Friday, November 8, 2013

How I Made $100 Last Month Just By Expressing My Opinion – How You Can Too!



Earlier this year, I saw comments on my Facebook page from people who were making money just by expressing their thoughts and opinions by writing only 400 characters! I was intrigued. I'm usually quite lengthy in my posts so I knew I would never have to worry about reaching 400 characters (notice I said characters and not words), and I decided to give it a try. If even one person read what I wrote

– I would get a penny. If somebody commented on my post, I would make another penny. And for every like I received, I would get another penny. 

You may be curious about why I split that paragraph in two. The reason is because I wanted to show you what 400 characters looked like and if I had posted only that first paragraph on the site I'm about to mention, I would have fulfilled the requirements of the site that paid me $100 last month JUST by posting my thoughts, opinions, and ANYTHING else I wanted to post. I don't post as often as other Bubblers (that's what we call ourselves) do, but I know of some Bubblers who are making $25 a day – could YOU use an extra $750 a month? I'm hoping to build to that level too, but even the extra $100 I made last month is going to help me buy gifts this year for my 17 grandkids!

Want to make $100 posting YOUR opinions AND get paid for doing so? CLICK THIS LINK to join!

If you don't want to join but you want to read some of the things I've posted there, please click MY BubbleWS POSTS

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(This post also appears on my Wordpress blog.)

Friday, July 26, 2013

Sad Face :(



So rarely do I get to post anything that when I do, I feel as if I've accomplished so much, I almost want to congratulate myself. So imagine my chagrin when I posted several articles yesterday, went on a social media frenzy sharing everything, and then discovered that the site shut down. And worse, I had just posted the little Thank You you see above. Oh, woe is me.

Anyway, I'd like to post links to those articles (and a couple of blogs) in case anyone wants to read them or tried to read them yesterday, and discovered they couldn't read them because the site was down. 

BubbleWS is very precarious as it is experiencing some growing pains, but with an Alexa ranking of 2,872 (out of a possible 1 billion) and because BubbleWS is only about 1 and a half years old, I have to be forgiving.

Here they are with a small explanation about each post.

Started My Day With a Laugh is a post I wrote after reading a hilarious comment made by one of my Facebook friends.

Attention Deficit Disaster is a blog I wrote about my ongoing problem with paying attention.

Do I Look LIke I Need a Date? is a Facebook-related post, written after receiving a questionable email from one of my Facebook "friends."

Prisoner to Netflix's Orange is the New Black is a short review about the new Netflix original.

Bipolar? Might Be From the Flu! is a blog written after discovering a link between Bipolar disorder and the flu.

How to Make Sense Out of Nonsense Can YOU make sense out of nonsense? Read the post to see what I think about it.

WHERE IS MY CUP? I could spend hours trying to find it before giving up.

Rescued Dog Needs Continued Care is the story of a precious rescue dog who needs ongoing treatment and loving care.

Creative Kids – Try Finger Knitting is a blog I intended on writing a year and a half ago, but forgot I had it in my file. If you've never heard of finger knitting and you want to introduce your children to a new skill, please read the blog.

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Happy Face :)




Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Legitimate Writing Site Pays You To Write!



Did you ever find yourself mentioning something so many times, you realized you must really like it? That's how I feel about BubbleWS. If you haven't heard of this writing site that PAYS writers to write, allow me to tell you.






Yes, as you may have guessed, I sincerely enjoy writing for this site. I wish it had been around years ago. If you have ever WANTED to write, but you felt you weren't good enough, or if you have opinions you want to share and you KNOW your friends and family would read you, why not make money from BubbleWS

If you don't think you're a spectacular writer, write anyway. I've seen that more than writing skills today, passion matters. Feel passionate about what you're writing, and you'll gather followers.

BubbleWS is going through some growing pains. This BubbleWS baby is kind of new. So be patient, write, and post. Then watch your bank grow!



Please read the Rules and Terms of Service before you write, because if you break the rules or ignore the TOS, you will not be able to take advantage of this generous site.

Want to join? Click any of the BubbleWS links in this blog!

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Friday, June 14, 2013

All-In-One Word Count and Keyword Density Tool



For those of you interested in generating blogs or articles with the accepted percentage of keywords, I'd like to introduce you to a tool that will not only count your words for you, but also generate keyword density percentages.

The minute you copy and paste your words into the box provided, word count, character count, and keyword percentage shows. It's like getting three writing tools in one.

