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Table of Contents

OUCH! Some So-Called "Authors" Should NOT Be Writing Books!

My Poor Muse Was Bound And Gagged For Two Months...But, Now She's FREE!

10 Paying Pet Markets For Writers!

Help! All My Clips Are In Print Only!

Letters And Comments for 07/07/2016

Paying Markets

Freelance Writing Jobs

Three Paying Christian Markets For Writers 

Whispers and Warnings For 07/07/2016

Trivia Question

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Why Sweat Outside When You Can Write In The Air Conditioning?! The Summer 24-Hour Short Story Contest IS THIS SATURDAY!!!

Why Sweat Outside When You Can Write In The Air Conditioning?! The Summer 24-Hour Short Story Contest IS THIS SATURDAY!!!

The Summer, 2016 Short Story Contest will start at 12:00 p.m. (noon) central time THIS SATURDAY, July 9th. Rather than sweating and getting a sunburn, spend the day in the cool air conditioning, and come play with us! There is a limit of 500 participants. Most contests fill up so don’t delay if you want to play! Sign up today …

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From The Home Office

Lining Our Arteries with Fat is FUN!

Lining Our Arteries With Fat Is FUN!

On the 4th of July, we joined our children (except Matt and his wife, Sarah, who are in Maine...sniff!) at our daughter's house for a holiday BBQ. They'd gotten up every hour, all night long, to add more water and wood chips to the smoker. And, let me tell ya, it was worth it...for the rest of us anyway. It …

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This Week's Article

How I Earned An Extra $15K Last Year Selling Family Secrets By Rich Bivins

How I Earned An Extra $15K Last Year Selling Family Secrets

I had no idea that, when I crafted these family heirloom books, I would soon be earning a decent return for my time and a stream of cash flow for doing something I love to do anyway. It all started when my mom shared her new biography with her neighbor in Florida.

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Ask The Expert

ALERT! Has Amazon recently listed your print on demand book(s) as unavailable or out of stock?!

ALERT! Has Amazon recently listed your print on demand book(s) as unavailable or out of stock?!

Amazon says they won't list my book as available until they see "demand" for it but, if it's not even "available" on Amazon, how can they see any "demand" for it? What can I do?

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Letters And Comments

Letters And Comments For 07/06/2016

Letters And Comments For 07/06/2016

Most people can not write.
Most of those who can write can not write well.
Most of those who can write well have nothing to say.
Most of us have no interest in what those writers who do have to say.

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Paying Markets

Now What?

“Now What? Is a Christian publication that seeks to be an outreach tool to the unchurched. It features predominantly personal experiences that present a crisis or event that either led the author to faith in Christ or deepened his/her faith in God.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. Sample copy available online. Pays $25-$55 for 1000-1500 words.

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PI Magazine

“Journal for professional investigators. Features information to help investigators do their work professionally.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $39; $55 Can; $75 other. Guidelines available online. $50 for assigned book reviews; $75 for "PI Perspective".

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Missouri Life

“Missouri Life sets out to discover and explore the beauty of Missouri. The magazine showcases travel, food, history, and lifestyle writing.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 24K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Responds 1-3 weeks. Buys first rights. No reprints. Subscription $20. Guidelines not available. We don't have a flat fee or per word fee. It depends on the assignment.

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The Local Palate

“We represent the food culture of the South; the area we cover ranges from Maryland down to Florida and as far West as Texas. We collect personal stories about chefs, farmers, vendors, as well as other culinary personalities, in an effort to share the history of the varied culinary traditions across the South. We include recipes and "how-tos" for a wide variety of dishes and drinks. Our departments include: Key Ingredient, Season's Eatings, Toast of the Town, EATymology, The Interview, Test Kitchen, Culinary Class, Gourmet Getaways, and Oh! Pair.” 50% freelance. We welcome new writers in the South or with strong Southern ties. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays 60 days after submitted invoice. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Sample copy available on website. Subscription $19.97. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words. Submit query by email.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here.

Freelance Document Formatter – near Washington, DC
eTERA Consulting

Freelance Matchmaker Dating Consultant + Great Communicative Writer
international dating agency

Freelance Writer/Photographer
The Santa Clara Weekly

Freelance Content Assistant
Education.com

Freelance Health and Fitness Blogger
online personal development company

Freelance Moderator & Support Specialist – near Berkeley, CA. “Remote work available after training.” Pays $17.50/hour.
HubPages

Freelance Full-time Personal Finance Writer
WalletHub.com

Freelance Writer – with experience in news, features, business. Pays $150-$200
small web media and marketing company

Need Pro-America, Pro-Conservative Blogger
blind ad

Freelance Mechanic Writers – Pays $20/hour or $0.05/word.
YourMechanic.com

Freelance Art Writer
new online art magazine

Freelance Business Plan Writer – near Boston, MA
construction subcontractor

Freelance Biomedical Technical Writer – near Cambridge, MA
recruiter

Freelance Blogger
Closet Fashionistas (CF)

Freelance Artist – for er*tic fantasy painting – digital or traditional
individual

Photography Writer
snapyourkids.com

Freelance Technology Writer
Shareable

Freelance Online Substitute Science Teacher
Connections Academy

Freelance Community Manager
J. Walter Thompson Atlanta

Freelance Researcher – Women’s Empowerment and Care
Oxfam GB

Freelance Features/Lifestyle Editor
Kitchn

Freelance Managing Editor
NationSwell

Freelance Case Summaries Writer
Quimbee®

Freelance Entertainment Writer
Geek.com

Freelance Full-time Communications Manager/Director – near Los Angeles, CA or New York City, NY
Define American

Freelance Apple News & Rumors Beat Writer / Reporter / Blogger
AppleInsider

Freelance Transcriber – Pays $1 per recorded minute
blind ad

See the links to these jobs here.

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Success Story

From Factory Work, To Freelancing, To Managing One Of The Biggest Websites In The World! By Liam Bond

From Factory Work, To Freelancing, To Managing One Of The Biggest Websites In The World!

Often, people ask what advice I would give to writers hoping to break into the industry and my answer is always the same: don't stop trying. Never stop trying.

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 07/06/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 07/06/2016

Is your book waaaay underpriced at Amazon, too? The Book Discount Beat Goes on at Amazon "To illustrate the dollar gap between Amazon's book prices and publishers' list prices, we looked at the current top five books on the Publishers Weekly Hardcover and Trade Paperback lists..." Tate Publishing owes Xerox $1.7 MILLION??? Threats to repossess equipment! Printing Company Xerox Brings …

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