Writing on Commission:

Editorials, Essays, Research Papers, Fiction, Treatises, Tutorials, and More

by Mr. Gennady Stolyarov II

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About Mr. Stolyarov
Services Offered
Procedure for Submitting Commissions
Mr. Stolyarov's Views on Assorted Subjects

About Mr. Stolyarov
Gennady Stolyarov II has been writing on political, economic, cultural, philosophical, mathematical, esthetic, and scientific subjects for the past seven years. His work has been published in a vast variety of online magazines and websites, including Enter Stage Right, Le Quebecois Libre,  Rebirth of Reason, the Ludwig von Mises Institute, and The Liberal Institute. Mr. Stolyarov’s paper, “The Compatibility of Hoppe’s and Rothbard’s Views on the Action Axiom,” was published in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
Since August of 2002, Mr. Stolyarov has edited The Rational Argumentator, an online intellectual magazine that now has thousands of features and over 157 issues. TRA’s readership has more than doubled every year of its existence. Mr. Stolyarov also publishes his articles on Associated Content, where he has become one of the top 1000 content producers out of more than 10000. He has already earned the prestigious 9th clout level (out of 10) at Associated Content. From March 27, 2007, to February 15, 2008, Mr. Stolyarov wrote a weekly editorial for GrasstopsUSA.com, where he commented on political and cultural issues. You can read all 44 of his GrasstopsUSA editorials here.

