16 Magazines & Blogs that Pay Writers ($50 to $450)

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Here are the results of this week’s research for paid writing markets. Included are 16 magazines, blogs, and websites that
pay for quality writing.

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Unemploymentville.com is a supportive and friendly place for people who are out of work. They are looking for contributions for their blog. They want personal stories about being unemployed, stories about earning a living by getting gigs, advice on dealing with the challenges of being unemployed, and unique job search techniques. The length should be at least 350 words. Pay is $40 to $75 per piece. For details, visit this page.
VISION Vocation Guide is a print and online resource for people who are interested in entering religious life. They want articles that “provide insight into what it means to be a contemporary Catholic sister, priest, brother, missionary, or monk.” The best time of the year to pitch ideas to them is late summer or early fall. They pay $450 for articles of 1,000 to 1,500 words and $100 for reprints. To learn more, visit their guidelines for writers.
Cuisine at Home is a bimonthly cooking and food magazine that offers a wide variety of recipe ideas to its readers. They are looking for unique ways of solving cooking problems. They pay up to $100 if they publish a tip. To submit a tip, visit this page.
Pregnant Chicken is an online resource and blog that offers tips, advice, and information that help in keeping pregnancy fun and funny for expectant and new parents. They want funny or emotionally relatable posts on pregnancy and being a new parent. They don’t have a minimum or maximum word count. They pay $50 per post. For details, visit this page.
Intellectual Takeout is “a think tank dedicated to promoting the renewal of Western Civilization through rational discourse.” They are looking for original submissions for their website. They want writers to keep their submissions under 600 words. They pay $50 per piece. For details, visit this page.
Pxleyes is a photo contest site that posts new photoshop and photography contests every day. They are looking for high quality tutorials. They pay up to $200 per tutorial, depending on its length, quality, and complexity. To learn more, visit this page.
Moja Gear is “a hub for all things climbing”, including gear, content, community happenings, and educational materials. They pay up to $50 per article. For details, visit this page.
Hit The Road provides reviews of campervans and car rentals around the globe. They are looking for articles about road trips, with emphasis on experiences in rented campervans and motorhomes. They pay $50 per article. For details, visit this page.
Edible Santa Barbara is a quarterly print and online magazine that focuses on the food and wine culture in Santa Barbara County. Their department stories and columns are 600 to 1,000 words long, and their feature stories are 900 to 2,000 words long. They pay $50 to $200 per piece. For details, refer to their submission guidelines.
Spirit is a “weekly periodical for high school students used with Catholic religious education, confirmation and youth ministry groups in parishes throughout the US and Canada.” They are looking for stories and features of about 1,100 words. They pay $300 per article. For details, visit this page.
Dirt Rag is an independent mountain bike magazine. They accept submissions of all kinds. Their standard pay for a web article (200 to 1,500 words) is $50. To learn more, visit this page.
FraudLabs Pro provides fraud detection solutions that help merchants protect their online stores from malicious fraudsters. They are looking for articles and tutorials about the services that they offer. They pay $50 per article or tutorial. To learn more, visit 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.
Temporary Art Review is “a platform for contemporary art criticism that focuses on alternative spaces and critical exchange among disparate art communities.” They pay $50 for reviews (500 to 900 words) and $75 for essays (1,200 to 2,000 words) and interviews. To learn more, refer to this page.
Adventist World is a worldwide monthly magazine by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. They are looking for articles of international interest on topics that are important around the world and in the church. They pay $50 to $100 for unsolicited articles and $75 to $300 for solicited articles. They pay $15 per image if they use photos sent with articles. To learn more, visit 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.


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