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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - Are Money Launderers Using CreateSpace to Victimize Authors? And, is CreateSpace to Blame for Not Vetting Books?

 

* Home Office - Island-hopping and Deep Sea Fishing!

* Feature - Write a Best-selling Young Adult Novel! Here's How!

* Q & A - "I need my old book, published under my real name, removed from the Internet completely but it's not happening! What can I do?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 02/22/18

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 02/22/2018

* Success Story - How A Family Skeptic Unknowingly Challenged Me to Continue Writing

* WritersWeekly Whispers & Warnings for 02/22/2018

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/22/2018! Win a free print or ebook of your choice from BookLocker!

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Angela's Desk

Are Money Launderers Using CreateSpace to Victimize Authors? And, is CreateSpace to Blame for Not Vetting Books?

Are Money Launderers Using CreateSpace to Victimize Authors? And, is CreateSpace to Blame for Not Vetting Books?

CreateSpace (which is owned by Amazon) was recently criticized in for publishing fraudulent books under a real author's name in what stinks to high heaven of a money laundering scheme. Here's how it it appears to work...

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Home Office

Island-hopping and Deep Sea Fishing!

Island-hopping and Deep Sea Fishing!

Our sailing trip is back on since a local mechanic told us the drive shaft is in good enough condition to last for several more months...

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Article

Write a Best-selling Young Adult Novel! Here's How! by Jasmine Rideau

Write a Best-selling Young Adult Novel! Here's How!

To ensure your young adult novel will appeal to the masses, follow these tips!

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Ask The Expert

"I need my old book, published under my real name, removed from the Internet completely but it's not happening! What can I do?"

"I need my old book, published under my real name, removed from the Internet completely but it's not happening! What can I do?"

I re-wrote my book under a pen name, and asked my publisher to have the old version removed from the Internet, to no avail...

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

"We publish stories about trophy buck harvests; our primary goal is to help readers become better hunters. Story categories: Deer Tales, How-To, Deer Biology/Behavior, Destination." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 198K. 6 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys 1st North American rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 30 days or less. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines by email.

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The Consumer Eagle

“The Consumer Eagle is an online newspaper. The audience is a general purpose audience with a presumed interest in consumer law. Our editorial viewpoint leans slightly on the side of consumer advocacy, but does not demonize business/industry. The target audience encompasses consumers, policymakers, and business people. In other words, the writing should be interesting enough to engage those in-the-know, but straightforward enough to maintain the interest of those with little knowledge of consumer law.” 100% freelance. Daily. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 days after acceptance. Responds 1-2 days. Guidelines available by email. Pays $60-$125 for 600-1000 words.

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Cadet Quest

"Cadet Quest is a 24-page magazine for boys ages 9 - 14. It is a Christian-oriented magazine for members of a Christian youth organization known as the Calvinist Cadet Corps. Boys from many Protestant denominations make up the Cadet Quest's audience. Our purpose is to show how God is at work in the lives of boys and in the world around them. We have worked with new writers in the past and would do so in the future if their work fits our themes." Circ: 7K. 7 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 1 year of acceptance. Buys first rights or reprints. Responds 6 to 8 weeks. Sample on request by mail with SASE. Subscription $16.45 US; $19.95 Canada.

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Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement

Welcomes new writers. Circ. 22.5K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Guidelines available by email.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 02/22/2018

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Freelance Writers - Pays $25-$100/article
BestReviews

Freelance Product Reviews Editor - Pays $24/hour
BestReviews

Freelance Contributing Writer
WorkersCompensation.com

Freelance Writer/Editor - Pays $500 for trial assignment, must live in South Carolina
South Carolina Living

Freelance Senior Editor
Boundless

Freelance Small-Business Blogger - Pays $150/post
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Freelance Writers
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Freelance Writer/Journalist - Pays $75/article
The Bay City Beacon

Freelance Writer
IKOP Automation, Inc.

Freelance Writer - Pays $0.12/word
Pagely

Freelance Editor - includes benefits
Command Health

Freelance Newsletter Writer - Pays $25/hour
IR.Plus

Freelance Nonfiction Book Editor - Pays $15-$25/hour
The Child's World

Freelance Legal Marketing Copywriter - Pays $30-$40/page
Martindale-Hubbell

Freelance Advertising Copywriter - Pays $23.75-$27.50/hour
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Freelance Math Content Writer
Matific

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

Freelance Resume Writer
Shadow Management Consulting, Inc.

Freelance Local Guides Writer
Arrivedo

Freelance Writer
KidSimplified

Freelance Content Writers
iBus Media

Freelance Cryptocurrency Staff Writer - Pays $30K-$50K/year
SludgeFeed

Freelance Technical Writer
Auth0

Freelance Contributing Writer
Auster

Freelance Evening Entertainment Writer
Bustle

Freelance Celebrity/Entertainment Writer
NickiSwift.com

Freelance ACT Science Content Writer
iTutor.com

Freelance Social Media/Content Writer - Pays $750-$1500/month
Roomdock

Freelance Film Writer
Bustle

Freelance Contract Writer
ESTARZ

Freelance Transcriptionist
Turnaround Time Transcription

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Success Story

How A Family Skeptic Unknowingly Challenged Me to Continue Writing by Wendy Hobday Haugh

How A Family Skeptic Unknowingly Challenged Me to Continue Writing

A writer himself, my dad was tickled when he heard that my essay had won. My older brother, however, wasn’t quite as supportive...

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Whispers and Warnings

WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 02/22/2018

WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 02/22/2018

Tate Publishing's Court Hearing Delayed for the Third Time!; Six reasons NOT to trust the New York Times Best Seller List; Amazon laying off lots of folks; Author drops lawsuit against publisher; When will Amazon's monopolistic actions stop?

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Letters and Comments!

Readers' Letters and Comments for 02/22/18

Readers' Letters and Comments for 02/22/18

COMMENTS ON -

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

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

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