10 Blogs and Magazines that Pay Writers (Up to $200)

As part of our weekly roundup of paid writing opportunities, here are ten publishers that pay writers. A wide variety of topics is coveed, including graphic design, roleplaying games, virtual reality, and travel. We’ve found payment information and submission guidelines for all of these publishers, though keep in mind that payment rates are not set in stone, and may need to be negotiated.

  1. Pixlr Blog features content about “mobile photography, graphic design, and anything else that feels like it fits.” They pay $200 per post. They pay higher rates for in-depth, tutorial-style content. To pitch them an idea, visit this page.
  2. Raging Swan Press is a UK-based roleplaying game publisher that “specialises in producing products for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.” They want articles of 500 words. They pay 11 cents per word, up to a maximum of $55. For details, visit this page.
  3. EN World offers news coverage of tabletop roleplaying games. They are looking for articles for their three publications named TRAILseeker, EN5ider, and EONS. The starting rate for their new writers is $0.03 per word, which comes out to be “$60 for a 2,000 word article, $150 for a 5,000 word adventure, and $210 for a 7,000 word adventure.” To learn more, refer to their writer’s guidelines.
  4. Outdoor Movie Projectors is a website that helps people set up their own backyard movie nights. The website features how to guides, product reviews, guidance on law, and much more. They are looking for contributors who are passionate about backyard or outdoor movie nights and the technology used for them. They pay $25 for 2,000-word articles and $50 for 4,000-word articles. For details, refer to this page.
  5. Freedom With Writing is currently seeking submissions of case studies from freelance writers on the topic of LinkedIn. We want stories of how writers used LinkedIn to land high-quality freelance writing jobs. Payment is $50 per case study. The case studies should be told as a first-person narrative, combining your real-world example with helpful advice for other writers. Send queries to Jacob Jans: submissions@freedomwithwriting.com — Include “LinkedIn Case Study” in the subject line.
  6. Chat SDK is a “free open source instant messaging platform for iOS and Android.” It allows the users to communicate which helps in building a community and increasing engagement. They pay $100 for quality tutorials. To learn more, refer to this page.
  7. Canadian Student Review is a free digital magazine by The Fraser Institute which is “an independent, non-partisan research and educational organization based in Canada.” The magazine is written by students for students. They want articles (of 1,000 to 1,500 words) that are focused on an economic or public policy topic. They pay $200 per article. To learn more, refer to this page.
  8. Indian Life is a bimonthly newspaper by Intertribal Christian Communications (an international, evangelical non-profit organization). The newspaper helps “the Native North American church speak to the social, cultural and spiritual needs of her people.” They give preference to native writers. The maximum length of their articles or stories is 2,000 words. They pay 15 cents per word, up to a maximum of $150. They pay $40 per photo, $40 for poetry, and $30 for fillers. To learn more, refer to their writer’s guidelines.
  9. VREX Magazine is a magazine by VREX (a virtual reality experts marketplace). They publish three types of content: features (1,500 to 2,500 words), articles (1,000 to 1,500 words), and pieces (500 to 1,000 words). They pay $150 per feature, $100 per article, and $50 per piece. For details, refer to this page.
  10. SoulTown-USA helps “travelers find black culture and joy in the USA.” They want travel writers to write about black culture in one American city that they love. They want posts of 1,500 to 2,000 words. They pay $100 per blog post. To learn more, visit this page.


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