specialty markets for writing

Wouldn’t You LOVE to Get Paid to Write for WritersWeekly? We’ve added a new column!

Wouldn’t You LOVE to Get Paid to Write for WritersWeekly? We’ve added a new column!

We are stirring things up here at WritersWeekly! Whoo hoo!! 1. The Success Story column has been replaced by our new Marketing Secrets column. Have you found a unique way to promote your freelance writing business or your book? We’d love to hear about it! See details by clicking on our guidelines link below. We […]

How I Earned $25K Writing Mini-Books for a Company, and Landed Other Corporate and Government Writing Jobs! – by Marlene Caroselli

How I Earned $25K Writing Mini-Books for a Company, and Landed Other Corporate and Government Writing Jobs! – by Marlene Caroselli

Keeping an eye out for what trends are currently prevailing in companies, and even the government, can reveal a multitude of money-making opportunities for the motivated writer. Here are a few examples of how I landed several great projects by taking advantage of current trends.

Nature Friend

Nature Friend

“Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Sample articles on website. Subscription $40; $54 Canada; $67 other. Guidelines online

Pays $0.05/edited word for first rights; $0.03/edited word for reprints.

Journal of Information Ethics

Journal of Information Ethics

“JIE publishes columns, articles and reviews that deal with the production, dissemination, storage and retrieval of information in an ethical context.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $40, $55 foreign. Guidelines online

Pays $25-$50

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