BiblioBuffet is offering some interesting freelance writer jobs for anyone who loves to read and write about it. They pay upfront for book reviews, personal essays, editorials, commentary, humor, interviews, profiles of literary people, places and things, excerpts from upcoming books and short stories.
They expect regular contributors to write on a bi-weekly basis and pay $10 per piece. However, they do say that they will increase the pay for a regular contributor. You'll be paid each month by check. They do accept international contributors if you can have a good grasp on the English language.
They currently have seven regular columns plus a guest column where they like new contributors to begin. You can check out the website for recent posts to give you an idea of the type of articles they are looking for. The minimum is 600 words but can be as much as 6,000 words.
From the website:
"BiblioBuffet is looking for passionate readers who are also excellent writers. You do not need to have clips (though we like those), but proper English skills are a given. The ability to meet deadlines is crucial, as is integrity and openness. Most importantly, can you give us writing worth reading? If so, we’d love to hear from you."
If you are an avid reader, you could definitely make some extra cash at BiblioBuffet and possibly get some exposure for yourself. The site is very professional, well laid out and easy to navigate. Check it out!