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Table of Contents

* Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

* We Need to Go Back Home...So We Can REST After Vacation!


* From Blog To Book! The Journey From Blogger To Author 


* Ask The Expert - 10/26/16

* Letters and Comments for 10/26/16

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs

* Freelance Success Story

* Whispers and Warnings for 10/26/2016

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/26/2016

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Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

The dark water racing under the bridge contrasted sharply with the yellow and orange leaves riding atop the ripples. Balding maple trees shadowed the riverbank while the remains of a cornfield rustled violently in the cold wind. Standing on the cobblestones by his trusty wooden cart, he shivered. It was going to be a bad winter but they were well prepared. Suddenly, a strong gust brought the sound of maniacal laughter. He stepped quickly to the back of the cart, and threw back the burlap cover...

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From The Home Office

We Need to Go Back Home...So We Can REST After Vacation!

We Need to Go Back Home...So We Can REST After Vacation!

We've fallen into bed exhausted each night. It'll be nice to get back home so we can rest!

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This Week's Article

From Blog To Book! The Journey From Blogger To Author By Neil Tortorella

From Blog To Book! The Journey From Blogger To Author

If you've been on the fence about writing a book, go for it. You'll be glad you did. Landing a publishing contract is another story, but, the bottom line is that if you never try, you'll never know. You don't want to be sitting in the 'ole retirement home at 90 thinking what might have been. You're capable of doing more than you think. All it takes is some organization, both in your thinking and your productivity, and a story that your audience is interested in learning more about. Command of your language du jour is rather helpful, too.

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Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert for 10/26/2016

Ask The Expert for 10/26/2016

Ask The Expert for 10/26/2016

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Paying Markets

The Antigonish Review

"The Antigonish Review is a quarterly literary journal published by St. Francis Xavier University. The Review features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from all parts of Canada, the US and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format." Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 1200. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-8 months. Sample copy available by mail for $7. Subscription $24, $40 foreign. Pays "$50.00 plus two copies for fiction, essays, articles and book reviews. $10.00 per page to a maximum of $50.00 plus two copies for poetry; $100.00 plus two copies for cover art."

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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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Contrary

"Founded in 2003 at the University of Chicago, Contrary is an online journal of fiction, poetry, commentary, and especially work that blurs the distinction between those categories." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on receipt of invoice. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy online. Pays $20 for up to 1500 words.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 10/19/216

See the links to these jobs here

Website Caretaker - 20+hrs / Week
Predators and Editors

Freelance Headline Writer/Social Media Specialist
Emphatic.co

Freelance PC and PC Accessory Writers
PC and PC Accessory Writers

Freelance Copywriter
tsportline.com

Freelance Writer - Pays $5K-$50K
FanBread

Freelance Dog/Pet Bloggers
Owl Mountain Products

Freelance Blogger - Apple-related Content
Apple blog

Freelance Key Bloggers
Malebasics

Freelance Writer - Pays $25
Weddingbee.com

Freelance Senior Content Writer
Eezy

Freelance Investigative Reporters
On Point Investigations

Freelance Clean Energy Reporter
InsideClimate News

Freelance Stock Market Reporters & Editors
MT Newswires

Freelance Strategic Content Writer
The Daily Dot

Weekend Full-time Editor - Pays salary + benefits
The Daily Dot

Freelance Product Reviewers
CBS Interactive

Freelance Sustainable Seafood Industry Writer - Pays $75/post.
blind ad

Freelance Real Estate Writers - Pays $25-$65
elikarealestate.com

Freelance Writer
digital marketing agency

Freelance Writer - telecommunications/technology, public relations & marketing
blind ad

Freelance Blogger - Pays $30-$50/hour
blind ad

Freelance Writers and Photographers - Pays $45/story; $45/photo session
neighborhood newspaper

Freelance Blogger & Social Media Manager - Pays $25/hour
Solo Real Estate

Freelance Copywriter - Pays $60K-$80K
Live Your Message

Freelance Copywriter
automotive company

Freelance Illinois Writer - Pays $1000/month
OnlyInYourState.com

Freelance Technical Editors - Pays $1.50-$2.25/page
Bookbright Media

Freelance Online Tutors - Pays $12-$15/hour
Brainfuse / brainfuse.com

Freelance Director of Social Media and Communications
consulting firm

Freelance Wedding or Event Planning Writer - Pays $75
blind ad

Freelance Writer - Pays $12-$18/hour
Curated Underwear Club

Freelance Blogger
blog about psychedelics

Freelance Virtual Travel Assistant - Pays $15/hour
Hello Scout

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

Success Story for 10/26/2016

Success Story for 10/26/2016

Oh NO! We're out of Success Stories!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 10/26/16

Whispers and Warnings for 10/26/16

Amazon's reach and influence is absolutely amazing Google Fires Head of U.S. Copyright Office Pallante was locked out of her computer this morning, according to two sources who spoke with Library employees. Earlier, had called several members of Congress to tell them about her decision. Later, she called the heads of several media business trade organizations to give them the …

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WritersWeekly Trivia Contest Question for 10/26/2016:

 

According to last week's issue of WritersWeekly.com, if Amazon allows third parties to sell copies of used books on their website, is it copyright infringement

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