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From the Publisher's Desk

WHEN AN AUTHOR RESISTS OBTAINING LEGAL RELEASES...They Might Have Something to Hide!

WHEN AN AUTHOR RESISTS OBTAINING LEGAL RELEASES...They Might Have Something to Hide!

When an author tries to hoodwink me into doing something that would put my company, my employees, my authors, and my family at legal and financial risk, I do NOT capitulate just to make that one author of that one book happy. And, I admit, I get really, REALLY offended when people treat me like I'm a dumb blonde who...

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News From "The Floating Home Office"

Hurricane Michael: Boot on the Ground in the Aftermath - by Brian P. Whiddon

Hurricane Michael: Boots on the Ground in the Aftermath - by Brian P. Whiddon

Line crews were staged everywhere. All traffic lights were out. Trees were down in every yard. Houses were damaged. Some older homes no longer stood at all. Even state prisoners in their striped pajamas were out cutting trees and picking up debris, under the wary eyes of their armed guards...

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Feature Article

Would YOU Write for a Convicted Killer? 5 Types of Clients...and Which Ones to AVOID! by Rich Mintzer, Ghostwriter

Would YOU Write for a Convicted Killer? 5 Types of Clients...and Which Ones to AVOID! by Rich Mintzer, Ghostwriter

I asked him what he was in jail for. He matter-of-factly told me he'd killed a guy...at which point I thought, “Check please!" Then, I thought about it some more...

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Ask The Expert

"If I use BookLocker to publish my book, how many cover designs do I get to choose from?"

"If I use BookLocker to publish my book, how many cover designs do I get to choose from?"

At BookLocker, we don't use template covers. All of our covers are unique and original cover design is included in...

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

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Hotghostwriter Ltd.

Hotghostwriter Ltd.

"We are a fast-paced, growing ghostwriting service that can provide you with consistent and exciting projects week after week! Our mission is to provide the highest quality novels and a great experience to our clients, and we want you to be part of this mission." Pays on acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 48 hours. Guidelines available by email.

Pays: $13 per 1000 words

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Healing Lifestyles & Spas

Healing Lifestyles & Spas

"Our readers wish to connect with a greater purpose, hope to infuse nature into their lives, and desire to feel more balanced with the least amount of stress. Healing Lifestyles & Spas content focuses on integrating healing remedies, alternative medicine, natural living, spa wisdom, and nature into our lives, providing tools and inspiration to lead a more healthy and healing lifestyle. We believe that spa living is a day-to-day experience, not an occasional practice. We all need to slow down, press pause, and nurture this absolute need to give back to ourselves. Living a healing lifestyle means taking care of the Earth and its people, and we thereby emphasize environmental awareness and sustainable living as a necessary component on this path. Remember to Live Mindfully, Eat Joyfully, Travel Consciously..." Welcomes new writers. Circ. online only. Pays on publication. Publishes ms. approx. 2 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Responds quickly. Sample articles online. Subscription free. Guidelines not available.

Pays: $150-$500

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Fine Books & Collections

Fine Books & Collections

“Fine Books & Collections covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors, dealers, librarians, curators, and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts, to modern first editions and fine art, and everything in between.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Quarterly. Pays within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Subscription $19.98, $29.98 Canada; $39.98 other.

Pays: $0.20/word

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Humanities

Humanities

“We are the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities. We exist to report on and discuss projects funded by NEH and the state humanities councils.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 6K. Bimonthly. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $24, $33.60 outside the U.S. Guidelines not available. 

Pays: Flat fee that varies by department

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 10/18/2018

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 - Pays $40K-$45K/year
InTouch Marketing

Freelance Biotech Investing Analyst and Editor
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Freelance Associate Editor
The Warren Group

Freelance Writer/Editor
ADDitude magazine

Freelance Personal Finance and Business Editor - includes benefits
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Freelance Content Writer
Wired Rhino, Inc.

Freelance Personal Finance Content Writer
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Freelance Legal Writer - Pays $22/written webpage
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Freelance Medical Writer - Pays $20-$25/written webpage
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Freelance eCommerce Copywriter
Perfect Keto

Freelance J.D. Content Writer for Legal Topics - Pays $55/blog post
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Freelance Marketing Copywriter and Social Media Coordinator - Pays $20/hour
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Freelance Entertainment Media Journalist - Pays $200/article
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Freelance Editor - Pays $17-$20/hour
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Freelance Blogger and Digital Marketer - Pays $16-$20/hour
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Freelance Technical Journalist
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Freelance Editor for Design Blog
TopTal

Freelance Copywriter - Pays $38-$42/hour
Liaison Creative + Marketing

Freelance Copy Editor
iTutor.com Inc.

Freelance Financial Copywriter
Ready Set Rocket

Freelance Copy Editor for Medical and Health Science Journals
Graphic World, Inc.

Freelance Legal Writer - Pays $25/hour
Dahl Consulting

Freelance Legal Editor/Writer
Oxford Solutions

Freelance Copywriter and Content Creator
IFTTT

Freelance Writers
Tenants Direct

Freelance Content Writer
Beycome

Freelance Sr. Legal Editor
V-Soft Consulting

Freelance Education Writer
IntelliPro Group 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

How I Turned My Love of Television Into Freelance Writing Profits! - By Rachel Carrington

How I Turned My Love of Television Into Freelance Writing Profits! - By Rachel Carrington

At that point, I was earning more writing about movies, T.V., and entertainment than I was from my book royalties!

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Whispers and Warnings

Tate Publishing's Owners Heading Back to Court! Whispers and Warnings - 10/17/18

Tate Publishing's Owners Heading Back to Court! Whispers and Warnings - 10/18/18

Next Tate Publishing hearing scheduled for November 7, 2018 Hearing set for Tate Publishing embezzlement case "Former clients of the Mustang-based vanity press have continued to contact Attorney General Mike Hunter’s office with complaints since officials arrested Richard and Ryan Tate in May last year. The tally is now more than 2,100, spokeswoman Terri Watkins said Tuesday, easily the office’s …

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Readers' Comments

Our Readers are NOT Suckers! Readers' Comments - 10/18/2018

Our Readers are NOT Suckers! Readers' Comments - 10/18/2018

Comments: Publishers lying about paying half of your book publishing fees!

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