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From the Publisher's Desk

LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Winter, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest Topic Be?!?!

LAST CHANCE! THIS SATURDAY!! What will the Winter, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest Topic Be?!?!

You do NOT want to miss it! Participants RAVE about how much fun this contest is!

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News From "The Floating Home Office"

We Figured Out How to Get Free Dental Care... (But, It's Kind of Expensive!)

We Figured Out How to Get Free Dental Care... (But, It's Kind of Expensive!)

We were absolutely THRILLED last weekend when, at a family dinner, our son, Frank, told us he'd been accepted at dental school! It's a local private school and, no, we're not paying for it because...

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Ask the Expert

"What is a fair rate to pay an illustrator for my book?"

"What is a fair rate to pay an illustrator for my book?"

"I have an illustrator for my next children's book. How do you determine how much to pay them?"

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Feature Article

Corporate Blogging and Web Copy are Solid Ways to Make a Living as a Writer! - By Christina R. Green, Former Content Marketing Director
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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

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Rack magazine

Rack magazine

"We publish ONLY stories about the harvests of world-class animals, 90 percent of which are white-tailed deer scoring 180 or more inches as Typicals or 200+ as Non-typicals. Other stories may revolve around the harvest of most any North American big game trophy, so long as the animal qualifies for one of the major record books." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 75K. 

PAYS: $360

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LIVE

“Christian reader for adults. Favors true first-person testimonials. Also considers fiction, how-to and as-told-to. Stories must be from a Christian point of view and must have something the reader can readily identify with. We do not accept Bible-based fiction.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. 

PAYS: $0.10/word for first rights; $0.07/word for reprints; $60 for first rights poems and $42 for reprinted poems 

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Kung Fu Tai Chi

Kung Fu Tai Chi

“Chinese Martial Arts.” 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys first North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-2 weeks. 

PAYS: $125

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Now What?

Now What?

“Now What? is a monthly e-zine aimed at the unchurched that addresses the “felt needs” of people. Each issue centers on a personal experience, with optional objective articles related to the topic if the author provides them. Stories show an individual’s struggle that either led them to faith in Christ or deepened their walk with God.” Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. 

PAYS: $25-$65

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When Writers "Sympathy Pitch?!" + Overcoming Amazon's Aggressive Book Review Police! - Comments From Our Readers – 01/10/19

When Writers "Sympathy Pitch?!" + Overcoming Amazon's Aggressive Book Review Police! - Comments From Our Readers – 01/10/19

What are YOUR thoughts on sympathy pitching editors, and Amazon's stringent book review rejection actions?

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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 01/10/2019

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 News Writer
Legend Corp

Freelance Automotive Writers
The Drive

Freelance Reporters/Copyeditor
Interactive Content Services

Freelance Investigative Reporters
On Point Investigations

Freelance SAT Math Writers – Pays $30-$40/hour
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Freelance Luxury Travel Writer
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Freelance Real Estate Writers – Pays $40-$75/article
Elika Real Estate

Freelance Resident Logophile for Writing-Editing Project – Pays $25/hour for training, and then per project, must be located in San Diego county
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Freelance Contract Writer
Upsource

Freelance Writer
Mission

Freelance Tech Reviewers Needed for Phone Plans, TV Services and ISP
Daily Wireless

Freelance B2B Writer
CURTIS Digital

Freelance Copy Editor
Travelzoo

Freelance Writer
Cardwell Beach

Freelance Cybersecurity Blogger
SecurityScorecard

Freelance Detroit Digital Content Copywriter – Pays $65-$250/hour
Premier SEO Ninjas Detroit LLC

Freelance Legal Writer
TAJ Technologies Inc.

Freelance Minneapolis/St Paul Content Writers – Pays $45-$250/hour
Premier SEO Ninjas Minneapolis LLC

Freelance Digital Books Editor
Gannett

Freelance Blog Post Writer for Elementary Education Blog – Pays $25/hour
Create-abilities LLC

Freelance Minneapolis/St Paul Copywriter – Pays $65-$250/hour
Premier SEO Ninjas Minneapolis LLC

Freelance Copywriter
Film Daily

Freelance Social Media Coordinator – Pays $16/hour
True Colors Marketing Firm

Freelance Writer
The List Magazines

Freelance Content Writer – Pays $20K-$40K/year, plus benefits
Summer

Freelance Infrastructure/Finance Editor
SmartBrief

Freelance Writers – Pays $30/hour
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Freelance Korean Speaking Travel Writer – Pays $50/article
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Freelance Writers
Creative Online Writing

Freelance Content Writers
Lift & Co.

See the links to these jobs here.

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WritersWeekly's Winter, 2019 Short Story Contest

IS THIS SATURDAY!

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Freelance Success Story

APPLES AND ORANGES?! Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Writers! - By Wendy Hobday Haugh

APPLES AND ORANGES?! Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Writers! - By Wendy Hobday Haugh

Every writer’s self-image takes a nosedive now and then but comparing yourself to another writer for the purpose of improving one’s motivation or skills can be highly educational!

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Whispers and Warnings

Authors angry about Tate Publishing plea deal; Author House author falls victim to Author Pro; Portraying real people in fiction is RISKY! and much more! Whispers and Warning for 01/10/2019

Authors angry about Tate Publishing plea deal; Author House author falls victim to Author Pro?; Portraying real people in fiction is RISKY! and much more! Whispers and Warning for 01/10/2019

Was the Authors Guild survey on author earnings flawed?; Recent academic scam; Scholars validating fake "facts" that align with their political views; and more!

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Trivia Question

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