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Do You Have Questions About Self-Publishing?

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Angela's Desk

Is YOUR BOOK at Risk?! List of 23 Publishers Who Bit the Dust...and WHY

Is YOUR BOOK at Risk?! List of 23 Publishers Who Bit the Dust...and WHY

Last week, we discussed the case of a 17-year-old author who fell victim to yet another defunct publisher. His mother didn't know if she could trust another one. And, her concerns were completely valid! Investing hundreds to thousands of dollars to get your book published, only to lose everything months or years later, including your files, is a tragedy for …

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News From The "Home Office"

When Living on a Boat, Hurricane Season Has an ENTIRELY Different Meaning

When Living on a Boat, Hurricane Season Has an ENTIRELY Different Meaning

Last week, black clouds gathered on the horizon, and rushed west toward our location...

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Article

6 Fool-proof Ways to Create Freelance Cash When Opportunity Won’t Knock! by Jennifer Brown Banks

6 Fool-proof Ways to Create Freelance Cash When Opportunity Won’t Knock! by Jennifer Brown Banks

“We often wait for that knock of opportunity, though I've found it's better to just grab a chainsaw and cut open your own freaking door.”--Don Roff Many feel their fate as writers is dictated by how often opportunity lands at their doorstep. That's not true. Not always. Passive waiting leads to active stress. There’s a better way. Savvy scribes realize …

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Ask The Expert

"A local artist died. Can I use his painting on my book's cover?"

"A local artist died. Can I use his painting on my book's cover?"

When someone dies with no known heirs, are their assets up for grabs by the public? NO!!!

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Contrary

“Founded in 2003 at the University of Chicago, Contrary is an online journal of fiction, poetry, commentary, and especially work that blurs the distinction between those categories.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on receipt of invoice. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy online.

Pays $20 for up to 1500 words.

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BEATDOM

BEATDOM

"A literary journal publishing essays about the Beat Generation." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500-1000. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Sample articles online. Guidelines online at http://www.beatdom.com/submission-guidelines.

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CFI.co

CFI.co

“As world economies converge, CFI.co reports from the fault lines of integration. CFI.co features original writing on financial, economic, and political topics that have a global impact.” Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Circ. 120K. Quarterly moving to bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms in next quarterly issue. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-2 days. Sample copy available in PDF form. Subscription $59.95. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.10-$0.15/word for 700-2500 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 05/24/2018

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 Sports Betting Writer
Heavy Inc.

Freelance Retail Writer – Pays $40K-$60K/year
Fit Small Business

Freelance 2018 Elections Fundraiser Copywriter
MoveOn.org

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

Freelance Content Editor
iPhone Photography School

Freelance Copy Editor/Digital Producer
Matador Network

Freelance Retail Writer – Pays $40K-$60K/year
Marc Waring Ventures LLC.

Freelance Writer – Pays $10-$40/article
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Freelance Editor and Writer – Pays $40/hour
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Freelance Real Estate and Lifestyle Writers
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Freelance Writer
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Freelance Commercial Banking Content Writer
PrecisionLender

Freelance Writers
The Cambodia Daily

Freelance Writers
Kidsimplified.com

Freelance Content Writer
Phoenix Publishing

Freelance Creative Copywriter
Flume

Freelance Senior Content Editor
Life Extension

Freelance Senior Proposal Writer
FedWriters

Freelance Academic Style Freelance Writer
Ultius, Inc.

Freelance Senior Proposal Writer
HMS

Freelance Copy Editor
Apex CoVantage

Freelance Writers
Macallan Communications

Freelance Copy Editor
We Are Alexander

Freelance Thank You Card Writer – must be available to come into the office occasionally
Warfit Clothing Co™

Freelance Technical Content Writer
SecureNinja

Freelance Senior Medical Writer – Pays $75-$100/hour
ESub Global LLC.

Freelance Resume Writer – Pays $55-$100/resume
Resume, Inc.

Freelance Digital Content Manager
LivingNotes

Freelance New Media Writer
Refined Concepts

Freelance Copywriter
Food52

See the links to these jobs here.

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Letters / Comments From Readers

Readers’ Letters and Comments for 05/24/18

Readers’ Letters and Comments for 05/24/18

FREELANCE WRITERS COMMENT ON: How Do You Give Your Dock Neighbors Colon Control Issues? Crash Your Boat RIGHT NEXT TO THEIRS! Oh, Angie, that account of your adventures taking on water and then docking in the dark were certainly riveting, but I’m glad no serious damage (or sinking) occurred. It reminded me of my training for the Postal Service. I …

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Success Story

What it Took to Land My First Steady Client - Ingrid Cruz

Steps I Took to Land My First Steady Client - Ingrid Cruz

Taking the plunge as a freelancer requires the same amount of discipline as a 9-5 job.

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Whispers and Warnings

WritersWeekly.com Whispers and Warnings for 05/24/18

WritersWeekly.com Whispers and Warnings for 05/24/18

"Redundant" Editors * Cockygate * Is Facebook "Big Brother? * Zorro Lawsuit

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