There’s one thing we know for sure about the community here at The Write Life:
You want to earn a living from your writing.
There are several paths to explore to get paid to write, but one in particular stands out among The Write Life’s readership: freelance writing.
With close to 900 posts published since The Write Life launched in 2013, our articles on freelance writing are among the most popular and widely-shared on the site.
We’ve rounded up 30+ blog posts and resources from The Write Life to help you land more writing jobs and get paid.
Where to find writing jobs
- 71 Ways to Make Money as a Freelance Writer
- 10 Online Gold Mines for Finding Paid Freelance Writing Jobs
- How to Make Your First $100 as a Freelance Writer
- How to Make Money Writing: 16 Tips for Finding Gigs Through Upwork
- New to Freelance Writing? Here’s How to Start Making Money
Publications that pay freelance writers
- 34 Travel Magazines and Websites That Pay Freelance Writers
- 19 Websites and Magazines That Want to Publish Your Personal Essays
- Calling All Foodie Freelancers: 20 Dining and Food Magazines to Pitch
- Where to Submit Short Stories: 23 Magazines and Websites That Want Your Work
- 43 Faith-Based Publications That Pay Freelance Writers
- 28 Parenting Blogs and Magazines That Pay Freelance Writers
- Get Paid to Write Articles: 10 Magazines That Pay $500 Or More
- Get Paid to Write Personal Finance Articles: 18 Outlets to Pitch Now
- How to Get Published by 19 Health and Fitness Magazines
How to charge + getting paid
- Get Better Clients and Earn More Money
- Value-Based Pricing: A Smarter Way to Set Freelance Writing Rates
- Here’s a Better Way to Set Your Freelance Writing Rates
- Getting Started With Ghostwriting? Use This Formula to Determine Your Rate
- 3 Ways to Deal When a Freelance-Writing Client Balks at Your Rate
- How to Create Your First Freelance Invoice
- The Best Invoicing Systems for Freelancers: A Writer Tries 10 Popular Options
- 7 Ways to Handle a Freelance-Writing Client Who Won’t Pay Up
- How to Negotiate: The Tip No One Tells Writers
- 4 Reasons Your Low Freelance Writing Rates are a Terrible Idea
- Raise Your Freelance Writing Rates: 4 Steps to Help You Get Paid What You’re Worth
- Could Working on Retainer Help You Build a Reliable Freelance Business?
- The Smarter Way to Set Freelance Writing Rates: Avoid Hourly Work
- Recurring Revenue: The Key to an Awesome Freelance Writing Career
More freelance writing advice
- Land More Freelance Writing Gigs: 10 Tips to Pitch Like a Pro
- How to Start Freelance Writing: 5 Major Questions Answered
- 30 Resources for Turning Your Writing Business Into a Money-Making Machine
- 3 Skills That Will Help You Get More Freelance Writing Jobs
- 3 Ways to Turn Freelance Writing Jobs Into Stable, Recurring Work
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