These websites are not niche specific. Instead, they are websites you can use to find work quickly.

Keep in mind that some will pay more than others, however, every single one of them is willing to pay you something regardless of your level of experience.

Every month new websites are added to this list. Some websites might also disappear from this list with no previous warning.


Problogger is a job board and it is one of the best choices for new freelance writers. Jobs range from blogging to eBooks, depending on the listing.

Pay Range: Varies by listing

Online Writing Jobs

Online Writing Jobs is a content creation company that provides work in several areas such as automotive, health, technology, medical, science, travel and so much more. They require absolutely no experience and they pay weekly through PayPal.

Pay Range: $15 to $50 per article



Upwork is a well-known freelance website that offers plenty of writing work, however, the pay rates are rather low. It is very easy to find work in there but don't expect to make a ton of money from it.

Pay Range: Varies by listing


TextBroker is a great place to find writing work. The pay, compared to other similar websites, is a bit higher.

Pay Range: 5 cents per word to 7 cents per word


Fiverr is one of the best places to find work as a writer. Everything you have to do is create an account, create your listing, promote your skills and let clients hire you. As you get more clients and reviews you'll be able to charge more for your work.

Pay Range: You decide

Transitions Abroad

If you have experience with traveling abroad this might be the place for you. They prefer in-depth articles on several travel subjects and even offers full-time positions depending on the quality of your work.

Pay Range: $75 to $150 per article

Alaska Beyong Magazine

The in-flight magazines for Alaska Airlines uses many freelancers for their content. Topics range from travel destinations to sports to technology, and more.

Pay Range: $150 to $700 per article

Travel Writer's Life

A website owned by Great Escape Publishing, Travel Writer's Lie uses freelancer writers for all types of travel writing, photography, and more.

Pay Range: $50 to $200 per article

Great Escape Publishing

Pretty much the same as Travel Writer's Life as they are under the same company umbrella, Great Escape Publishing accepts travel articles, photography, articles about import and export, and more.

Pay Range: $50 to $200 per article

The Penny Hoarder

The Penny Hoarder  is specifically looking for “travel on a budget” types of topics.

Pay Range: It Varies


Accepting topics on wildlife, geology, culture, natural history, travel, and desert lore, the main focus of DesertUSA is North American Deserts.

Pay Range: $50 per article

Fund Your Life

Specifically looking for personal stories about earning money from anywhere, Fund Your Life, will pay you for your story. They publish stories in the Fund Your Life e-letters, along with in Income Abroad.

Pay Range: $75 to $400

WestJet Magazine

This magazine has four sections including Seek, Roam, Feast, and Features. Each section offers an opportunity for you to write for WestJet Magazine, which is an in-flight magazine.

Pay Range: Varies

Asian Correspondent

While Asian Correspondent offers plenty of news and current affairs, they also have a category for travel. If you live in the Asian region, this may be the perfect choice for you.

Pay Range: Varies


Sunset A Western

American magazine with more than one million subscribers, Sunset offers freelance writers opportunities to write about travel in the 13 Western U.S. states. Categories include travel and recreation, garden and outdoor living, food and entertaining, and home design, remodeling, and projects.

Pay Range: Varies

Trailer Life RV

Travelers and those interested in RV travel can write for Trailer Life. Of course, if you're skilled and willing to do the research, you can write for Trailer Life without having to travel in an RV. They accept all kinds of travel topics as long as they are related to RV travel.

Pay Range: $100 to $700 per article + payment for pictures

The Sun

A unique choice, The Sun is a reader-supported magazine offering opportunities for many writers in different fiction genres. They accept more than just fiction, so you will see this magazine repeated in a few other categories on my list. The Sun will publish fiction and nonfiction and they tend to favor personal writing. They also like pieces on cultural and political issues, but accept many different types of writing.

Pay Range: $300 to $2,000 per story

ClarkesWorld Magazine

A science fiction magazine accepting World Fantasy, British Fantasy, and Hugo, ClarkesWorld publishes short stories, articles, interviews, and fiction. They publish monthly and have open submission times regularly. You'll find a long list of topics for fiction writers to consider from ClarkesWorld Magazine. These include zombies, vampires, talking cats, FTL travel, Christian mythology, and so much more.

