When You Don’t Get Paid, Part 2

Most outlets should pay you within 30 days of receipt of your invoice. Interestingly, even if there is a 30 day clause in your contract, it doesn’t leave you, as a writer, with much recourse to add a penalty if a web site or magazine doesn’t pay.  If you create your own contract in a…

When You Don’t Get Paid, Part 1

It’s going to happen at some point. You’ll pen a story. You’ll put all of your blood, sweat and tears into it. You’ll get tough interview subjects to participate. Your editor will say ‘I love it!’  The fruits of your labor will be published. Maybe you’ll even get a cover story on the Web or…