Self-Development Mind Map

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Think outside the box to find paying outlets about self-development The self-development industry is huge, and if you think outside the box even a little bit, there are a tonne of places that will pay you for writing about how people can make themselves better. The very first mind map I created for freelance writing … Read more

Literary Magazines that Pay Writers (well)

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Literary magazines have a bad rep for not paying writers (or paying them really poorly). But if your heart is really set on writing short fiction, essays, long-form creative nonfiction, and other pieces that don’t fit well with generic blogs and websites, it’s worth having a look at literary magazines that pay. Here are 10 … Read more

Get paid to write about lifestyle (with a twist)

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Lifestyle magazines that pay writers When people hear “lifestyle writing,” some might immediately think of home decor magazines, while others might think of fashion or beauty. But there’s more to “lifestyle” than these assumptions. Here’s a post about getting paid for lifestyle writing—with a twist. These are magazines that pay well for writing on the … Read more

Paid Writing Opportunities: News, Politics, and More

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Dreaming of journalism work, but lamenting the fact very few places hire in-house journalists anymore? Time to go freelance and get paid for your writing. Plenty of publications still value the contributions of journalists and pay well for their writing. Here are 12 places that pay (well) for news, politics, and generic writing.   Please … Read more

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 yumminess and related topics. Yes, yumminess is a word. I just made it up.   Note: Rates of Pay are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated. Rates … Read more

Get Paid to Write About Environmentalism & Natural Living

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Want to get paid to write and save the world at the same time? Here are three publications that pay for writing about environmentalism and natural living. Note: Rates of Pay are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated. Rates are accurate as of this writing. 1. Earth Island Journal Earth Island Journal has an online … Read more

Travel Mind Map

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If you want to be a travel writer and make an income from your words, the first thing to realize is that travel writing doesn’t have to mean flying places to report back to a publication. But you can still travel here, there, and everywhere and write about travel. Just not necessarily destination pieces.

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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 … Read more

Mind Map Monday: Outdoors

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If you’re an outdoors lover and you’re also a writer, you can put your two passions together and earn an income while you go on your adventures. By using mind maps to think outside the box, you can find several topics related to the outdoors to write about. I’ve shared the outdoors mind map before,  … Read more

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 … Read more