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From the Publisher's Desk

If You Are "Sympathy Pitching" Editors and Publishers, PLEASE STOP! by Brian P. Whiddon, Managing Editor

If You Are "Sympathy Pitching" Editors and Publishers, PLEASE STOP! by Brian P. Whiddon, Managing Editor

Believe it or not, I get pitches from writers using these angles almost every day. And, these pitches don’t sell writing any better than they sell cars...

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News From "The Floating Home Office"

The Size of My "Pancake" is Changing! (Update on my "falling off the boat" accident)

The Size of My "Pancake" is Changing! (Update on my "falling off the boat" accident)

I stopped measuring the large, gelatinized blood clot in my upper thigh daily because I wasn't seeing any noticeable results...

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Ask the Expert

"How can I release a book into the public domain?"

"How can I release a book into the public domain?"

What I want to do is put my aunt's three books into the public domain now, and make them available through digital preservation efforts. But, I first need to prove that I actually have the right to donate them...

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Feature Article

Share Your Love for the Outdoors With These Seven Outdoor/Sports Publications!

Share Your Love for the Outdoors With These Seven Outdoor/Sports Publications!

Many writers love the outdoors and sports. They delight in sharing their knowledge with others about fishing, canoeing, hunting, horse riding, skiing, and other experiences. Why not turn a hobby into income? Some sports and outdoors magazines are particular about their submission guidelines. It is always best to read a few of their published articles to know what they like, …

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Flash Fiction Online

Flash Fiction Online

“Flash Fiction Online publishes short fiction of 500-1000 words, both originals and reprints, and in a variety of genres including literary, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We consider flash fiction a complete story in a tiny package. We want developed empathetic characters and discernible resolved plots.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-8 months after acceptance. Buys first worldwide English rights for originals with one year exclusivity, and non exclusive worldwide rights for reprints. Accepts reprints. Responds usually within 48 hours, sometimes up to 8 weeks. Sample copies online. Subscriptions are free. 

PAYS: $60 for originals and $20 for reprints. 500-1,000 words.

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The Gay & Lesbian Review

The Gay & Lesbian Review

"The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide is a bimonthly magazine of history, culture, and politics targeting an educated readership of GLBT men and women. The G&LR publishes essays in a wide range of disciplines as well as reviews of books, movies, and plays. 'It’s our intellectual journal,' remarked Larry Kramer in The New York Times." Circ. 9K. Bimonthly. Pays within 60 days of publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. "Author maintains copyright, but can give permission for us to distribute his/her work." Occasionally accepts reprints "excerpted from previously published works, and published on our blog." Responds immediately if interested; otherwise, up to 6 months. Subscription $18.99 digital; $23 for print and digital access. Guidelines online

PAYS flat fee of $100

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GUNS AUSTRALIA

GUNS AUSTRALIA

“Technical firearms publication covering new product reviews of firearms and firearm accessories, firearms performance, and military small arms history. No hunting articles required.”100% freelance with a regular team of contributors. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays 2 weeks after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Subscription $8 (AUD). Re: Writer's Guidelines - “I send potential contributors guidelines if I think their material is worth taking further. The quality of photography is particularly important.” Payment is usually $80/published page – space; not words and photos.” Features run 2000-3000 words with 10-15 photos.

PAYS "$80/published page – space; not words and photos.” 

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Professional Editing Services

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 12/28/2018

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Freelance Content Producer – Pays $15/hour
Dotdash

Freelance Tax Writer
Money Crashers

Freelance Federal Resume Writers
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Freelance Resume Writers
The Contingent Plan

Freelance Content Writer, Journalist, and Brand Voice
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Freelance Content Writer
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Freelance Blog Writer
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Freelance Content Marketing Expert
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Freelance Junior Technical Writer – includes benefits
CharityEngine

Freelance Content Marketing Editor
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Freelance Business Copywriter (B2B) – Pays $21/hour
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Freelance Medical Copywriter – Pays $125-$150/800-word blog post, and $800-$1K/2,500-word ebook
SmartBug Media

Freelance Techical Writer
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Freelance Editor – Pays $25-$30/hour
Guardians of Honor, LLC

Freelance Food Content Writer/Photographer
Terramino Foods

Freelance Technical Writer
Process Risk Solutions, LLC

Freelance Healthcare Writer
Barton Associates, Inc.

Freelance Resume Writer
ClearPointHCO/YourResumeWiz

Freelance Legal Writer
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Freelance Entry-level Transcriptionist
Allegis Transcription

Freelance Medical Summary Underwriter
Examination Management Services, Inc.

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WritersWeekly Winter, 2019  Short Story Contest

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Freelance Success Story

My writing led to non-writing income opportunities. Yours can too.

My writing led to non-writing income opportunities. Yours can too.

There are lots of opportunities out there. Keep your eyes peeled for doors opening to new possibilities. Your writing may provide the key.

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Whispers and Warnings

Empty Amazon gift cards ruin family's Christmas; CNN sued for libel; Who's Watching YOU Online; and more! - Whispers and Warnings - 01/02/2019

Empty Amazon gift cards ruin family's Christmas; CNN sued for libel; Who's Watching YOU Online; and more! - Whispers and Warnings - 01/02/2019

Worthess Amazon Gift Cards Ruin Christmas * Alexa Crashes * Blogger Sued for $7 Mil * Internet Privacy * CBS Sued For "Billions" * Publisher Accuses Wife in his Own Newspaper * Russia Doesn't Suffer Bloggers

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