Y. Black, Publisher
Guidelines for Contributing:
If you are a creative
professional (eg, writer, copy editor, proofreader, etc.), we'd like to know
what an average work day is like for you.
write about full-time jobs or freelance gigs. Our
goal with this series is to highlight
a day performing duties in a given position is really like.
What we look for:
Humor, insight and little-known facts about your routine. Please
Note: We look for detailed specifics. The reader should come away
with a “nugget or two of specific wisdom (not generalities)” on how to go
about achieving freelance success.
If an account is too brief, too general
in nature, too lacking in specifics and/or doesn’t address all questions
listed above, we will usually decline to publish that submission.
Specifics that should
be addressed: 1) Job title; 2) type of company worked/working for; 3)
skills required to do the job (go beyond a job description, give us
personality traits that would be good to have); 4) daily duties; and 5)
salary range. Beyond this, any tidbits you choose to pass along.
Entries that don't address all 5 points will not be considered.
Can be as in-depth as you like (as long as the five points outlined are
addressed). In general, the more detailed, the better.
Feel free to include a generous resource box advertising your
product/service at the end of the submission. Also, feel free to include a
photo and your website URL.
We ask for first, exclusive rights for 90 days. Must be original; no
reprints please. By submitting, you accept and agree to these terms.
If you do not freelance full-time, please do not submit, as we are only
interested in submissions from those who make their living completely from
$25 – if we publish your submission. We pay via PayPal, so you must
be able to accept payment via this method. We pay on the day we publish
and respond to all entries within one week, even if we decline to
Notice: All copyrights
belong to the author. As such, accounts may not be reproduced in any manner
whatsoever, in any form, for any reason, without the express, written
consent of the author. Violators will be prosecuted.