40 Short Story Markets that Pay $500 Per Story

May 31, 2022

These outlets, mostly literary magazines, publish fiction; they pay up to $500 for stories, and a few pay significantly more. Many also accept other genres, like non-fiction, and poetry. They’re a mix of literary and genre markets. Not all are open for submissions now, but a number of them are, or they will open in…

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24 Calls for Pitches Directly from Editors

May 31, 2022

Dear Writers, Here’s our latest call for pitches directly from editors. Be sure to carefully study each publication before sending them a pitch. If you want to have the very best chance of getting your article published, then let me give you feedback on your pitch. I’ll do this for you completely free, if you…

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Full Time & Remote Jobs for Writers

May 31, 2022

Here’s our latest roundup of traditional jobs for writers.  Companies in this list include Tech Radar, The LA Times, and TODAY. Thanks to Fatima Saif for compiling this list. Jalopnik is a blog by G/O Media about car culture and transportation. They are looking for a Staff Writer. The candidate should be “comfortable researching and…

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$500 for Epic Love Stories

May 24, 2022

Narratively is a media company that publishes original and untold human stories. They are looking for pitches for contemporary “epic love stories.” These can be reported pieces or personal essays. What does true love look like today? We’re seeking stories about finding love, losing love, re-finding love, re-losing it…you get the gist! These could be…

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23 Magazines that Publish Investigative Reporting from Freelance Writers

May 24, 2022

Dear Writers, This is a list of magazines and websites that pay freelance writers for investigative reporting. Included below is a wide variety of publishers, covering topics as varied as the business of video games, inequality, and alcohol, as well as general news and politics. — Jacob Jans Pellicle is a primarily UK-based consumer drinks…

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31 Calls for Pitches Directly from Editors

May 24, 2022

Dear Writers, Here’s our latest roundup of calls for writers — directly from editors, covering a wide variety of themes and topics. Please carefully study the publication before contacting the editor. When writing your pitch, be sure to: Carefully study the publication, to get a sense of their style Have a clear idea of where…

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27 Prizes, Grants, and Fellowships for Writers (Up to $75,000)

May 20, 2022

These prizes, grants, and fellowships are for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, and playwriting. They range from $100 up to $75,000. They are, very roughly, divided by geography.  – S. Kalekar PRIZES OPEN FOR INTERNATIONAL SUBMISSIONS The Heron’s Nest: Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards This poetry contest is run by The Heron’s Nest, a quarterly online…

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