by mail for $15. Subscription $35. Pays "$50.00 plus two copies for fiction, essays, articles and book reviews. $10.00 per page to a maximum of $50.00 plus two copies for poetry; $100.00 plus two copies for cover art."

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/16/2018

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 – Pays $19-$22/hour
Epic Presence

Freelance Clean Energy Newsletter Reporter/Writer
InsideClimate News

Freelance Research Analyst/Writer – Pays $15-$25/hour
Wonder

Freelance Book Author For Kids’ Coding Guides
Hollan Publishing, Inc.

Freelance Sleep Health/Wellness and Product Contributor
Tuck.com

Freelance Sleep Guidance and Product/Device Analyst
SleepHelp.org

Freelance Web Content Writer
BestMattressReviews.com

Freelance Cryptocurrency Journalists & Blockchain Writers – Pays $25K-$35K/year
Crypto Briefing

Freelance Copywriter
Meelano Furniture

Freelance Researcher and Caption Writer – Pays $20-$22/hour
blind ad

Freelance NYC Events Editor
Mommy Poppins

Freelance Professional Resume Writer
The Expert Resume

Freelance Click Bait/Instagram Content Creator for Indie Music Blog/Label – Pays $20-$75/post
We Are: The Guard

Freelance Copy Editor
The Center for Social Innovation

Freelance Marketing Content Writer
Codeless Interactive, LLC.

Freelance Staff Writer – includes benefits
Apartment Therapy, LLC.

Freelance VR Editor
MedScribe Information Systems

Freelance Journalist/Content Creator/Writer
Gaming Rocks LTD

Freelance Writer
Diply

Freelance Writer
Good Samaritan Industries, LLC.

Freelance Writers
Capital & Main

Freelance Digital Copywriter – Pays $15/social media advertisement, $35/page on the firm’s website
WTC Chartered Professional Accountant

Freelance VR Editor
Integrity HD

Freelance Technical Writer
Raison

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

Freelance Commerce Editor
Bauer Xcel Media

Freelance Content Writer – Pays up to $1K/article
Blasting News Inc.

Freelance Gaming Content Writer – Pays up to 1K/article
Blasting News Inc.

Freelance TV Series Content Writer – Pays up to 1K/article
Blasting News Inc.

Freelance Sports Writer – Pays up to 1K/article
Blasting News Inc.

Freelance Writers
WordAgents.com

Freelance Writers
J&S Digital

Freelance Reviewers
Cloudwards

Freelance B2B Marketing Writer for SaaS Blog
SalesCamp

Freelance Client Marketing Content Writer – Pays $20-$25/hour
Intellibright

Freelance Transcriptionist – Pays $60/hour of recorded material transcribed
PAUL M. GARTON, INC.

See the links to these jobs here.

 NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We'll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.

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Success Story

Writing With My Pal, The Dragon by Bill Vossler

Writing With My Pal, The Dragon by Bill Vossler

Here's how I write faster after injuring my writing limb!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 02/08/2018

Whispers and Warnings for 02/08/2018

Embedding a link can be copyright infringement * BuzzFeed sued over Trump Dossier...so they're suing the Democratic National Committee * Who actually owns scientific research?

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Letters and Comments!

Readers' Letters and Comments for 02/08/18

Readers' Letters and Comments for 02/08/18

Comments about industry bottom feeders, identifying trends BEFORE you write your next book, and Jeansbet.com giving away free ebooks without permission.

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