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Table of Contents

BookLocker's Investigative Reporter Goes Undercover To Investigate POD Publishers!

9 Surprising Benefits Of Homeschooling...And Why It's SO Easy! 

New Magazines Can Mean Long-Term Writing Gigs And 7 Other Tips For Freelance Writing Success

Four Absolutely Essential Resources For Self-Publishing Authors!


Letters And Comments For 07/20/2016

Paying Markets For 07/21/2016

Freelance Writing Jobs for 07/21/2016


How I Landed A $50,000 Editing Gig...With No Professional Editing Experience!

Whispers And Warnings For 07/21/2016

WritersWeekly Trivia Contest Question For 07/21/2016!

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Angela's Desk

BookLocker's Investigative Reporter Goes Undercover to Investigate POD Publishers! By Brian Whiddon, a.k.a. "Secret Squirrel"

BookLocker's Investigative Reporter Goes Undercover To Investigate POD Publishers! 

GUEST POST FROM BRIAN WHIDDON Brian Whiddon, the new Operations Manager at WritersWeekly.com and BookLocker.com, recently went undercover to try to get some hard-to-find answers from some POD publishers. We think you'll enjoy some chuckles while reading about his experience! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As the "new guy" here at WritersWeekly back in May, I was assigned a little 'secret shopper' mission: "Email …

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From The Home Office

9 Surprising Benefits Of Homeschooling...And Why It's SO Easy! By Angela Hoy

9 Surprising Benefits Of Homeschooling...And Why It's SO Easy! 

Several years ago, our daughter, Ali, an adorable red-head with freckles, was bullied relentlessly in middle school. After several meetings with school employees, they decided that the solution to the lunchtime bullying was to isolate our daughter in a classroom by herself to eat her lunch. They didn't offer to "isolate" the bullies. So, our daughter was being punished yet …

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This Week's Article

New Magazines Can Mean Long-Term Writing Gigs And 7 Other Tips For Freelance Writing Success - By Wanda Waterman

New Magazines Can Mean Long-Term Writing Gigs And 7 Other Tips For Freelance Writing Success

Let me save you a little time on your freelance road trip and bring you closer to a profitable writing career by sharing the common wisdom that didn't work for me — and what eventually did.

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Ask The Expert

Four Absolutely Essential Resources For Self-Publishing Authors!

Four Absolutely Essential Resources For Self-Publishing Authors!

What are the two or three (or more) resources you would recommend as absolutely essential to a self-publishing novelist?

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Letters And Comments

Letters And Comments For 07/20/2016

Letters And Comments For 07/20/2016

Booklocker’s “90+ Days…” marketing book has everything in it a motivated author needs to get the ball rolling, and keeping it spinning. I used the copy I received with my first novel in 2012, and the revised version with the newest novel that published this year.

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Paying Markets

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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The Chronicle of Higher Education

"The Chronicle Review runs a mix of idea-driven articles and essays situated in an academic context. Most of our contributors have academic affiliations, but we are open to freelancers who cover the world of intellectual and scholarly debate. We run reported pieces, short, memoir-style essays, long review essays, and timely op-ed style pieces online." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 64K. Weekly-bimonthly. Pays upon completion of line edits. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys 30-day exclusive rights. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $76.

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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 "Viral Content Superstar" - Pays $1000-$2500/month
PressCable

Freelance Inspiring Writing Instructor
blind ad

Freelance Blogger
Denny Mountain Media

Freelance Chinese-speaking Research Assistant - Pays $25/hour
educational not-for profit

Freelance Senior Copywriter - Pharmaceutical / Healthcare
Purohit Navigation

Freelance Content Writer
Lexipol

Freelance Journalist
equestrian magazine

Freelance Fashion Writer
contemporary women's silk line

Freelance Copywriter
full-service marketing firm

Freelance Psychologist/Writer - To write definitions for work style attributes
blind ad

Freelance Blogger
Chief Marketing Officer for a public company

Freelance SEO Writer
Paramo Digital Agency

Freelance Technical Writer
Young Copy

Freelance SEO Writer
Paramo Digital Agency

Freelance Copywriter - near St. Louis, MO
recruiter

Freelance Big Ideas Writer
Seminal

Freelance Blog Photo Editor
Cookbook Create

Freelance Wikipedia Expert
blind ad

Freelance Writer
Out of Wilderness

Freelance Editor in Chief
GrowthLab

Freelance Journalists
Procore Technologies

Freelance Book Author - for Pokemon Go how-to guides
Hollan Publishing, Inc.

Freelance Editor
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Freelance Editor
Law.com / ALM Media, LLC

Freelance Blogger / Proofreader - jewelery, fashion, lifestyle, travel
INVIN

See the links to these jobs here.

 

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Success Story

How I Landed A $50,000 Editing Gig...With No Professional Editing Experience! By Laura Pennington

How I Landed A $50,000 Editing Gig...With No Professional Editing Experience!

One of the greatest accomplishments of my freelancing career was landing a $50,000 book editing deal less than 18 months in. Bear in mind that up to this point most of my experience with editing had been quite small in comparison. I had looked over a couple of people's academic papers and edited my own master's thesis. But I had never handled a project of this size.

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers And Warnings For 07/21/2016

Whispers And Warnings For 07/21/2016

NBC war correspondent gets $260K in damage for defamation Arthur Kent collects $260K from Postmedia following defamation lawsuit In the column, Kent was described as having an oversized ego and an unorganized and incompetent campaign. Aaaaaand, he deserves it! Gawker Media founder faces personal bankruptcy "Gawker Media LLC founder Nick Denton faces personal bankruptcy after a U.S. judge refused on …

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Trivia Question For 07/21/2016

Trivia Question For 07/21/2016

Question for 07/21/2016: According to last week's issue of WritersWeekly.com, how long is our new employee's boat? Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it's free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD PER CALENDAR QUARTER, PLEASE. THIS WEEK’S PRIZE: A free book of your choosing from …

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