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Table of Contents

Needlessly Splitting One Book Into Three? Publisher Finds Yet ANOTHER Way To Drain Authors' Wallets!

First Week in St. Pete? A Car Accident AND a Tropical Storm! Whoop!

The 4 Steps to Becoming an Entertainment Writer!

If I Send You My Article, Can You Tell Me Who Might Publish It?

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

What Delayed My Writing Career? Guilt, Shame, Doubt, and a Father's Discouraging Words...

Another Day, Another Singer Accused Of Copyright Infringement

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Angela's Desk

Needlessly Splitting One Book Into Three? Publisher Finds Yet ANOTHER Way To Drain Authors' Wallets!

Needlessly Splitting One Book Into Three? Publisher Finds Yet ANOTHER Way To Drain Authors' Wallets!

Their cheapest publishing package is more than $1,000. If they can convince an author to split one book into three, that author will then pay $3,000 instead of $1,000! Of course, that salesperson will triple their commission as well.

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From The Home Office

First Week in St. Pete? A Car Accident AND a Tropical Storm! Whoop!

First Week in St. Pete? A Car Accident AND a Tropical Storm! Whoop!

We're all moved in, cozy (and still surrounded by boxes) in our 18th floor "home" overlooking beautiful Tampa Bay. Five days later, we got hit by Tropical Storm Colin, and what a fun ride that was!

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This Week's Article

The 4 Steps to Becoming an Entertainment Writer! By Robert Peterpaul

The 4 Steps to Becoming an Entertainment Writer!

My hands trembled over the keyboard when I started to write my first entertainment article. Despite my wealth of experience, I was nervous. Entertainment writing is a different animal, I thought. It wasn't until I fully lost myself in the craft that I came to this comforting realization - writing is writing and good entertainment writing is still writing.

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Ask The Expert

If I Send You My Article, Can You Tell Me Who Might Publish It?

If I Send You My Article, Can You Tell Me Who Might Publish It?

I'm just looking for somewhere to publish my work. It's a scientific article about space. Can you tell me which magazines might be interested in it?

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Paying Markets

EARTH Magazine

"Earth science news magazine." 15% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights. No reprints Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $19.99 digital, $35 print. Guidelines at website. Pays $0.30/word for 300-3000 words.

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Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 7 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $34.99, $60 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. Pays $0.30/word for 350-700 words.

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Cineaste

"America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema" 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys First serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 3-4 weeks. Sample available by sending $7 postpaid to the above address. Subscription $22; $40 outside the U.S. Pays from $50 (for most reviews) to $100 or more (for feature articles or interviews).

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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

Freelance Freelance Sr. Copywriter
XenoPsi Media

Freelance Video Storyteller/Journalist
Palisades Media Ventures (PMV)

Freelance Curriculum Writer – Pays $45K-$60K/year
The CE Shop

Freelance Writer – Acupressure / Acupuncture Content
SFG Media Group LLC

Freelance Pharma / Life Science Content Acquisition
Newstex

Freelance Acquisitions Editor
Manning Publications Co.

Freelance Healthcare Public Relations, Account Assistant/Executive
Elixir Health Public Relations

Freelance “Local Travel Advisor” – Pays $12-$14/hour
small technology company

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

What Delayed My Writing Career? Guilt, Shame, Doubt, and a Father's Discouraging Words... By Janet Garber

What Delayed My Writing Career? Guilt, Shame, Doubt, and a Father's Discouraging Words...

All my life I’ve distracted myself from writing, keeping myself inordinately busy, rarely leaving myself a moment, a space, a lapse. Except in my dreams. Some dreams felt as vivid as a movie. One dream begged me to make it into a book. A few decades later, I finally did.

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Whispers and Warnings

Another Day, Another Singer Accused Of Copyright Infringement

Another Day, Another Singer Accused Of Copyright Infringement

 

• As Ed Sheeran is sued for copyright infringement, here are ten other artists sued for 'stealing' hits

• Court of Appeal Upholds Order Compelling Removal of Yelp Web Reviews

• Zillow to pay Realtor.com $130 million over trade secrets

• Model's horrific rape case may limit crucial online free speech law

 

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