How does one go about finding a job where you are paid to read?
I LOVE to read, and my dream job would be one where I am paid to read books to give my opinion of them. Do those sorts of jobs exist? I don't really want to proofread, and I don't care if the books are already released or if they are a "trial" to see if they are well received. If anyone has any ideas or info that might help me find my dream job, I would appreciate it!! Thanks for your help!!
Asked By: memahizer - 9/26/2007
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There are a lot of web sites and publications that hire book reviewers--you would read whatever books they send you, then write a review of them to be published. Reviewers don't get paid a lot, though... More
Answered By: Elissa - 9/26/2007
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That's what an editor does. (Contrary to popular belief, editors do not "proofread" - that's the job of the copyeditor or proofreader... More
Answered By: alice - 9/26/2007
Yes, every publisher has that job, although you may have to do other things as well. It requires a BA in English minimum and a desire to be in the publishing industry. You become first reader for non-agent submitted books and sample chapters.
Answered By: Earl D - 9/26/2007
http://find articles.com... More
Answered By: Ali - 10/4/2007
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