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Table of Contents

Just Published? Great! Now, Get Ready for an Onslaught of Scammers!

I'm Sick. And, Now My Pants Don't Fit!

Could Saving Money be Costing Your Reputation as a Writer? (Freelance expenses you should never compromise)

I Got Scammed!! I Submitted My Articles, and the Publisher Disappeared!

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

How Walking Filled My Mind with Creative, Lucrative Images!

COMMENTS ON: How I Got Screwed After Writing 50 Articles for a Website

Whispers and Warnings For 10/15/2015

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Angela's Desk

Just Published? Great! Now, Get Ready for an Onslaught of Scammers! By Angela Hoy

Just Published? Great! Now, Get Ready for an Onslaught of Scammers!

Scammers and spammers don't need to pay for your contact info. They can very easily find you online, with just a few clicks, and often within just a minute or two.

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From The Home Office

I'm Sick. And, Now My Pants Don't Fit!

I'm Sick. And, Now My Pants Don't Fit!

I woke up yesterday morning feeling like I'd been inhaling sand. My head hurt, I was coughing, and running a fever, and I couldn't shake the chills. Not pleasant. I didn't want to get up but I had so much work to do. I got dressed, brushed my teeth, threw my hair into a ponytail, and crawled back into bed with my laptop ...

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This Week's Article

Could Saving Money be Costing Your Reputation as a Writer? (Freelance expenses you should never compromise) By Jennifer Brown Banks

Could Saving Money be Costing Your Reputation as a Writer? (Freelance expenses you should never compromise)

Six months after our initial conversation, I finally got a "complimentary" copy of the book in my hands, and couldn't wait to curl up with it and a good cup of herbal tea. When I opened the book and started to skim through it, my heart sank. Though the stories were interesting, diverse and truly moving, what captured my attention was not the quality of the essays, but the shabby presentation.

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Ask The Expert

I Got Scammed!! I Submitted My Articles, and the Publisher Disappeared!

I Got Scammed!! I Submitted My Articles, and the Publisher Disappeared!

I was writing for a publication and they stole my articles and kept them. I have an invoice that I sent over and over again but no response. He was paying me and we had a verbal and written contract. What rights do I have and what should I do? Thanks for any help appreciated.

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Paying Markets

South Asia Labor Watch

"South Asia Labor Watch is a new social media project that attempts to highlight major labor and human rights issues in the region." Welcomes new writers. Weekly. Pays on publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online.

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Skim Magazine

"SKIM Magazine is a Canadian publication and the printed version of the magazine will be distributed to government offices, local and international NGOs, UN agencies, donor organizations, and other private sector the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries and Pakistan. In today's fast paced world, society is faced with numerous challenges that could be aptly handled through technology. Spatial Knowledge & Information Management magazine's framework consists of many cross cutting themes, including: Education, Health. Economy, Policy, Governance, Energy, Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources. This monthly magazine attempts to cover the most pressing issues from these sectors, and evoke how latest technologies can be used to find the most optimal solutions. The intent of the magazine is to showcase the knowledge and applied technologies, which could bring about a fundamental change in achieving societal growth and development." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-3 days. Sample copy available online. Pays $40 for 1500-2000 words.

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Progressive Populist

"Twice-monthly magazine in tabloid newspaper format that reports on issues of interest to workers, small businesses and family farmers and ranchers." 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 18K. Twice monthly. Pays at the end of the quarter in which the article was published. Publishes ms 2 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds "right away." For a sample call 1-800-205-7067 or email populist-at-usa.net. Subscription $39.95 in US, $80 (US) to Canada, $110 US to other countries. Guidelines by email or by mail with SASE.

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The Prairie Journal

"Arts, literary, cultural small press journal." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Semiannually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. Responds within 2 months. Sample copy available by mail for $5. Subscription $12. Pays $20-$200 for 500-2000 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See links to these jobs, and more, by clicking here.

 Interview Journalist
The Wall Street Transcript

Freelance Local Experts – Pays $10-$25
Parachute by MapQuest

Freelance Staff Writers
Beyond Words Magazine

Freelance Social Media Writers – Pays $125/month
Social5

Freelance Automotive Writer – racing knowledge a plus
marketing agency

Freelance Researcher/Writer
author

Freelance Researcher/Writer
indie history book publisher

Freelance Personal Finance Writer
DealNews

Freelance TV Bloggers
BuddyTV

Freelance Technical Writers
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Freelance News Writer
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Freelance E-Commerce Copywriter – furniture and decor
online furniture & decor retailer

Freelance Ghostblogger – biotechnology
firm that turns chemical waste into useful chemicals

Freelance Writers and Editors – Pays $0.04/word for writers; $0.01/word for editor
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Freelance Financial Ghostblogger
retirement blog

Freelance Ghostblogger
real estate investment blog

Freelance Writers/Reporters – near Sturbridge, MA
“established publication”

Freelance News Writer – Pays $15/hour
OpposingViews.com

Freelance Ghostwriter – with medical billing background
medical billing firm

Freelance Blogger – radiology services
blog for doctors

Freelance Associate Content Writer
Education Labs

Freelance Music Writers – Pays up to $100/article
music website

Freelance Writers – for satiric blog. Pays $25.
humanitydeathwatch.com

Freelance Writers
Ventana Monthly magazine

Freelance Copywriter / Editor – Pays $14/page.
Coalition Technologies

Freelance Content Manager
JobHero

Freelance Writers – Pays $600/week
Wordzen

Freelance Writer/Production Assistant – near Ventura, CA. Pays $18-$20/hour.
consulting company

Freelance Play Script Formatter – Pays $15/hour
Stories to Grow By (STGB)

Freelance Manga Translator-Letterer
YKS Services, LLC

Freelance Overflow General Transcriptionist
ADA Transcription

Freelance Movie Transcription Editors
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Freelance Video Captioner – Pays $0.50-$0.75 per video minute
Rev

Freelance Social Media Professionals
yougetpaidtosocialize.com

Freelance English to Chinese Translator
blind ad

See links to these jobs, and more, by clicking here.

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Success Story

How Walking Filled My Mind with Creative, Lucrative Images! By Julie Guirgis

How Walking Filled My Mind with Creative, Lucrative Images!

One day, I was sitting at my desk, in front of a blank computer screen, trying to convince a creative thought to leap from my vacant mind, to my willing fingers, and onto the page. After much strain and effort, nothing was happening. The only thing I could do was walk away, which I what did.

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Letters...

COMMENTS ON: How I Got Screwed After Writing 50 Articles for a Website

COMMENTS ON: How I Got Screwed After Writing 50 Articles for a Website

Allan Lynch's suggestion regarding contracts is absolutely correct. A paper trail showing those elements is all that's needed to enforce a contract. All writers ought to take the time to memorize those elements, or at least keep a permanent copy of his post on your computer. That's what you do in law school...or the school of hard knocks. And speaking …

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 10/15/2015

Whispers and Warnings For 10/15/2015

• Oakland County woman files defamation lawsuit over online posts alleging adultery, drug and alcohol use

• Website creates challenge for local law enforcement with flood of records requests

• After Oyster, What's Next for E-book Subscriptions?

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