Friday, July 6, 2012

Freelance Friday: High Paying Writing Opportunities

I hope you're staying hydrated and staying out of the heat! Today has been the hottest day of the year here in Ohio in regards to heat indices. We have a decent sized home and two window A/C's and the heat has still managed to find a way in. I've been sweating all day!

Since it's getting later, we're getting a tiny bit of relief, just in time to post today's installment of Freelance Friday! Enjoy!

Developer Tutorials
is looking for writers who are able to produce high-quality, cutting-edge programming and design tutorials. Categories include JavaScript, AJAX, ASP, CSS, Flash, Illustrator, Linux, and Java among numerous others. If this is you're niche, you'll definitely want to pass on your knowledge, as pay is rather generous ($50 to $100 per tutorial). They're also looking for writers who are able to produce work relating to design and programming, such as "30 Awesome Photoshop Movie Poster Tutorials." Payment for this type of work is between $30 and $50.

MetroParents seeks talented, experienced freelance writers in the Detroit area to add to their outstanding team of current journalists for the MetroParent magazine and website. Before applying, it is recommended that you pick up a current issue of the magazine to familiarize yourself with the writing style and topics covered in the MetroParent magazine. Featured articles are worth between $150 and $300, depending on complexity, subject matter, and sources. Department columns are worth between $50 to $70, Parent Pipeline pieces are worth between $35 and $50, and reprints are worth $35. Payment is made upon publication.

BrokenPencil, a Canada-based magazine covering underground culture and independent arts, is looking for writers to submit work or ideas. Articles, columns, non-fiction, short reports, features, and more, are among some of the submission styles that are accepted. Payment ranges from $30 to $300, depending on what kind of article you're writing.

Oregon Coast Magazine will pay you for your accepted and published magazine submissions. A clear, crisp style that is rich in anecdotes and quotes are desired. Cliches are to be avoided. Suggested topics include local historical events or sites, special events, driving tours, profiles of notable residents, nature, and restaurant features among others. Articles should be based on locally. Regular features are worth between $100 and $250, special features are worth between $250 and $450, "regional roundup" pieces are worth between $450 and $650, and finally, restaurant features are worth $225. Payment is made 30 to 60 days after publication.




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