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Do You Have Questions About Self-Publishing?

Just ask Angela, Publisher of WritersWeekly.com and Co-owner of BookLocker.com! (That's right, talk directly with the owner of BookLocker. No revolving customer service reps, no layers of bureaucracy to navigate, and Made in the U.S.A.!)

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From the Publisher's Desk

10 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW about CreateSpace's Death / "Merger" with KDP Print, and Why Some Authors are FURIOUS!

10 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW about CreateSpace's Death / "Merger" with KDP Print, and Why Some Authors are FURIOUS!

Amazon has killed CreateSpace, and renamed it/merged it/replaced it (same thing, no matter which way you wash it!) with "KDP Print." We all knew that was coming. And, between you and me, with all the complaints about CreateSpace posted online, it’s no surprise they wanted to get rid of the name...

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News From The "Home Office"

Back to (Floating) School!

Back to (Floating) School!

I like schooldays because they are more structured, which brings us all comfort. However, when Tropical Storm Gordon sideswiped us on Memorial Day, life on board Tanny was anything but structured! But, first, did I mention our grandson, Jack, just turned one? :)

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Feature Article

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com SUMMER, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com SUMMER, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Read the top 3 stories and enter the Fall contest TODAY! Start-time is Sep. 15, 2018!!

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Ask The Expert

"What sells best? Paperbacks, hardcovers, or ebooks?"

"What sells best? Paperbacks, hardcovers, or ebooks?"

"What sells better in stores? Paperbacks or hardcovers? And, do those sell better than ebooks?"

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Brew Your Own

Brew Your Own

“Brew Your Own is the how-to homebrew beer magazine.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 96,800. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-8 weeks. Sample articles online. Subscription $29.99. 

Pays $25-$200 for 1000-2500 words

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Birding

Birding

“Birding is the award-winning, full-color flagship journal of the American Birding Association. The ABA welcomes as members all persons interested in birdwatching in the Americas and beyond. A ll ABA members receive Birding magazine.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $45, $55 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.

Pays $200 for 1500-3000 words.

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The Ashtray Blog

“The Ashtray Blog provides vaping and THR news, ecigarette guides, humour and special offers.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in 1-4 weeks after acceptance. Buys online and hard copy rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 days. Sample blog posts available online. 

Pays $50 for 500 words. 

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 09/06/2018

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 Editor – Pays $15K-$20K/year
Anti-Nihilist Institute

Freelance Newswriter/Reporter
Endpoints News

Freelance Staff Writer – includes benefits, must be located in Los Angeles
Built In, Inc.

Freelance Social Media Writer And Website Content Editor
Fordham University Gabelli School of Business

Freelance Technical Copy Writer – Pays $20-$25/hour
Manning Publications

Freelance Content Editor
iPhone Photography School

Freelance Photography Writers
iPhone Photography School

Freelance Writer/Editor/Social Media Expert – Pays $20/hour
blind ad

Freelance Editor – SEO and content marketing emphasis
Propecta

Freelance Sports Writers – Pays $10-$15/hour
blind ad

Freelance Writers/Researchers – Pays $25/hour
Wiki.ezvid.com

Freelance Writer
LPA Inc.

Freelance Online Content Writer – Pays $15-$25/hour
Words by a Pro

Freelance Content Manager
Digital Photography School

Freelance PC Hardware Writers
WePC

Freelance Writers – Pays $0.03/word
Blog Writing HQ

Freelance Content Writer & Strategist
Omnicore Group

Freelance Writers
Wired Rhino, Inc.

Freelance Dog Writer
The Dog Clinic

Freelance Lifestyle & Local Writer
Narcity Media

Freelance Copywriter
Lightboard

Freelance Copywriter – Pays $50K-$60K/year
Vaco Technology Services

Freelance Writer
Setting Mind

Freelance Substantive Editor
DFW Child

Freelance German Copywriters – Pays $2,500-$3K/month
Boost Media

Freelance Weekend Website Editor/Proofreader
The Krazy Coupon Lady

Freelance Weekend Social Media Editor
New York Media

Freelance Transcriptionists/Proofreaders – Pays $350-$1K/week
eScribers

Freelance Freelance Writer/Translator
Avaaz

Freelance Medical Transcriptionist
Spine Solutions, Inc.

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

Remote Internships Paved My Path to Become a Freelance Writer

4 Easy Steps for Finding Remote (PAID!) Internships, and Starting Your Own Freelance Writing Business! by Alyssa Goulet

Remote (paid!) internships can be a great way to make some extra money, as well as build up your portfolio and market your skills! Here's how to get started!

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Whispers and Warnings

Graffiti Copyright Protection - Whispers and Warnings - 09/06/2018

Small retailers not happy with Amazon; Graffiti Copyright Protection; and more! - Whispers and Warnings - 09/06/2018

Graffiti Copyrights? * Uncertainty for B&N * Amazon "Buy Button" * Village Voice Downsizing * Online Satire Outlawed * Amazon Losing Popularity with smaller sellers

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Readers' Letters and Comments!

MORE AUTHORS ANGRY AT AMAZON - Readers' Letters and Comments

GETTING SUED FOR BOOK REVIEWS + MORE AUTHORS ANGRY AT AMAZON - Readers' Letters and Comments

Getting sued for book reviews and more authors are angry at Amazon - Letters/Comments from our readers!

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