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How much are your words worth?

The next time someone asks for a freebie, someone to write / edit a book gratis, aka complementary, expecting you to work for FREE, will you craft a similar response?   61 more words


Interning at Men's Health

I spent the month of March interning at Men’s Health magazine! It was frickin fantastic. I’ve worked at another men’s magazine before for a few weeks so I wasn’t feeling too nervous, with a pretty good idea of what to expect. 1,012 more words

Personal Value Measured in Dollars

I’ve been thinking about worth a lot lately. What is my work worth? I can tell you from a monetary standpoint it’s a big fat ZERO. 327 more words

Melinda Friesen

Working for Free -- An Elephant's Tale

In the midst of the African savannah¹, an unnamed elephant is dipping its trunk into a waterhole. The cool liquid masks the elephant’s feet as it drinks, intermittently spraying itself between sips in an attempt to combat the stifling afternoon sun. 719 more words