Methinks She Doth Kvetch Too Much
For those who consider me a whiner … me with my petty and ceaseless kvetching about no longer being able to scratch out a living as a freelance writer … I bring you a link:
A quick calculation based on the pay rate for this unparalleled opportunity reveals that a 500 word article generated with the requisite superlative research skills and demonstrating “excellent grammar and an engaging voice” will yield a handsome 4.5 cents as recompense.
I need to go have a little lie down.
Dear god the wealth! What would one do with such riches?
Put it under your mattress, I’m guessing, because at 30-60 articles a week, you certainly wouldn’t have time to go out and spend it.
It’s almost an insult to even bother paying the writers that amount. They should just advertise under the volunteer postings.