7 Blogs and Websites that Pay $100+ Per Article

The following is a list of blogs and websites that accept pitches directly from freelance writers. Topics include reproductive health, environmental justice, travel, clean energy, science, and labradoodles.

If you are new to freelance writing, please DO NOT contact any of these publishers unless you are confident in your ability to send a quality pitch. If you’re not sure about this, please read this article.

Thank you to Fatima Saif for her research on this article.

  1. SheThinx Blog is seeking “personal essays about reproductive health, lifestyle, or unique perspectives about topics society typically considers taboo.” They are also specifically seeking narratives and perspectives on “people experiencing perimenopause, menopause, parenting later in life, or other subjects related to aging.” They pay $125 for pieces of 600 to 800 words. Details here.
  2. Reckoning is “an annual journal of creative writing on environmental justice.” For their fourth issue, they are looking for pieces (fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) about urban nature and the environmental challenges of cities. They are especially looking for work from indigenous writers, writers of color, queer and transgender writers. According to their fiction and nonfiction editor, “I don’t have nearly enough essays and creative nonfiction, and I want them.” Payment is 6 cents per word for prose and $20 per page for poetry. They are always open for submissions, but their arbitrary cut-off point for the fourth issue is the Autumn equinox, September 23rd, 2019. To learn more, visit this page.
  3. Thryve is a website that features a collection of thousands of adventures across the United Kingdom. They aim to promote outdoor activities that build confidence of people and make them feel more connected to nature. They are looking for stories of adventure. They generally pay £200 per article. For details, read their submission guidelines.
  4. Greentech Media is a media company that delivers business-to-business news, conferences, market analysis, and research on the global clean energy market. According to one payment report, they paid $0.13 per word for a 750-word news story. To contact them, refer to this page.
  5. Particle delivers “the latest science news from the world of STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics).” They want to tell stories about science in Western Australia. According to one payment report, they paid $0.38 per word for a 400-word feature. To contact them, visit this page.
  6. Trending Breeds is seeking Labradoodle lovers and owners, who love to write. Writers will start with 1 to 2 articles per week. They will be given a topic, a title, and an outline for each article. The length of the article will be 1,400 to 4,000 words. The starting pay rate will be $0.04 per word. Details can be found here.
  7. Truity is a website that offers scientific personality and career tests. They are looking for writers who can contribute regularly and make their content more current and engaging. They pay $100 to $150 per blog post. To learn more, refer to this page.


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