Writing for DOLLARS!
Writing for DOLLARS!
Writing for DOLLARS! is a free, weekly newsletter for
writers who want to start selling their work or to increase their
present writing income. It is distributed by e-mail free of
charge. To subscribe, go to writingfordollars.com and enter your
e-mail address in the subscription form that appears on every
page. The debut issue was transmitted on December 1, 1997.
The Writing for DOLLARS! website is
http://www.WritingForDollars.com, a great resource for writers on
Email submissions/queries are preferred. You may query before
sending a full article OR if you haven't written for us
before, just send the article.
Payment before publication for exclusive first-use one-time
rights in the e-mailed newsletter, Writing for DOLLARS!, after
which AWOC.COM retains the non-exclusive right to archive and
display the article online on its website forever.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
ARTICLES Length: 500-1000 wds. Pieces longer than 1000 wds may be
accepted on rare occasions, but good, tightly written 500-1000
word pieces have a better chance of being bought. How-to-sell to
specific markets, interviews with successful writers, new ways to
make money as a writer, are some of the themes we want. If you
have some information that will help writers earn more, we're
interested in looking at your idea or article. We pay! Payment:
$15 for articles, $25 for solicited articles.
Reprints: We will consider articles that have appeared in print
publications. We do not reprint articles that were first
published on the Internet. Let us know when and where it was
published. We pay $10 for reprints.
SPECIAL FEATURE Subject: How I Made My First Sale. (This is the
subject... give your article an original title.) Length: 500-1000
wds. Tell the story of your first sale (the one that you received
a check). The reader should gain some benefit from your
experience (bad or good).
How to submit/query to Writing for DOLLARS!
Query with your article idea, writing credits, and the estimated
number of words. If you have already written the article, don't
bother with a query, just send the article.
E-mail queries/submissions: Editor: Dan Case
editor@WritingForDollars.com Put "Query:" or "Submission:" at the
beginning of the subject line to get past our spam filter.
When submitting or querying by e-mail, attach a Word doc.
Please, no headers or footers. Single space. Block your
paragraphs with a blank line between paragraphs.
Add your contact info at the beginning or end.