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Writers’ Markets

This is a directory of paying freelance writer's markets. You can browse the writer's markets by category below or search if you're looking for something specific. All markets included in this directory are paying markets. Payment details are included in summaries where possible.

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This is a directory of paying freelance writer's markets. You can browse the writer's markets by category below or search if you're looking for something specific. All markets included in this directory are paying markets. Payment details are included in summaries where possible.

What are you waiting for? Build a better writing career, one market at a time!

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Transitions Abroad

TransitionsAbroad.com accepts freelance contractions for its Web magazine. Examples of topics covered include working abroad, teaching English abroad, studying abroad, and cultural immersion travel. They pay on acceptance, and payments range from $50 to $150 for articles in the 1250-2000+ word range.

Trapper's Post

Trapper's Post is a publication about trapping, covering everything from equipment and strategy to fur handling. They accept features up to 2000 words, and will consider longer features to be split into series. They also want shorter articles and tips from 500-700 words. Pay is roughly $.10 per published word with a top payment of $150 per article.

Trapper's World

Trapper's World is a publication "for trappers by trappers." They are looking for feature articles up to 5000 words (including photos). These articles tell the story of a specific trapline adventure. How-to articles up to 2500 words can also be pitched. They pay up to $100 for feature articles.

Triathlete

Triathlete magazine features multi-sport training tips, nutrition articles, gear and apparel guides, athlete profiles, triathlon related travel articles, and news. They don't generally publish first-personal stories. Features run 800-1200 words and news runs 200-500 words. Writers should submit a title and 10-20 word summary with all pieces. Payment is on publication.

True West

The articles in True West Magazine unite Old West history with modern day life. They recommend sending a query first and pay is $0.25 per word. This nonfiction magazine is published monthly.

Tutorial Board

TutorialBoard accepts submissions of tutorials related to Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and other design software. Tutorials must include downloadable .psd files. Pay is up to $150 per tutorial.

U.S. Catholic Magazine

U.S. Catholic accepts freelance submissions across a wide variety of magazine sections including features, reviews, poetry, and different columns throughout the publication.

U.S. Kids

U.S. Kids runs several magazines for children including Humpty Dumpty and Jack and Jill. The magazines accept poetry at Humpty Dumpty (starting at $25), fictional short stories (starting at $30 for Humpty Dumpty and $25 for Jack and Jill), short nonfiction articles at Jack and Jill (starting at $25), and crafts for Humpty Dumpty at $40 and up.

Vibrant Life

Vibrant Life is a bimonthly lifestyle magazine for Christians. They accept both short submissions of 450-650 words and features (up to 1000 words). Payment ranges from $100 - $300.

Videomaker

Videomaker covers analog and digital consumer-level video production tools." They accept freelance submissions for conceptual training articles of around 800 words, practical training articles under 800 words, features of 2500+ words, and opinion pieces of around 500 words. This is a paying market, though specific pay rates are not disclosed in the writers' guidelines.

More About the Writers' Markets

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