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Table of Contents

In-laws Are In Town!

How My Bookstore Signings Led to a Traditional Publishing Contract and Film Consideration! By William Creed

Paying Markets

Writing Jobs For 03/17/2016

Writers - Find Loneliness and Fill it With Words By Britany Robinson

Trivia Question

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From The Home Office

In-laws Are In Town!

In-laws Are In Town!

I drove to the airport this morning to pick up my step-mom-in-law while Richard took the boys to their museum class for shark and fish dissection. Yea! Richard's dad is arriving by vehicle this evening and more friends are arriving in two days.

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This Week's Article

How My Bookstore Signings Led to a Traditional Publishing Contract and Film Consideration! By William Creed

How My Bookstore Signings Led to a Traditional Publishing Contract and Film Consideration! By William Creed

Being self-published, and trying to see your creation become successful, can be a daunting task - especially if you have no one to counsel you. I've written several books and have close to a hundred book signings under my belt. The result is a traditional publisher signed me to a multi-book contract, and these books are carried by Barnes and Noble and several other chains now. In addition, my first book is now under consideration by a film company. That's the good news.

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Paying Markets

The Ashtray Blog

"The Ashtray Blog provides vaping and THR news, ecigarette guides, humour and special offers." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in 1-4 weeks after acceptance. Buys online and hard copy rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 days. Sample blog posts available online. Pays $50 for 500 word article.

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Antioch Review

"The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. We publish fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors. Authors published in our pages are consistently included in Best American anthologies and Pushcart prizes. Finalist for National Magazine Award for essays in 2009 and 2011 and for fiction in 2010. We continue to serve our readers and our authors and to encourage others to publish the "best words in the best order." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months. Buys all rights. Responds in 4-6 months. Sample copy available for sale online. Individual subscription $40, $60 Canada. Pays $20 per published page.

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Apex Magazine, Apex Publications

100% freelance. "We want science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mash-ups of all threeĆ³the dark, weird stuff down at the bottom of your little literary heart. This magazine is not a publication credit, it is a place to put your secret places and dreams on display. Short fiction." Unsolicited poetry not accepted. Welcomes new writers. Circulation: 15K views per month. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys first rights and non-exclusive anthology rights. Responds 30-60 days. Pays $0.05/word.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Staff Writer - Pays $15-$20/hour
Azbex / Arizona Builder's Exchange

Freelance Online Writing Lab Coordinators - Pays $16/hour
brainfuse

Freelance Healthcare Ghostbloggers - for blog on billing and revenue issues
blind ad

Freelance Editor - Pays $700/week
site developer

Freelance eLearning Instructional Designer
Tech 2000

Freelance Editor/ Writer
business humor book

Freelance Ghostwriters - home improvement, decorating, organization
Better Marketing

Freelance Fashion Researcher - Pay $20/hour.
blind ad

Freelance Blogger - who loves theater
Show-Score.com

Freelance Editors - Pays $1.50 - $2.00/page
blind ad

Freelance Ghostwriters - new age, alternative health products
Better Marketing

Freelance Ghostwriters - healthcare and life science topics
Better Marketing

Freelance Jr Staff Writer/Blogger - Pays $10-$15/hour full-time
men's underwear resource

Freelance Professional Resume Writers
BluePrint Resumes & Consulting

Freelance Sexy Slideshow Creator
sterkly

Freelance NYC Outdoor Adventure Writer
Bootprints

Freelance Security Industry Writer
United Press International

Freelance Romance Bloggers
Barnes & Noble

Freelance Writer
Foreign Policy Magazine

Freelance Reality TV News Writers/Bloggers
TotallyHer

Freelance Ghostwriter - to novelize and autobiography
author

Freelance Profile Writer - Pays $30-$50/profile
small, private magazine

Freelance Regional Marketing Assistant - Latin America/Brazil
befunky.com

Freelance Senior After Effects Designer
Tech 2000

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

Writers - Find Loneliness and Fill it With Words By Britany Robinson

Writers - Find Loneliness and Fill it With Words By Britany Robinson

I was sitting on a floating dock in Montana, watching the sun set over a glassy pond, when I suddenly felt like quitting.

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