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Do You Have Questions About Self-Publishing?

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From the Publisher's Desk

CAN YOU HELP AUTHORS? We are Seeking Editors, Illustrators, Translators, Ghostwriters, and more!

CAN YOU HELP AUTHORS? We are Seeking Editors, Illustrators, Translators, Ghostwriters, and more!

DO NOT pay your publisher for cover design, editing, illustrating, or anything that THEY will own later!

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News From "The Floating Home Office"

Hurricane Michael: Boots on the Ground in the Aftermath - Part II (includes photos) - by Brian P. Whiddon

Hurricane Michael: Boots on the Ground in the Aftermath - Part II (includes photos) - by Brian P. Whiddon

All of the previous hurricanes I helped with were bad. But, when I measure those against Michael’s sheer power and the size of the area impacted, this was definitely the worst I’ve ever seen...

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Feature Article

Think You Can't Expand into Other Genres? Think Again! - by Debra Johanyak

Think You Can't Expand into Other Genres? Think Again! - by Debra Johanyak

How I successfully paved an alternate route to more writing sales!

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Ask The Expert

Q - "My publisher disappeared! How can I find out how many books they sold?"

Q - "My publisher disappeared! How can I find out how many books they sold?"

"My publisher stopped paying royalties months ago and they're not responding to emails or phone calls. I'm starting to panic a little bit..."

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Cineaste

Cineaste

"America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema" 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys First serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 3-4 weeks. Sample available by sending $7 postpaid to the above address. Subscription $22; $40 outside the U.S. 

Pays from $50 (for most reviews) to $100 or more (for feature articles or interviews).

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Film Daily

Film Daily Phone: Fax: Website: https://filmdaily.co Guidelines: http://www.workerswritejournal.com Editor: Email address: laurensfilmdaily@gmail.com About The Publication: "Who we are: Always now, forever independent. Film Daily is an online platform connecting audiences with indie filmmakers via news, views, and reviews." Does not accept reprints. Guidelines by email. Current Needs: Contributors. "Minimum 3-month commitment and minimum 1 feature per month. 

Pays $50-$250 + site credits + various perks

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EARTH Magazine

EARTH Magazine

“Earth science news magazine.” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Monthly. Pays on final word count/acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights. No reprints Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $19.99 digital, $45 print. Guidelines at website.

Pays $0.30/word for 300-3000 words. Certain stories have a flat fee.

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 10/25/2018

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 Reporter & Copywriter
Outliers Creative, LLC

Freelance Investigative Reporters
On Point Investigations

Freelance Writer – includes benefits
Jilt

Freelance Senior Content Writer – includes benefits
PYMNTS.com

Freelance Writer
Tribune Media – Broadcasting

Freelance Senior Digital Editor
WeAreTeachers

Freelance Writer/Editor
New Hope Media LLC

Freelance Financial Copywriter
Ready Set Rocket

Freelance Content Creator
Award Force

Freelance Healthcare Content Writer
Zava

Freelance Web Content Manager/Site Manager – Pays £450/week
Men’s Gear

Freelance Copywriter
Piping Rock Health Products

Freelance Resume Writer – Pays $40-$120/day
BOLD

Freelance Mesothelioma Law Content Writer
Consultwebs.com Inc.

Freelance Marketing Content Creator – Pays $20-$35/hour
Atticus Inc.

Freelance Business Writer
Toptal USA

Freelance Creative Writer – Pays $10/hour
Realty Leadership

Smartphone & App Obsessed Freelance Writer
WonderHowTo

Freelance Academic Content Writer
The Tutorverse

Freelance Copy Editor – Pasy $25/hour
BioNews Services

Freelance Daily News Writer
PFM & LAIG

Freelance Copy/Writing Editors
WebpageFX

Freelance Copywriter
Pearson

Freelance Certified Resume Writer
The Write Career Guide

Freelance Writers – Pays $10-$25/hour, to write advice about office life
Quill.com

Freelance Writers – Pays $18.88/hour
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Freelance Yoga Blog Writer – Pays $50/blog post
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Freelance Technical Writer and Editor
Arcitura Education

Freelance Editor/Writer – Pays $50/assignment
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Freelance Medical Transcriptionist/Editor
Integrity Healthcare Documentation Services, LLC

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 Social Media Made My Fanbase Explode (You Can Do It, Too!) - K.M. Robinson

How Social Media Made My Fanbase Explode (You Can Do It, Too!) - K.M. Robinson

Marketing with social media is one of THE most effective ways to market your books these days and, as a professional social media strategist, I know how important it is to work with...

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Whispers and Warnings

High school essay sends man to prison! Whispers and Warnings - 10/25/18

High school essay sends man to prison! Whispers and Warnings - 10/25/18

High school essay sends man to prison; Cengage settles author lawsuit; "Predatory" academic publisher vanishes; How a fan fiction became a novel; and more!

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Readers' Comments

Readers' Comments- Obtaining Legal Releases - 10/25/2018

Readers' Comments- Obtaining Legal Releases - 10/25/2018

Thank you, Angela, for a very informative article...

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