Another perk? This word counter tool is available in the App Store! Click Word Counter to access it!

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Waiting For Trains



Growing up in the Midwest, specifically in Dolton, Illinois (home to Jane Lynch's high school), I have become an expert train waiter. You have to be when you live in train-track towns like Dolton. Trains never move and you either learn to be patient or you get out of your car and draw graffiti all over the train. I'm betting one train is probably still sitting on the tracks from when I was 20 years old.

When my oldest daughter was young, I drove her to her babysitter who sat in a home on the other side of the tracks. So when I got off work, I would take the bus to my bus stop, walk about a block to my car, and drive to the babysitter's home to pick up my daughter.



On the day I'm about to mention, the weather was freezing, though the puddle the bus driver hilariously dropped me into, due to traffic, had not yet frozen.

I should probably give you a little background here. I was a young woman who had just gained newly-acquired adult status and who knew nothing about paying bills. I stupidly took a job where my income did not quite meet my expenses (by several hundred dollars), so I drove the only car I could afford. 

Not particularly fond of shopping and because I didn't have money to shop, I wore whatever clothes and shoes I had, never dreaming that the hole in my boot combined with no heat in my car, and factoring into the equation an evil bus driver who, after driving from Chicago to the far south suburbs, dropped me into the only puddle on the entire street, and, well, you can probably understand the gravity of the situation. When I walked to my unheated car in freezing wintry weather I already felt wet and cold.



Key in ignition cranked to start, I drove to the babysitter's home where a train sat on the tracks (typical). I remember trying to use my psychic abilities to get the train to move as frostbite kicked in. I remember cursing the car for not having heat. I remember cursing my job for not paying me enough money to live. I remember praying for the train to move. It didn't.

For more than 25 minutes I sat less than 2 houses away from my destination, willing that train to move before I died in my own unheated car – of frostbite. I imagined magic bridges forming over the stationary train. I imagined electric saws separating the car that sat in front of me and huge cranes pulling that car off the track. I imagined my own helicopter flying over the train and landing me in the front yard of the babysitter. I imagined jumping in the engine, removing the driver and moving the train myself. But none of these fantasies transpired.

Finally – finally I heard a chug and probably 15 minutes later, after the 2,000 car train (I may be exaggerating) passed the gates, I drove over the tracks and parked in front of the house.



Now I want you to imagine getting out of your car with no legs beneath you. If you knew you didn't have legs, you probably wouldn't have gotten out of your car. I didn't know that I wouldn't be able to feel my legs until I fell against my car. As a matter of fact, I felt nothing but movement in my hips as I willed one leg and then the other to move. 

With each excruciating step, I hobbled to the steps, held onto the sides of the stairs, pulled myself up the steps, and rang the bell. When my daughter's babysitter saw me, she invited me inside to the fireplace. My foot had frozen inside the boot though, so I couldn't remove it – the boot; not my foot.

I really just wanted to get home, but I ended up sitting by her fire for nearly an hour – thawing. And then I did the only thing a reasonable human could do – I found another babysitter and another job, which, by the way, still didn't meet my bills, but I was getting closer.



Fast forward 40 years. I have never made enough to live on, but now I can do what I love to do – write, crochet, and take care of my grandkids!

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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Travel Writers: How to Return Home With EVERYTHING You Brought On Vacation!



Vacation season is here! Time to pack! But will you remember everything you need? And will you remember to bring it back when it's time to go home?

If you travel as often as I do, you learn how to pack and unpack so that you never lose anything or leave anything behind. For years I have traveled to visit my son and his family no matter where he is stationed (excluding his four tours in Iraq and his time in Thailand and Japan). I often spend the night with my other children as well.



What I've Learned

What I have learned is that every single time I leave my home, I need two things – a Procedure and a Checklist.

My checklist includes everything I need to pack, from my camera, phone, and chargers to my nebulizer, inhalers, and medications. I check the list before I leave, and then again when I pack to return. Preparation is key if you want to remember to bring home with you everything your brought on your vacation.

The Procedure

The procedure I follow sounds complicated, but it isn't. It includes before-trip activity, during-trip activity, and packing-to-go-home activity:

Before Trip 
1) Get list of necessary items (I've had the same list for years).
2) Pack everything on the list.

