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Table of Contents

+ Amazon Posts Rebuttal...But Does Not Mention Cancer/Miscarriage Employee Accusations!?
+ Two Weeks Until We Find Fall Foliage!
+ Microplanning = Higher Productivity + Higher Income! Here's How To Do It!
+ Is This Guy About To...?!
+ Paying Markets
+ Freelance Writing Jobs
+ A Positive Problem! Too Much Writing Work!
+ Comments on: Self-Editing / BookLocker's Cover Design Is Captive, Impressive
+ Whispers And Warnings For 10/21/2015
+ Trivia Question

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Angela's Desk

Amazon Posts Rebuttal...but Does Not Mention Cancer/Miscarriage Employee Accusations!?

Amazon Posts Rebuttal...But Does Not Mention Cancer/Miscarriage Employee Accusations!?

Back in August, the New York Times published an eye-opening article, alleging disturbing treatment of some employees at Amazon. Amazon refuted many of the allegations in the article (of course)...but what did they leave out of their rebuttal?

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From The Home Office

Two Weeks Until We Find Fall Foliage!

Two Weeks Until We Find Fall Foliage!

It's been a pretty stressful year and we're looking forward to the post-wedding lull. Boredom is GOOD!

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This Week's Article

Microplanning = Higher Productivity + Higher Income! Here's How to Do It! by Stephanie Allen Crist

Microplanning = Higher Productivity + Higher Income! Here's How To Do It!

Many writers need planning to be easy, expedient, and effective, or else it just won’t get done. Microplanning is the solution ...

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Ask The Expert

Is This Guy About to Scam Me?!

Is This Guy About To...?

A guy wants me to write an article daily. He'll take full rights and he sells articles to other sites. And, he says he'll pay me in a week. I requested a retainer but he declined. He hasn't asked to see any of my work ...

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Paying Markets

OCEAN Magazine

“OCEAN is a nature magazine about the ocean. OCEAN Magazine publishes articles and stories, essays, poems, and photography to celebrate and protect the ocean.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-12 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Responds sometimes immediately, other times within 2 months, but always responds with personal feedback. Subscription $34 in print, $12.00 online."

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Onion World

“Onion World focuses on onion production and marketing and is targeted at onion growers, packers and shippers in the U.S. and Canada. There are also limited subscriptions abroad.” 30-40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4500. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within three days. Sample copy available by mail with SASE. Subscription $16, $27 Canada, $45 other. “Check magazine format for basic guidelines.”

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New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

"New Letters is an international quarterly magazine featuring fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews with writers and original art, published by the University of Missouri at Kansas City." Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 months.

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North American Review

"Our mission is to work hard to make literature and art matter." Paying market for artists/photographers only. Does not pay writers.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance PC Hardware & Software Reporter
Digital Trends

Freelance Technical Writer
IT Freedom

Freelance Ads Quality Raters – Asian Languages. Pays $15/hour.
ZeroChaos, Inc.

Freelance Ads Quality Rater – European Languages. Pays $15/hour.
ZeroChaos, Inc.

Freelance Life Science Ghostwriter
blog

Freelance Ghostwriter – color technology
company that specializes in color technology and its applications

Freelance Standards Aligner – Math & Science
IXL

Freelance Writer – Pays $13-$15/hour
Solutions 8 / sol8.com

Freelance Copywriter – Pays up to $50/hour.
recruiter

Freelance Content Marketer / Manager – Pays $70K-$80K
“dating advice” startup

Freelance Game Critics – pays honorarium
Hardcore Droid

Freelance Journalists
Delaware County Magazine / delcomag.com

Freelance Online Writing Lab Coordinators
Brainfuse Corporation / brainfuse.com

Freelance Full-time Writer / Editor – Pays $30K
blind ad

Freelance Junior Technical Copy Editor/Writer
Young Copy / youngcopy.com

Freelance Writers – Pays $30-$125
LakeTravisLifestyle.com

Freelance Writer
international non-profit in the sustainability and corporate social responsibility

Freelance Sports Writers
Conley Media

Freelance Travel Writers – Pays $100-$300
TravelMag.com

Freelance Content Producers – to write hotel description (no travel required)
Moravia

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

A Positive Problem! Too Much Writing Work! by Jane Thomas

A Positive Problem! Too Much Writing Work!

I remember looking out at the white mist so thick I couldn't see a tree ten yards away, and morosely contemplating the fact that this was not quite what I'd had in mind when I decided to move to Africa. Swaziland, it turns out, gets remarkably cold in the winter ...

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Letters...

Comments on: Self-Editing + BookLocker's Cover Design is captive, impressive

Comments on: Self-Editing + BookLocker's Cover Design Is Captive, Impressive

Should authors self edit? And, more praise for amazing BookLocker's cover designer, Todd!

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 10/21/2015

Whispers And Warnings For 10/21/2015

• Alert from the National Writers Union

• Sheriff's Office Must Pay Newsletter more than $100K

• Amazon Cracks Down on More Than 1,000 Alleged Fake Reviewers

• Sale Raises Hopes for Reviving The Village Voice

• Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro Sued for Robert Durst Tell-All That ‘Aggrandized’ and Fudged Facts

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