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Table of Contents

* "Amazon Won't Remove My Book! Are They Violating My Copyright?"

* Leaf Peeping, Hiking, Eating, Hot-tubbing, and more!


* REWRITING EXECUTIVE PROFILES?! LinkedIn's Largely Untapped Goldmine! 


* "This website ripped off my book! Help!"

* Letters and Comments for 10/19/16

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs

* Freelance Success Story: I Whatsapp-ed My Boss, and Got My First $500 Writing Contract!

* Whispers and Warnings for 10/19/2016

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/19/2016

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Angela's Desk

"Amazon Won't Remove My Book! Are They Violating My Copyright?"

"Amazon Won't Remove My Book! Are They Violating My Copyright?"

Anybody with an Ingram account (like the resellers listing it on Amazon) can pick up Ingram's feed, and can list the book for sale on Amazon, or anywhere else, including sites like ebay. By the way, I checked and your book IS for sale on Ebay as well.

Many of those resellers have thousands of books for sale and they really don't care if a book is later inactivated. They also don't appear to care about the accuracy of their listings since there are countless errors appearing on Amazon.

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From The Home Office

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Leaf Peeping, Hiking, Eating, Hot-tubbing, and more!

We left for our annual trek to Tennessee on Saturday. We usually break the drive into three separate days because Mason (age 10) gets antsy if he's stuck in the back seat for more than five hours at a time. We arrived at the cabin on Monday afternoon. We usually stay in the cabin for around 10 days, and we …

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This Week's Article

REWRITING EXECUTIVE PROFILES?! LinkedIn's Largely Untapped Goldmine! By Kevin MacConkey

REWRITING EXECUTIVE PROFILES?! LinkedIn's Largely Untapped Goldmine! 

Take one look through your LinkedIn connections and their profiles and it becomes increasingly clear how bad some people are in the English language. Someone should help these folks and straighten out their grammar and their, they're, there's.
What I've figured out through some inquisition and experimentation, is that most business people would gladly pay to have us professional writers rewrite their profiles and even ghostwrite their published posts for them.

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Ask The Expert

"This website ripped off my book! Help!"

"This website ripped off my book! Help!"

"I found a website that ripped off my book. Help! Can you get them to take it down?"

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Paying Markets

Cadet Quest

"Cadet Quest is a 24-page magazine for boys ages 9 - 14. It is a Christian-oriented magazine for members of a Christian youth organization known as the Calvinist Cadet Corps. Boys from many Protestant denominations make up the Cadet Quest's audience. Our purpose is to show how God is at work in the lives of boys and in the world around them. We have worked with new writers in the past and would do so in the future if their work fits our themes." Circ: 7K. 7 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 1 year of acceptance. Buys first rights or reprints. Responds 6 to 8 weeks. Sample on request by mail with SASE. Subscription $16.10 US; $19.95 Canada.

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Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement

Welcomes new writers. Circ. 22.5K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Guidelines available by email.

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Church Libraries

"Our purpose is to assist church and Christian school librarians in setting up, maintaining, and promoting libraries and media centers. Two-thirds of the journal is devoted to reviews of books and other media to help librarians make wise choices with their budgets. (I'm not looking for reviewers.) Although the audience is theologically conservative, almost any kind of how-to article related to church libraries will fit it." 25-30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays $0.05/word for 500-1500 words. Circ. 200 . Quarterly. Pays upon acceptance. Publishes ms 6-24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-12 weeks. Sample copy available at http://eclalibraries.org/churchlibrariesonline.html. Subscription $40. Guidelines online at:
http://www.eclalibraries.com/perch/resources/writersguidelines.pdf.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 10/19/216

See the links to these jobs here

Freelance Business Writer/Researcher
Wonder

Freelance Content Writer
UpTrending

Freelance Copy Editors
IOP Publishing

Freelance News Writer
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Freelance Copywriter
SCAFCO Steel Stud Company

Freelance Entertainment and Social News Article Writer
SolutionsWide

Freelance Part-Time Event Communications Content Lead
Crawford Group

Freelance News/Arts Editor
Mic

Freelance Tech Editor
Mic

Freelance Bloggers
MMOGearFinder.com

Freelance Copyeditors
IOP Publishing

Freelance Writer – witty, fun product reviews
CBS Interactive

Freelance Managing Editor
MoneyCrashers.com

Freelance Writer / Analyst
The Knife of Aristotle

Freelance Stock Market Reporters & Editors – Healthcare
MT Newswires

Freelance Communications Coordinator
Public Banking Institute

Freelance List Writers – Weird History, Military, Government, Conspiracy
Ranker

Freelance Writers and Editors
iapwe.org

Freelance Technical Writer
provide of cloud based software solutions

Freelance Writer – home ownership/home selling. Pays $75/post.
B2B marketing company

Freelance Judges – for creative writing and screenwriting competitions
NYC Midnight

Freelance Copy Strategist / Editor
Coalition Technologies

Freelance Advertorial Writer – Pays $45 for 350-550 words
advertising magazine

Freelance Content Editor and Copywriter – Pays $20/hour
digital strategy agency

Freelance Education Writer – college-career pathways
The National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T)

Freelance Writer – quote them your hourly rate
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Freelance Journalist
west coast communications firm

Freelance Full-time Marketing Copywriter
iVelocity team

Freelance High Quality Background/ Environment Artist
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See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

I Whatsapp-ed My Boss, and Got My First $500 Writing Contract! by Elizabeth Wangare

I Whatsapp-ed My Boss, and Got My First $500 Writing Contract!

Roughly one year ago, I officially left employment to engage in personal pursuits. As a multi-potentialite, I often find myself doing everything and this is how I started. However, within a few months, I started getting requests from my friends for writing work and eventually decided to focus on freelance writing. On the 2nd of September 2016, I was excited …

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 10/19/16

Whispers and Warnings for 10/19/16

Thai police are investigating 12 new complaints of royal defamation on social media lodged since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week, a sharp rise amid intensifying scrutiny of anything deemed offensive to the monarchy.

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