10 Publishers that Pay For Writing About Writing

Want to get paid to write about writing? Then check out this list of publishers that cover the topic of writing.

This list comes directly from the publisher’s database available exclusively to members of Writing Launch. Their database contains an additional 22 publishers in this category – and over 1800 total publishers in their database. They’re not currently accepting new members, but you can join the waiting list here.

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Authors Publish publishes articles about various aspects of writing and publishing. They pay between $35 and $50 per article. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

The SFWA Blog is the official blog for the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. They want nonfiction articles of interest to sci-fi/fantasy writers. They pay 6 cents a word, up to 1,000 words. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

Wow! Women on Writing publishes articles on the topic of writing, including how-to’s about writing and publishing and interviews with editors/agents. They pay $50 to $75 per post. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

The Writer’s Chronicle is the official publication of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. The magazine has been in circulation for over four decades, and it is one of the most respected writing magazines. They accept submissions of interviews, pedagogical essays, craft essays, and other areas. They pay $18 per 100 words up to a maximum 5,000 words. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

Submittable is a widely-used submissions portal that publishes its own blog. They accept articles that discuss publishing or digital media. They’re also looking for book reviews and essays on any topic, as long as they “of high literary quality.” They pay $50 per post. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

Funds for Writers publishes a weekly newsletter that showcases paying markets, grants, contests, and other opportunities to make money with writing. They’re looking for original articles about any sort of financial tips or paying markets for writers. For a 500-600 word article, they pay $50 if by PayPal and $45 if by check. For reprints, they pay $15 if by PayPal and $10 if by check. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

Make A Living Writing helps writers all over the world find real success in their careers. They accept queries for guest posts that provide “firsthand, practical advice” to freelance writers. In order to query, you must either be a current or former member of the Freelance Writers’ Den or a student or graduate of Jon Morrow’s blog mentoring program. However, they do run open pitch periods. They pay $50 per guest post. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

Writers Weekly publishes articles that help writers increase their income. They accept queries for guest posts that focus on selling the written word. They pay $60 for features. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.

Poets & Writers Magazine is a bimonthly magazine “for writers of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction.” It reaches a national audience of 100,000 readers. According to the magazine’s website, they pay the writers when their piece is scheduled for production. The reports suggest that they are paid around 17 cents per word. To learn more, refer to their submission guidelines.

Copy Hackers teaches people how to “write copy that converts.” They promise to help people “write more persuasive, believable and usable copy.” They want writers to send pitch emails to their content strategist. They do not want unsolicited drafts. They pay $325 per post. To learn more, refer to this page.

 

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