During Trip
1) Keep all items together in a designated space.
2) Keep a bag for dirty laundry.
3) Return everything, including toiletries, to designated space after each use.

Packing To Go Home
1) Check the list while returning items to suitcases.
2) Check designated spaces for jewelry, meds, etc.
3) If you have children, check behind the couch and under the bed for missing items.



The Checklist

Here is the never-changing checklist I keep inside my day planner (the number of clothing items changes according to how many days I'll be gone, but even if I'm gone for more than a week the number never exceeds 7, because I can always use laundry facilities). For the sake of this list I'll include numbers:

Planner
Photo ID
Cell phone with charger
Boarding Pass and Itinerary
(You may need a Passport or Visa)
Camera with charger
Nebulizer with all parts
Enough meds to carry me through
Inhalers
Bag of Personal Items
Makeup bag
2 pr. Shoes/2 pr. Sandals
2 Jackets (or hoodies)
5 Short-Sleeve Shirts
5 No-Sleeve Shirts
5 Long-Sleeve Shirts
4 Pants/4 Shorts
7 Socks/7 Underwear
Laptop with cables and chargers
Makeup
Mirror
Jewelry
Keys
List of Bills and due dates (in case any are due while I'm gone)



If you're taking family members with you, you'll need a checklist for each member of your family. Baby's favorite toy or blanket, bottles, diapers, etc., children's iPods and other electronic devices, books, homework, etc., should all make the checklist. And on your trip back, you'll have to add souvenirs to your list if you purchased them while you were on vacation (bring an extra empty suitcase if necessary).

Keep Things Together

Keeping things together at all times saves time throughout the vacation, whether the vacation is for me or for my grandchildren. I've noticed that when grandchildren spend the night with me, the first thing they do is scatter themselves and their things everywhere. Depending on how many grandchildren I have spending the night, I try to keep things organized and I designate a space for all their things.



Despite careful planning, though, I'll find an occasional sock after they leave because kids don't really think about the consequences of throwing socks behind a couch or under a bed. Once I found a sock in the toy room inside a box of blocks.

What Happens When You Don't Prepare

Having traveled so often, my checklist remains the same no matter what the season. The reason I never change my checklist is because I learned from my own mistakes. Once I left Chicago for California and brought along a leather jacket because it was cool in Chicago. On my return trip, I realized I had left the jacket in California. When I got to Chicago, I had to purchase a sweatshirt from one of the airport shops just to get to the bus stop because the weather had become wintry (common for Midwest weather to change from hot to cold or cold to hot within a week).

Another time I left my camera charger in Virginia – once – I've never lost a camera or a charger since. (For a unique perspective on how the charger eventually and surprisingly surfaced, please read Synchronicity and Coincidence.)



Saving Time

I also keep a "personal items" bag packed at all times. It includes everything I use each morning and each night – face wash, moisturizer, body lotion, etc. That way, when I'm ready to pack, I just throw the whole bag into a suitcase.

Making a list and checking it twice is absolutely necessary if you never want to leave anything behind. And if you're sending kids to Grandma's and Grandpa's house, have a list ready for them so they won't lose anything. After the jacket and charger incidents, I never wanted to repeat those mistakes and I never have.

For more Helpful Tips when Planning a Trip, click the link.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Funny Lady from Humor Outcasts



Erma Bombeck was one of my idols. I still remember reading about how her supportive husband set up an office for her in their garage. I daydreamed about the day my husband would do the same for me. I would get the kids off to school, run to my office, and throw my ideas all over the page. Screenplays, newspaper columns, and magazine articles would jump out of my head and scramble to my fingers, which would type up amazing words of art. 



That never happened.

Today, however, though I am husbandless, I have the opportunity to write blogs from the sanctuary of wherever I might be (anywhere from my bedroom to my living room to my kids' homes to a balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Panama City Beach – that last one happened only once).

I never had the kind of support system that Erma Bombeck had, but I was grateful that Erma Bombeck did, and I was sad when she died.



Today I get my Erma Bombeck fix from Donna Cavanagh, who writes about everyday events – from her perspective (funny). Haven't heard of Donna Cavanagh? I've written about her before (along with Marie Anne St. Jean) with this blog: 2 Great Links from 2 Great Writers.  

And I've recently written about Donna here: Donna Cavanagh, a Modern Day Erma Bombeck!

I invite you to take a peak!

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(Cartoon of Donna Cavanagh was drawn by Simon Ellinas.)


Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Inspiration From Panama City Beach




Though it might appear from my last post on Writing Creatively that I haven't written much since the beginning of April, I assure you that if you check out my Gallery of Posts, you'll find a lot of blogs and articles written over the past two months.

Today's post however, is merely a video, one that refreshes and inspires me – the sights and sounds of Panama City Beach. I hope you will enjoy it.


Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Has Your Work Been Stolen? Here's What to Do!


Writers sometimes wonder if, once they put their work "out there," somebody will come along and steal it. Guess what? Sometimes somebody does! 

So does that mean you just don't write anything anymore or that you have to copyright everything you write when you post a blog or an article? 

You CAN do it that way or you can put the copyright symbol – © – at the bottom of each blog (on Apple click Option G – on PC click Control G). Still, despite your best efforts, your work might be stolen.



You are competing with millions of other bloggers and many of those "writers" troll the blogosphere looking for content to steal. Your words might be fodder for their blogs – IF you write well and provide interesting content. In other words, if you are a good writer, you'll probably get your work stolen.

I did. You could say that I should have been flattered that my work was worthy of thievery, but I wasn't. Criminals STOLE my work and while I did not seek revenge, I did find a way to stalk THEM, I mean stop them. ;)


And to find out How to Report Internet Crimes, click that link. 

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Wonders of a Website Chat Tool Known as Chatwing


Guest Blog Post from aaron@chatwing

In the modern era, blogging is now more than just a trend—it is an unfaltering discipline that will be remembered for many years. Through blogging, people are learning new information every now and then. Information in the blogosphere is divided into niches, complete with thousands of subscribers to know and meet. If you want to enter the realm of blogging, you can have a clever head-start with a simple but wonderful application known as Chatwing.



Chatwing is a chat box that can be installed to your blog. Like other chat boxes, it provides another way for you and your visitors to communicate effectively. What sets the Chatwing tool apart from the bunch is its level of customization and accessibility options.



Color schemes, font styles, and sizes are common in the Chatwing chatbox. If you have a creative mind, you can try out these styles in the account dashboard. Background images are also available, so you can really overhaul the appearance of the chatbox. You can change the appearance as often as you want.

The wonders of the Chatwing tool don’t stop on customization alone. You can take advantage of the tool’s social media connectivity option. Visitors of the chatroom can log in with their Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Yahoo accounts. This is beneficial for online marketers who want to reach more people in lesser time. Do you only want a single login method for everyone? That is easy—you can check or uncheck the login methods in the dashboard. For greater accessibility, it is advisable to put two or more login methods.



Currently, the chat box can be used in five languages. Since the chat tool is in a very dynamic stage, you can expect for more upcoming features in months. With the Chatwing tool embedded in your site, better online visibility is now ensured.

Find Chatwing on the web @ Chatwing.com

Sunday, March 24, 2013

New TV Shows Not Yet Made


Ever since I first watched The Dick Van Dyke Show, I have wanted to write for television. I wanted to be part of a team that would mold the characters everyone else would either love or hate. I wanted the camaraderie of writing buddies. I wanted to recline on couches or walk around the office drinking coffee and brainstorming sensational ideas. I wanted to create at least one television show that would result in phenomenal success.  

But I didn't. Instead I raised a family and worked at a variety of places performing numerous – sometimes mundane – other times interesting – tasks, where I contributed my talents to everything from ad design to cocktail waitressing. Wait. I had absolutely no talent for cocktail waitressing. 

But I could have written for television. "I could have been a contender." But maybe I'm just good with concepts. Does Hollywood buy concepts?

Well, Hollywood, here are the top 4 television programs I would have created if only I had known how to move them from my mind to the screen:

(Before I list them, I must explain my spelling on this first one. I was once reprimanded by Google for mentioning certain body parts, so in accordance with Google's rules, I will exchange the first vowels in each "threatening" word with symbols. Apparently mentioning certain body parts classifies one as a sexual deviant. Case in point: Little Boys Love Their Urinators, previously written as Little Boys Love Their P^nises) – you can read it, if you like, to find out what a deviant I am. 

Anyway, here are the NEW TV SHOWS NOT YET MADE:

Four P^nises and a V^gina

Imagine the pitfalls of a married mother raising three boys. Her very tall husband barely hits the toilet and doesn't really care anyway because he never has to clean it. Her teenage son sulks through numerous puberty situations, her toddler son thinks his penis is a weapon, and the baby loves watching his toddler brother.

