Get Paid to Write About Food & Drink

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Love food? Love writing? Love getting paid? How about getting paid to write about food (and drink)? Here are four publications that pay you (well) to write about yummy-ness and related topics.   1. Cooking Detective Cooking Detective is a digital publication seeking product reviews, recipes, how-tos, and other posts relating to cooking. Reports indicate they pay $.46 per word.

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Get Paid to Write About Environmentalism & Natural Living

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Want to get paid to write and save the world? Here are three publications that pay for writing about environmentalism and natural living. 1. Earth Island Journal Earth Island Journal has an online and a print version, and they publish stories that “anticipate environmental concerns before they become pressing problems.” They pay a $100 flat rate for online stories and

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7 Places that Pay You to Write about Education

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Want to get paid to write about education? While some education magazines only publish articles by teachers, students, or homeschooling parents, others open their submissions to any freelance writer with knowledge on the subject. Check out the list below and get paid to write about education. 1. Boy’s Life Boy’s Life is the magazine of the Boy Scouts of America.

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Paid Writing Opportunities: Product Reviews

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If you love trying out new products and sharing your opinion about them, why not get paid to write product reviews? There are several websites that will give you free products in exchange for reviews. But if you’re trying to build a freelance writing career, you need more than product. You need to get paid cash for your words. Beware

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Get Paid to Write about True Crime & Social Justice

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Get paid to write about true crime and social justice Love a good crime story, but not really a fan of fictitious mystery? Perhaps true crime is where your awesome story telling lies. If this is so, why not get paid for your research and writing skills? Maybe social justice is more your thing, and you’re tired of corporations who

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Paid Writing Opportunities: Write for Children

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Get Paid to Write for Children Are you an aspiring children’s author? While you’re working on your children’s book, why not get your feet wet by writing for children’s publications? Here are a few magazines that pay (well) for pieces written for children. Who knows, by getting published in one of these, you may even have a better chance of

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Get Paid to Write About Adventure & Outdoor Sports

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If you love to write about adventure sports and the great outdoors, you’re in luck. Here are six magazines that pay for sports and adventure writing. Remember, lists mean nothing without action. Be sure to do further research: read the writer’s guidelines for each magazine, read a few articles or back issues, and then write a killer pitch that gets

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Paid Writing Opportunities: Self-Development & Self-Care

Self-development and self-help publications are notorious for not paying writers. So much so, that when people ask if they can earn a living writing about self-development, they’re  often steered in a different direction by other writers. This is puzzling, since the self-help industry is valuated at over $10 billion in the US alone. Whatever you believe about self-help, there’s money

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Paid Writing Opportunities: Finance

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On Monday, I shared my finance writing mind map. Today, it’s time to share finance publications that pay writers. If you enjoy writing about finance, it’s a very easy flip to write for business publications, so make sure you check out that list as well. Here are some more publications that pay for articles on personal finance, budgeting, investing, and

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