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From the Publisher's Desk

LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Fall, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest topic be?!?!

LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Fall, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest topic be?!?!

Snapped cornstalks, a fortune teller’s wagon, fiery red braids flying through a cold autumn wind, colorful leaves racing across worn shoes, a hideous, bald doll, a pumpkin contest at the county fair, a fiery cast iron pot, a painting that sucks the living into its canvas, and so much more! See all 18 years of our Fall contest topics!

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News From The "Home Office"

A Snake Fell On My Face! ON MY FACE!!!

A Snake Fell On My Face! ON MY FACE!!!

I took a deep breath, reached over, and pulled the rifle a little closer. There. That was better. I looked out over the railing. Still black. I literally couldn't even see my hand in front of my face. And then...

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Feature Article

Market Your Book By Creating An Interactive Game On Facebook! - By K.M. Robinson

Market Your Book By Creating An Interactive Game On Facebook! - By K.M. Robinson

One of the rapidly growing trends in social media marketing today is Facebook Messenger Bots. Authors can easily use this feature to create a game to engage their readers!

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Ask The Expert

"Can I use other keywords and phrases from other websites?"
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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

My Gift Stop

My Gift Stop

"My Gift Stop is an online shop offering luxury goods that’s dedicated to giving back to society, donating 5% of every sale to the global medical relief nonprofit, Direct Relief. In a time where our schedules seem to become denser by the day, it is most common for things to slip our mind here and there - forgetting a gift is no different! This is where we come in! We made it our mission to offer you “present peace of mind!” last minute shopping on some of the world’s most popular brands at heavily discounted prices. That’s right, our online shop is the perfect shopping solution. Hence, we are looking for reputable contributors, like yourself, that can write great reviews, blog articles, gift guides, share contests, social media posts and more on your own websites, blogs and social media pages." Pays 7-10 days after publication. Usually publishes ms within 24 hours of acceptance. Guidelines by email.

Pays $75 for a 350-word blog post and social shares

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Business Jet Traveler

Business Jet Traveler

Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 35K. Every other month (plus annual U.S. and China Buyers’ Guides). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Usually responds 1-2 days. Sample copy available; request by email. Subscription $42.95, $55.95 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.

Pays $0.50/word

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Feed-Lot

Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 7 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $55.00, $80 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.

Pays $0.30/word for 350-700 words

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National Communications Magazine

National Communications Magazine

"We’re a tight niche publication serving radio hobbyists interested in scanners (typically referred to as “police scanners”), citizens band (CB) radio and the hobby radio services – General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), Family Radio Service (FRS) and Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS)." Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ. varies per issue. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1 week. Subscription $25. Guidelines not available.

"Typically $75 and up for new authors per article accepted. A well-written article with a lot of art that could be turned into a cover feature might even net $100 or more.”

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 09/13/2018

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 Copywriter – Pays $25/hour
Pet Bucket

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $200-$300
Harv Eker International

Freelance Personal Finance Writer/Editor
Napkin Finance

Freelance Experienced Book Publicist
Smith Publicity, Inc.

Freelance Head Of Content Management
iwillteachyoutoberich.com and growthlab.com

Freelance Content Writers – Pays $0.07-$0.10/word.
Tempesta Media / TempestaMedia.com

Freelance Off-site Technical Blogger – Pays up to $75/hour
recruiter

Freelance Web Copy Writers – sports betting/online gambling. Pays starts at $0.10/word.
content provider serving the sports betting and online gambling industry

Freelance News Reporters – Pays $0.15/word.
Beaverton Life

Freelance Breaking News Reporter
FeedSyndicate news service

Freelance Mentor / Executive Personal Assistant – Must be graduate or teacher in technology. Pays $15-$30/hour + bonuses.
CEO

Freelance Content Creator/Social Media Strategist
blind ad

Freelance Writers – to help spread the word about Irish history, culture, and merchandise and grow their content library. Pays $40.
ShamrockCraic

Freelance Legal Writers – Pays $40 for 550-700 words.
BluShark Digital LLC

Freelance Writers – for community newspapers newspapers in Center City Philadelphia and University City, PA

Freelance Press Release Writer
eReleases

Freelance Long Term Writer
pest control resource website

Freelance Dog Writer
TheDogClinic.com

See the links to these jobs here.

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Freelance Success Story

How the Boob Tube Made Me a Smarter, Wealthier Writer - by Jennifer Brown Banks

How the Boob Tube Made Me a Smarter, Wealthier Writer - by Jennifer Brown Banks

As a writer with over 700 articles, essays, poems, columns, and blog posts published and paid for, I can attest that THIS WORKS!

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Whispers and Warnings

Amazon has been selling date-rape books; Target redacts book keywords; Predatory Publishers - UK; Whispers and Warnings - 09/13/2018

Amazon waited 3 YEARS to remove pro-rape dating books?; Target redacts book keywords; Predatory Publishers (DON'T MISS THIS ONE!) - Whispers and Warnings - 09/13/2018

Amazon waits 3 YEARS to remove pro-rate dating books?!; Attorney-client privilege...or not?; Target accused of redacting keywords for books; Predatory publishers (don't miss this one!!); Reporter fired for fake news?

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Readers' Letters and Comments!

Readers' Letters and Comments - 09/13/18

Readers' Letters and Comments - 09/13/18

Readers respond to: “What sells best? Paperbacks, hardcovers, or ebooks?” and "10 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW about CreateSpace’s Death / 'Merger' with KDP Print, and Why Some Authors are FURIOUS!"

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