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Table of Contents

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

We're in! We're IN!

How Can I Keep My Amazon Reviews for the 2nd Edition of My Book?!

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

I'm 81, Still Writing, and Still Getting Paid for It!

Trivia Question

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Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest! By Angela Hoy

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest! 


For the past six weeks, we've spent every spare moment judging the hundreds of entries submitted for the WritersWeekly Spring, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest. In case you're not familiar with our quarterly contest, this is how it works. On the date of the contest, at start-time, we send out the topic for that specific contest to all registered entrants, while also posting it on WritersWeekly.com.

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From The Home Office

We're in! We're IN!

We're in! We're IN!

It finally happened. The movers arrived yesterday morning. We had every box stacked up in the living room and all the furniture in the sunroom. The movers said we were the most organized family they'd ever helped...

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Ask The Expert

How Can I Keep My Amazon Reviews for the 2nd Edition of My Book?!

How Can I Keep My Amazon Reviews for the 2nd Edition of My Book?!

I read that my current reviews would not transfer to the 2nd edition's page. What are your thoughts on this?

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Paying Markets

Hubbub

“We are a cottage-industry. All print-based (including submissions). We feature poetry -- and occasional review of poetry books -- by both new and well-known writers. We do not usually publish light verse, but otherwise are open to almost anything; indeed, we look for a range of styles and do consider longer poems. The magazine appears once a year. We try to respond to submissions that are sent with SASEs within three or four months at the most.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 400. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to two years after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1-4 months. Sample copy available by mail for $3.50. Subscription $7, $10 foreign. Guidelines available by mail with SASE.

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Freelance Market News

25% freelance. "Provides details of markets for freelance writers plus competition news, editorial changes, a monthly article on writing-related topics plus letters page and readers' competition with £50 prize." Welcomes new writers. Monthly (except for July). Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys one-time print rights. Responds less than one month. Sample on request. Subscription £29.

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Journal of Information Ethics

"JIE publishes columns, articles and reviews that deal with the production, dissemination, storage and retrieval of information in an ethical context.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two years. Responds within one week. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $40, $55 foreign.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Fashion Writer – Pays $50
Slate Studios

Freelance Federal Grant Writer
blind ad

Freelance Writers – Pays $30-$50
Guff Media

Freelance Writers – near Sacramento, CA
local real estate company

Freelance Entertainment Writers – Pays $250/week
news outlet

Freelance Research Assistant – Pays $15-$18/hour
blind ad

Freelance Writer – to write and update the Moon Chicago guidebook
Avalon Travel

Freelance Legal Assistant – for reporting, research and writing assignments
national marketing law firm

Freelance Researcher/Writer – near Boston, MA. Non-fiction book project.
indie publisher

Freelance Researcher/Writer – near Orlando, FL. Non-fiction book project.
indie publisher

Freelance Researcher/Writer – near Phoenix, AZ. Non-fiction book project.
indie publisher

Freelance Commentators – Pays $50-$200
Blue Ocean Network China Content Provider (BON CP)

Freelance Transportation Beat Writer – (Uber/Lyft/Self Driving)
Fare Estimate

Freelance Writer
Lehach Filippa, LLP

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

I'm 81, Still Writing, and Still Getting Paid for It! By Marv Gisser

I'm 81, Still Writing, and Still Getting Paid for It! 

Last October I turned 81 and I'm still writing, still enjoying it, and still getting paid for it.

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