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The Shortform

The Hidden Gem of Gig Work for Writers…

I wanted a job with benefits, and I’ve found many as a substitute teacher: good pay, flexible schedule, and paid writing time

Pay ranges from $180-$220 a day, depending on the school district, and subs are in high demand. Since I started last November, I’ve subbed every grade level. There are plenty of gigs to…



The Shortform is dedicated to the quick read. If you are looking for some tiny nuggets of knowledge or some easy entertainment, you came to the right place. Specially designed for consuming content when you are short on time or energy.

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Malachi Diaz

Journalist and traveler with an ever-growing list of hobbies and interests (including list-making). More at