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Table of Contents

POD SECRETS REVEALED: "Free Publishing Guides" Are Used To Harvest Your Email Address, Phone Number, And More!

When Your Kid is a Pre-Med Student, You Never Know What They'll Bring Home...

COOKING THE BOOKS? How Your Publisher Can EASILY Rip You Off!

How Can I Get Barnes and Noble to Sell My Books on Consignment?!

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

From Sexual Harassment Victim to Successful Freelance Writer!

LETTERS and COMMENTS For 02/04/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 02/04/2016

Trivia Question

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Angela's Desk

POD SECRETS REVEALED: "Free Publishing Guides" Are Used To Harvest Your Email Address, Phone Number, And More!

POD SECRETS REVEALED: "Free Publishing Guides" Are Used To Harvest Your Email Address, Phone Number, And More!

When I see the words "free publishing guide," I think somebody is going to send me a free ebook that is an actual, factual, non-biased guide about the publishing industry, and/or the publishing process. I don't think, "Wow, I'm just going to get a big, boring advertisement in exchange for all my contact information!"

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From The Home Office

When Your Kid is a Pre-Med Student, You Never Know What They'll Bring Home...

When Your Kid is a Pre-Med Student, You Never Know What They'll Bring Home...

Last night, I walked into Frank's room and he showed me his latest homework project. He had four small, plastic cylinders with labels. They each just had a small piece of foam on top, pushed into each container. They didn't look very secure, to me at least. And, inside were about a zillion fruit flies.

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This Week's Article

COOKING THE BOOKS? How Your Publisher Can EASILY Rip You Off! By Anonymous

COOKING THE BOOKS? How Your Publisher Can EASILY Rip You Off!

My book is being sold by an online bookstore, which also offers a publishing service. So, they are not only my online bookstore, but my publisher as well. There's certainly more efficiency in having the online bookstore create the books it sells. However, there's also the potential for fraud.

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Ask The Expert

How Can I Get Barnes and Noble to Sell My Books on Consignment?!

How Can I Get Barnes and Noble to Sell My Books on Consignment?!

Would I approach a Barnes and Noble with a consignment agreement or there's too much red tape for that?

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Paying Markets

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

"Begun by Donald Barthelme and Phillip Lopate, Gulf Coast is the nationally- distributed journal housed within the University of Houston's English Department, home to one of the nation's top ranked creative writing programs.

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The Fiddlehead

"The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada's international literary journal, is entertainment for the thoughtful with its mix of poetry and stories by established and new writers."

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The Hollins Critic

"Literary journal with a lead essay on the work of a contemporary writer; poetry; and book reviews." 100% freelance.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Legal Blogger – Pays $20
legal content writing firm

Freelance Research Analyst – knowledge of Latin America
Global HR

Freelance Editor – with experience managing freelance writers. Pays $700/week.
ghostwriting firm

Freelance Writers – Pays $40
The Social Man and The Hero Company

Freelance Editors – business and finance
Callisto Media

Freelance Writer – for promotional literature, sales brochures, and blogging
blind ad

Freelance Reporter – near Miami, FL. Pays $20K and up.
Courthouse News Service

Freelance Writers
startup

Freelance Writers – Pays $25
thefoodtruckmarket.com

Freelance Writers – Pays $20/hour.
Calyks.com

Freelance Industry Reporters
Pacific Square Research

Freelance Online Expert Researcher
Wonder

Freelance Colorado Adventure Writer
Bootprints

Freelance Writers
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Freelance Reporters – Pays $1K/feature article.
Habitat Magazine

Freelance Writer/Editor
Mother Nature Network

Social Media Freelancer
Mediaplanet Publishing, Inc.

Freelance Data Journalist
GoodCall

Freelance Copywriter
Avoya Travel

Freelance Editor
TERN by Hostelling International – Canada

Freelance Anime/Fantasy Artists and Contributors
Cooperative-Play.com

Freelance  Video Script Writer
Directive Communication Systems

Freelance Writer – weddings. Pays $1K/month.
WomanGettingMarried.com

Freelance Writer/Editor
Sports Gamers Online

Freelance Writer – AdTech/AdOps/Monetization topics
AdNgin

Freelance Verbatim Staff Writer
Ballotpedia

Freelance PBS Game/Show Writer
KornhaberBrown

Freelance Web Designer
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Freelance Graphic Designer – Pays $25/hour.
Duggal Visual Solutions

Freelance Transcriber – Pays $54/recorded hour
paulmgarton.com

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

From Sexual Harassment Victim to Successful Freelance Writer! By Nicole Stracek

From Sexual Harassment Victim to Successful Freelance Writer!

I didn't plan on becoming a writer. In fact, I had completely given up on the idea before it could even become a reality. At age 22, I was a single mother, attending college full-time, working 2 jobs, and determined to be successful.

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Letters...

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

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

I'm not a bit offended by this article. In fact, it was the first thing that made me laugh today. I tried to edit an anthology once and nearly lost my mind dealing with inappropriate or just plain horrible submissions. Never again.

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 02/04/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 02/04/2016


• Dumb. Dumb. Dumb.

• Who owns a tattoo? The wearer or the artist?

• This should have been a criminal offense as well

• Mom posts dancing baby with Prince song to YouTube, and sues after it gets taken down


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