Pay Range: $0.10 per word for the first 7,000 words and $0.08 per word after 7,000 words

Asimov's Science Fiction

A great place to submit your fiction, Asimov's prefers character-oriented stories. They cater to the Science Fiction genre, but they do not want stories about violence or sex. They also don't accept stories about Sorcery, but they will consider a good interview. They rarely buy short stories with less than 1,000 words or longer stories with more than 20,000 words.

Pay Range: 8 to 10 cents per word for stories up to 7,500 words and 8 cents for every word over 7,500 words

Harper's Magazine

If you have a fiction or non-fiction story you want to submit for publication, Harper's Magazine is interested. They do consider unsolicited fiction, but they do not consider unsolicited nonfiction.

Pay Range: Varies  

Fantasy & Science Fiction

There is no formula for fiction with Fantasy & Science Fiction. Instead, they accept all kinds of fiction including science fiction and fantasy as this is the audience they cater to, with a preference for character-oriented stories. Your stork can be up to 25,000 words in length and they ask that you submit the entire manuscript instead of submitting a query first.

Pay Range: 7 to 12 cents per word

Fireside Magazine

Fireside offers submissions for several categories including short stories, non-fiction, novels, novellas, and more. They accept stories in both English and Spanish with short stories going up to 2,500 words and other categories catering to longer stories.

Pay Range: 12.5 cents per word

One Story Inc.

Submission periods for One Story Inc. are from January 15th to May 31st and from September 3rd to November 14th each year. They look for literary fiction from 3,000 to 8,000 words only. They want stories leaving readers satisfied at the end.

Pay Range: $500 per story


A magazine accepting submissions from September 1st to May 31st every year, Crazyhorse takes both fiction and non-fiction. They accept stories between 2,500 and 8,500 words and they hold an annual short-short fiction contest called Crazyshots! They do allow simultaneous submissions and accept all types of fiction and non-fiction.

Pay Range: $20 per page with a maximum of $200 per story

Poetry Foundation

Of course, the Poetry Foundation accepts poetry submissions. They accept original works and those translated into English.

Pay Range: $10 per line with a $300 minimum and a $150 per page of prose rate

Blue Mountain Arts

Submit your poems to the Blue Mountain Arts for their Poetry Contest. Your work must be original and in the English language. You can enter as many poems as you would like and they can be rhyming or non-rhyming. The deadline is June 30th, 2020.

Pay Range: Prizes ranging from $100 to $350

Willow Springs

Published in the spring and in the fall, Willow Springs accepts poetry from September 1st to May 31st. There is a $3 reading fee for all submissions and you can include up to five poems per submission.

Pay Range: $20 per published poem

Taproot Magazine

Accepting submissions at different times of the year, Taproot Magazine pays writers to provide content about all kinds of things including recipes. They also pay photographers. They are looking for creative pieces about food, family, farm, and craft. Articles range from 800 words to 4,000 words and they do accept simultaneous submissions.

Pay Range: Varies



A massive online site and magazine for healthy food, weight loss, recipes, meal plans, and more, EatingWell pays writers to provide content about all types of food-related topics. The magazine is published 10 times yearly and has a circulation of more than 1.7 million. Some of the freelance-friendly columns include Good Life, Trends, Good Health, and Fix.

Pay Range: $1 per word

Food & Nutrition Magazine

Another magazine looking for contributors to provide great content is Food & Nutrition. They hire writers for assignments with the ability to adhere to AP style and meet deadlines. Articles may range from 350 to 3,500 words, depending on the type.

Pay Range: Varies

Today's Dietitian

A publication all about diets, this website and magazine targets Nutrition Professionals. If you want to write for Today's Dietitian, you will need to submit your pit to them online. Articles should be 800 to 1,400 words in length and feature stories need to be 2,100 to 2,500 words in length.

Pay Range: Varies

Extra Crispy

Extra Crispy is looking for all types of food-related content from opinion pieces to humorous articles to original recipes. The only thing they don't want is restaurant reviews. They have very detailed guidelines for each type of content they want to publish.

Pay Range: Varies

VICE Digital

Writers willing to pitch good food articles will find VICE Digital as a great place to write. They also accept content in many other categories and also offer full-time writing opportunities on their staff.

