Writing From the Right Side of the Stall

Mucking stalls. Freelance writing. How do they differ? I discuss.

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:

The Worst Writing Job Ever

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.  

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3 thoughts on “Methinks She Doth Kvetch Too Much

  1. Dear god the wealth! What would one do with such riches?

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  2. 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.

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  3. It’s almost an insult to even bother paying the writers that amount. They should just advertise under the volunteer postings.

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