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Table of Contents

* 11 Paying Seasonal Markets For Writers + Holiday Money-Making Tips!

* Holiday Trip...to the E.R.


* "Tempations and Stumbling Blocks of the Home Office"


* Q&A -  "My Dad Abused Me, And May Have Killed My Mom. Everyone Tells Me I Need To Write A Book About My Life! Where Should I Begin?"


* Letters and Comments for - “My book hit the market and I’m now being bombarded with sales calls and spam…from another publisher!!”


* Paying Markets For Writers and Photographers

* Freelance Writing Jobs

* How I Earned $110,000 Writing Last Year!


* Whispers and Warnings - YES! Your boss can FIRE you for what you say on Social Media!!

* WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 11/22/2016

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Angela's Desk

11 Paying Seasonal Markets For Writers + Holiday Money-Making Tips! by Angela Hoy

11 Paying Seasonal Markets For Writers + Holiday Money-Making Tips!

While it's too late to sell Christmas articles to magazines, some websites and blogs may still be interested in your seasonal ideas. As you drink a frothy hot chocolate, feel the warmth of the crackling fireplace, and gaze at candles and twinkle lights, grab a small notebook because it's the perfect time of year to create a list of seasonal ideas to pitch to magazines, blogs, websites, and book publishers - all year long!

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From The Home Office

Holiday Trip...to the E.R. :(

Holiday Trip...to the E.R.

Mason was, literally, completely full of sh**.

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This Week's Article

"Tempations and Stumbling Blocks of the Home Office" by Jayne Thurber-Smith

"Tempations and Stumbling Blocks of the Home Office" by Jayne Thurber-Smith

I’m a self-employed writer and I’m a terrible boss to myself. It’s an act of God that I somehow never miss a deadline, because I definitely value quality over efficiency in my home office. Why can’t I ask myself for both?

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Ask The Expert

"My Dad Abused Me, And May Have Killed My Mom. Everyone Tells Me I Need To Write A Book About My Life! Where Should I Begin?"

"My Dad Abused Me, And May Have Killed My Mom. Everyone Tells Me I Need To Write A Book About My Life! Where Should I Begin?"

***There are millions of people with fascinating stories to tell. Unfortunately, many of these survival stories deal with abuse. I receive numerous emails like this one each year. The email below has been anonymized by me. The actual facts revealed in the email were horrific. ~~~ Hi Angela, I would love to be able to share my life story. I …

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Letters and Comments

 

Letters and Comments for 11/30/2016

Letters and Comments for 11/30/2016

COMMENTS FOR: “My book hit the market and I’m now being bombarded with sales calls and spam…from another publisher!!” It’s scary how much information about your address, phone number, etc. can be found on the Internet, even when you take great pains to keep that information off your websites and blogs and FB pages. I had a friend who had …

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Paying Markets

The Upper Room

"The Upper Room is the spiritual companion of more than 3 million people worldwide. Each of the reader-written meditations encourages believers to open their hearts to God. Today The Upper Room is offered in 77 editions, translated into 40 languages, and reaches over 80 countries." 95-100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3M. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 12-18 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample copy available for email request. Subscription $12. Guidelines available by mail. Pays $30 for 250-300 words.

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Stone Soup, The Magazine By Young Writers And Artists

"Stories, poems, and artwork by children ages 8 to 13. We do not publish any writing or art by adults." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Bimonthly. Pays upon publication. Publishes ms 4 months after acceptance. Samples available at website. Subscription $37; $43 Canada, $49 Other. Pays $40. Send copy of complete ms by mail; no SASE.

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Sparkle

“Sparkle is an exciting magazine designed especially for girls in the first through third grades. Sparkle is published by GEMS Girls’ Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior), an international ministry that starts Bible-based club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The mission of GEMS is to help bring girls everywhere into a living, dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ.” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9K. Monthly (October through March. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first NA rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds 6-8 weeks. Sample copy available for $1 via SASE. Subscription $10.70, $18.70 foreign.

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Freelance Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs For 11/16/2016

See the links to these jobs here. 

Freelance AP Calculus Content Writer
Magoosh

Freelance Email Marketing Autoresponder Message Writer
Content Conquered

Freelance Reader / Evaluator
Measurement Incorporated

Freelance Digital / Social Media Marketer
Red Panda Wall Stickers

Freelance SEM & Digital MKT Writer
Conversion Giant

Freelance Grant Writer
The Siloe Project, DBA Pazapa

Freelance Writer – Buzzworthy Content and Daily News
One Green Planet

Freelance Email Writing Consultant
SumOfUs

Freelance News Editor
Paladin

Freelance WordPress Expert / Researcher / Clinician – Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
curingchronicpain.com

Freelance Social Media Manager/Wedding Marketing Manager
Klassy Kreations

Freelance Operations Manager
Quality Para Planning

Freelance Copywriter
Secret Escapes

Freelance Editor/Writer – infection control. Pays $4K-$5K/month.
trade publication

Freelance Freelance Senior Digital Editor/Social Editor – parenting
Fisher-Price

Freelance Reporter – business outsourcing. Pys $3K-$4K/month.
trade publication

Freelance Writer – travel / hospitality / luxury
Bizly

Freelance Content Writers – with Access to iOS 10
website

Freelance Editorial Director
Bitch Media

Freelance Legal Blogger
blind ad

Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $28/hour
Sophia

Freelance Subject Matter Experts
marketing firm

Freelance Account Manager
marketing firm

Freelance Full-Time Real Estate Investment Writer
real estate marketing firm

Freelance List Writers
CBR.com

Freelance Writer – cannabis. Pays $100-$200/article
CFN Media / CannabisFN.com

Freelance Writer – Pays $25-$125
The Parks Lifestyle

Freelance Editorial Auto & Tech Writer
luxury lifestyle magazine

Freelance Marketing Data Analyst
Paladin

See the links to these jobs here

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Success Story

How I Earned $110,000 Writing Last Year! by Robert Martin

How I Earned $110,000 Writing Last Year! by Robert Martin

Soon enough, I landed my first job writing a script only a few days after my initial search. After two weeks of editing and revising, the director sent me $1,200.

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Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings for 11/30/2016

Whispers and Warnings for 11/30/2016

First Amendment Does Not Apply To Employers

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WritersWeekly Trivia Contest Question

 

Question for 11/30/2016:

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