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Table of Contents

Author With Dementia...Or Victim Of Daughter's Deceit? Who Would You Believe?!

How To Avoid Smeared Mascara And Drama At Your Adult Child's Wedding Reception!

Publish Or Withdraw? How To Deal With A Heavy Editor

How Does Amazon Get Print on Demand Books to Their Buyers?

Letters And Comments For 07/28/2016

Paying Markets For 07/28/2016

Freelance Writing Jobs for 07/28/2016

I Overcame My Fear Of Being Scammed Online And Now I'm A Successful Freelance Writer!

Whispers And Warnings For 07/28/2016

WritersWeekly Trivia Contest Question For 07/28/2016!

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Angela's Desk

Author With Dementia...Or Victim Of Daughter's Deceit? Who Would You Believe?! By Angela Hoy

Author With Dementia...Or Victim Of Daughter's Deceit? Who Would You Believe?!

We had an uncomfortable situation arise at BookLocker.com this week. Read what happened below and, if you have any input or an opinion about this situation, please share your wisdom in the comments section below.

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From The Home Office

How To Avoid Smeared Mascara And Drama At Your Adult Child's Wedding Reception!

How To Avoid Smeared Mascara And Drama At Your Adult Child's Wedding Reception!

I received the following email from a reader last week: Hi Angela, I loved reading about your lovely weddings. Your family is not only successful, but is gorgeous too. We have a wedding to go to in Santa Cruz, CA this September - our daughter's! I'm overjoyed with this. Any advice on staying "calm" is much appreciated. Love your newsletters! …

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This Week's Article

Publish Or Withdraw? How To Deal With A Heavy Editor... By Aris Apostolopoulos

Publish Or Withdraw? How To Deal With A Heavy Editor

Dealing with a heavy editor is not only frustrating but it's a process that can definitely hurt you as a writer as well. Writers already have to deal with insecurities the industry fills us with. We will read a book, a short story, a feature. We may feel down because another writer has written something at a level we believe we will never reach. We will hear about a six-figure author and disappointment will knock on our door, especially when we are dealing with a cash flow issue.

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Ask The Expert

How Does Amazon Get Print on Demand Books to Their Buyers?

How Does Amazon Get Print on Demand Books to Their Buyers?

Let's say I go with BookLocker instead. Everybody I know buys their books (ebook or paperback) on Amazon. If the paperback listed on Amazon is not POD-created by the Amazon subsidiary, who fulfills the order? Who notifies the POD publisher to print a copy, and who ships the copy to the buyer?

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Letters And Comments

Letters and Comments for 07/28/2016

Letters and Comments for 07/28/2016

COMMENTS ABOUT: WritersWeekly Investigative Reporter Goes Undercover to Investigate POD Publishers! by Brian Whiddon, a.k.a. “Secret Squirrel”   Woo-hoo. Now THAT’S an investigative report. If that’s what comes from working on a sailboat, point me toward the water. - mctag2015 ~~~ I have worked with Booklocker on one small book, which, through no fault of theirs, I decided not to offer …

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Paying Markets

Skim Magazine

“SKIM Magazine is a Canadian publication and the printed version of the magazine will be distributed to government offices, local and international NGOs, UN agencies, donor organizations, and other private sector the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries and Pakistan. We would like to invite you to read our past issues of SKIM Magazine at
http://alhasan.com/skim-magazine. In today’s fast paced world, society is faced with numerous challenges that could be aptly handled through technology. Spatial Knowledge & Information Management magazine’s framework consists of many
cross cutting themes, including: Education, Health. Economy, Policy, Governance, Energy, Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources. This monthly magazine attempts to cover the most pressing issues from these sectors, and evoke how latest technologies can be used to find the most optimal solutions. The intent of the magazine is to showcase the knowledge and applied technologies, which could bring about a
fundamental change in achieving societal growth and development.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-3 days. Sample copy available online. Pays $40 for 1500-2000 words.

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Celebrate Life

Quarterly 32-page, full-color magazine. Welcomes new and experienced writers. Buys first rights or makes work-for-hire assignments. Byline given. Pays on a per-word basis, upon publication. “Celebrate Life is published by American Life League. Its purpose is to encourage and educate pro-life activists. It features real-life human-interest stories, news, information, calls to action, exposés, updates, commentaries and advice on topics pertaining to respect for the life and dignity of all human beings, such as abortion, unplanned pregnancy, adoption, human personhood, contraception, natural family planning, miscarriage/stillbirth, disability/special needs/chronic illness, infertility, sterilization, organ donation, population control/decline, eugenics, euthanasia, chastity, sex education, stem cell research, human cloning, elder care, and end-of-life care.” All articles must conform to Catholic moral teaching. Pay range for freelance submissions is $0.05-$0.15/word.

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Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

"A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more." Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys "first North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed." Responds one week. Sample copy available online at http://www.westchestermagazine.com/westchester-magazine/find-magazine. Subscription $14.97. Guidelines by email. Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

See the links to these jobs here

Freelance Food Writer - Pays $15/hour
CookingPanda.com

Freelance Writers - Pays $12 per "case"
blind ad

Freelance Copywriters
Knightsbridge Park

Freelance Writing Internships - Pays "small monthly stipend"
ClimateMedia

Freelance Content Marketing Writer - Pays $100/post
Rocket Media

Freelance Senior Editor - Pays $175-$250/week
HoneyColony

Freelance Pokemon Go Writers
Poketipster.com

Freelance Researcher
memoir author

Freelance Research Associate
financial media website

Freelance Lead Editor - Algebra 2. Pays $1152-$1442/week
Aptara Corporation

Freelancer / Law Student
blind ad

Freelance Social Media / Website Content Marketing Writer - Pays $25K-$35K
blind ad

Freelance Copy Editor - Pays $24/hour
recruiter

Freelance News Script Writer - Pays $15/hour
Opposing Views and America News

Freelance Content Creator / Writer / Editor - Pays $20/hour
CyberX / cyberx-labs.com

Freelance Local Experts - Pays $10-$25 per accepted post
Parachute by MapQuest

Freelance Georgia Football Beat Writer - near Athens, GA
Saturday Down South

Freelance Ghostwriter - for medical article
doctor

Freelance Digital Ad Operations/Data Entry
MommyPoppins.com

Freelance Speechwriter
Greenleaf Book Group

Freelance Copy Editors
Laureate Education

Freelance ELT Content Writer - Pays $25+hour
Creative English Solutions

Freelance Proofreaders - Pays $1.30/page
Apex CoVantage

Freelance Video Captioners - Pays up to $390/week
Rev

Freelance Transcriptionist - Pays $17-$24/hour
premium, established Evanston, (IL)-based service

See the links to these jobs here.

 

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Success Story

I Overcame My Fear Of Being Scammed Online And Now I'm A Successful Freelance Writer! By Kathy Coman

I Overcame My Fear Of Being Scammed Online And Now I'm A Successful Freelance Writer!

When I first decided to go on the path of freelance writing, I have to admit that I had my doubts. I mean, there are hundreds of sites out there that post different jobs and opportunities for the freelance writer but it’s the Internet right? I assumed, of course, that not all of these jobs would be real. At least …

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 07/26/2016

Whispers and Warnings for 07/28/2016

Daily Mail Must Face Defamation Suit After Using Photo of Porn Star in HIV Story

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Trivia Question

Trivia Question For 07/28/2016

Trivia Question For 07/28/2016

 

THIS WEEK’S PRIZE:A free book of your choosing from BookLocker.com!

Prizes each week will vary. 

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