This is a directory of paying freelance writers’ markets. You can browse the writers’ markets by category below or search them if you’re looking for something specific. What are you waiting for? Build a better writing career, one market at a time!
|AAA Journey Magazine|
This bi-monthly magazine covering Washington state and northern Idaho covers lifestyle, travel, and automotive topics. Pay is up to $1.00 per word, and article range from 500 - 1800 words.
|AARP The Magazine|
AARP The Magazine claims to be the "world's largest circulation magazine." Catering to the over-50 crowd, the magazine accepts freelance submissions in the following categories: finance, health, food, travel, consumerism, general interest, and relationships. Rate of pay is not currently included in their published writers' guidelines.
This is a magazine addressing issues related to ADHD. They accept submissions from journalists, mental health professionals, and those with first person stories to share. Payment is on publication and they offer a kill fee.
Adirondack Life is a regional magazine serving readers in areas surrounding the Adirondack Mountains. The magazine accepts freelance submissions for the following departments: Special Places, Watercraft, Barkeater, Kitchen, Profile, Historic Preservation, North Country, Sporting Scene, Home, Wilderness, Wildlife, Working, and Yesteryears. At the time of inclusion, Adirondack Life pays $.30 per published word (around 30 days after publication).
|Advanced Christian Writer|
Advanced Christian Writer is a bi-monthly newsletter, with content tailored to published authors. The newsletter pays $20 for articles and $10 for reviews on publication.
|Air & Space (Smithsonian)|
The Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine accepts freelance submissions for book reviews and the following departments: Soundings, Above & Beyond, Flights & Fancy, Reviews & Previews, Oldies & Oddities, and feature articles. At the time of inclusion, the magazine pays $1000 - 2500 for feature articles, $150 - 300 for departments in Soundings and Reviews, and $500 - 750 for other departments. The magazine suggests pitching department ideas if you haven't written for the magazine previously.
American Falconry accepts features as well as article series covering topics related to falconry, such as training and equipment. Payment starts at $75.
AOPA Pilots is an aviation magazine accepting freelance submissions for 3 departments as well as features. Their pay rate isn't disclosed in the guidelines, but they are a paying market and they pay on acceptance.
|Asimov's Science Fiction|
Asimov's is a magazine for science fiction writers. If you'd like to submit, know that payment is $.06 per word for up to 7500 words. Payment is $.05 per word if the story is over 12,500 words. Payment is a flat $450 if the science fiction story falls between those lengths.
|Back Home Magazine|
Back Home Magazine accepts articles on topics related to sustainable living including gardening, home repair, home schooling, and more. They pay $35 per printed page.
More About The All Freelance Writing Writers’ Market Directory
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