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It can be a challenge to get onto their contributing writer's email, and get a response back.
Aliyah Media said they went out of business (true) right after they accepted my story and put it on the front page of their website.
I negotiated the pricing of each post based on word count, depending on the level of research required. I often write for the Guardian but had never written for this section.
It wasn't a great experience and very different from other Guardian departments where I'd had positive encounters. A perfunctory reply several weeks after submission even though later stated article was fine (very disconcerting waiting game for a freelancer).
Plus, they strip your byline, replacing with the site's owner? I know smaller companies like this can't pay as much as big titles, nor pay print rates, but there's got to be a better way.
Went through three edits (the last being a minor one to look things over and answer a couple of questions).
Put the onus on me to determine what was fair while knowing I desperately needed the work.
Hourly rates simply don't work unless the rate is extremely generous or the writer defines the work hours very narrowly.