Paid Publishing Opportunities For Writers
A variety of publishers seeking submissions of high quality writing.
The Richard J. Margolis Award offers $5,000 and a one month writing residency.
These approachable markets aren’t famous, but they do pay for short stories.
81 traditional book publishers that accept submissions directly from authors. No agent required.
- Bacopa Literary Contest: $1,080 in Prizes
The Bacopa Literary review has a contest for the best poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. They offer a $200 first prize, and a $160 runner-up prize for each genre. That is a total of $1,080 in prizes being handed out. Plus, even if you’re not a prize winner, all published writers will get $20 and… Keep reading…
- 7 Eco-Friendly Travel Markets that Pay Writers
As we grow more aware of global environmental concerns, ecotourism is becoming an increasingly important option for consumers. If you have a passion for eco-friendly travel, here are a few places you can write for, in addition to traditional publications. Verge Magazine. A magazine for people who want to “travel with purpose,” Verge covers… Keep reading…
- 8 Podcasts and Audio Projects Seeking Your Submissions
Written by Nick Milne Story-telling podcasts and radio shows have taken off in a big way in recent years, with programs like The Truth, Serial and Welcome to Night Vale captivating millions. While most such podcasts and radio initiatives are strictly owner-created and –presented, some seek contributions from writers who would like to hear their… Keep reading…
- 10 Free Writing Contests with Cash Prizes
The following is a list of writing contests with cash prizes. All of them are completely free to enter. None of them require submission fees. A wide variety of writing is covered, including non-fiction, poetry, and short stories, essays, etc… 1. The Bacopa Literary review has a contest for the best poetry, fiction, and creative… Keep reading…