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How to Pay Writers at The Disappointed Housewife

Did you know you can pay the writers at The Disappointed Housewife directly? Think of them as buskers and toss a buck or two into their jars via PayPal!

The Disappointed Housewife

There aren’t many ways that a journal that makes no money can pay its writers, but here at The Disappointed Housewife we offer readers an opportunity to bypass the middle man and pay the writers directly.

At the bottom of many of our poems, stories, and essays you’ll find the author’s PayPal (or Google Pay) email address, through which you can send him or her a little something if you really like the piece. And why not? PayPal lets you send any amount – less than a buck, if you want. There’s really no reason not to say “thanks for the poem” the same way you drop some coins into the collection jar of a talented and earnest busker, when you think about it.

The idea is that if enough grateful readers plunk a little bit into the writer’s collection jar, she’ll come away with a nice little payoff. If…

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This entry was posted on March 22, 2018 by in Publishing.
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