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Table of Contents

* Angela's Desk - World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For March, 2018

 

* Home Office - Love Bug Cemetery...on the Boat?

* Feature - 5 Creative, Non-Writing Ways For Writers To Earn Extra Money

* Q & A - "Angela, Can You Recommend An Affordable Laptop And Software For Writers?"

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 03/01/18

* Freelance Writing Jobs - 03/01/2018

* Success Story - My Transition from Features Writer to Creating Television Treatments

* WritersWeekly Whispers & Warnings for 03/01/2018

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 03/01/2018! Win a free print or ebook of your choice from BookLocker!

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Angela's Desk

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For March, 2018!

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For March, 2018!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals.

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Home Office

Love Bug Cemetery...on the Boat?

Love Bug Cemetery...on the Boat?

Last week, a zillion (yes, I counted them) love bugs descended on our city. It was obviously a very well-planned Arthropoda orgy...

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Article

5 Creative, Non-Writing Ways For Writers To Earn Extra Money - By Jennifer Brown Banks

5 Creative, Non-Writing Ways For Writers To Earn Extra Money

Here are 5 creative ideas to help you earn extra income between writing projects.

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Ask The Expert

"Angela, Can You Recommend An Affordable Laptop And Software For Writers?"

"Angela, Can You Recommend An Affordable Laptop And Software For Writers?"

Angela is very happy with her affordable laptop and word processing software. And, what's her secret for avoiding the monthly fees now charged by software companies?

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

GUNS AUSTRALIA

“Technical firearms publication covering new product reviews of firearms and firearm accessories, firearms performance, and military small arms history. No hunting articles required.”100% freelance with a regular team of contributors. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays 2 weeks after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Subscription $8 (AUD). Re: Writer's Guidelines - “I send potential contributors guidelines if I think their material is worth taking further. The quality of photography is particularly important.” Payment is usually $80/published page – space; not words and photos.” Features run 2000-3000 words with 10-15 photos.

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Dialogue

“DIALOGUE is an international news magazine written by and for people who are experiencing vision loss or who are blind. It is published by the nonprofit organization Blindskills, Inc., based in Oregon. The magazine's purpose is to encourage and facilitate independent living. It provides a wealth of useful information and hints to make life easier. Many topics are covered including finding transportation, starting a career, managing illness, traveling, participating in sports, accessing computers, and adapting the home environment. DIALOGUE reviews low vision aids and devices, provides tips on coping with vision loss, and interviews professionals in the field.” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months. Buys first NA serial rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $35. Pays $15-$35 for 200-1000 words.

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Kung Fu Tai Chi

“Chinese Martial Arts.” 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys first North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-2 weeks. Sample copies on newsstands or online. Subscription $15/year domestic, $52/year international.

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The Gay & Lesbian Review

"A bimonthly journal of GLBT history, culture, and politics." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Response time varies. Sample available by request via email or regular mail. Subscription $23; $33 Canada; $43 other. Pays $100 for original feature articles to 4,000 words; $50 for book (and other) reviews.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 03/01/2018

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Freelance Content Manager Editorial
Center for Digital Education

Freelance HR Reporter – includes benefits
Industry Dive

Freelance Cryptocurrency Journalist
Investing.com

Freelance Creative Writer for Sustainability – Pays $40/hour
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Freelance B2B High-Tech Marketing Content Writer
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Freelance Writer – Pays $15-$25/hour
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Freelance Writer
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Freelance VR Editor
LDMTS

Freelance Business Content Writer
Brainbean Apps

Freelance Technical Content Writer
Brainbean Apps

Freelance Copywriter/Editor
Kindred Bravely

Freelance Technical Writer
Status

Freelance Senior Medical Writer
PAREXEL

Freelance Entertainment/Celebrity Writer
NickiSwift.com

Freelance Podcast Editor
Dil’s Place

Freelance Writer
Grunge.com

Freelance Computer Science Assessment Writers – Pays $22-$25/hour
A Pass Educational Group, LLC.

Freelance Proofreader/Editor
Elevate

Freelance Online Elementary Curriculum Writer
Neo Tutor

Freelance Social Studies Assessment Writers – Pays $22-$25/hour
A Pass Educational Group, LLC.

Freelance Math Assessment Writers – Pays $22-$25/hour
A Pass Educational Group, LLC.

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $12/hour
Swanky Party Box

Freelance Guest Blogger – Pays $400/piece
Qbox Elasticsearch as a Service

Freelance Writer for Gun Blog – Pays $35/post
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Freelance Blogger
Valoso

Freelance Bloggers
COED

Freelance Medical Transcriptionists
Precision Transcription

Freelance Transcribers – Pays $1.00-$1.50/audio minute
Averbach Transcription

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Success Story

My Transition from Features Writer to Creating Television Treatments – By Karen Donald

My Transition from Features Writer to Creating Television Treatments

Here are some steps (and tips) on how I successfully broke into television writing!

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Whispers and Warnings

WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 02/22/2018

WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 03/01/2018

Journalist Murdered * Miami Herald Hoaxed * Massages, Manicures and Rosé * Malicious Prosecution? * Fair Use Fight

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Letters and Comments!

Readers' Letters and Comments for 03/01/18

Readers' Letters and Comments for 03/01/18

COMMENTS on: 2018 Print on Demand (POD) Price Comparison!; and Are Money Launderers Using CreateSpace to Victimize Authors? And, is CreateSpace to Blame for Not Vetting Books?

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