Pay Range: Varies


Photodoto doesn't care if you're a professional writer or an amateur. If you can produce good content, they are interested and will pay for your content. They seek content about inspiration photography tips, gear, post-production, and more.

Pay Range: Varies


Another site looking for those interested in writing about photography is PSDFAN. This site is looking specifically for inspirational posts, brush packs, vector sets, Photoshop tutorials, and more. They want unique content and they do pay you for your content.

Pay Range: Varies

Photoshop Tutorials

If you know how to write tutorials for Photoshop, you can earn money writing about photography for Photoshop Tutorials. They love to publish quick tips, along with full tutorials and they will pay you for your work.

Pay Range: $50 for quick tips and $150 to $300 for tutorials

Improve Photography

You can become a basic or featured contributor with Improve Photography and get paid. Basic Contributors will write 500-word articles, while Featured contributors will provide 1,500-word articles or even video tutorials. Both levels will pay you for writing about photography.

Pay Range: Basic Contributors get $15 per article and Featured Contributors get $45 per article and $60 per video tutorial


A magazine devoted to providing meditations for people, Devozine offers writers the opportunity to write both daily meditations and weekend feature articles. This magazine is published twice per month and the readers are from ages 14 to 19. Meditations should be 150 to 250 words long and include scripture when possible.

Pay Range: $10 to $25 per meditation

Secular Pro-Life

While it's not technically a religious website, it is a pro-life blog and you can write for them. If you're pro-life and you can write from a secular pro-life viewpoint, this blog is interested in your content. They are looking for any pro-life articles of any length not endorsing any religion or any political figure.

Pay Range: $25 per article

First Things

Accepting opinion pieces, feature articles, and book reviews, First Things looks for all kinds of high-quality content. They are a magazine and accept pieces ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 words. Poetry may also be accepted.

Pay Range: Varies


Articles shorter than 2,200 words may be accepted by Liguorian with a limit of 1,000 works for personal essays. They also accept fiction and other topics.

Pay Range: 12 to 15 cents per published word

Hope for Women Magazine

This magazine offers the opportunity for freelancers to contribute if they provide the right type of content. They cater to an audience with an average age of 35 and all writing should be friendly and conversational.

Pay Range: Varies

The College Fix

If you're a college student or a recent graduate, you may be able to get paid to write for The College Fix. They help college students and those just out of college gain experience in journalism. While this really isn't a freelance opportunity, it's important to mention on this list. The College Fix provides paid internships every spring, summer, and fall at top news/political outlets, such as USA Today, The Hill, Weekly Standard, and more.

Pay Range: Varies


Offering several options for writers, Cracked provides several categories including a news category. They provide many different opportunities for writers.

Pay Range: Varies


A website with plenty of political categories, you can send your pitch to ThinkProgress and get paid to write for them. They cover state political issues, economic policy, climate policy, activism, criminal justice, and more.

Pay Range: Varies


Offering a politics category, along with many others, Listverse provides plenty of great opportunities to get paid to write. They don't expect you to be an expert, but they do seek quality writing from freelancers.

Pay Range: $100 per article

Creative Loafing

A unique website in Charlotte offering plenty of opportunities for freelance writers, Creative Loafing has a small staff and depends on freelancers quite a bit. They accept all kinds of articles and they do have a news category. However, they don't want anything too straightforward and they don't want poetry, travel pieces, or fiction. Articles should range from 500 to 1,000 words. They do look for critics to review movies, the visual arts, books, video games, music, and more.

Pay Range: Starting at 10 cents per word


A daily online magazine covering Jewish news, Tablet offers freelance writers the opportunity to submit stories about News, Politics, Life, Religion, Arts, and Culture. However, they don't take opinion or op-ed writing for the News and Politics category. Other types of writing are accepted for this category.

Pay Range: Varies

Taste of Cinema

A website dedicated to movies, Taste of Cinema has more than 600K movie fans coming to their site regularly. They are one of the leaders in the industry and they love finding new contributors eager to provide great content. Taste of Cinema is specifically looking for writers to create reviews, along with lists of older movies. They are also looking for people to make videos from their lists as a narrator.

Pay Range: Based on Clicks

Screen Rant

Another huge website for those looking to write about movies and TV, Screen Rant provides both Movie News and TV News categories. They also have a category for lists, interviews, and reviews. Screen Rant is specifically looking for writers to create premium, in-depth content for the featured categories on their website.