Next door to Four P^nises and a V^gina live Four V^ginas and a P^nis – a couple with three teenage girls (teenage son from next door is in love with all of them) whose home has become a common refuge for the next door neighbor mom who LOVES their clean fresh bathroom and yearns for escape from her male dominated home while husband of Four V^ginas sneaks next door for some male bonding.

Hiss and Growl

This animated cat and dog show points out our human frailties, prejudices, stupid ideas, and more, as different breeds of cats and dogs with amazingly human characteristics interact with other cats and dogs.

"I HATE Michelle Dogama!"
"Why? What has Michelle Dogama ever done to you?"
"Nothing. I just hate her. HATE HER! DO YOU HEAR ME? I ABSOLUTELY HATE HER!"
"OK! I get it! But what about her do you hate?"
"Everything!"
"You can't just throw a blanket over her to cover everything. Be specific."
"The way she talks, the way she looks, the way she dresses, EVERYTHING!"
"I think she speaks very well, looks very classy, and dresses quite elegantly."
"Well, yeah, you would, you Dogamat!"

These Are Your Lives

Viewers become unwilling participants just by accidentally tuning in (some people just can't help themselves) to These Are Your Lives where they find themselves spiritually transported onto the set of a show that is always in progress. The host and other members of the viewing audience examine the past lives of contestants to explain why viewers are wrestling with their current situations. As their bodies remain in their homes they are aghast when they realize that they have accidentally tuned in to the only program they were warned to avoid!

The show addresses all kinds of problems. Here is one of them:

"I don't want to be here."

"But you tuned in."

"It was an accident! I didn't mean to land on your channel!" (crying now)

"But you did. And now you're here."

"But why??????"

"Well, isn't it obvious? The reason you are fat in this life is because you made fun of fat people in your last life. Here. Watch yourself."

The screen shows the contestant at various stages in her life making fun of fat people. Her body is obviously different on the screen and she, quite naturally, has no memory of her past life.

(still crying) "That is NOT me. I would NEVER say anything like that."

"Yes, folks, the common thread that unites all of our contestants is denial, denial, denial."

And what do contestants win? An opportunity to have their past lives examined and the chance to be on TV, of course!

In Character

(I won a Reader's Digest contest with the logline for this one – my award? – Larry Brody's, Television Writing from the Inside Out!)

In Character, a spinoff of various television programs, brings actors together who remain “in character” from their different sitcoms, dramas, and reality shows while interacting with a three-generation family of "characters." 

Imagine all of your favorite actors from all of your favorite programs coming together week after week in one new offbeat comedy where they remain “in character” from their previous sitcom. In Character is a sitcom about an eccentric but young ex-hippie grandmother, a creative attractive ad-copy mother, and a trying-to-find himself college-age son, who daily interact with characters who remain “in character” of the sitcom from which they come. Audiences watch their favorite actors from a variety of programs, perform together in an offbeat comedy where, week after week, different characters work together In Character. I even wrote the pilot for this one. Oh, well.

And that, my dear readers, is my contribution to the new generation of TV shows that are not yet made – and probably never will be – in my lifetime anyway. Having said that, I would LOVE for somebody – anybody – reading this to prove me wrong. :)

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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Writers – How to Publish Your Book FREE!


You've written a book and you want to publish it, but you're stuck. How do you publish it? 

Some of us pull out our Writer's Market to find an established publishing house that may or may not ever look at your unsolicited manuscript or we read Writer's Market online to find a publisher where we pay $5.99 a month for the privilege. Others of us of check online publishing companies to find the best deal, but these days the Internet is so filled with them, how do we know what's legitimate and what's not? 

You may have forgotten to ask yourself one very important question: is your manuscript really publishable? While some of us painstakingly comb through each letter of our manuscript, polishing it until it practically gleams before we send it off, others whisk it away without even a first edit.


Please – for your own sake – NEVER send your manuscript anywhere without editing it first. Let me tell you about my experience publishing my book, Mud Puzzles: Vengeance With a Fury. You'll find it online, by the way, but you won't be able to purchase it – I pulled it from the publisher, because I was unhappy with the company for continually asking me for money, money, money, money, money – the more money I was willing to pour into my book, the more successful my book MIGHT become. HA! Don't believe it!

