Happy Sunday to 4,551 motivated writers 👋🏼
How’s everyone doing? I’m doing great but completely exhausted! Writing this up from a super cozy cabin up in the mountains of Colorado.
All this travel recently has really been taking it out of me... but I can't complain! A lot of hiking and exploring over this weekend.
There's something so inspiring about being up in the mountains!!
Let’s jump straight in! ⬇️
So, what do we have this week?
2️⃣ 20 calls to pitch, inc. a fellowship and a competition! 📢
3️⃣ 20 writing jobs
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1️⃣ Resource of the week
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2️⃣ Calls to Pitch
I try to ensure these are well-paid. If not, they’re usually helpful in some other way. We range from new writers to those more established, so keep a like to share range of opportunities too
🏅 Competition & fellowship 🏅
($150,000 + $30,000) The Shapiro Center | Scholarships for two distinguished writers, scholars, critics, journalists, to expand as a centre for creative writing and criticism
($500) Thin Air Magazine | BIPOC writers! Submit your poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to this no-fee contest. Winner’s get paid, published and interviewed! Details here
⬇️ Regular List ⬇️
($1,000 - $1,200) National Geographic | EPIC publication looking for EPIC adventures! All sorts of different pieces but no listicles, profiles or hyper local content. Fun fact: I have a Nat Geo poster right above my desk!
($300 - $600) The Muse | Stav is looking for all sorts of pitches about careers and work Guidelines here
($300 AUD) The Guardian Australia | Bridie is taking comment pieces, think funny summer stories Rolling call
($250 - $350, estimate) Refinery29 UK | Maybelle is taking pitches across lifestyle, wellness, entertainment, relationships, and more. Estimate here Guidelines here
($200+) Clever, Architectural Digest | I love AD! Sydney wants to work with more BIPOC writers for D’s digital publication. Guidelines here
($200+) Sentient Media | Jenny is taking pitches with a mission to change the conversation about animal agriculture (e.g. impact of meat and dairy farming) Guidelines here Rolling call
($150 - $200) ILY Magazine | Rae is looking for pitches about trends or reported stories about friendship and break ups
($50) Yellow Seeds Magazine | Pitches about cultural conversations for November, non-partisan think pieces!
(£40) Polyester Zine | Gina is taking pitches for deep dive cultural pieces and personal essays Good for early career!
($1 per word) The Information | Jon is looking for a writer to cover all sorts of ‘stuff’, sleep tech, e-bikes, coffee balls, and more!
($0.40 CAD per word) Impact Magazine | Marissa is looking for a bunch of Canadian journey pitches, from 400 - 1,000 words
(£0.20 per word) Postcards Magazine | SJ is looking for a few foodie and travel pieces, ranging in word count! Lebanon, Bhutan, Brazilian Amazon.. interesting stuff!
3️⃣ Writing jobs
($130,000, Remote US) Handshake | Senior Brand Writer to keep up and evolve their verbal identity across all communication and touch points
($80,000 - $100,000, Remote US) Better Life Lab | Senior Writer & Editor to manage their teams and writing
($60,000 - $65,000, Remote US) Smithsonian | Associate Digital Editor for Virtual Events to manage online presence of the Smithonsian Online
($60,000, Remote) William & Mary | Another great sci-comm role in higher ed. Senior research writer within the univ comms team
($55,000 - $85,000, Remote US) Braintrust | Technical content writer to join their decentralised talent network… super interesting model, freelance work with full-time benefits!
(€35,000, Remote) Alts Digital | SEO Content Manager to own the entire content strategy for one of iGaming’s websites
($32,000 - $40,000, Remote) Barn2 | Wordpress SEO content writer to manage content for their growing online presence. They make a Wordpress Plugin
(£28,000 - £33,000, Remote UK) PinkNews | Communications executive to implement their comprehensive comms strategy while supporting their press office
($315 - $578 per piece) Draft.dev | Freelance technical writer to help communicate technical topics for their clients
($21 per hour, Remote) Daily Meal | Freelance food and beverage writer to join their pool of contributors. Global friendly!
($25 per hour, Remote) Lowercase | Freelance content marketer and project manager to manage blog and content production
($20 per hour, Remote, Part time) Penguin Random House | Spring internship are open! Open to non-students and no publishing experience needed
($50 - $150 per piece) The Ability Toolbox | Freelance writers wanted to support and create content for this disabled-owned online community. More details here
($0.08 per word) Tasting Table | Freelance writers to join their foodie feature team for content in print or on the web.
(Paid, Remote US) OZIO Media | Ghostwriter for content marketing across their clients, inc. SEO and email marketing
(Paid, Remote US) Texas Monthly | Yeeee-haw 🤠 Copy editor to join this Texas institution. Make sure stuff read good
(Paid, Remote) Softr | Freelance content writer for tech and SaaS. Experience in no-code is even better!
(Paid, Remote US) Washington Post | TV critic! What a great job. In office preferred but remote may be possible
(Paid, Remote) The Urban Writers | Professional freelance editor to build relationships with their customers, ensuring feedback on books, stories, blogs, etc.
(Paid, Remote US) Hugo & Cat | Freelance copywriter to join their digital design team in the healthcare space
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