9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

Are you wanting to showcase your writing skills while you earn up to  £2,000 in a contest? Or perhaps you are wanting some streamlined workflow. Here are 9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay! Good Luck 🙂

9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay

Contests

1 Best New Writing

Best New Writing accepts unpublished fiction and creative nonfiction under 10,000 words for publication and consideration for the Gover Story Prize ($250). Consideration is only given to new and unpublished, including on-line publications. We read submissions quarterly after the last day of March, June, September, and December.

You will receive a response within two weeks of those dates. Simultaneous submissions cannot be considered. Read More or Submit.

2 Frieze Writer’s Prize

The annual international award to discover and promote new art critics, is now open for entries. The winner is then commissioned to write a review for Frieze for which £2,000 is the grand prize.

This year frieze assistant editor Paul Clinton, writer Olivia Laing, and writer and artist James Bridle are the judges. We invite aspiring art critics to submit one unpublished review of 700 words in length pertaining to a recent contemporary art exhibition. Email your entry as a Word attachment to writersprize@frieze.com.

The closing date for entries is 18 July 2016. Read More.

Freelance Jobs

3 Agora

Agora is a biannual indie magazine. I print and curate it myself at my home and I’m looking for contributors. Contributors will receive a copy of the magazine due early August 2016 and a small monetary compensation. I need prose pieces of 300-1000 words and/or digital images of original art. This is your chance represent in print. Please send your name and images/prose to theneptuneblues@gmail.com

Payment: $0.03/word, $3/original digital image (additional royalty per copy sold: $0.005/word, $0.50/image)

4 AH Dory

We have an immediate opening for a freelance researcher/writer. We need a contract research expert to support our marketing plan in researching and pitching ideas, writing topics for blogs and white papers and managing social media presence.

Writer must be able to research topics, flesh out ideas and concepts and include citations. Email minerva@ahdory.com for application or enquiries. Please reference Researcher or Writer in your Subject line. Read More.

5 Bustle Studios

Bustle Studios partners with brands to create the dynamic, compulsively sharable content Bustle readers know and love — in the young, pop culture-savvy, feminist voice they have come to expect. We’re seeking flexible, creative freelance writers to work with our growing branded team. [expired]

6 Gytra Marketing (South Africa)

Freelance content writer needed. Must be creative and have
knowledge of SEO, Social Media and online marketing.

Please reply with your rate for an article of 500 words. Read More.

7 The Rockettes

The online home to the world-class precision dance company the Radio City Rockettes, seeks contract lifestyle and dance writers. The Rockettes® exemplify extraordinary talent, athleticism, teamwork and self-confidence. We want our audience to see how dance is further connected to health, fitness and fashion even though our content has an obvious connection to dance.

We’re looking for smart, creative writers (contract) who can handle 2-3 assignments per week.

Qualifications for DANCE writers:

  • MUST have published experience covering dance content
  • Comfortable with tight deadlines
  • Experience interviewing story subjects
  • Comfortable with pitching ideas daily that are on-brand

Read More or Email questions and applications to kendra.callari@msg.com

Websites paying for articles

8 eCommerce Insider

Our writers contribute articles adhering  guidelines that follow:

1. Retail-Focused
Content angled toward online retailers to fit into one categories/subcategories in the site navigation menu above. (do contact us if you feel there’s a category we’re missing)

2. Commentary or Educational
Submit educational “how to” tips and tactics, or commentary articles on industry news or trends. We tolerate no explicit sales/marketing persuasion for your business in the article itself.

  • $75 for every article from 400-600 words
  • $125 for every article >600 words
  • $150 for every article 600+ words Read More.

9 Viator Travel Blog.

Viator is a travel website of places to go, things to do, travel advice and inspiration and any views you may share regarding travel. They are paying up to $150 for an article. They are wanting writers to join their writer database. In order to receive your  assignments via email, simply complete your geographic area of expertise. Read More.

Let me know how these 9 Writing Contests, Freelance Jobs and Websites that pay work out for you! If you have any other freelance jobs that you would like to share, please do email them to me.

Would you like to share your talent and skills with The Write Styles? I would love to publish your work! Simply visit Guest Blog For Us, or contact me with your pitch 🙂

Blessed Be,

Sancheo

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