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Old March 27th, 2014, 10:26 PM   #1

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Hello,

Does anyone know of any positions for someone with a high school education interested in doing historical essay writing online for a small profit?

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Old March 28th, 2014, 01:12 AM   #2

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Publishers, Magazines or Local History Journals, perhaps? Look around, and I'm sure you'll find something.
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Old April 12th, 2014, 10:24 PM   #3

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I'm unsure that just a high school degree will get you very far - professional historians with doctorates barely get paid for what they publish. Of course, if you're thinking of ghostwriting for lazy college kids, there might be more money in that...
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Old April 13th, 2014, 06:45 AM   #4

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I've just had a chance to look at your (excellent by the way) blogs Pearl. Particularly the movie one. Why has 84, Charing Cross Road passed me by!?

I hope you get a lead on the essay writing. If your blogs are the product solely of a U.S High School education, we British are doomed.

Good luck.
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Old April 20th, 2014, 08:46 AM   #5

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You've already got a good blog going, why don't you figure out how to make money yourself off it?
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Old October 25th, 2014, 12:29 AM   #6
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Does anyone know of any positions for someone with a high school education interested in doing historical essay writing online for a small profit?
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Old November 7th, 2014, 07:02 PM   #7

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The Magazine, History Today.
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Old March 3rd, 2015, 05:44 AM   #8

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Start on showing what your works online. Give them portfolio of your masterpieces for the client to know, if you are qualified. There's no harm in trying. It is also a good way to practice yourself to get along with people to trust you.
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Old March 3rd, 2015, 01:54 PM   #9

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Check out duotrope.com This is a very useful site for free-lance writers.
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Old March 4th, 2015, 02:17 AM   #10

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Maybe you could go on two tracks at the same time. Writing both serious history & historical fiction.
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