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Table of Contents

Busted! I Caught a Writer Trying to Sell a Stolen Article!!
Heading to the Wedding!
How to Write a Best-selling Business Book - IN A MONTH OR LESS!
A Newspaper Stole My Last Idea and Assigned It to Someone Else! What Can I Do?
Paying Markets
Freelance Writing Jobs
How A Trip To The Mall Launched My Writing Career
LETTER ABOUT: Amazon Posts Rebuttal...But Does Not Mention Cancer/Miscarriage Employee Accusations!?
Whispers and Warnings For 11/10/2015
Trivia Question

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Angela's Desk

Busted! I Caught a Writer Trying to Sell a Stolen Article!! By Angela Hoy

Busted! I Caught a Writer Trying to Sell a Stolen Article!!

Not often does a scammer try to bamboozle me but it does happen on occasion. Luckily, after so many years, I can usually easily spot the scum.

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From The Home Office

Heading to the Wedding!

Heading to the Wedding!

This issue will be slightly abbreviated. We'll be back on schedule next week. This weekend is our daughter's wedding in Georgia. We are currently en route to Georgia and we're in full pre-wedding hysteria right now. I'll post a picture or two right here next week. And, yes, I DID remember to buy waterproof mascara! THIS WEEK'S MASONISM: "If you …

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This Week's Article

How to Write a Best-selling Business Book - IN A MONTH OR LESS! By Michael Hannan

How to Write a Best-selling Business Book - IN A MONTH OR LESS!

For more than a decade, I had put off writing my business book. I knew I had compelling ideas and techniques that would fill a void in the marketplace, but the prospect of taking on the daunting task of what could end up being a multi-year endeavor dissuaded me from even attempting to capture any of my ideas in book form. If I was going to do it at all, I needed to find a way to get it done fast. But how? I had exactly zero experience as an author, so how might I ramp up the learning curve quickly, on the first attempt?

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Ask The Expert

A Newspaper Stole My Last Idea and Assigned It to Someone Else! What Can I Do?

A Newspaper Stole My Last Idea and Assigned It to Someone Else! What Can I Do?

Recently I submitted a 1,400-word interview to a local newspaper after confirming that the editor would like to see it. I did not hear back from them for six weeks, and sent a polite e-mail last week asking if he still wanted to use the story. I received no reply. Today, a story ran about the same person, written by someone else...

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Paying Markets

Mystery Weekly Magazine

"Mystery Weekly Magazine presents crime and mystery short stories by some of the world's best established and emerging mystery writers. The original stories we select for each issue run the gamut from cosy to hardboiled fiction. Available on the App store and Google Play via Magzter." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys world periodical, archival and web exclusive rights for 12 months. No reprints. Responds 1-3 weeks. Sample copy available by email to editor@mysteryweekly.com. Subscription $17.99. Pays $0.05/word for 2000-10000 words.

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PRISM Magazine

"A publication from Evangelicals for Social Action, PRISM is an award-winning quarterly magazine that encourages a vision of relevant, compassionate Christian witness in our culture. Our goal is to articulate and nurture a vision of Christian discipleship grounded in the transforming power that Christ brings to the whole of our lives." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publcation varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 months. Subscription $30. Pays $50/page for 500-3000 words.

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River Styx

"River Styx, now in its 39th year, is a tri-annual, non-profit, multicultural literary and arts magazine based in St. Louis. We publish thoughtful yet accessible, unpredictable yet moving literature and art." Welcomes new writers. 100% freelance. Circ. 2K. Triannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months of acceptance. Buys first North American rights. No reprints. Responds within six months. Sample not available. Subscription $20. Pays at least $25/poem and $75/prose piece.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Researchers and Writers
ABI Multifamily

Freelance Copywriter - Pays $0.10/word
Ignite Visibility

Freelance Writers
SignatureForum

Freelance Comedy Writers - Pays $50-$200/project
online media startup

Freelance Blogger - aging/elder care
"leader in elder care and aging issues"

Freelance U.S.-Politics News Writer-Editor - will consider remote candidate in correct location
Headlines & Global News / HNGN.com

Freelance News Writer - Pays $15/hour
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Freelance Editor - with original ideas. Pays $600/week
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Freelance Writers - to write emails and dating profiles. Pays $13-$15/hour.
ViDA

Freelance Writers - near New York City, NY. Dress codes, fashion.
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Freelance Researcher/Genealogist - for a genealogy project focused on 18th and 19th century New York, centered around the town of Liberty. Pays $30/hour.
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Freelance Writers
writing service

Freelance Blogger / Writer / SEO Helper - Pays $15/hour.
Best West Direct

Freelance Writers - Pays $0.04/word.
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Freelance Insurance Writer/Bloggers
InsuranceQuotes.com

Freelance Journalists/Copywriters
SmartBug Media

Freelance NASCAR writers
A.E. Engine

Freelance Social Media Savvy Editor
UCSF Medical Center

Freelance Real Estate Writers / Reporters
Agent Publishing

Freelance Book Outliner
Book In A Box

Freelance Bloggers
boutique digital marketing firm

Freelance Travel Blogger
Amelia Island TDC

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

How A Trip To The Mall Launched My Writing Career By Steven King

How A Trip To The Mall Launched My Writing Career

Most people would have been panicking about flying home or begging for their old job back but, rather than get all worked up, I decided to take a trip to the nearby shopping mall with hopes that a change in scenery would brighten my outlook...

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Letters...

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

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

I have just finished reading about Amazon. I am speechless. Gosh! I want you to publish my books. You give straight answers. You don't chew your words. You have it all there. Keep up the good work. Maria D. COMMENT ABOUT: Six Firms That Hire Freelancers to Teach Online! My private tutorial began with me posting one little ad on …

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 11/10/2015

Whispers and Warnings For 11/10/2015

• Missouri protesters try to block student reporter from taking photos

• The Definition Game

• Will the real monkey who snapped those famous selfies please stand up?

• Will Eisner and the Secret History of the Graphic Novel

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