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From The Home Office

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Two Wedding Dresses

Two Wedding Dresses

Our daughter is getting married later this year. We bought her wedding dress about a year ago. Last weekend, we went shopping for another wedding dress - one that is dance-friendly ...

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Angela's Desk

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Well, Excuuuuuse Me for Trying to Protect You From a Lawsuit!

Well, Excuuuuuse Me for Trying to Protect You From a Lawsuit!

I had a not-so-pleasant experience with an author last week ...

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Letters...

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BookLocker is Professional and Diligent

BookLocker is Professional and Diligent

Without your professionalism, diligence, and humanity, the publication of the book would
have ...

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This Week's Article

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Eight Strategies to Boost Your Online Writing Income! by Steven King

Eight Strategies to Boost Your Online Writing Income! by Steven King

With these eight strategies you can boost your freelance career by utilizing the most effective websites and online services to become more accessible, more marketable, more widely read and with a greater chance of landing new clients to generate more money than ever before!

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Ask The Expert

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Book Signings? More of a (Flattering) Time-Waster Than a Money-Maker!

Book Signings? More of a (Flattering) Time-Waster Than a Money-Maker!

My friend (who is a marketing major) and I are trying to organize a book signing. We are considering various things to make more sales. However, to do that, she said Barnes and Noble told us that the book has to be sold in that store in order for them to host my signing ...

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Success Story

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I Was Hired to Write a Novel for an Upcoming Feature Film! by Andy Bethea

I Was Hired to Write a Novel for an Upcoming Feature Film! by Andy Bethea

Earlier this year, I was able to speak with the owner of Christian Cinema Productions and I was offered an opportunity to write a novel for a feature film scheduled to be released next year ...

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Whispers And Warnings

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WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for August 12, 2015

WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for August 12, 2015

Another (alleged) overworked, unpaid intern lawsuit, a controversial romance novel, a Russian publishing house (allegedly) published books under Western authors' names, interesting tidbits about the creator of Little Orphan Annie, and how Gawker crossed the line ...

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Paying Markets

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YouthWorker Journal

"Trade journal for youth ministry leaders." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly(print), Daily(web). Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available by email. Payment varies for articles running 250-1800 words.

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The Appraisers Standard

"Written for personal property appraisers (antiques, collectibles, art, appraisers, dealers). Welcomes new writers. 25-50% freelance. Circ. 400. Quarterly/Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue following acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Subscription $25. Guidelines not available. Pays $50-$60 for 300 to 500 words.

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Acres U.S.A.

"An eco-agriculture magazine devoted to sustainable, organic farming and gardening, holistic human and animal health." Welcomes new writers. 80% freelance. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email to info-at-acresusa.com. Subscription $29, $49 Canada, $60 foreign. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.10/word for 1000-3500 words.

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Able, the newspaper for, by and about the disabled

"We are a monthly newspaper that provides information for people with disabilities." Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Sample articles online. Subscription $18/year. Guidelines by email. Pays $50 for 500 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

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Query Letters That Worked

Writing Jobs For 8/12/15

28 new freelance jobs for writers, editors, bloggers, and other creative folks!

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