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Table of Contents

START-TIME IS SATURDAY! Last Chance to Sign Up for Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!!

When Your Child Gets Caught in an Ocean Current...

Low-tech, Easy Bookkeeping For Freelancers

If You Write About Sex, Will It Sell?

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

Whispers and Warnings

Trivia Question

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START-TIME IS SATURDAY! Last Chance to Sign Up for Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!!

START-TIME IS SATURDAY! Last Chance to Sign Up for Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!!

Saturday (tomorrow), at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time, the topic of the WritersWeekly Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest will be sent out via email to all registered participants, as well as posted to the WritersWeekly.com website...

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From The Home Office

When Your Child Gets Caught in an Ocean Current...

When Your Child Gets Caught in an Ocean Current...

After our walk, the boys wanted to go back to the boat. Brian offered to swim back with them while I stayed with the dingy. They all had on life jackets. Brian and Max were doing fine but Mason is very small, and was having a hard time fighting the current...

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This Week's Article

Low-tech, Easy Bookkeeping For Freelancers By William Pepe

Low-tech, Easy Bookkeeping For Freelancers

To dislike making the shift from the vocation of your choice to bookkeeping is a common characteristic of any self-employed individual. Here is a minimal plan for keeping financial records with which your accountant can work.

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Ask The Expert

If You Write About Sex, Will It Sell?

If You Write About Sex, Will It Sell?

I know you are a busy lady, but since you are the professional in this field, I wondered what the best selling/most sought after books are? What length book and subject would be the best to write? I want to cater to the latest readers' interests if possible. Thanks for any suggestions.

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Paying Markets

General Aviation News

"General Aviation News is a twice-monthly magazine for general aviation enthusiasts, pilots and owners of small airplanes." 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 35K. Biweekly. Pays the 15th of the month after publication. Publishes ms 1-7 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available by email to Kathleen@generalaviationnews.com. Subscription $35. Pays $150 for 500-1500 words.

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Healthcare Journal of New Orleans and Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge

"News, information, and analysis for local healthcare professionals." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available online. Subscription $51. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.30/word for 1000-2000 words.

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The Horn Book Magazine

"Established 1924, The Horn Book Magazine is a bimonthly publication covering children's literature for librarians, booksellers, professors, teachers and students of children's literature." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms four months after acceptance. Buys print and digital rights. No reprints. Responds within three months. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $72, $89 CDN, $93 other. Pays $100-$200 for up to 2000 words.

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Faith Today

"Faith Today is Canada's premier interdenominational Christian magazine. It exists to 'connect, equip and inform evangelical Christians in Canada.' It has been published since 1983 by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, an association of more than 40 church denominations." 33% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 45 days after acceptance. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North American periodical rights and non-exclusive electronic (Internet) rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 2 weeks. Sample online at http://www.faithtoday.ca/digital. Print subscription 35.99CDN for one year; 41.99CDN for two years. Digital subscription free at http://www.faithtoday.ca/subscribe. Pays $0.20/word (CAD) for 300-2000 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Journalists
San Pedro Today magazine and Torrance Today magazine

Freelance Jr Staff Writer/Blogger – Pays $10-$15/hour
onlinemen’s underwear resource

Freelance Cannabis Writers
blind ad

Freelance Content Manager
ReviewLab.com

Freelance Freelance San Francisco Writer – Pays $500/month
onlyinyourstate.com

Freelance Media and Social Media Administrator
KVMGalore

Freelance Assistant / Media Technician
speaker / writer

Freelance Social Media Content Specialist
99dollarsocial.com

Freelance Ghostwriter – Finance / Investing. Pays $200/article.
blind ad

Freelance Bilingual Ads Quality Rater – Pays $15/hour.
ZeroChaos, Inc.

Freelance Editors and Proofreaders
editorial services firm

Freelance Content Writer
openlistings.com

Freelance Blogger/Writer – nutrition/energy
blind ad

Grants available! – $500-$5000
Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

Freelance Financial Markets Editor & Reporter
MT Newswires

Freelance Local Experts – Pays $10-$25
Parachute by MapQuest

Freelance Writer – Pays $250-$750
Palisades Media Ventures (PMV) on behalf of a restaurant chain

Freelance Beat Reporter
Broadcasting & Cable

Freelance Social Media Editor
FamilyFun magazine

Freelance Fact Researchers/Writers
FREDERATOR NETWORKS

See the links to these jobs here.

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 04/08/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 04/08/2016

 

• Nine-year-old reporter breaks crime news, complete with video, then fires back at critics

• Calif. freelance photographer freed from Syria after 2012 abduction

• Hulk Hogan's Lead Lawyer Explains How His Team Beat "Arrogant," "Defiant" Gawker

• How Apple's Court Defeat Will Reshape the E-book Market

 

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