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Publication Year Pay (US $) Words Payment Speed Payment Difficulty Research & Reporting Publication Type Comments
Gathering Storm 2017 $0.02/word.
$25 total
1650 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None    
"It was easy, They have it set up that you request payment from them via PayPal. I was paid the very next day."
The SFWA Blog 2016 $0.06/word.
$60 total
1000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Great experience"
Mogabay 2016 $5.00/word.
$500 total
100 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None  
the underemployed life 2017 $0.04/word.
$40 total
1000 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"I am the person who runs the site. We pay a minimum of 40.00 US. You can check with any of our writers."
rgVision Magazine 2016 $0.10/word.
$69 total
689 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Moderate    
[a]listdaily 2017 $0.14/word.
$65 total
472 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
Mogabay 2016 $0.20/word.
$360 total
1800 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Payment was $ .20 per word. "
Devozine 2017 $0.10/word.
$25 total
250 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None    
"I was paid already, but the piece has not yet been published. They were both prompt and persistent about getting in touch with me, and handled my change of address well. "
Oatmeal Studios 2016 $7.50/word.
$75 total
10 words One to 3 Months Had to ask for payment Little to None  
"This was a greeting card from a list this site (Freedom With Writing) posted."
History Magazine 2016 $0.10/word.
$205 total
2100 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate    
"Ed is very easy to work with at History Magazine. He always emails me back with issues in a timely manner, and is as professional as it gets when dealing with people. I was paid for my article when he said I would be, so he's most accountable as well. "
5 Best Things 2016 $0.00/word.
$0 total
4500 words Not yet paid. Probably won't get paid. Moderate  
"I love the newsletter guys ,but these guys are. Bad batch becaus they aren't even following their own offers. I expect nominal fee of $35 for each of 4 - articles which were about Trump, his wife, relationships and inner beauty. When I asked for my money "
xoJane 2016 $0.03/word.
$30 total
1130 words One to 3 Months Little to None  
Renaissance Magazine, Ontario, Canada 2016 $1.00/word.
$1100 total
1100 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate    
"Article available digitally and in print onto to members of Retired Teachers of Ontario. NOTE: Amount paid was in Canadian dollars. As per terms of the contract I signed with them, I had to invoice for payment."
Chicken Soup for the Soul 2016 $0.17/word.
$200 total
1200 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"All stories have to be true from the writer's personal experience. Happy that there was only minimal editing. They also send 10 copies of the book in which you are published."
Chicken Soup for the Soul 2016 $0.17/word.
$200 total
1200 words 3 to 6 Months Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
Guideposts 2016 $0.27/word.
$400 total
1500 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"The people at Guideposts are very easy to work with. Very encouraging and professional."
Migla Press 2016 $0.01/word.
$25 total
3500 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None  
Quatrain Fish 2016 $0.04/word.
$1 total
28 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"The pay was for a poem. Acceptance was within two weeks."
Singapore Poetry 2016 $0.37/word.
$50 total
134 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"The payment was prize money for their poetry contest."
Singapore Poetry 2016 $0.37/word.
$50 total
134 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"The payment was prize money for their poetry contest."
Litbreak 2016 $0.03/word.
$35 total
1200 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Got an acceptance letter within a few hours."
Litbreak 2016 $0.03/word.
$35 total
1200 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Got an acceptance letter within a few hours."
The Talko 2016 $0.01/word.
$20 total
2400 words One to 3 Months Moderate  
WordWorks Magazine 2016 $0.20/word.
$250 total
1250 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate    
Dramabeans 2016 $0.02/word.
$50 total
3000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"It was a recap/review post on a popular american site that follows asian dramas. "
Parent.co 2016 $0.17/word.
$50 total
300 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
"Found out about them in your paid publishing opportunities newsletter. Thank you!"
Read It Forward 2015 $0.30/word.
$300 total
1000 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
Read It Forward 2015 $0.25/word.
$250 total
1000 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
Read It Forward 2015 $0.33/word.
