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Table of Contents

If This Article Offends You, You're Not a Professional Writer

Our Calendar...That Hangs by the Toilet

Have Any Teaching Experience? Break into Lucrative Academic Writing!

"I'm Afraid To Self-Publish. Can You Tell Me Exactly What Happens?" It's Easy! Here's A List Of Steps! :)

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

How I Became a Professional Script Reader!

LETTERS and COMMENTS For 01/28/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 01/28/2016

Trivia Question

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Angela's Desk

If This Article Offends You, You're Not a Professional Writer By Angela Hoy

If This Article Offends You, You're Not a Professional Writer

I am SO fed up! And, I fully expect this article to get slammed by the faint of heart, the political correctness police, and anybody else who can't accept a good, honest rant!

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From The Home Office

Our Calendar...That Hangs by the Toilet

Our Calendar...That Hangs by the Toilet

I was hoping things would slow down in January but they haven't. Usually, after the holidays, Richard and I try to have a month of down-time. However, this year that didn't happen. Looking at our calendar for January, I noticed yesterday why I've felt so frazzled. There's hardly any white space left!

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This Week's Article

Have Any Teaching Experience? Break into Lucrative Academic Writing! By Linda R. Price

Have Any Teaching Experience? Break into Lucrative Academic Writing!

If you have teaching credentials, or years in the classroom, use these skills to write for academic publishers. Classic textbooks are revised periodically, and published year after year. In many cases, the professor does little writing, while farming out the actual writing to others. The big three textbook publishers - McGraw-Hill Education, Pearson Education, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  - account …

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Ask The Expert

"I'm Afraid To Self-Publish. Can You Tell Me Exactly What Happens?" It's Easy! Here's A List Of Steps! :)

"I'm Afraid To Self-Publish. Can You Tell Me Exactly What Happens?" It's Easy! Here's A List Of Steps! :)

I was just wondering, is it pretty easy to get started on your website? Do you give details of how to do it or is it like a "self learning" book I would read?

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Paying Markets

Pacific Coast Business Times

"Weekly business journal serving Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties in California." 10% freelance. Circ. 4K. Weekly. Pays 30 days after publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Subscription $49.99.

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Pediatrics for Parents

"Pediatrics for Parents is the pediatrics journal for parents. Our articles are written by healthcare professionals and writers well versed in the topic they are write on. We 'demedicalize' topics without talking down to parents. Our articles contain solid scientific data with useful information for parents. We avoid first-person stories, and articles on supplements, complimentary and alternative medical treatments." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 250K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Sample PDF copy available by email. Subscription $25, $40 foreign. Pays $25 for 600-1500 words.

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Podiatry Management

10-20% freelance. "We are the business and practice management magazine to the podiatric profession." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 16K. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 72 hours. Sample available for $5 via mail to Podiatry Management, 10 East Athens Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003. Subscription $30. Guidelines available by email. Pays $350-$450 for 1,500-2,500 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Ghostwriter
Click Intelligence

Freelance Ghostwriter
PrMediaOnline.com

Freelance College Sports Bloggers
HERO Sports

Freelance Researcher
blind ad

Freelance Technology Journalist – CRM Focus
ECT News Network

Freelance Business Reporter
Blueshift Research

Freelance Health Writers and Bloggers
YourCareEverywhere

Freelance Culture Reporter
JewishBoston.com

Freelance Parenting Reporter
JewishBoston.com

Freelance Design Editor
Apartment Therapy Media

Freelance Lifestyle Editor
Apartment Therapy Media

Freelance Stringer – microbio / infect disease
Medvostat LLC

Freelance Whiskey Reviewer – near Portland, OR
The Whiskey Wash

Freelancer – with engineering or architecture experiences. Pays $10-$35 for each “exam-like problem”
PPI

Freelance Writer
The Intelligencer

Freelance Technical Writer – near Torrance, CA
PR firm

Freelance Writer, Content Creator
NewYorkTour1.com

Freelance Healthcare Researcher & PPT Designer
educator

Freelance Writer – Bilingual Russian/English
import and retail company

Freelance Parenting Reporter
JewishBoston.com

Freelance Editor – near Vancouver, BC, Canada
hans.org

Freelance Content Writer/Journalist
technology company

Freelance Editor – with experience managing freelancers. Pays $700/week.
blind ad

Freelance Blogger
law firm

Freelance Blogger – Pays $10/hour
popular deal blog

Freelance Managing Editor
South Bay Accent

Freelance Story Curator
viral news site

Freelance Healthcare Content Curator
legal website

Freelance Management Consulting Ghostwriter – with lean six experience
blind ad

Freelance Materials Science Blogger
materials science blog

Freelance TV News Writers
Fashion Times

Freelance Writers
environmental media platform

Freelance Writers
New York City Monthly

Freelance English/Spanish Translator
BlueJay Mobile Health

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

How I Became a Professional Script Reader! by Justine Owens

How I Became a Professional Script Reader!

About three years ago, at age 45, I was sitting in my pajamas, eating breakfast, pondering how to change careers, when I asked myself - what do I really enjoy? The answer came back - you like reading and you like movies! What freelance career could I spin my hobbies into? Here's what I did: Social networking is essential in …

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Letters...

LETTERS and COMMENTS For 01/28/2016

LETTERS and COMMENTS For 01/28/2016

I'm writing to thank you for the market listings. I've gotten a few stories published from querying some of those listings. But yesterday I hit it big.

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 01/28/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 01/28/2016


• Publisher Net Revenue from Book Sales Declined 2.0% Through Third Quarter of 2015

• Turkish journalists face multiple life sentences over Syria report

• 'Responsible journalism' is paper's defence in defamation trial

• Lost Beatrix Potter story becomes bestseller months ahead of publication


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