15 Blogs, Websites, & Magazines that Pay Writers $50+ Per Article

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Dear Writers,

Here’s a list of fifteen magazines, websites, and blogs that accept pitches/queries directly from freelance writers. Topics include creative-careers, ESL, home design, PHP programming, humor, coin collecting, and more.

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NicoleDieker.com is a website that features “daily posts on the art and the finances of a creative career.” They are seeking guest posts (of at least 1,000 words) that give “personal insight to any aspect of the creative practice.” They publish two guest posts per month and pay $50 per piece. For details, visit this page.
Carolina Country is a monthly magazine published by North Carolina’s electric cooperatives. They feature news, travel stories, gardening tips, recipes, and co-op info. Each month, in their “I Remember” series, they publish “a selection of your stories and pictures about your recollections of people, events, scenes — whatever memories mean a lot to you.” They pay $50 per story. For details, refer to this page.
Antithesis is a graduate run arts and humanities journal that is published annually in association with The University of Melbourne’s School of Culture and Communication. Contributors do not have to be students at the University to be published in the journal. They want scholarly essays, reviews, creative nonfiction, short fiction, poetry, artwork, and more. They pay $50 per piece. Details here.
Faramira publishes quizzes on English vocabulary, general knowledge, basic mathematics, and general science to help people prepare for aptitude tests. They are seeking articles (500 to 800 words) from experienced freelance writers. The articles can be on “fashion & beauty, health & fitness, family & wellbeing, education, finance, personal growth, leadership, productivity, food & recipes, technology, social media, and entertainment.” They pay $15 to $50 per article to their paid writers. Details here.
House Tipster is “an engaging virtual designing platform for homeowners and service professionals alike.” According to one payment report, they paid $0.03 per word. To contact them, visit this page.
Maisonneuve is a Montreal-based quarterly of “arts, opinion and ideas.” They are looking for all kinds of non-fiction writing including essays, memoirs, reporting, and humor. Payment reports indicate that they pay $0.10 per word. To contact them, visit this page.
Healio.com is a medical news, education, and information website for health care practitioners. According to one payment report, they paid $0.13 per word for a 500-word news story. To contact them, visit this page.
Himal Southasian is “Southasia’s first and only regional news and analysis magazine.” They are looking for submissions from both new and established writers. They want the submissions to be about Southasia, or have a strong relevance to it. Most of their long form articles are of 2,000 to 4,000 words, and commentary/analysis pieces are of 800 to 1,500 words. They generally pay $100 to $150 per article. For details, read their submission guidelines.
MONTECRISTO is Vancouver’s quarterly lifestyle magazine. They cover culture, fashion, travel, history, food, wine, art, design, architecture, business, books, beauty, and more. Since Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city, they “value national and international stories of interest to Vancouverites.” Payment reports indicate that they pay up to $0.10 per word. To learn more, refer to this page
Ricochet is a Canada-based, crowd-funded multiplatform news outlet that practices public-interest journalism in English and French. They accept pitches for short- and long-form journalism. According to one payment report, they paid $0.08 per word for a 1,000-word feature. For details, refer to this page.
CakePHP is “an open-source web, rapid development framework that makes building web applications simpler, faster and require less code.” They are looking for tutorials about CakePHP. They pay up to $50 per article. For details, refer to this page.
Leatherneck is a magazine of the United States Marine Corps. They are looking for articles focused on Marine Corps. They encourage articles on current events, history, personality profiles, and Marine units. The articles should be 1,200 to 2,500 words long and have a minimum of 10 to 12 photos. They pay $100 per laid out page. For details, refer to their submission guidelines.
Taste of Home is an American cooking magazine. Each issue of the magazine includes over 200 easy recipes and tips that help in making any occasion special. Payment reports suggest that they pay $0.07 per word. To learn more, read their contributor guidelines.
Funny Times is a monthly humor magazine that publishes funny stories and cartoons. They pay $60 for stories, and all contributors receive a complimentary subscription to the magazine. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.
COINage Magazine covers the hobby and business of coins for both collectors and investors. They accept queries, not completed manuscripts. They pay $250 for 2,000 word features. To learn more, read their submission guidelines.


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