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Angela's Desk

17-Year-Old Author Falls Victim to Yet Another Defunct Publisher by Angela Hoy

17-Year-Old Author Falls Victim to Yet Another Defunct Publisher by Angela Hoy

How do you determine if a firm is likely to go belly-up? It's EASY!

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News From The "Home Office"

How Do You Give Your Dock Neighbors Colon Control Issues? Crash Your Boat RIGHT NEXT TO THEIRS!

How Do You Give Your Dock Neighbors Colon Control Issues? Crash Your Boat RIGHT NEXT TO THEIRS!

I planned to bump her forward to overcompensate for the wind. Then, she'd just glide right down the middle of the slip! Buuuuut, that's not what happened...

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Article

Making Money Writing for Popular YouTubers! by Devansh Chaturvedi

Make Money Writing for Popular YouTubers! by Devansh Chaturvedi

Writing scripts for serious YouTube content providers can be a great way to generate some extra income!

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Ask The Expert

"I revised my book but people can still buy the previous version on Amazon! Why?!"

"I revised my book but people can still buy the previous version on Amazon! Why?!"

"Somebody ordered the book and they got the first edition with the old cover. Why?"

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

The Appraisers Standard

The Appraisers Standard

“Written for personal property appraisers (antiques, collectibles, art, appraisers, dealers). Welcomes new writers. 25-50% freelance. Circ. 400. Quarterly/Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue following acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Subscription $25. Guidelines not available.

Pays $50-$60 for 300 to 500 words.

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The Baltimore Review

The Baltimore Review

"The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online.

Pays $40 for regular (non-contest) submissions 

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ALBEDO ONE

ALBEDO ONE

"Albedo One is primarily a fiction magazine specializing in Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy (Modern, Urban - no High Fantasy) We also feature book reviews and author interviews." 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 800. Bi-annual in print; weekly online. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6 months to 2 years after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints under special circumstances. Responds within 3 months. Sample articles at website. Subscription €32.00.  

Pays €6.00 for 1000-8000 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 05/17/2018

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Freelance Writer – Pays $25-$30/hour
Moravia

Freelance Writer and Editor – Pays $100-$150/written resume and cover letter, $55/edited resume and cover letter
Your Edge for Success YES LLC

Freelance Marketing Writer – Pays $45K-$60K/year
4 Point Consulting

Freelance Writer – Pays $100/hour
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Freelance Real Estate & Landlord Tenant Law Writer
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Freelance Writers
Your Best Digs

Freelance Copyeditor – Pays $20/hour
Aviation Publisher

Freelance Managing Editor – Pays $30-$45/hour
InfoGov World Media LLC

Freelance Blogger & Ghostwriter – Pays $20-$45/hour
Source it!

Freelance Personal Finance Writer
CardCruncher.com

Freelance Copywriter
Mitchell International, Inc.

Freelance Consumer Writer
ConsumerAffairs.com

Freelance Associate Editor
Center for Biological Diversity

Freelance Digital Content Editor
Detroit Metro Times

Freelance Infrastructure Editor
SmartBrief

Freelance Content Marketing Editor
Fastly

Freelance Math Content Editor
IXL Learning

Freelance Outdoor Editor
Komoot

Freelance News Writers
GameRant.com

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $60K-$100K/year
Emily Hirsh Inc.

Freelance Illustrator for Animation – Pays $23/hour
Better Eating International

Freelance Copyeditor
Healthline Media

Freelance Updates Editor
Healthline Media

Freelance Resume Writer – $18-$23/hour
Executive Drafts

Freelance WordPress Content Editor – Pays $10-$14/hour
Zions Security Alarms

Freelance Writer/Editor
Edutopia

Freelance Proposal Writer
Pearson

Freelance Content Writer
Experis

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

See the links to these jobs here.

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Letters / Comments From Readers

Readers’ Letters and Comments for 05/17/18

Readers’ Letters and Comments for 05/17/18

Freelance writers must be frugal when work slows down! Comments about: How I Successfully Cut Our Grocery Bill in Half! (And, No, I Do NOT Use Coupons.)

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Success Story

How I Went From Burned-Out Actress, to HuffPost Freelancer, to Full-Time Maxim Sex Columnist!

How I Went From Burned-Out Actress, to HuffPost Freelancer, to Full-Time Maxim Sex Columnist! by Vanessa de Largie

I never intended to be an author, journalist, or sex-columnist. It happened by default...

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Whispers and Warnings

WritersWeekly.com Whispers and Warnings for 05/17/18

WritersWeekly.com Whispers and Warnings for 05/17/18

Tate Publishing's properties up for auction!; Amazon upset about Seattle's new "head tax"; Authors sue Cengage Publishing over new subscription model; Popular authors don't always sue fan fiction writers; Can an author trademark a single, common word like "cocky?"

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