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From the Publisher's Desk

AUTHOR ALERT! How Amazon Can Instantly (Poof!) Make Your Book Sales DISAPPEAR!

AUTHOR ALERT! How Amazon Can Instantly (Poof!) Make Your Book Sales DISAPPEAR!

Authors, consider this scenario: With the click of a button, Amazon has killed your entire, successful career as an author. Your books have all been removed from their site, your unpaid royalties may be frozen, and you can't get any specific details from Amazon... THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING!!

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News From The "Home Office"

Major Repair Plans Go Awry!

Major Repair Plans Go Awry!

Wednesday was going to be a BIG DAY! We were scheduled to take No Tan Lines to the local boatyard, have her mast removed (yes, really), bring her back her to the marina, and have The Yacht Rigger start replacing her mast step, which supports the mast in the bilge. Aaaaaand, then this happened...

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Ask The Expert

"My cousin and I co-wrote a book but then she left my name off of it!"

"My cousin and I co-wrote a book but then she left my name off of it!"

Did the cousin, who is now deceased, do this on purpose? And, what recourse does the co-author have?

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

upstreet

upstreet

“Annual, 224pp, perfect bound; publishes the best fiction, CNF, and poetry available; features an author interview in each issue; currently in 14th year of publication.” Fiction and Creative Nonfiction almost 100% freelance; Poetry by invitation only. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1.2K. Annual. Pays on publication (July). Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. No reprints. Responds to queries within 24 hours during publishing season; otherwise 6 months. Does not encourage queries. Sample copy $14.50 by check. Two-issue subscription $29.00. Guidelines online.

 Pays $50-$250 for per story/essay.

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The Upper Room

The Upper Room

“The Upper Room is the spiritual companion of more than 3 million people worldwide. Each of the reader-written meditations encourages believers to open their hearts to God. Today The Upper Room is translated into 33 languages and reaches over 80 countries.” 95-100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3M. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 12-18 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample copy available for email request. Subscription $13.99. Guidelines available by mail or online

Pays $30 for 250-300 words. 

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WILLOW SPRINGS

WILLOW SPRINGS

100% freelance. "Literary magazine." Welcomes new writers. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue available after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds up to 6 months. Single-issue samples can be purchased online. Subscription $18. 

Pays $100/long-form prose piece, $40/short prose, and $20/poem

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 08/16/2018

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We'll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. 

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Freelance Writer – includes benefits
NerdWallet

Freelance Copyeditor/Fact Checker
Variety

Freelance Business Writer – Pays $0.03/word, $30/hour for editing
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Freelance Photo Researcher/Editor
Topix

Freelance MedTech Reporter – includes benefits
Industry Dive

Freelance Restaurants Reporter – includes benefits
Industry Dive

Freelance Content Editor
iPhone Photography School

Freelance iPhone Photography Writers
iPhone Photography School

Freelance Buyer’s Guide/Technology Writer – Pays 45K-60K/year
Marc Waring Ventures LLC

Freelance Writer – Pays $0.07-$0.10/word
Tempesta Media

Freelance News and Features Editors – Pays $20/hour
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Freelance Writers – Pays $40/hour
Daniel Gordon Consulting

Freelance Copywriter
Darren Hardy

Freelance Advice About Office Life Writer – Pays $10-$25/hour
Quill.com

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $20/hour
Beycome

Freelance Celebrity Writer
The Zoe Report

Freelance UX Writer
Esanjo

Freelance Updates Editor
Healthline.com

Freelance Content Writer
Must Amplify

Freelance Writer
HQ SEO Ltd

Freelance Writers – Pays $40/1200 word article, $60/1500 word article
Upleap

Freelance Creative Writer
CAM, Inc.

Freelance Psychic, Tarot, Astrology, and Numerology Writers
Saunders Industries

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

Freelance SEO Copywriter – Pays $8-$10/page
Justin Pinkus

Freelance Advertising Copywriters – Pays $50K/year
ScoutPuppy Local

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $20-$30/hour
Dentist Entrepreneur Organization

Freelance Digital Copywriter
InVisionApp

Freelance Technical Editor
Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation

Freelance Technical News Writer
EETech Media and Marketing

Freelance News Writers
The Washington Newsday

Freelance Content Writer
SPI Borescopes

Freelance Technical Blog Writer – Pays $300/2500-3000 word article
Sider Inc.

Freelance Marketing Copywriter – Pays $25-$50/article
WDWC Inc.

Freelance Consumer Packaged Goods Brand Blog Copywriter – Pays $15/hour
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Freelance Success Story

I Get Referral Clients All The Time! Here's How! - by Hailey Hudson

I Get Referral Clients All The Time! Here's How! - by Hailey Hudson

Freelance writer Hailey Hudson KNOWS how to get referrals! Here's how she does it!!

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Whispers and Warnings

Angry Book Pirates Call Authors "Elitists" After Website Shut Down - Whisper and Warnings - 08/16/18

Angry Book Pirates Call Authors "Elitists" After Website Shut Down - Whisper and Warnings - 08/16/18

Authors claim Amazon banned all of their books for "no reason" * Book pirates call authors "elitists" after website gets shut down * Public figure being scrutinized after writing tell-all book * Subpoena by Tweet! * "Fair Use" Battles * Judge blasts newspaper for publishing legally obtained info.

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