Mr. Stolyarov is an expert on Austrian Economics, Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism, and the philosophical schools of Classical Liberalism and Libertarianism. He has an extensive knowledge of history and higher mathematics and has passed two actuarial examinations, thus being qualified for working as an actuary. He is willing to write on any of the above subjects, and on many more besides.
Services Offered
Now Mr. Stolyarov offers to work for you, writing quality content that you can use to spread your ideas, earn money, and attract an audience. What kinds of works can Mr. Stolyarov write? He has considerable experience with any of the following.
1. Editorials. Mr. Stolyarov’s extensive background in argumentation and written communication enables him to argue for his positions in a systematic, logical, civil, and intelligent manner. If you have an idea to which you wish to give voice – and if Mr. Stolyarov does not wholly oppose your idea – then he will be happy to write a persuasive editorial advocating it. Mr. Stolyarov is willing to write in favor of ideas he supports or ideas toward which he is ideologically neutral. If you are in doubt as to what Mr. Stolyarov’s views on your subject of choice are, you are encouraged to submit a request. Mr. Stolyarov is himself open to being convinced of the truth of your viewpoint, and he will always give it the benefit of the doubt. To get an understanding of some of Mr. Stolyarov's views on today's subjects of contention, read this page.
2. Research Papers. Mr. Stolyarov has had many years of experience writing academic research papers on virtually all major subjects – including but not limited to history, literature, economics, political science, the natural sciences, and mathematics. Throughout his educational history, Mr. Stolyarov has always been a straight-A student, and his research papers have consistently elicited the highest commendation from instructors. Mr. Stolyarov will be happy to write a research paper suiting your needs.
3. Tutorials and Educational Articles. Mr. Stolyarov is fascinated with the immense potential of the Internet to spark a massive Educational Revolution – empowering individuals to pursue knowledge on their own with the aid of skillfully written tutorials. He himself has published numerous pieces designed to educate individuals on a variety of academic subjects. His Free Tools for Rational Education provide examples of this effort. If you need Mr. Stolyarov to create educational materials of practically any sort, he will happily do so.
4. Works of Poetry and Fiction. Mr. Stolyarov has written a wide assortment of short stories, plays, poems, and even a science fiction novel, Eden against the Colossus. His play, Implied Consent, is freely available for your enjoyment. If you need any work of poetry or fiction written, Mr. Stolyarov is the person to ask.
5. Philosophical Treatises. There are few people who appreciate the virtues and beauty of an extended system of arguments more than Mr. Stolyarov. He is willing to write tens – even hundreds – of pages on a single subject whose exploration raises a variety of challenging metaphysical, epistemological, ethical, and/or political questions. You can read Mr. Stolyarov’s treatise, A Rational Cosmology, as well as shorter works like “Morality Does Not Require Religion” and “Incentives for Moral Behavior” to become acquainted with Mr. Stolyarov’s presentation style and his approach to philosophical treatises.
6. Book and Movie Reviews. Mr. Stolyarov is happy to examine and analyze the work of others, recent or not. If you would like a particular book or movie reviewed, arrange to have a copy sent to Mr. Stolyarov, or to compensate him for the expense of procuring a copy in addition to the regular per-word payment rate. Feel free to indicate the desired tenor of the review. Do you want a positive promotional piece or absolutely honest feedback (which might sometimes look like a positive promotional piece anyway, if Mr. Stolyarov is impressed by the work being reviewed)? Do you want a critical review of a particular work that you find opposed to your principles? Mr. Stolyarov is willing to provide any of these services, provided that they align with his own values and understanding of truth and morality.
7. Miscellaneous Writings. If you wish to obtain a work of writing that does not fit into any of the six above categories, please outline your expectations and send them to Mr. Stolyarov. He is willing to undertake an unusual project, and he welcomes new and challenging requests. Whatever it is you desire, Mr. Stolyarov will strive to ensure that you are satisfied and willing to spread the word!
Mr. Stolyarov charges a flat fee of $0.10 per word, including the title of the work – if he is the author of the title – and any citations and works cited sections that are produced.
This means, for instance, that a 500-word article will require a payment of $50.00, and a 3000-word essay will cost $300.00.
If you require the work to be written on an emergency basis, i.e., within 24 hours of your original query, then the payment rate will be doubled to $0.20 per word to compensate Mr. Stolyarov for having to work on short notice. 
Furthermore, if writing the commissioned work requires additional expenditures, including but not limited to travel expenses and the purchase of books and movie tickets, these will be included in your total bill.
Mr. Stolyarov reserves the right to adjust his fees in the future, but any adjustment will be publicly announced on this page and will not be applied ex post facto to projects already underway or to projects already completed under prior payment rates.
You are free to specify which level of rights you wish to have for your work. If you desire exclusive rights, then no one but you – including Mr. Stolyarov – will have the ability to republish the work. If you desire non-exclusive rights, then both you and Mr. Stolyarov will have the ability to republish the work as is deemed appropriate.
Whatever level of rights you desire for your work, Mr. Stolyarov requires that credit be given to him for the authorship of the work. That is, he will not be a ghostwriter. Mr. Stolyarov’s name must appear in the byline of every commissioned work he authors. Mr. Stolyarov also reserves the right to mention the work he did for you as well as to link to its original place of publication on the Internet, or to cite any hard-copy version of the work. Typically, this will boost your reputation just as much as it will aid his, so this term is a win-win proposition.
You may specify your desired word count for your commissioned work – including the title and any citations and works cited pages. You may also specify whether the requested word count is rigid or flexible. A rigid word count means that you want exactly that amount of words and will pay for no more and no less. With a rigid word count, your bill will be predetermined before the commissioned work is even created, and payment is expected in advance. With a flexible word count, you agree that the work can be somewhat longer or shorter than the number you give – and you agree to be charged according to its actual ultimate length. This means that the amount payment for the work can only be determined after the work is completed. A flexible word count is essentially an advisory number, and will serve to inform Mr. Stolyarov of approximately how long you would like the piece to be. This information will be taken into account, and your wishes will be accommodated as closely as is possible given your other requests. You may also choose to indicate a range of acceptable word counts for the commissioned work. This will still be a flexible word count, but you will have the option of specifying whether the upper and lower limits of your indicated range are themselves rigid or flexible. If you choose the rigid option for your range, Mr. Stolyarov will not violate either the upper or the lower boundaries of the range indicated.
Payment for commissioned work is expected via PayPal to the account under the name “Gennady Stolyarov” and the e-mail address gennadystolyarovii@yahoo.com. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can get one for free at http://www.paypal.com. If PayPal is not convenient for you, you may negotiate alternative payment arrangements with Mr. Stolyarov. He is open to the possibility of alternative payment methods, provided that they are both convenient and secure.
Payment for all work with a rigid word count is expected before Mr. Stolyarov begins writing. Payment for all work with a flexible word count is expected immediately after Mr. Stolyarov completes the work and sends you its actual word count. Once payment is received by Mr. Stolyarov, you will receive the work.
Any individual or organization that fails to deliver payment on a work that has been completed will have its name published on a blacklist to ensure that there exist reputational consequences to its breach of promise. Of course, Mr. Stolyarov will make all reasonable efforts to prevent this from happening and will make repeated inquiries regarding the status of the pending payment and any difficulties that might be preventing the payee from delivering it as promised. Mr. Stolyarov is extremely flexible regarding circumstances that are not of an individual’s own making and will do his best to help you work through these circumstances if necessary in order for payment to be provided in a mutually convenient fashion. Mr. Stolyarov has no tolerance for dishonesty and fraud, however, and he will work relentlessly to expose those who are guilty of committing it. He expects nothing less of his clients as well, and he encourages them to make an effort to communicate to him if they feel that he has not delivered a product in accordance with mutually agreed upon and reasonably interpreted expectations.
If, upon receiving a completed work from Mr. Stolyarov, you believe that it is in need of revision, feel free to contact him and state your concerns. Mr. Stolyarov will gladly make the revisions you desire. Of course, if these revisions add to the word count of the work, Mr. Stolyarov will expect an additional compensation in accordance with the number of words added. Simply altering words without changing the word count will incur no additional charges. Be advised, however, that Mr. Stolyarov will not agree to refunding any part of your payment if you decide you want the word count reduced ex post facto. He may still agree to reduce the word count for you, free of any further charges, but he will keep the entirety of the initial payment nonetheless – to avoid the perverse incentive effect that ex post facto reductions in word count might produce.
Procedure for Submitting Commissions
In order to submit a commission to Mr. Stolyarov, fill out the following query form on your word processor and e-mail it – along with any other materials you deem necessary – to gennadystolyarovii@yahoo.com. Your e-mail should have the following title:
“Query: [Insert Name of Project Here]”
This is the query form.
Your Name:

