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A publishing platform for journalists to share payment structures, rate editors and sell pitches.
A publishing platform for journalists to share payment structures, rate editors and sell pitches.
246 backers pledged $9,307 to help bring this project to life.
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    A complimentary ebook: "The Quick And Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing"

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    A six month premium membership account that will allow you access to the PitchLab and editor contact information. And the ebook.

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    A one year membership to premium content on the site. And the ebook.

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    A signed copy of my most recent book "A Death on Diamond Mountain: A True Story of Obsession, Madness and the Path to Enlightenment" or "The Red Market: On the Trail of the World's Organ Brokers, Bone Thieves, Blood Farmers and Child Traffickers" and a one-year membership.

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    Both signed books, the ebook, membership and a hearty thank you.

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    I'll offer to read over a magazine contract and give you negotiating advice (disclaimer: this is not legal advice)

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    A thorough vetting and feedback on two magazine pitches through the mentor program, a two year membership to PitchLab and the books mentioned above.

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    You'll get all the stuff above, but I'll also interview you and publish a short piece about our conversation on the official blog. Maybe we'll talk about what the future of journalism, or a great new startup you are working on, or about whatever else comes to mind. You gave this project a grand after all--consider the blogpost your oyster.

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    Pledge US$ 6,000 or more About US$ 6,000

    You are obviously a champion of freelancers and it is absolutely essential that we meet to discuss the fate of the industry. So I'll fly you to Boulder, put you up in a nice place, and take you out on the town or a hike into the mountains. We'll strategize about things, and you'll get all the stuff up above, too.

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    $100 contributors will be able to consult with me over the phone about a pitch they are working on.

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