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Money for Words

Noah Davis on what writers make in 2015: In my own work, I’ve seen my average rate for my writing, which includes print and digital combined, jump from thirty-seven cents per word during the first half of 2013 to fifty cents per word in the first six months of 2014, and fifty-three cents per word […]

“Writing is rarely considered a serious occupation. Why?”

Each camp has a point, and the existence of both indicates that there’s something deeper at work here, something intrinsic to the value of writing itself. The main reason writing gets contrasted with a “real job” is that writers do very often have outside sources of income, which is not unrelated to the ubiquity of […]