So... one of the things I loved most about editing The Billfold was getting to work with freelance writers.
Specifically, helping writers develop thoughtful, thought-provoking pieces (and/or running pieces that didn't need much development because they were already amazing) and then PAYING THE WRITERS.
And then I thought "well, why can't I keep doing that?"
For obvious reasons, I do not have the budget to run as many guest posts on Nicole Dieker Dot Com as I did on The Billfold.
But I can run two per month, at $50 per piece.
If you are interested in pitching Nicole Dieker Dot Com, I am looking for posts that lend personal insight to any aspect of the creative practice.
How you balance your creative work with your other responsibilities.
How you fund your creative work.
How you make money from your creative work.
The rituals you do when you begin or end a work session.
The planning you do (or don't do) before you start a new project.
What you do when you get stuck.
How you are building your audience.
I am interested in pieces from both people who are beginning their creative practice and people who have spent some time sustaining a creative practice. However, I'm only interested in pieces that are about actions you've already taken and what you've learned from them.
In other words, I'm not interested in "I'm going to wake up an hour earlier every morning to write my novel." I'm interested in "I tried waking up an hour earlier every morning to write my novel and here's what happened."
It doesn't have to be novels, btw. Any type of creative work in any medium counts.
Minimum 1,000 words. Maximum AS LONG AS YOU WANT.
Send pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I won't be able to accept all of the pitches I receive, so if I turn your pitch down please don't take it personally.
But I look forward to working with as many of you as I can. ❤️