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Table of Contents

Profitable New Year's Resolution? A Daily Word-Count Writing Goal = More Money!!
Venturing Out on New Year's Eve...for the First Time in 17 Years!
How to Deal With Your Clients' TERRIBLE Ideas
Paying Markets
Freelance Writing Jobs
Trivia Question

Winter 24-Hour Short Story Contest
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Angela's Desk

Profitable New Year's Resolution? A Daily Word-Count Writing Goal = More Money!! By Angela Hoy

Profitable New Year's Resolution? A Daily Word-Count Writing Goal = More Money!!

Years ago, I decided that New Year's resolutions dealing with productivity and, thus, increased future revenues, were far more fun than those of the weight loss variety. So, I switched to resolutions that would, quite simply, end up increasing my bottom line. The more books I write and release, the more money I make. It's that simple. The problem? Finding the time to be that productive!

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From The Home Office

Venturing Out on New Year's Eve...for the First Time in 17 Years!

Venturing Out on New Year's Eve...for the First Time in 17 Years!

My first marriage was a very unhappy one. It lasted for a dozen years and, for obvious reasons, New Year's Eve held very bad memories for me...

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This Week's Article

How to Deal With Your Clients' TERRIBLE Ideas By Ryan Leclaire

How to Deal With Your Clients' TERRIBLE Ideas

The agencies we work for tell clients we want to hear their ideas, even though these ideas are often (bleep). But, let's remember two things. First, the client probably feels like their idea is amazing and they're likely proud of it. Second, they're the ones paying the invoice. Hurting their feelings means hurting the project and your reputation.

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Paying Markets

FIDO Friendly Magazine

"FIDO Friendly is the Travel & Lifestyle magazine for you and your dog. Each issue includes hotel and destination reviews, adoption stories, health and wellness topics and the latest trends." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Responds 30 days. Sample copy available for $10 via SASE. Subscription $19.95, $29.95CDN, $39.95 foreign, $12.99 mobile. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.10/word for 450-1200 words. Submit query/bio/samples by email.

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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 office@equipmentjournal.com. Subscription $40. Pays $0.30-$0.40/word for 200-1000 words. Submit query by email to editor-at-equipmentjournal.com.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Writers - to write product descriptions
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Freelance Curriculum Development Specialist - Pays $15-$25/hour
Global Learning/LitART

Freelance Associate Content Writer
Education Labs

Freelance Writer - men's health. Pays $50.
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Freelance Book Editor
individual

Freelance Writers (1-2) - Pays $0.03/word.
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Freelance Editor - for employee evaluations
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Freelance Editor - Pays $700/week
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Freelance 420/Vape Writers/Bloggers
party lifestyle and e-commerce site

Freelance Georgia Writer - Pays $750/month.
onlyinyourstate.com

Freelance News Reporter - near Statesville, NC
Statesville Free News

Freelance Inbound Marketer/Creative Specialist
madison/miles media / madisonmilesmedia.com

Freelance Ghost Blogger - business management
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Freelance Blog Copywriter
recruiter

Freelance Copywriter
ColdAd Inc.

Freelance Writers, Editors and Photographers
thetechnoskeptic.com

Freelance Web Writer - near Philadelphia, PA. Pays $12/hour
Tutor Delphia

Freelance Writer - Sex & Dating
Thrillist Media Group

Freelance Writer: Alternative Medicine - Pays $0.12/word.
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Freelance Business/Employment Blogger - Pays $0.20/word.
staffing firm

Freelance Writers
Waremakers

Freelance Graphic Designer
Wonderful Machine

Freelance Transcribers
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See the links to these jobs here.

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