Happy Sunday to 6,795 motivated writers 👋🏼
How’s everyone doing? I’m doing great! It’s super busy weekend for me.
I (finally) passed my US driving test last week 🥳 ..so have spent the whole weekend looking cars to buy.
I guess you *really* do need a car in Texas, who knew!? 🧐
Also - some great opps this week!
My fav is from The New Scientist… Helen is *already* taking Xmas pitches.. never too early I guess?! 😂
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So, what do we have this week?
2️⃣ 26 calls to pitch, 10 early access for TWJN Pro ⚡️
3️⃣ 14 writing jobs
Let’s get to it! ⬇️ ⬇️
1️⃣ Resource of the week
It’s pretty sweet.
They call it the 🎉Ultimate Guide to Graphic Design BUNDLE🎉!
There’s a few things included:
1/ The Ultimate Guide to Graphic Design for Copywriters with No Experience. A 21-page guide📖 that breaks down the basics of graphic design and gives tips along the way.
2/ FREE All-Access Pass🎫 to EDU by Content Workshop. This All-Access Pass gives you all of their graphic design courses AND courses on copywriting and freelance business!
3/ Design Templates. Three easy-to-use template bundles to help you design your blog headers, in-line graphics, and social media posts📱.
Check it out here
2️⃣ Calls to Pitch
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⚡️($700) Good Beer Hunting | Emma is a new editor for North America and is taking pitches for features that go beyond beer in the region. Guidelines and rates here
⚡️(£300 - £700) British Medical Journal | Mun-Keet is looking for pitches and freelancers. Medical workforce issues, primary car, cost of living and impact on health, and more global reporting Guidelines here Estimate here
⚡️($250 - $450) Passnfrt | Grace is looking for LGBTQ+ creator-related pitches for Pride Month! Check out their style in the newsletter here
⚡️($200 - $300, estimate) Insider | Conz is looking for essay pitches for Father’s Day. Everything from good to complicated Estimate here
⚡️(£180) Stylist | Ellen is looking for first person stories on the topic of mental health for their Frame of Mind series. Guidelines here Rates from here
⚡️($150) The Wrap | Rolling call for freelancers to cover entertainment, movies, and Hollywood
⚡️(£100 - £120) Metro UK | Sharan is supporting their first person and opinion desk and is taking pitches! See thread for examples Rolling call
⚡️(£100) Lost in Cult | Andrew is looking for gamer writers to pitch articles listed in his thread. Some guidelines in the thread too Estimate here
($5,000) Thomson Reuters Foundation | This is a pretty cool competition - with an extended deadline. If you’re a freelance journo reporting on conflict, corruption, human rights, and injustuice, there’s three awards up for grabs More info and submit here Deadline June 12
(£620) New Scientist | Who’s feeling festive! 🎅🏽 Helen is already taking pitches and commissioning their Christmas features. See the thread for a bunch of examples Guidelines here Specific guidelines here Deadline June 21
(€500) TOLKA Journal | their submission window is open for their next issue. They’re looking for all forms of non-fiction. Think personal essays, auto-fiction, and everything else in-between. Guidelines here Deadline June 11
($300 - $500) Sole Retriever | Ian is looking for queer sneaker heads for ongoing pitches about all things hyped sneakers + surrounding stories/culture Rolling call
($200) Verso Blog | John is always looking for essays for their online blog. Cultural, political intellectual pieces. Guidelines here. Rolling call
($200) IJNet | These folks are always looking for blogs with tips and tricks that help journalists globally. For journo’s, by journo’s. Gotta love it 😊 Guidelines here Rolling call
($150 - $500) US News | I swear these folks started the original listicles with best universities, best towns, and now they’re looking for more! Best states, Healthiest communities, and more. See some useful guidelines here Rolling call
($150, estimate) Salon | Sophia is looking for a whole bunch of topics: Pride, Juneteenth, DeSantis and other political topics, and a bunch more. Guidelines here Estimate I think Rolling call
(£120) Whynow Gaming | Another gaming pitch! Subjects can be as niche or left-field as you like, provided they’re backed up with personal experience or perspectives Guidelines here Rolling call
(£100) National Survivor User Network | They’re commissioning multiple blogs from people who’ve got a lived experience with mental health issues, distress, or trauma to understand what safety and care looks like in health settings Guidelines here Deadline June 12
($100) Electric Magazine | Creative non fiction pitches are being taken from today. Submissions should be completed first drafts of personal essays. Only the first 500 submissions will be reviewed! More info and guidelines here Deadline 15 June
($75) Forge Literary Magazine | These folks publish one piece per week. They feature prose for submissions from their community. Ideally 3,000 words so super lengthy… Guidelines here
($50) Barrelhouse | All sorts of nonfiction and they’ve pushed the deadline back to get more submissions.. hopefully this helps! Guidelines here Deadline June 7
($0.10 per word) SIDEQUEST | Gamers! 👾 Anto is looking for pitches about Path Finder 2e. Super detailed guidelines here Deadline June 9
2️⃣ Writing jobs
⚡️($86,000 - $95,000, Remote US) Grist | Megan is hiring a full time audience producer. This role will reach and engage readers with Grist’s journalism and reporting. More info and apply here
⚡️($60,000 - $95,000, NYC/LA) The Wrap | Kristen and Jethro are looking for a fit business reporter to cover all that’s happening on the business side of movies. Encouraging women, BIPOC, and disabled journos to apply! More info and apply here
⚡️($300 per piece, Remote US) Ourself | Freelance science writer to help put together articles for their learning centre and website. They’ll outline specific topics on women’s health, research, and more
⚡️($20 per hour, Remote) Petful | Freelance writer and fact checker to help E writer some researched guides and dog food. Open to beginners!
⚡️(Paid, Remote US) Good Morning America | Freelance e-commerce writer to pitch and write stories helping them to sell more products. From writing stories to newsletters, and more. See detailed job description here
⚡️(Paid, Remote) The Spot | Freelance contributing blog writer for long term and regular work. Writing about advanced marketing tech topics while keeping it entertaining. More info and apply here
⚡️(Paid, Remote US) Motorsport Network | Freelance news writer to augment and improve their motorcycle news and lifestyle coverage More info and apply here
($65,000 - $130,000, Remote US) Aha! | Copy editor to help grow their footprint in North America as part of their marketing team. Think SEO best practices, managing a digital presence, and more
($150 per piece, Remote US) Waging Nonviolence | Interview writers to have conversations with movement leaders and analysts for one Q&A piece per week More info and apply here Deadline June 12
($60 - $90 per hour, Remote) Tinuiti | Freelance copywriter to join this independent marketing firm supporting streaming TV and big tech.
($50 - $100 per hour, Remote) ONEHOPE | Freelance copywriter to help promote and manage content for this Napa Valley Winery.
(£30 - £40 per hour, Remote EU) AIM Group | Freelance writer to a reporter to cover the DACH region and can operate from anywhere in Europe. This is a business intelligence and consultancy for online marketplaces
(Paid, Remote) EVERSANA | Medical writer to develop value communications and copyediting in the medical space
(Paid, Remote) Three Ships | Freelance editor for their home finance and insurance expertise column. Will multiple 1,000+ word articles per week
PS here’s a link to the graphic design bundle, in case you missed it 😊
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