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Do You Have Questions About Self-Publishing?

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From the Publisher's Desk

AUTHORS: Are you a victim of royalty theft? Here are the signs!

AUTHORS: Are you a victim of royalty theft? Here are the signs!

Is your publisher feeding you one or more of these ridiculous, unbelievable excuses?

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News From "The Floating Home Office"

What a PAIN in the NECK! Literally!!

What a PAIN in the NECK! Literally!!

Because of my current need for pain medication, my co-workers here have been banned from 1. Social media posts; 2. Accounting tasks; and 3. Late-night online shopping. Hmmm... What did I do THIS time?!

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Feature Article

Writing Behind the "Iron Curtain" of the Old Soviet Union - by Tatiana Claudy

Writing Behind the "Iron Curtain" of the Old Soviet Union - by Tatiana Claudy

American writers, who often take for granted their freedom of speech, probably cannot imagine numerous government committees with powers to blacklist manuscripts and destroy all copies of already published books...

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Paying Markets For Writers & Photographers

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Faith Today

Faith Today

"Faith Today is the leading national magazine for Canada's estimated four million evangelical Christians. It connects, informs and profiles Evangelicals, equipping them with expert research and insight into Canadian culture, Christian life and ministry. Since 1983, Faith Today has informed readers on a wide range of key issues, providing profiles, analysis, opinions, book and music reviews, and practical how-to articles. Faith Today is published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the national association of Evangelicals in Canada and the Canadian regional member of the World Evangelical Alliance." Circ. 20K. Bi-monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys first North American print rights plus permanent online rights. No reprints. Responds 2 weeks. Subscription $35.99 CAN$ to U.S.; $41.99 CAN$ outside of Canada and the U.S. Sample articles free online. 

Pays $Cdn 0.25/word for most features; $Cdn 0.15/word for essay features and guest opinion columns; $Cdn 0.20/word for Kingdom Matters; and $Cdn 0.15/word for reprints

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December

December

“We are a semi-annual literary magazine publishing outstanding poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1,500. Biannual, May 1 and Nov. 1. Pays on publication. Publishes 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. No reprints. Responds in 6 weeks. Sample copies available online. Subscriptions U.S. - $20 for one year/$38 for two years, Canada & Mexico - $26 for one year, all other countries -- $32 for one year. 

Pays $10 per printed page with $40 minimum and $200 max

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Equipment Journal

Equipment Journal

”Equipment Journal is Canada's best-read national heavy equipment publication. It features the latest news on the greatest products in the heavy equipment market (construction, demolition, material handling mining, forestry, trucks) and the people who use, sell, and produce them.” Welcomes new writers. 5% freelance. Circ. 23K. Publishes issue every three weeks. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 2-5 days. Sample copy available by email to info@equipmentjournal.com. Subscription $40. Guidelines by email to editor@equipmentjournal.com.

Pays $0.30-$0.40/word for 200-1000 words

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Freelance Writing and Editing Jobs

Writing, Editing, Blogging, and other Creative Freelance Jobs For 02/07/2019

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 Weekend Editor
Newsweek

Freelance Defense Industry Writer – Pays $28K/year
United Press International

Freelance Online Course Writers
Bridgeway Education

Freelance Staff Writer, Editorial – includes benefits
Zapier

Freelance Content and Marketing Writer – Pays $60K-$70K/year
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Freelance Content Writer
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Freelance Copywriter
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Freelance Cybersecurity Blogger
SecurityScorecard

Freelance Writers
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Freelance Pet Writers
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Freelance Lead Content Writer
Junk Car Medics

Freelance Content Specialist
Educe, Inc.

Freelance K12 iOS Mobile App/Swift Curriculum Writer
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CBS Interactive

Freelance Content Writers – Pays $45-$250/hour
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Freelance Marketing Medical Writer
Barrington James

Freelance Math Test Writer/Curriculum Specialist – Pays $600
JEI Self-Learning Systems, Inc.

Freelance Writer
Ambrosia

Freelance VR Editor- IC
Pennhealth

Freelance Senior Medical Writer – Pays $75/hour
Max

Freelance Reporter
OUT FRONT

Freelance Content Writers – Pays $45-$250/hour
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Freelance Content Editor – Pays $30/hour
TC Marketing

Freelance Writer/Editor – Pays $12-$15/hour
360 Quote LLC

Freelance Associate Editor – Pays $14-$18/hour
360 Quote LLC

Freelance Senior Medical Writer
MaxisIT Inc.

Freelance Senior Medical Writer
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Freelance Medical Scribe – Pays $15-$20/hour
Tapestry TeleHealth

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

I Use Outsourcing to Beat the Feast and Famine Freelance Cycle! - by Jane Fazackarley

I Use Outsourcing to Beat the Feast and Famine Freelance Cycle! - by Jane Fazackarley

I found there were three keys aspects that were easy to outsource for my freelancing business...

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Whispers and Warnings

Disgraced best-selling novelist; Jeff Bezos posts "extortion" email received from The National Enquirer; Robots replacing journalists?; Kidnapped journalist still alive?; Ex-NYT Editor committed plagiarism? and much more! Whispers and Warnings 02-07-2019

Disgraced best-selling novelist; Jeff Bezos posts "extortion" email received from The National Enquirer; Robots replacing journalists?; Kidnapped journalist still alive?; Ex-NYT Editor committed plagiarism? and much more! Whispers and Warnings 02-07-2019

Another disgraced novelist, How do YOU feel about publishers using "sensitivity readers?"; Ex-NY Times editor accused of plagiarism in new book; Could YOU, as a journalist, be replaced by a robot?; and much more!

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