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All Indie Writers
This is a directory of paying freelance writer's markets. You can browse the writer's markets by category below or search if you're looking for something specific. All markets included in this directory are paying markets. Payment details are included in summaries where possible.
Also has a writing jobs board

Absolute Write Paying Markets Forum
Members list current writing markets.

Fiction Factor
Writer's Market Listings
Good list of fiction markets divided by genre.

Funds For Writers
List of current writing markets. Note: these markets are the caliber of FundsforWriters and TOTAL FundsforWriters meaning $200 or 10 cents/word in payment.

Victory Crayne: Writing Markets - for Short Stories
This is a portal page, with links to Web sites that maintain lists of markets for short stories. No links directly to publishing magazines are given here.

Writers Markets for Speculative Fiction: SF/F/H's Journal
Extremely current list of latest markets for Speculative Fiction.

Worldwide Freelance Writer
Has a paid and free database of writing markets you can search.
With the Free Access you can search approximately 500 writing markets.

Paid to Blog Writing Course

A comprehensive guide to freelance blogging spread across eight modules.

Speculative Fiction Markets

Contains links to Web pages of paying markets for short science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories.

Children’s Markets
List of markets for writing for children and includes rates of pay.

The Writers’ Beat
Forum where members post latest writing markets they find around the web.

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Best Upfront Pay Writing Websites and Blogs 101 A long list of websites that are constantly looking for content. Some, but not all, are low paying but if you can write fast and know your subject well, you can earn a decent amount of income. If you want to write a lot, this list could be invaluable.

The Write Market Paying Jobs List of ongoing submissions and one-off writing jobs.

120+ Sites That Pay Up To $150 For Guest Posts This is a huge list. If you can't find a writing market for your work on this website, then you're really not trying.

10 Places to Find Blogging Gigs That Pay A great list of websites with lists of paid writing jobs plus advice on how to find more doing a simple Google search.

Poets & Writers Maintains an extensive database of creative writing contests and grants, MFA programs, and literary journals.

Earn Money Online Has a list of work at home writing jobs and money-earning opportunities that pay either weekly, daily, or multiple times a week. Types of work include phone work, translating, transcription, writing and blogging. Has a huge list of companies that pay upfront upon acceptance for articles, blogs, stories, etc.

Freelance Writing Gigs Lists current writing jobs from across the internet including CraigsList. Lists writing jobs in Australia. Has a list of current writing jobs for freelance (telecommute) writers and in house writers. Looking for quality short stories (between 1,500 and 4,000 words) of almost all genres (not erotica), including literary fiction, mainstream fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, historical, romance and more. Pays professional rate of 5 cents per word, with a cap of $150 per story (first 3,000 words).

Write Jobs Has a huge list of current writing jobs, editing jobs and writing contests as well as a huge database of paying literary markets for poetry and fiction.

ListVerse Pays $100 via PayPal for a fascinating list of 10 things. You must be able to back up your 10 claims with links to online sources and your list must be a minimum 1,000 words. Current lists are; 10 Insane Military Tactics That Actually Worked, 10 More Extremely Bizarre Phobias, 10 Astounding Ways Spiders Use Webbing.

15 High-Paying Writing Markets A list of writing markets that pay from $50 up to $2,400.

Blogging Lists current job openings for bloggers and copywriters.

How to Find Work From This site has a huge list of hundreds of writing markets for magazines and websites all listed by category and most have the current rate of pay.

All Freelance A directory of paying freelance writers’ markets. You can browse the writers’ markets by category or search them using the search box provided if you’re looking for something specific. All the jobs at Staple Trend are telecommute, freelance, work-from-home and contract positions, so you can apply virtually from any location, unless otherwise stated. A good website for finding markets for speculative fiction stories, manuscripts, competitions and articles. Set out alphabetically and very easy to use.

Freelance Writing Jobs This website lists hundreds of freelance writing gigs plus a database of over 900 writers' guidelines for publications from all over the world. This website lists dozens of current jobs for bloggers. The jobs are listed by date.

BBC Writers' Room The BBC in the UK lists all it's current competitions for radio plays, screen plays and TV dramas, and also has information on how to write a script and how to send a script to the BBC. They are always looking for interesting ideas. A website listing current jobs for writers, bloggers, copywriters, article writers and more.

Erotica Readers & Writers Association Huge list of magazines, publishers, e-zines and paying websites all looking for stories with erotic elements. A website with an extensive and constantly updated list of markets where you can submit, track and report your successes. A great website if you're serious about submitting article proposals or works of fiction. This site will help you get up and running and stay there. Take a free trial membership.

Writing For Money: the online writer's path to a full time income