$200 total
600 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
Read It Forward 2015 $0.33/word.
$250 total
750 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None  
Read It Forward 2015 $0.29/word.
$200 total
700 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None  
Read It Forward 2015 $0.60/word.
$150 total
250 words Less than a Month Had to ask for payment Little to None  
"The invoicing system can be kind of a pain, and you may have to follow up. But they will pay you."
Beautiful Bosnian Cities – MOSTAR 2016 $0.03/word.
$30 total
1000 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"''Beautiful Bosnian Cities – MOSTAR'' by Nebojsa Sajic"
Holidays with Kids 2016 $0.40/word.
$200 total
500 words Less than a Month Had to ask for payment Moderate  
The Establishment 2016 $0.05/word.
$150 total
3000 words Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
Washington Post Magazine. 2009 $1.00/word.
$1500 total
1500 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Heavy    
"The Washington Post publishes an award winning Sunday magazine. Topics tend to be DC centric - lifestyle, personalities, food, restaurants, and topical. Publication produces themed issues throughout year including a homes/interior theme 3x per year."
ProSales 2016 $1.00/word.
$2500 total
2500 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Heavy    
"The magazine is a title of Hanley Wood - corporation is the nation's largest publisher of construction industry magazines. The titles are to the trade only. In depth knowledge of construction and/or ability to source and develop sources essential."
You & Me 2016 $0.05/word.
$85 total
1800 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Pleasantly surprised by the entire experience."
The Daily Journal 2016 $0.08/word.
$75 total
1000 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None    
"They used to pay for Pictures and for Social Media. They have discontinued this service for Independent writers"
The Ledger 2016 $0.05/word.
$35 total
640 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None    
"It is a newspaper column about libraries."
the underemployed life 2016 $0.04/word.
$35 total
1000 words Less Than 7 Days No issues with payment Moderate  
"$35 per article "
Nextgenmilspouse.com 2016 $0.02/word.
$15 total
900 words Less Than 7 Days No issues with payment Little to None  
"They accept "featured stories," from guest contributors on topics relevant to modern day military spouses."
xoJane 2015 $0.05/word.
$50 total
1000 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
BitchMedia 2015 $0.05/word.
$50 total
1000 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Heavy  
Care2 2016 $0.10/word.
$50 total
500 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"I'm a regular contributor here. They take freelancers too."
Crosscut Public Media 2016 $0.13/word.
$200 total
1600 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Heavy  
Go World Travel Magazine 2016 $0.04/word.
$30 total
800 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Moderate  
"Travel magazine that takes personal narrative stories. "
Los Angeles Times 2015 $0.38/word.
$300 total
800 words 3 to 6 Months Had to ask for payment Little to None  
xoJane 2014 $0.05/word.
$50 total
1000 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Little to None  
Cruise Industry News 2016 $0.45/word.
$323 total
717 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Payment received immediately after article published. Paid for amount of words published after editing, not for amount commissioned or submitted."
Lilith Magazine 2016 $0.38/word.
$50 total
133 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None    
"Poem with Jewish feminist themes for a Jewish feminist magazine"
First American Art Magazine 2016 $0.16/word.
$525 total
3300 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Heavy  
"Good to work for. Tough editing. They made some changes that I agreed with and others not. It´s their magazine."
Beverage Master Magazine 2016 $0.09/word.
$150 total
1750 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Heavy    
"This is a lovely magazine to write for. The editor is wonderful. They do require an outline beforehand. This helps to make sure that everyone agrees on what the article is about, before you start writing it."
Local Women (magazine) 2016 $0.07/word.
$65 total
1000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"I write a monthly column for a women's magazine so it's a regular thing, although not too well paid!"
The Dollar Stretcher 2016 $0.10/word.
$55 total
550 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None    
"It's not been published yet, but will be in both digital and print. Excellent market to work with."
Missouri Gardener Magazine 2016 $0.42/word.
$125 total
300 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Included 10 photos."
