15 November 2010

Of Authors and Bookshops:Aspiring Writer Opportunity

penpaperby Carrie E Bailey

The Bookshop Blog is an online publication that I personally write for because I have a passion for antiquarian books, but their primary focus is on all things related to bookshops. And while the compensation may be most appropriate for newer writers, the topic is what true bibliophiles dream about... being surrounded by what we love most...lots of books, endless halls of books.

The news today is that they're currently seeking new contributors. And I am pleased to give my personal recommendation as a writer to freelancers everywhere and encourage you to not only read The Bookshop Blog but consider writing for this publication... they indeed respect their writers and value the contributions they made.

Here's the post released today from Bruce K. Hollingdrake:

In the coming weeks The Bookshop Blog will be posting a lot more content. Whether you are considering selling books online, opening a B & M bookshop, are a seasoned veteran of the book trade or just love reading about books and the people that sell them, we’ll have something for you.


The Bookshop Blog is looking for bookshop owners, book hobbyists, collectors or those going through the initial stages of creating a bookselling business to join our writing team – these positions will be paid once an initial 2 posts are submitted and accepted (for quality control).

Some of the benefits of submitting with us are:

An audience for your writing and your business, currently approximately 21 000 page views per month from over 12 000 unique visitors, 900+ subscribed readers and over 2500 Twitter Followers.  All very targeted visitors.

Links  from an established and trusted domain (Google PR 5) to your site. You can include 2 links to your site per post.

Once you have been with us one month you will begin to share in the revenue generated by the site, converted to a per post amount (updated every few months).

There will never be any fees or charges at any time. You are free to leave the group at anytime without obligation.

Your commitment and investment is entirely up to you. Posts would be on the topic of Books, Book Collecting, online bookselling, operating a bookstore or any general book related stories. (450 words min. with 1 or more image(s) attached)

If you’d like to dive right in and have your articles appearing on the site – please register at:  http://bookshopblog.com/wp-login

Thanks for your time, if you have any questions at all  feel free to use the form below. If you are interested in knowing the payment amounts – they are posted in our Forum.

Bruce K. Hollingdrake

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