Your E-mail Address:

Name of Project (This does not have to be the title of the work; this will simply serve as a convenient way to refer to the project in future communications):
Type of Work (i.e., editorial, treatise, tutorial, short story, etc.):
Desired Main Ideas:
Stylistic Preferences (if any):
Your Rights to the Work (Exclusive or non-exclusive?):
Desired Word Count or Word Count Range:
Strictness of Word Count (Rigid or flexible? If you include a range, indicate whether the boundaries of the range are rigid or flexible.):
Materials Required (Give any links to online sources you wish to be used, citations of printed literature, or the names of the books you wish reviewed or the movies you wish to be seen):
Due Date of Work (What is the time by which you want the actual work in your possession? If the due date is within 24 hours of the query mailing, emergency rates will apply.):  
Miscellaneous Comments (Anything else you want to say here to help Mr. Stolyarov create for you the product you desire):
Remember that simply by sending the query, you are under no obligation to make payment or carry through your planned project. If you are in doubt, send a query anyway, after which Mr. Stolyarov will reply to you with either a quote for the amount to be paid (if the word count is rigid) or a message of assent that he is willing to undertake this project (if the word count is flexible). If Mr. Stolyarov does not believe himself capable of fulfilling your request, he will likewise notify you of this. Once you have received either a quote or a message of assent, you need to respond with a binding confirmation, stating the following.
“I, [my name], hereby agree to enable Mr. Gennady Stolyarov II to undertake the project [name of project] and to deliver payment to Mr. Stolyarov in accordance with the number of words he writes at the per-word rate which he charges and has publicly announced on his website. I will not in the future retract my agreement to these terms, and I will deliver payment as promptly and expediently as possible. If I desire any future corrections or revisions to the work I have commissioned, I will contact Mr. Stolyarov to get said corrections or revisions implemented within the boundaries of the terms to which I have agreed.”
Once you have sent the confirmation, payment is expected for works with a rigid word count before Mr. Stolyarov begins to work on them. For works with a flexible word count, Mr. Stolyarov will begin working once the confirmation has been received. Once the work is completed, Mr. Stolyarov will send you its true word count, after which payment is expected. Once payment is received, you will obtain possession of the work by the due date you have indicated.
Once you have received the work, feel free to contact Mr. Stolyarov if you request any revisions or corrections. Any added words will incur an extra charge, but reductions in word count or replacements of words will not affect your bill.

G. Stolyarov II is a science fiction novelist, independent philosophical essayist, poet, amateur mathematician, composer, contributor to
Enter Stage Right, Le Quebecois Libre,  Rebirth of Reason, and the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Senior Writer for The Liberal Institute, and Editor-in-Chief of The Rational Argumentator, a magazine championing the principles of reason, rights, and progress. Mr. Stolyarov's works have been published on GrasstopsUSA.com. He also posts his articles on Helium.com and Associated Content to assist the spread of rational ideas. His newest science fiction novel is Eden against the Colossus. His latest non-fiction treatise is A Rational Cosmology. His most recent play is Implied Consent. You can also view his YouTube Videos. Mr. Stolyarov can be contacted at gennadystolyarovii@yahoo.com.

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