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Table of Contents

POD SECRETS REVEALED - How Many Book Sales Needed to Recoup Your Investment? - UPDATED 4/21/16

Bachelorette Party Weekend!

Want to Freelance Full-time? Use the Three-Legged Stool Approach!

MIDLIST PURGATORY! Breathe New Life Into An Old Book? Or Publish a New One?

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

From Multiple Rejections to Full-time Freelancing - Five Easy Rules!

Letters and Comments For 04/22/2016

Trivia Question

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POD SECRETS REVEALED - How Many Book Sales Needed to Recoup Your Investment? - UPDATED 4/21/16

POD SECRETS REVEALED - How Many Book Sales Needed to Recoup Your Investment? - UPDATED 4/21/16

Considering self-publishing? How many books will you need to sell to recoup your investment?

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From The Home Office

Bachelorette Party Weekend!

Bachelorette Party Weekend!

At o'dark thirty in the morning, Ali and I are hitting the road, heading to Miami, where we will jump on a cruise ship with our future daughter-in-law, her friends, and her mother. We'll then spent 4 days and 3 nights humming tropical songs, drinking tropical drinks, and seeing tropical sights. We will NOT be zip-lining (boring), nor parasailing (been there, done that), but we are interested in trying a unique restaurant or two on the islands, or doing some shopping.

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This Week's Article

Want to Freelance Full-time? Use the Three-Legged Stool Approach! By Troy Lambert

Want to Freelance Full-time? Use the Three-Legged Stool Approach!

I dropped out of school, went back several times, and after a series of jobs and "careers," which resulted in an extensive collection of hairnets and nametags, I finally got serious about being a writer, and figured out the first obstacle to working at home full time: money.

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Ask The Expert

MIDLIST PURGATORY! Breathe New Life Into An Old Book? Or Publish a New One?

MIDLIST PURGATORY! Breathe New Life Into An Old Book? Or Publish a New One?

How do I breathe life into my book when it is selling cheap online?

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Paying Markets

Salt Lake

"Lifestyle, fashion and culture magazine, glossy for Park City, Salt Lake City and Utah." Welcomes new writers. 33% freelance. Circ. 127K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Subscription $17.95. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.45/word.

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Sierra

"Sierra is a source of information, entertainment, and inspiration for people who care deeply about nature. Our mission is to encourage the Sierra Club's 500,000-plus members (and other readers) to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet." Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 600K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 30 days. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $15. Pays $1.00-$1.50/word for new writers.

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Abuzz Press

A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. "Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution - Print Edition - We will list the book with Ingram, the world's largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, BooksAMillion.com, Chapters.ca and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram's feed so you'll find your book listed in stores you've never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram's database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition - Our ebooks are listed on Amazon.com (for the Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada's popular ebook retailer)." Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Assistant Editor/Producer – Pays $15-$25/hour
publisher of consumer financial education content

Freelance Experienced Resume Writers – Pays $18-$40
“nation’s largest resume writing organization”

Freelance Business Plan Writer
private school

Freelance Hair/Beauty Writer
blind ad

Freelance Technical Copywriter – Pays up to $40/hour
recruiter

Freelance Writers – Pays $0.01-$0.03/word
blind ad

Freelance Copywriter & Blogger
digital marketing agency

Freelance English Editor – Pays $15/hour
non-profit

Freelance Food Writer – San Francisco Bay Area.
WaysGo

Freelance Qualitative Analysts
cloud-based consultancy

Freelance Review Poster
blind ad

Freelance Writers – Pays $20-$80
social justice magazine

Freelance Writers
endpain.com

Freelance Writers – with knowledge of Canada. Pays $30-$150
XpatNation

Freelance Writers – with knowledge of Turkey. Pays $30-$150
XpatNation

Freelance Writers – with knowledge of South Korea. Pays $30-$150
XpatNation

Freelance Managing Editor
South Bay Accent

Freelance Writer – in Portland, OR. Pays $500/month.
OnlyInYourState.com

Freelance Technical Writer – with healthcare experience
blind ad

Freelance Copywriter
marketing agency

Freelance Alabama Football Beat Writer
Saturday Down South

Freelance Writers
Beyond Words Magazine

Freelance Writer – for article on net neutrality and Netflix. Pays $75.
Konsume.com

Freelance Food Writer – Pays $15/hour
blind ad

Freelance Hair and Beauty Writer – Pays $35-$50
blind ad

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

From Multiple Rejections to Full-time Freelancing - Five Easy Rules! By Dennis L. Peterson

From Multiple Rejections to Full-time Freelancing - Five Easy Rules!

The first article I ever submitted was accepted, published, and paid for - about $300, if I recall. And, I was hooked.

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Letters...

Letters and Comments For 04/22/2016

Letters and Comments For 04/22/2016

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