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The Writer's Job Newsletter #66 | Worth the wait...

The Writer's Job Newsletter
The Writer's Job NewsletterPublished on May 08, 2022

Happy Sunday to 3,034 motivated writers 👋🏼 

Sorry we’re a little late with this week! It’s been a busy weekend.

I've been helping my little sister write an assignment for university - should I invoice her?

She’s much earlier in her journey. It was a good reminder that we all start somewhere. I took a step back and thought about how much I’ve improved over the years (still a long way to go though!)

Anyway, just by showing up and putting in the effort, we’re always improving.

You’re doing great. 😊

It’s another big week!

•   2 free resources: freelancers toolkit and an essay writing bootcamp 

•   16 calls to pitch 📢

•   16 writing jobs inc. an early career fellowship and summer internship ☀️

•   Special thanks to those who replied to last week’s email 😉

Also, remember that our supporters get access to an exclusive bonuses. Every job we've shared (over 800 opportunities!) and a list over 200 publications that pay!

Resource of the week

Database of freelance tools from Boost

Check out this free database packed full of tools to manage your freelancing.

It’s packed full guides, cheatsheets, and more. Think about sales, mindset, business etc. It’s not writer-specific but it’s a real goldmine

Love seeing companies put out this sort of free content! Check it out here

Essay writing camp with Summer Brennan 

Now more writer focused: here's a free essay writing camp May 16 - 20th.

Just sign up to her newsletter (for free) to join in!

Summer also mentors, features, and even pays emerging writers in her newsletter. Details here.

Alright, let’s get onto the opps! 

Calls to Pitch

I try to ensure these are well-paid. If not, they’re usually helpful in some other way. You all range from new writers to more established, so some jobs may be more relevant for you. I focus on remote jobs, but may post the odd interesting job.

(Up to $100) BBG Magazinee | First time writers? 👋🏼 Message Crystal with your ideas for their Juneteenth issue

($600 for 1,200 words) The Grade | Alexander is looking for stories about education. Example piece here 

($20 - $40 per printed page) AGNI Magazine | Literary pieces that are true to your experience and only you could writer. Deadline May 31

($50 per story) Appartition Lit | Another call for literary pieces, speculative/fantasy/ fiction. Submit from May 15 - May 31  

($0.50 - $1 per word) Input Mag | Ray is looking for AAPI stories for tech, culture, gaming, style, reviews etc. Guidelines here. Deadline May 31

($250 - $600) Bob Vila | Stephanie is looking for buying guide writers for all thing home maintenance related (cleaning, pools, woodwork etc. 

($50 for 500+ words + royalties) Cars Against Humanity | Pitch stories about cars, infrastructure, and the impact on humans. Deadline June 1 

($250 for 500+ words) A Writer’s Notebook | Summer Brennan features writers every 6 weeks in her Newsletter. Literary nonfiction. Awesome mentorship opportunity!

(£200 - £300 for 800+ words) Flash Pack | Laura is looking for stories about travellers. I know we’ve got a few travel bugs here so could be a great one for you. ✈️

($200 for 700+ words) Fresh Cup Magazine | Coffee and tea drinkers! Rolling pitches all about that sweet, sweet writers fuel. Guidelines here. Rolling

($300+ per piece) Refinery29 | Hannah is looking for personal essays about being queer or queer adjacent. Rolling pitches

($100 - $150) Weeder’s Digest | Any writers with green thumbs? Pieces about gardening. Deadline end of May

($175+) She Media | Katherine is looking for stories all about sex, wellness, and relationships. Rolling pitch call

(£250 - £270) Insider | Jack is still looking for stories about business. More deets here. Rolling call

($350 - $750) DAME | Jennifer is looking for rolling pitches. Guidelines here. Rolling call

($500+ for 1,000+ words) Task&Purpose | Pitches about the US military and military life. Rolling call

Remote Writing Jobs

($2,400 per month, Remote, Part-time) Draft.Dev | Executive blog ghostwriter to write as their CEO. Background in journalism and marketing.

($60,000, Remote, Contract) Pacston | Legal Writer for drafting legal docs and letters

($60,000 - $70,000 est Remote) Automatic | Technical writer for the people behind Workdpress. Very remote friendly!

(£50,000 - £55,000, Remote UK) Legal & General | Remote copywriter for their responsible investment group

(£55,000 - £60,000, Remote UK) BrilliantIn Recruitment | SEO-focused content writer reporting to senior management  

($4,000+ per month) Noir Tower | Freelancers for academic writers on any topic, preference for business/finance. Work from anywhere!

($45 - $75 per hour, Remote, Part-time) AstroPad | Experienced content writer for a small tech company 

($45 - $50 per hour, Remote, 6 months) Aquent | Technical Writer to help documentation of their data platform

($20.55 per hour, Remote) Social Media fellowship for early career journos

($25 per hour, Remote, Part time) Rest of World | Summer internship for research and write analytical pieces about data Deadline May 27

(Paid, Remote CA) Noibu | Technical Writer helping eCommerce increase web sales. Again, seeing so many more technical writers popping up.

(Paid, Remote) Alcove Press | copywriter for our list of upcoming books, mostly fiction. Early career 1-3 years experience

(Paid, Remote) ANKR | Copywriter for crypto and blockchain content. Seeing more of these recently - lot of $$ in this space!

(Paid, Remote US CAN) Kanopi Studios | Copywriter for clients and internal work (case studies etc.)

(Paid, Remote) Binance | SEO specialist familiar with digital marketing with preference for crypto experience

(Paid, Remote US/CAN) Epic Games | Any gamers out there? Dream writing job for someone who loves Fortnite!


PS If you’re curious about what people who replied last week got to see, hit reply and I might share the secret project with you too 🤫

Or shoot me a DM on twitter @job_writers

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