3 Health & Wellness Publications that Pay Writers

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If you have an interest in health and wellness and you write well, why not combine your two passions and get paid to write about what you love? Here are three publications that pay you to write about health and wellness.   Note: Rates of pay are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated. Pay rates … 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

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

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

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 … Read more

Why Freelance Writers Shouldn’t Charge by the Hour

You Know how some freelance writers complain that their work isn’t valued?

So they leave the content mills and start looking for their own clients, setting their own rates.

And then these same freelance writers fall flat on their faces when they undervalue their own work… and they’re no better off than when they first began.

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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 … Read more

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’reĀ  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 … Read more