After sinking hundreds of dollars into Mud Puzzles, and seeing absolutely no return on my investment, I became disappointed – not only with them, but also with me – because during the publishing process, after receiving the initial galleys, I discovered more mistakes that I needed to correct.

Again and again, spending more and more money, I would receive more and more galleys and discover yet again ANOTHER mistake. I was beginning to think the publisher was deliberately making mistakes on my behalf just to screw me out of more money. But when I looked at my original manuscript, I discovered that I was the one making all the mistakes! 

The problem? I was in too much of a hurry! I should have taken the time to edit my book properly before I sent it off. We are supposed to be learning from our mistakes, right? – not making more of them!

My manuscript now has a new name and is free of mistakes (hopefully)! I'm ready to publish it again, but not with my original publisher and not with the old title. Once again, I have decided to go with Print-On-Demand (POD) publishing, but this time I am choosing one that doesn't ask for upfront payments.

A friend of mine recommended a free web site, createspace.com, which for obvious reasons became a viable option, but since I learned about that recommendation, I've discovered a publisher who allows me to write without having to take care of publishing details. 

Shorehouse Books (sister to Humor Outcasts Press) takes a manuscript, publishes it, designs the cover and, until the author reaches sales exceeding 500 books, splits its revenue 80/20 in favor of Shorhouse Books. After 500 books sell, the author benefits because the 80/20 split is now in the author's favor. I personally like that kind of attention. I don't have to spend my time getting an ISBN number or looking for someone to design my cover. All I have to do is submit my book to them.


Why go with Shorehouse Books or Humor Outcasts Press as opposed to other POD publishers?

While both Shorhouse Books and Humor Outcasts Press do not supply authors with a PR budget, they do provide initial and ongoing social media plugs. They also provide links to your book in their Humor Outcasts web site. 

As with many other publishing companies, the bulk of the marketing is up to the author. Unless you have a book so immediately popular that consumers rush to buy your book after standing in long lines to purchase it, you will need to promote your book yourself. 

As Chuck Sambuchino claims in his Reader's Digest article, How to Promote Your Book: Press Releases, Media Pitches, and Promotional Materials, "Publicity is not a spectator sport." In the article, Sambuchino gives authors a whole itinerary of steps to take: Make a plan; Prepare your promotional materials; Craft your press release; Shrink your sound bite; Hone your pitch – and he explains each one in detail – well worth your time to read before you publish your book (just click the link). 

Because both Shorehouse Books and Humor Outcasts Press are new (Shorehouse Books doesn't even have its own web site yet), the publishers are accepting only those submissions that meet their stringent standards. Your book may or may not get published.

Still interested? After you've followed Sambuchino's instructions and if you truly believe Humor Outcasts Press or Shorehouse Books will accept your manuscript, contact either Betsy@HumorOutcasts.com or Donna@HumorOutcasts.com to find out if your book is publish-worthy. If it gets published, don't forget to PROMOTE PROMOTE PROMOTE, using Chuck Sambuchino's tips.

Haven't written a book, but you write comedy? Write for Humor Outcasts (click the link)! 

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Writers Make Money HERE!


Every writer I know wants to make money writing. Whether we blog or write articles or books, we hope to make a living with our writing.

For a few years I have been writing for Yahoo Voices. For a number of reasons, the quantity of articles I've submitted to them has been low. I'm not going to get into why I've cut down my submissions to them. Suffice it to say, I'm disappointed with them.

Recently I came across a writing site that appears (so far) to be a legitimate writing site that shares its Adsense revenue 50/50. The more articles you submit, the more money you'll make.



Like any legitimate writing site, BubbleWS lists rules to follow. You must follow the rules!

The nice thing about BubbleWs is that you can immediately see how much you're making through The Bank and you'll find the community of writers there enjoyable and helpful.

BubbleWS charges you nothing to join (which is as it should be). As BubbleWS states in its How It Works category, "Write Your World. Speak Freely. Join the movement. The time of not sharing revenue with the very people who create your content is OVER!"

How refreshing!  – I have only just begun writing for them on February 24, 2013, and already I've made $4.00 from only 5 articles (the site shows 6 because I accidentally posted one twice)!



So explore the website (everything you need to know is posted on their Home Page, check out the writers (join to be one of them), and if, after looking through the site, you decide to write for BubbleWS, please follow the links posted under each BubbleWS in this blog.

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