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Table of Contents

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For June, 2016!

We Have a New Daughter!

8 Questions You Should Ask Before Selling All Rights

How Can I Find A Literary Agent?!

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

From Layoff, to Chronic Illness, to Amazing Freelance Writing Success!

Whispers and Warnings For 06/18/2016

Trivia Question

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World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For June, 2016!

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For June, 2016!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, I’m going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Book Proposals and Query Letters. Featured below are real quotes from query letters and book proposals submitted to us over the past few weeks.

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From The Home Office

We Have a New Daughter!

We Have a New Daughter!

We are honored and thrilled to announce that our oldest son, Zach (almost 30), blessed us with another daughter last weekend. He married Mary, who works for the family business. Needless to say, everybody in the family AND in the office was in attendance...except for our new Operations Manager, Brian. He graciously volunteered to keep an eye on the website, …

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This Week's Article

8 Questions You Should Ask Before Selling All Rights By Devyani Borade

8 Questions You Should Ask Before Selling All Rights

Handing over all rights, including copyright, of your work to another entity goes against the grain for many writers. Others, however, don't bat an eyelid. You can always write more, right? So, in which situations does it make sense?

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Ask The Expert

How Can I Find A Literary Agent?!

How Can I Find A Literary Agent?!

To sell a book one needs -- an interesting, well edited book, a publisher, and an agent. How does one find an agent?

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Paying Markets

Channel Partners

“For more than two decades, Channel Partners has been the leader in providing news and analysis to indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services, associated CPE and applications as well as managed and professional services. Channel Partners includes a monthly print publication, electronic newsletters, Webinars, Reports, Buyer's Guides and more. It can be found on the Web at http://www.channelpartnersonline.com. It is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo (http://ww.channelpartnersconference.com). Join us on LinkedIn at Channel Partners Network.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy online at http://digital.channelpartnersonline.com/read/account_titles/159281. Guidelines available by email. Payment varies.

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The Cincinnati Review

"The Cincinnati Review is a literary magazine published biannually out of the University of Cincinnati. Prose and poetry from our pages has appeared in anthologies including Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and others." 100% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1000. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Sample copy available for $9 online. Subscription $15. Pays $30/page for poetry, $25/page for prose.

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Birding

“Birding is the award-winning, full-color flagship journal of the American Birding Association. The ABA welcomes as members all persons interested in birdwatching in the Americas and beyond. A ll ABA members receive Birding magazine.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $45, $55 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. Pays $200 for 1500-3000 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Full-time Lead Copywriter – Pays salary + benefits
Symphony.com

Freelance Proofreaders
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Freelancer Writers – Gardening, Hydroponics, Sustainability
Epic Gardening

Freelance Food & Drink Writer – Pays $25/post
TheDrinkNation.com

Freelance Editor – for letter to congress
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Freelance Writer – who love technology
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Freelance Writers
Study.com

Freelance Copy Editor – with journalism experience
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Freelance Writer
contemporary furniture and interior design firm

Freelance Celebrity News Blogger
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Freelance Fashion Bloggers
clothing and accessories boutique

Freelance Full-time International Content Manager – Pays $35K
Living Abroad LLC

Freelance Writer – with Science Background. Pays $0.10/word.
Ignite Visibility / IgniteVisibility.com

Freelance Health Writers – Pays $10-$13/hour
brain health firm

Freelance Digital Reporter
Interactive Content Services

Freelance Comic Book Artist (Penciller)
individual

Freelance Quality Control Proof Readers
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Freelance SEO Expert
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Freelance Copywriter / Editor – 20 to 30 hours/week
recruiter

Freelance Copywriter
Anatol Equipment Manufacturing Co.

Freelance Writer
POTENT

Freelance Investigative Reporter
NerdWallet, Inc.

Freelance Grant Writers
Zelenz Consulting Group

Freelance Search Engine Evaluator
Technology Sector

Freelance Commodities Editors & Reporters
MT Newswires

Freelance Digital Reporter
Interactive Content Services

Freelance Researcher/Writer – near Boston
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Freelance Journalists
Southeast Energy News

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

From Layoff, to Chronic Illness, to Amazing Freelance Writing Success! by Wendy McCance

From Layoff, to Chronic Illness, to Amazing Freelance Writing Success!

Back in 2009, I would never have been able to predict that I would end up in a dream career working as a freelance writer. I also would never have predicted how hard I would truly hit bottom before I saw my dream become a reality. The year 2009 was right in the middle of the economic fallout the United States was struggling through. Back then, I had a big home in an upper-class neighborhood and my husband and I both worked for a truck plant. When the economy took a turn for the worse, the plant closed. My husband and I ended up losing our jobs, home and savings. With three children, we scrambled to get our footing.

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 06/18/2016

Whispers and Warnings for 06/18/2016

 

• $50,000 reward for info on rapist, killer who terrorized California

• Who Owns the Copyright to 'This Land Is Your Land?" It May Be You and Me

• A Publisher in Exile Gets the Big Scoop on China's Elite

• Facebook, Twitter Sued By Father Of Paris Attacks Victim

 

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