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Table of Contents

POD Price Comparison - Updated 04/15/16

Camping For Boys = Quiet Writing Time For Me!

7 Tips For Getting Indies To Stock Your Book!

Should I Pay $500 For A "Class" That Teaches Me How To Sell My Book To Libraries?

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

Caring For My Dad Inspited Me To Return To The Writing Life

Letters and Comments For 04/15/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 04/15/2016

Trivia Question

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From The Home Office

Camping For Boys = Quiet Writing Time For Me!

Camping For Boys = Quiet Writing Time For Me!

Richard and the boys are going camping this weekend while I get to stay home with Coco. I am so excited! Imagine how much writing I'm going to get done from Friday night through Sunday night! My fingers just might fall off from fatigue!

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This Week's Article

7 Tips For Getting Indies To Stock Your Book! By Anthony St. Clair

7 Tips For Getting Indies To Stock Your Book!

Any author can understand what a bookstore owner or buyer looks for when evaluating new titles. Here are 7 tips for asking an indie bookstore to carry your book.

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Ask The Expert

Should I Pay $500 For A "Class" That Teaches Me How To Sell My Book To Libraries?

Should I Pay $500 For A "Class" That Teaches Me How To Sell My Book To Libraries?

I found a $500 online class that teaches authors how to market their books to libraries. Is this something I should consider?

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Paying Markets

ABILITY Magazine

"ABILITY Magazine is consistently ranked in the Top 50 Magazines in the World - and is the leading magazine covering Health, Disability and Human Potential. An award-winning publication, distributed by Time-Warner. For over 20 years, its mission has been to provide new insights into our individual levels of ability. From Diabetes to Spinal Cord Injury and celebrity interviews to CEO profiles, ABILITY covers the latest on Health, Environmental Protection, Assistive Technology, Employment, Sports, Travel, Universal Design, Mental Health and much more. Writers include MDs, PhDs, JDs, best-selling authors, U.S. Senators and advocates. Cover interviews consist of Movie and TV Celebrities, Business Leaders, Sports Figures, Presidents, First Ladies and more." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on invoice. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Sample copy available on Facebook. Guidelines available by email.

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Adventure Cyclist

“Adventure Cyclist is the only American magazine dedicated to traveling by bicycle. We also cover other recreational cycling topics but do not cover competitive cycling.” 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 46.5K. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms one year after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Sample copy available online. Subscription $40. Pays $0.35-$0.65/word for up to 3500 words.

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Brick

"Brick is a journal of literary non-fiction where the world's best-loved writers have wide, lively, personal discussions about art, culture, and the written word." 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 2500. Biannually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Buys first serial rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy online at http://www.brickmag.com/issues. Subscription $44, $41 CDN, $49 foreign. Pays: 100-1000 words=$150; 1000-2000 words=$250.00; 2000-3000 words=$300.00; 3000-4000 words=$350.00; 4000+ words=$400.00.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

 Freelance Proofreader
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Freelance Food, Wine & Travel Writer
media network focused on wine country related travel

Freelance Grant Writer
Camp Krem

Freelance Newsletter Writer/Social Media Manager – green wedding/event planning
blind ad

Freelance Writer – for scientific white papers
blind ad

Freelance Editors
cloud-based consultancy

Freelance Business Blogger – Pays $40-$75/post
digital marketing agency

Freelance Research Assistant
financial executive

Freelance Staff Writers
Newzlet

Freelance Comedy Writer
TheGoodLordAbove.com

Freelance Resume Writers – Pays $18-$40
Talent Inc.

Freelance Legal Reporter
Florida Record

Freelance Legal Reporter
Northern California Record

Freelance Journalist/Copywriter – specializing in business continuity, business resilience
SmartBug Media

Freelance Sports Digital Media Reporter – Pays $1400/month for 4 articles
industry association

Freelance Business Writer
RSL Media

Freelance Movie/TV List Writers
ScreenRant.com

Freelance Fact Researchers/Writers
Frederator Networks

Freelance French Writer/Translator
blind ad

Freelance Contributors
The Mighty Mite

Freelance Content Writer – home improvement
fairshop.com

Freelance Marketing Product Specialist
Compose

Freelance Holistic, Alternative & Organic Living Blogger
parenting company

Freelance Tagline Copywriter
mind/body/sporit online courses

Freelance Voice Transcriptionist
Caption Colorado

Freelance Merchandising Coordinator – Pays $40K+
ModernLook

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

Caring For My Dad Inspired Me To Return To The Writing Life By Julie Guirgis

Caring For My Dad Inspired Me To Return To The Writing Life

When my father's dementia started to decline, I cut back on work to look after him. Facing the constant barrage of demands of looking after someone with dementia, my soul was craving more. I needed an outlet to stimulate my mind and something outside of caring. Not only did I want something to distract me from looking after Dad, but also something I could profit from financially.

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Letters...

Letters and Comments For 04/15/2016

Letters and Comments For 04/15/2016

COMMENTS on: When Your Child Gets Caught in an Ocean Current...

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Whispers And Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 04/15/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 04/15/2016

 

• PublishAmerica / America Star Books Lawsuit Against Writer Beware Settled

• As Led Zeppelin face trial for copyright infringement, here are nine other artists sued for 'stealing' hits

• Miami Herald settles lawsuit with former US Senate candidate

• Publishers Weekly Features Vanity Publisher Morgan James...Again

 

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