Palestine Magazine 2016 $0.06/word.
$100 total
1800 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
"I am considered a "stringer" for the local newspaper, and I suggested this story for their quarterly magazine and got the green light to write it."
McCall's Quilting 2015 $0.40/word.
$400 total
1000 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Moderate  
Power and Motoryacht 2016 $0.64/word.
$900 total
1400 words Not yet paid. Had to fight for payment Moderate    
Travelicious 2016 $0.04/word.
$40 total
1000 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
Just Press Play: Writings for a Sex Positive World 2016 $0.02/word.
$15 total
1000 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None
"Not published yet"
Grasslimb Journal 2015 $0.03/word.
$40 total
1300 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Really nice people who worked with me when I took extra time to make some minor--but necessary--edits. They also had an artist create an illustration with my story, which was a really awesome thing to see."
Rebellious Magazine 2016 $0.20/word.
$50 total
250 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
Femme Feminism 2016 $0.09/word.
$100 total
1100 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
EARTH Magazine 2016 $0.30/word.
$180 total
600 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate    
Narratively 2016 $0.05/word.
$50 total
1020 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
"The story was a non-fiction event that occurred during my law enforcement career regarding the death of an infant due to neglect...one that has stayed with me for decades."
The Family Times 2016 $0.31/word.
$200 total
650 words Less Than 7 Days Had to ask for payment Little to None  
The Union 2016 $0.13/word.
$100 total
750 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate    
"This is a small town newspaper that pays $100 per feature. They don't pay for photographs, which really pisses me off, because they used to."
Step By Step Wire 2016 $0.17/word.
$125 total
750 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Project based article"
Devozine 2016 $0.20/word.
$25 total
125 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
www.fluentu.com 2015 $0.04/word.
$50 total
1200 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
Skirt! Magazine 2016 $0.20/word.
$200 total
1000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None    
"See the magazine's monthly theme list. They seek essays told in first person."
Edible San Diego 2016 $0.24/word.
$190 total
800 words 3 to 6 Months Had to ask for payment Moderate  
AQ – American Quilter Magazine 2015 $0.05/word.
$400 total
7500 words Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
Country Magazine 2016 $0.36/word.
$250 total
700 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None    
learn.winecoolerdirect.com 2016 $0.10/word.
$117 total
1200 words Less Than 7 Days No issues with payment Moderate  
Vice.com 2016 $8.29/word.
$1657 total
200 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate  
"They pay via direct transfer"
ParentLife 2015 $0.28/word.
$250 total
900 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate    
Contently 2016 $1.50/word.
$450 total
300 words Less Than 7 Days No issues with payment Heavy  
"I worked as a copywriter for a Facebook Portugal campaign. No byline."
Hipmunk 2016 $0.21/word.
$105 total
500 words Not yet paid. Little to None  
Hipmunk 2015 $0.20/word.
$50 total
250 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
Hipmunk 2015 $0.20/word.
$70 total
350 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
The Establishment 2016 $0.10/word.
$125 total
1200 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
Farm and Ranch Living 2016 $0.36/word.
$250 total
700 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
Nashville Music Guide 2016 $0.06/word.
$50 total
900 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate    
"I had 2 articles of an interview format that was published in their CMA FAN FAIR FESTIVAL SPECIAL ISSUE.interview and article didn't turn in the article and it was 3 hours away and I was paid with promise of future work at full price due to all the positi"
Outlook by the Bay 2016 $0.03/word.
$25 total
1000 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Moderate    
"I have since decided that I am worth more than they pay and I am moving on. I was told that they couldn't afford to pay their writers more. I have been writing steadily for them about 3 years. Enough!"
The Weekly Standard 2016 $0.67/word.
$500 total
750 words One to 3 Months Had to ask for payment Little to None  
"This magazine is a small conservative journal that pays well but pays slowly. If you're in a hurry to get paid, write for someone else."
Gaycation 2015 $0.10/word.
