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From the Publisher's Desk

When Drunk Authors Email Their Publisher (Sigh...) by Ali Hibberts, Director of Publishing Services, BookLocker.com, Inc.
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News From The "Home Office"

When You Ask for an Outdoor Fan...and God Gives You a Waterspout Instead!

When You Ask for an Outdoor Fan...and God Gives You a Waterspout Instead!

After wondering silently if I needed a second coating of antiperspirant, I fanned myself with my ipad cover, and whined out loud to Richard, "It's sooooo danged hot out here! Can you pretty please go inside and get the fan?"

I guess the good Lord heard me because...

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Article

Are You Cold Pitching? - Here are 5 Mistakes I Made That You Can Learn From

Are You Cold Pitching? - Learn From My 5 Mistakes! by Jane Fazackarley

Cold pitching can be a successful method for gaining new clients - if it's done right...

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Ask The Expert

"How do I publish a collection of my short stories?"

"How do I publish a collection of my short stories?"

"I would love to publish a book of my short stories but I have no idea what the proper steps are..."

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Loaded Landscapes

Loaded Landscapes

"Loaded Landscapes is a blog that covers topics related to landscape and nature photography. We publish tips and tutorials, as well as articles about specific destinations or points of interest." Circ. 75K visitors/month. Updated several times/week. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within a few weeks of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 24-48 hours. All content is freely available online. Guidelines online

Pays $20-$150 depending on the length and complexity of the content.

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Keys for Kids Devotional

Keys for Kids Devotional

“The Keys for Kids Devotional helps kids ages 6-12 dig into God’s Word and apply it to their lives through daily Scripture and engaging stories.” Circ. 50K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No Reprints. Responds within 12 weeks. Sample articles online. “To order quarterly print issue, visit our website or call 888-224-2324. Suggested donation: $20/year (additional shipping costs may apply outside the US.) Free online/app access to daily devotional.” Guidelines online

Pays $30/story for 375 word maximum.

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KASMA MAGAZINE

KASMA MAGAZINE

"A science fiction publication." Welcomes new writers. Circ. online only. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 weeks after acceptance. Buys non-exclusive electronic rights. Accepts reprints. Response time varies. Samples available on the website. Subscription free. Guidelines online

Pays $25 flat fee.

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mixtape.lgbt

mixtape.lgbt

"Mixtape.LGBT is a digital arts and music zine. We feature personal stories, brief interviews, media recommendations and critical essays with a focus on LGBTQ+ topics." Online publication. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first serial and online right. No reprints. Responds within 3 weeks. Guideline online at http://www.mixtape.lgbt/submissions.

Pays $0.10/word.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 08/02/2018

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Freelance Branded Content Writer
Newsweek

Freelance Collector Car Auction Writer – includes benefits
Bring a Trailer Media LLC

Freelance Account Managing Editor – includes benefits
Digital Press, Inc.

Freelance Deputy Managing Editor – Pays $60K-$80K/year
Stacker

Freelance Technology Writer
DotDash

Freelance Writer
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Freelance Technical Persuasive Writer/Editor
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Freelance Writer
Wpromote

Freelance Medical Writer
Wpromote

Freelance Copywriter and UX Writer
Jimdo

Freelance Beauty Writer
Wpromote

Freelance Database Administration Writer
Wpromote

Freelance Fashion Writer
Wpromote

Freelance K-12 Education Reporter
EdSurge

Freelance Content Writer for Surf Blog
Surfd.com

Freelance Writer for Software Related Articles
Skyose

Freelance Photography Writer
Digital Photography School

Freelance Technical Editor
Insignia Environmental

Freelance Blog Writer – includes benefits
Chetu Inc.

Freelance Digital Editor – Pays $60-$90/hour
Aha Media Group

Freelance Healthcare/Financial Writer – Pays $50-$90/hour
Aha Media Group

Freelance Technical Copywriter – Pays $44-$45/hour, must be available for some onsite meetings in Milpitas or San Francisco, CA
Talent Table

Freelance Editor
Trilogy Ed

Freelance SEO Copywriter – Pays $30-$50/hour
WealthHunters

Freelance Technical Writer
Innovation initiator

Freelance Deputy Editor for Clips Nation
Vox Media

Freelance Web Content Writer
Team Rubicon

Freelance Science Writer
Atlas Research

Freelance Travel Writer
Bustle

Freelance Healthcare Content Writer – Pays $35/hour
The Creative Group

Freelance eCommerce Product Description Writer – for fishing tackle and accessories
Catch Co.

Freelance Medical Scribe
iScribes

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Freelance Success Story

How I Landed Several Jobs from One Client by Isabel Järnström

How I Landed Several Jobs from One Client! by Isabel Järnström

Professionalism and research before pitching paid off big-time for this writer!

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Whispers and Warnings

Legal Scandal Behind "50 Shades" - Whispers and Warnings - 08/02/18

Legal Scandal Behind "50 Shades" - Whispers and Warnings - 08/02/18

"50 Shades" Legal Fight * Rapper Sued for Defamation * "Shape of Water" Lawsuit * Indiana Skyline Gets Company Sued

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