Pay Range: Varies


A very popular website for lists, Listverse will pay you to write about movies and TV. They want lists of at least 10 items and they want writers with a good grasp of the English language.

Pay Range: $100 per article

Animation Arena

Animation Arena is looking for those willing to review movies, comic books, and video games. They don't require any experience, but they do want reviews to be at least 500 words long. They also have a maximum of 10 reviews per month from one author.

Pay Range: $15 per review

PopSugar Voices

Offering an opportunity for those looking to create content in the entertainment category, PopSugar Voices provides a large community of readers. You can write about movies and TV and get paid at the same time.

Pay Range: Varies

High Country News

Another publication offering to pay writers for work about the environment, High Country News is an award-winning nonprofit magazine. They focus on the American West and cover natural resources, diverse communities, and the environment of the American West. Short essays will run from 800 to 1,500 words with news pieces ranging from 800 to 2,100 words. Indepth essays will need to be 2,800+ words. They also accept photography submissions.

Pay Range: 25 cents to $1.50 per word for published work with a 25% kill fee

Mother Earth Living

A magazine willing to accept articles from freelance writers, Mother Earth Living is all about the natural home and healthy living. They have plenty of opportunities for those looking to write about the environment in specific ways. Categories include Home, Health, Food, and Garden.

Pay Range: Varies

Verge Magazine

Spherically about travel, environmental writers will also find Verge Magazine to provide a good place for them. The stories here often have something to do with the environment from a travel angle. Both shorter articles of less than 500 words and longer articles of 1,500 to 2,000 words are accepted.

Pay Range: Varies

Chicken Soup for the Soul

A website offering all kinds of opportunity, Chicken Soup for the Soul is looking for inspirational true stories about people having amazing experiences. They want you to keep the story to 1,200 words or less and it must be true. They don't want any fiction or creative writing. Chicken Soup for the Soul will also accept poetry, but it still has to tell a story.

Pay Range: $200 per story + 10 free copies of the book your story was published in


OC87 Recovery Diaries

If you have a recovery story about mental health, empowerment, or change, OC87 Recovery Diaries is interested. They love to publish stories about people recovering from depression, obsessive compulsive disorders, Bipolar issues, and more. Essays should be 1,200 to 1,500 words in length.

Pay Range: $250 upon publication


A quick-witted, opiated publication looking for contributors with great ideas, DAME publishes essays written with a voice. They cover all types of issues including civil rights, sex, disability, class, reproductive rights, and more. DAME publishes essays with a touch of news, especially those with a unique perspective. Along with long-form feature pieces, they also publish shorter pieces on trends, first-person essays, and interviews.

Pay Range: Varies

Eureka Street

Write up to 800 words per piece for Eureka Street and get paid to write your story or essay. Eureka Street considers articles with a humane, ethical analysis, or commentary on religions, politics, current events, or popular culture in Australia or the world. They also accept poetry submissions and creative non-fiction up to 1,000 words in length.

Pay Range: $200 per article


Stories from people that have obtained a goal or overcome an obstacle are published on Guideposts. They specifically want stories of faith written in first-person narrative with a spiritual point. It can be your story or someone else's story, but it needs to show a positive and specific change in the narrator throughout. Stories should be around 1,500 words in length and they do not accept fiction, essays, or sermons.

Pay Range: Varies


Seeking stories with the power to take readers into another life or world, Narratively doesn't simply publish articles about a topic. They want incredible writing providing compelling narrative arcs and vivid scenes. Original, human stories are the best for this publication and they want fresh stories, not the same old stuff.

Pay Range: Varies

A website looking for essays, long-form articles, opinion pieces, editorial pieces, how-to guides, product reviews, and more, loves to publish freelance work. They seek short stories ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 words, along with articles of varying lengths.

Pay Range: $50 and up (depending on length)


A unique website publishing stories about people being unemployed, Unemploymentville only wants stories with a happy ending. The goal of the stories is to help others dealing with unemployment know they are not alone. They also look for stories from people earning a living through places, such as Uber, Fiverr, and other freelance jobs. In addition, they will accept articles providing advice for dealing with the emotional and financial challenges of being out of work, along with unique job search techniques. Articles should be at least 350 words long.

Pay Range: $40 to $75 per article