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Table of Contents

* AWKWARD HOLIDAY GATHERINGS! When Relatives Say They Bought Your Book (But They Didn't)

* For the FIRST Time in 17 Years!! Whoop!!!


* Writers, It's Time to Give Yourself a Raise! Here's How!


* Q&A - "How can I make some extra holiday $$ with my writing?"


* Letters and Comments for The Cold, Hard Facts About Traditional Publishing

* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs

* WE NEED SUCCESS STORIES (and we'll pay for them!!) 

* Whispers and Warnings - Can You Get Into trouble For What You Say In Private?

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 11/22/2016

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Angela's Desk

AWKWARD HOLIDAY GATHERINGS! When Relatives Say They Bought Your Book (But They Didn't) by Angela Hoy, WritersWeekly.com, BookLocker.com, Abuzz Press and PubPreppers.com

AWKWARD HOLIDAY GATHERINGS! When Relatives Say They Bought Your Book (But They Didn't)

Over the years, in every case where a sale from a relative was never reported by Ingram or us, it has been the result of the relative fibbing to the author about buying their book so as not to hurt the author’s feelings.

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From The Home Office

For the FIRST Time in 17 Years!! Whoop!!!

For the FIRST Time in 17 Years!! Whoop!!!

For the past 18 years, we have hosted the big family Thanksgiving dinner at our house, except for one year when we celebrated in Wisconsin at Richard's sister's house. It's always awesome having everybody over (family and friends) but there's the pre-holiday cleaning, the crack-of-dawn wake-up for cooking, the all-day cooking, serving and hours of entertaining, and then the post-holiday …

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This Week's Article

Writers, It's Time to Give Yourself a Raise! Here's How! by Neil Tortorella

Writers, It's Time to Give Yourself a Raise! Here's How!

Rates are an often overlooked part of the four “Ps” of marketing – Product (or service), Price, Promotion and Place (distribution). They are also a big part of positioning. It’s similar to buying a car. You can buy an economy deal for a paltry price, or you can buy a cushy BMW. Both will get you where you want to …

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Ask The Expert

"How can I make some extra holiday $$ with my writing?"

"How can I make some extra holiday $$ with my writing?"

Angela, A few years ago, you published an article on how to make extra holiday money through writing. Can you post that again, or give a link? Thanks.   I have several holiday-related goodies to share! Here ya go: Make Money Writing Santa Letters The Holidays = Article Ideas in Abundance! Your Creativity As a Loving, Inexpensive (and Funny!) Holiday …

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Paying Markets

Podiatry Management

10-20% freelance. "We are the business and practice management magazine to the podiatric profession." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 16K. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 72 hours. Sample available for $5 via mail to Podiatry Management, 10 East Athens Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003. Subscription $30. Guidelines available by email. Pays $350-$450 for 1,500-2,500 words.

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Provincetown Arts

“Published annually in July since 1985, Provincetown Arts focuses broadly on artists, performers, and writers who inhabit or visit the tip of Cape Cod, and seeks to stimulate creative activity and enhance public recognition of the nation's oldest continuous art colony. Drawing on a century-long
tradition rich in art, theater, and writing, Provincetown Arts publishes essays, fiction, interviews, journals, performance pieces, poetry, profiles, reporting, reviews, and visual features, with a view toward demonstrating that a community of artists, functioning outside the urban centers, is a utopian dream with an ongoing vitality.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Annually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue published after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available by email. Pays $80-$750 for 750-7000 words.

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SmartCEO Magazine

“SmartCEO is a regional 'growing company' publication. We are not news; we are a resource full of smart ideas to help educate and inspire decision-makers. Each issue includes features, interviews, case studies, columns and other departments designed to help this region’s CEOs face the daily challenge of running a business.” 15% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-4 weeks. Sample copy available by email request. Subscription $49.95. Guidelines available by email. Pays flat fees: Features - $1000; Quick Takes - $150; Awards Content - $400-$800.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 11/16/2016

See the links to these jobs here

Freelance Social Media Advertising Specialist
Social5

Freelance Managing Editor
News Deeply

Freelance Research Analyst
Wonder

Freelance Investigative Reporters
On Point Investigations

Freelance Social Media Writers
Social5

Freelance Content Expert
WisePops

Freelance Game Reviewers
GameGrin.com

Freelance Technical Recruiter
Hire Horizons

Freelance Science & Technology Writer
ABC-CLIO

Freelance English Transcript Editors
3Play Media

Freelance Content Writer – SEO Specialist
crossover.com

Freelance Spanish & English Transcript Editor
3Play Media

Freelance Managing Editor
News Deeply

Freelance Inbound Marketing Content Creator
Orange Pegs Media

Freelance GED Content Writer
Magoosh

Freelance Speechwriter
Advocates for Human Potential (“AHP”)

Freelance Illustrator
author

Freelance Spanish Transcriptionist – Pays $150-$175/week.
The Audio Transcription Center

Freelance Content Writers
My Local News

Freelance Editorial Peer Review Administrator
publisher of 80+ premier medical and scientific peer-reviewed journals

Freelance Writer
Sonoma County Lifestyle

Freelance Writers (Spanish) – Pays $400/episode
Linguistica 360

Freelance Writers – healthy living
Peaceful Dumpling

Freelance Political Bloggers
blind ad

Freelance Writer & Editor
Litigation Finance Journal (LFJ)

Freelance Proofreader – with science background. Pays $40/hour.
recruiter for medical research firm

Freelance Full-time Copy Strategist, Editor & Manager
Coalition Technologies

Freelance Writers – Pays $7.50-$22.00/page
Ultius

Freelance List Writers – comic books
Valnet / ScreenRant.com

Freelance Writer
Miami’s Community Newspapers

Freelance Proofreader, Light Editor, Academic Style Checker Pays $.008-$.016/word
Edit24-7

Freelance Copywriter – near Portland, OR. Branding. Pays $40/hour.
brand-driven design and live action production company

Freelance Reviewer
cannabis lifestyle magazine

Freelance Copyeditor – Pays $15/hour
Render Media

Freelance Writers – fascinated with cyber crime
WonderHowTo

Freelance Science Test Item Writers – Pays $40 per accepted item
Ceres Publishing Services LLC

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

We Need Freelance Success Stories, And We'll Pay $40 For 'Em!

We Need Freelance Success Stories, And We'll Pay $40 For 'Em!

Uh oh! We're out of success stories! Please query us! BUT, READ OUR GUIDELINES FIRST. They're HERE. RELATED: WritersWeekly.com Writer’s Guidelines More Paying Markets for Writers Writers, Why Not Write About Yourself For Profit? Slam-Dunk! My Self-Published Book (through BookLocker) Has Already Earned More Than My Traditionally Published Book!

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings For 11/22/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 11/22/2016

Getting punished for what you say in private!!

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WritersWeekly Trivia Contest Question

 

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