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Do You Have Questions About Self-Publishing?

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From the Publisher's Desk

AUTHOR ALERT! Can Your Book's "REVIEWS" Get You Sued? Yep!

AUTHOR ALERT! Can Your Book's "REVIEWS" Get You Sued? Yep!

Many publishers, knowing they aren’t legally liable for the content of their authors’ books, nor for their authors’ marketing activities, will not inform those authors of these types of potential problems. At BookLocker, we always treat others as we’d like to be treated so we never hesitate to alert an author when they’re about to make a really, really big mistake...

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News From The "Home Office"

We're Melting ... MELTING!!!

We're Melting ... MELTING!!!

It's so beastly hot here that it's almost unbearable. Our shoes stick to the asphalt. Coco would rather her bladder burst than walk down the sunny, blazing dock to go potty...

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Article

Make Money Writing for the Greeting Card and Gift Book Markets! by John Riddle

Make Money Writing for the Greeting Card and Gift Book Markets! by John Riddle

I followed the directions from one company, Leap Greetings and, within a week, I had sold my first inspirational verse (less than 30 words) for $75! Here's where to find similar gigs!

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Ask The Expert

"I'm moving my book from CreateSpace to BookLocker. How come BookLocker's prices are so much lower than the other companies?"

"I'm moving my book from CreateSpace to BookLocker. How come BookLocker's prices are so much lower than the other companies?"

The reason our prices are so low is simple. At BookLocker.com, we break even on setup fees, and earn our profits on book sales. That way, we and the author have a vested interest in the success of the book. The "other guys" get as much as they can out of authors up-front...

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

101 Holidays

101 Holidays

"A group of six travel sites, offering travel inspiration and recommendations. As well as the main site, our specialist sites focus on honeymoons, singles holidays, family travel, short breaks and the USA." Works with new writers, "but they will typically be either experienced travel writers or enter through our internship program. Circ. 5 million annual visitors to the websites. Pays within 7 days of publication. Publishes ms approx. 7-14 days after acceptance. "We retain the right to publish the article on our website and third-party websites through syndication programmes. Copyright remains with the writer." No reprints. Response time varies. Sample articles at website. Subscription N/A. 

Pays £50 - £100 for 800-1500 words.

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1859 Oregon's Magazine

1859 Oregon's Magazine

“A reader’s travel magazine about Oregon.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys N.A. rights for one year. Response time varies. Sample articles available online. Subscription $18.59. 

 Pays $0.35-$0.50/word for 200-3000 words.

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Zoning Practice

Zoning Practice

“This is a very practical monthly newsletter devoted entirely to land-use regulations, planning, and zoning. If you don’t know the topic, you’re probably wasting your time. If you do, we welcome your inquiries. Most authors are actually involved in the planning profession or something closely related and bring that expertise to their submissions.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1700. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-5 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $95, $120 foreign. 

Pays $500 per article

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 08/23/2018

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, 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 Content Writer for Educational Guides – Pays $45K-$55K/year
PrepScholar

Freelance Product Reviews Editor – Pays $24/hour
Fitness Goat

Freelance Newswriter/Reporter
Endpoints News

Freelance Jr. Small Business Finance Writer – Pays $40K-$50K/year
Marc Waring Ventures LLC

Freelance Small Business Accounting And Tax Writer – Pays $45K-$60K/year
Marc Waring Ventures LLC

Freelance Credit Card And Bank Account Writer – Pays $45K-$60K/year
Marc Waring Ventures LLC

Freelance Insurance Writer – Pays $45K-$60K/year
Marc Waring Ventures LLC

Freelance Pop Culture Writer
Topix

Freelance Millenial Muslim Writer – Pays $40/article
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Freelance Social Media Writer – Pays $25/hour
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Freelance Writer/Researcher/Editor
Social Capital Builders

Freelance Financial Writer
Training Consultants LLC

Freelance Writer
NerdWallet

Freelance Game Writer
PlayQ

Freelance Content Creator
BullPay

Freelance Resume Writer
IMPACT Group

Freelance Content Researcher/Writer – Pays $2K-$3K/month
Joes Online Store LLC

Freelance Copywriter/Inbound Marketer
Stream Companies

Freelance Show and Segment Writers
Crawford Entertainment

Freelance Editorial Assistant
TopTal

Freelance Content Creator/Designer
CTS Agency

Freelance Trending News Editor – Pays $60K-$65K/year
Daily Kos

Freelance Tech News Article Writer – Pays $30/hour
TechNadu

Freelance CCM Assessment Writer
Trivium Test Prep Partners, LLC

Freelance Technical Writer
Finance Jack/Sharp Specialty Resources

Freelance Resume Writer – Pays $30-$80/resume
Bonnie Career Services, Inc.

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $0.05/word
Hennessey Consulting

Freelance Finance Tutorial Writer – Pays $500-$1K/month
LearnDataSci

See the links to these jobs here.

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

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Freelance Success Story

I Roped In My Scattered Brain by Writing Down My Fleeting Thoughts - by Rebecca MacKenzie

I Roped In My Scattered Brain by Writing Down My Fleeting Thoughts - by Rebecca MacKenzie

My writing became better and more profitable when I started writing down my fleeting thoughts immediately, rather than trying to remember them.

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Whispers and Warnings

Amazon's Book Availability Problems Now Affecting Even MORE Publishers?! IS YOUR BOOK AFFECTED?? - Whispers and Warnings - 07/23/18

Amazon's Book Availability Problems Now Affecting Even MORE Publishers?! IS YOUR BOOK AFFECTED?? - Whispers and Warnings - 08/23/18

Amazon's Book Availability Problems Now Affecting Even MORE Publishers?! IS YOUR BOOK AFFECTED?? * Comic Publisher Accused of Rapes * "Relative Use" Lawsuit * College Newspaper Censorship * "AK-47" Threat against journalist * BackPage.com owners claim THEY'RE the victims?!

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