$150 total
1500 words 6 Months to a Year Had to fight for payment Moderate    
"I tried gentle phone calls, understanding reminders, and finally said (nicely) that I was resigned to filing a grievance with the National Writers Union. They immediately paid me but said they never wanted to work with me again. "
EscapeArtist.com 2016 $0.00/word.
$0 total
8000 words Not yet paid. Probably won't get paid. Moderate  
"I was supposed to be paid $50 for every 1500 clicks. So far my 4 articles have nearly 15,000 reads which would be $500. Editor is non responsive now."
Connecting Solo Travel Network 2016 $0.03/word.
$50 total
1800 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"I was hoping that my article would be considered for a feature which would have paid $400 but it was relegated to a $50 subcategory. The editor was quite easy to work with and good at communicating though. All in all a good experience for a by-line."
You & Me 2016 $0.05/word.
$90 total
2000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
Colorado Expression Magazine 2016 $0.25/word.
$250 total
1000 words 6 Months to a Year Moderate  
"This regional publication took 9 months to pay after I sent an invoice. They always pay, but very slow and I'm used to it. "
Gather 2016 $0.22/word.
$400 total
1800 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Lutheran women's magazine -- pays $20 per 100 words."
Garden In Minutes 2016 $0.06/word.
$75 total
1200 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Heavy  
Slantnews.com 2016 $0.00/word.
$4 total
4000 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Moderate  
First Coast Magazine 2016 $0.20/word.
$200 total
1000 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate    
Buzzy Mag 2016 $0.05/word.
$55 total
1100 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
Indian Country Today, Indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com 2016 $0.40/word.
$400 total
1000 words Less than a Month No issues with payment Heavy  
"I was brought in as a veteran writer, artist, researcher. I was told they would pay approx .50 cents per word, and I was allowed to over-write but paid an established rate, $250, $300, $350, are regular, $400 and $500 feature assignments"
McKnight's LTC News 2016 $0.50/word.
$650 total
1300 words Effortless Paymnt Moderate    
Woman's World 2016 $0.71/word.
$500 total
700 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
"The story is in issue #28, which came out this week, on sale date 07/02/16. Great magazine to work with. They do fiction (romance and mystery) but also have 'real stories' that they pay for. Bauer Publishing. "
The Talko 2016 $0.03/word.
$45 total
1500 words One to 3 Months Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Listical articles only; 15 or more headings. Women focused."
YourTango 2016 $0.06/word.
$50 total
900 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
"They pay the 15th of the next month through Paypal. No issues, lovely to work with. "
Moment magazine 2016 $0.17/word.
$100 total
600 words Little to None  
Stand Magazine 2016 $0.08/word.
$200 total
2400 words Not yet paid. Moderate  
Country Extra 2016 $0.50/word.
$250 total
500 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
YourTango 2016 $0.08/word.
$50 total
650 words Not yet paid. Little to None  
Oklahoma Today Magazine 2016 $0.74/word.
$50 total
68 words 3 to 6 Months Effortless Paymnt Little to None
"Poetry"
Oklahoma Today Magazine 2016 $0.74/word.
$50 total
68 words 3 to 6 Months Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Poetry"
Ozy 2016 $2.82/word.
$704 total
250 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None  
"It was a blog that accepted a true humor story"
Cracked.com 2016 $0.13/word.
$250 total
2000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
"Rate of $250 only applies to writers who have published more than 4 articles with the site. "
Parent.co 2016 $-0.06/word.
$-50 total
800 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
"Almost too easy! Requested a check and it was mailed two days later."
Country Magazine 2016 $0.50/word.
$250 total
500 words One to 3 Months No issues with payment Little to None    
"The editors are super people."
Pacific Standard 2016 $0.10/word.
$200 total
2000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
The Establishment 2016 $0.06/word.
$120 total
2000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
Freedom With Writing 2016 $0.15/word.
$50 total
326 words Less Than 7 Days No issues with payment Moderate