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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Write about Young Adult Literature for is seeking contributing writers to write articles on a variety of topics. There are several topics to choose from, but one in particular stood out to me as something I know that several of the visitors to this blog are qualified to take on: Young Adult Literature.

Among other things, the ideal candidate for this topic "will be familiar with major authors and publishers of young adult books and will have knowledge of adolescent development through education or experience. While not required, a background as a children’s librarian, middle or high school teacher, and/or a journalist who specializes in writing about teens is preferred.

"The candidate will be able to write content that helps users select appropriate young adult books for their needs. He or she will also be able to educate users on strategies for encouraging reluctant readers to read and criteria for selecting books."

Contributing writers are guaranteed $500 per month for their first year writing for the site. There is also the potential to earn more so long as the site grows from month to month.

If interested in writing about Young Adult Literature or another topic, continue reading here.

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