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Table of Contents

* From the Publisher's Desk - WSJ Claims Amazon's "Publishing Business" is NEW...but It's Over a Decade Old and They Are STILL Having Problems!

 

* News From The Floating Home Office - It's a GIRL!!! Awe!!!! (But, Does anybody know what breed mix she is?!)

 

* Feature - How I Made Good Money From A Bad Book Review (and you can, too!) - by Jennifer Brown Banks

  

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers - 01/24/19

  

* Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs - 01/24/19

   

 * Freelance Success Story - Raising 4 Funny Creatures (Children!), and Going Through a Divorce Has Provided PLENTY of Writing Fodder! - by Sally Hewitt

  

 * WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 01/24/19 - Smiley Lawsuit, Stolen Artwork Being Sold on Amazon, Gambling Guide Copyright, Covington, Predatory Publishing in India – Whispers and Warnings 01/24/19

   

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 01/24/19

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From the Publisher's Desk

WSJ Claims Amazon's "Publishing Business" is NEW...but it's Over a Decade Old and They Are STILL Having Problems

WSJ Claims Amazon's "Publishing Business" is NEW...But It's Over a Decade Old and They Are STILL Having LOTS of Problems!

Amazon's self publishing division is NOT a new thing. Why is it being presented as such?? 

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News From "The Floating Home Office"

It's a GIRL!!! Awe!!!! (Does anybody know what breed mix she is?!)

It's a GIRL!!! Awe!!!! (But, Does anybody know what breed mix she is?!)

We are THRILLED to announce the newest edition to our family! You do NOT want to miss these adorable pictures! And, can you help us determine what breeds she has in her blood? 

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Feature Article

HOW I MADE GOOD MONEY FROM A BAD BOOK REVIEW! (AND YOU CAN TOO) BY: JENNIFER BROWN BANKS

How I Made Good Money from a Bad Book Review (and how you can, too!) - by Jennifer Brown Banks

Don't let negative criticism get you down! Learn from it. Grow from it. And, sometimes, you can even PROFIT from it!

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

"Established in 1990 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization, The Tricycle Foundation is dedicated to making Buddhist teachings and practices broadly available. In 1991, the Foundation launched Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, the first magazine intended to present Buddhist perspectives to a Western readership." 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K; over 200K visitors per month online. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within a month. 

Pay rates: Magazine columns $350; Magazine features varies, generally .30/word; Magazine feature interviews $500; Magazine reviews $400." 

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UP HERE

UP HERE

“If it breathes, grows or flows North of 60, Up Here magazine has it covered. We are the authoritative magazine of the North, informing and entertaining readers with stories about the people, wildlife, culture, lifestyle, arts and business of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.” 20%-50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Publishes 8 issues/year. Generally pays within 3 months of publication. Publishes 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Rights are retained by writers and photographers. No reprints. Responds within 2 weeks if pitch is of interest. 

Usually pays $0.50 per word

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Virtual Dating Assistants

Virtual Dating Assistants

"Virtual Dating Assistants is an online dating management agency that has been in operation since 2009. The private company is a done-for-you dating service, providing men with a time-friendly option to meet high-quality women. Using advanced testing and data analysis, Virtual Dating Assistants helps men to meet their ideal women without doing the searching. Clients work with Virtual Dating Assistants who will create a profile, interact with women, and arrange the date. As an employer, Virtual Dating Assistants has fewer than 50 employees and has offered both full-time and part-time telecommuting jobs in the past. Freelancers are paid for their work on an hourly basis and the pay is released once a month." Responds in one week. 

Pay - $13 -$15 per hour plus commissions

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 01/24/2019

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 Tech Blogger – Pays $40/hour
Sunlight Media LLC

Freelance Editor/Writer – Pays $500/article
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Freelance Homeland Security Writers – Pays $1700-$3K/month
Homeland Security Today

Freelance Trending News Writer for Animal Rights/Politics – Pays $50/post
Care2.com

Freelance Content Editor For Creativity In The Digital Age Series
Friends of the British Council USA Inc.

Freelance Developmental Editor
Callisto Media

Freelance Email Marketing Assistant
Matthew Hussey/Get the Guy

Freelance Web Content Writer/Researcher
Tuck Sleep

Freelance Editorial Assistant – Pays $28K-$32K/year
Journal of Clinical Orthodontics

Freelance Editor
wikiHow

Freelance High School Professional Development Curriculum & Content Writer
Action Potential Learning, LLC

Freelance Gifted & Talented Professional Development Curriculum & Content Writer
Action Potential Learning, LLC

Freelance ELL Professional Development Curriculum & Content Writer
Action Potential Learning, LLC

Freelance Special Education Professional Development Curriculum & Content Writer
Action Potential Learning, LLC

Freelance SEO Content Writer
21Ninety

Freelance SEO Content Writer
AfroTech

Freelance Writer
Glowgetter Mama

Freelance Writers
SweetScore, Inc.

Freelance Business Funding & Lending Writers
WordAgents.com

Freelance Writer
Greater Gaston Development Corporation

Freelance Plain-Language Health Writers
Raremark

Freelance Legal Writer – Pays $40/webpage
BluShark Digital

Freelance Content Writer
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Freelance Writer
NickiSwift

Freelance Writer
Grunge.com

Freelance Writer
Mashed.com

Freelance Resume Writer – includes benefits
Andy Thomas Careers Now DBA Blazon Enterprises Inc.

Freelance Writer
SVG.com

Freelance Resume Writer – Pays $250-$2500/month
Bonnie Career Services, Inc.

Freelance Writer – Tech Niche – Pays $30/hour
Ace Online Marketing

Freelance Product Success Strategist and Storytelling Writer
Motion!

See the links to these jobs here.

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Freelance Success Story

Raising 4 Funny Creatures (Children!) and Going Through a Divorce Has Provided PLENTY of Writing Fodder! - by Sally Hewitt

Raising 4 Funny Creatures (Children!), and Going Through a Divorce Has Provided PLENTY of Writing Fodder! - by Sally Hewitt

As a full-time mum of four, I penned a column for a community magazine based on life with my funny little creatures...

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Whispers and Warnings - 01/24/19

Smiley Lawsuit, Stolen Artwork Being Sold on Amazon, Gambling Guide Copyright, Covington, Predatory Publishing in India - Whispers and Warnings 01/24/19

Smiley Lawsuit, Stolen Artwork Being Sold on Amazon, Gambling Guide Copyright, Predatory Publishing in India - Whispers and Warnings 01/24/19

Smiley Lawsuit; "Stolen artwork is all over Amazon;" Gambling Guide Copyright; Predatory Publishing in India; Gawker Reporters Quit for Ethical Reasons; Yet Another Reporter Accused of Fabricating Sources

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