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To submit, email lives nytimes. Include your writing background or qualifications, along with links to three or four clips. All in all, working with the editor there was a great experience. Average reported pay is about 23 cents per word. Each print issue has a specific cultural theme and welcomes both fiction and nonfiction.

Review periods are limited, so check their submission guidelines to make sure your work will be read with the next issue in mind. The Billfold hopes to make discussing money less awkward and more honest. Send your pitch to notes thebillfold. Motherwell seeks parenting-related personal essay submissions of up to words. Submit a full piece; all contributors are paid.

Strong POV and a compelling personal writing style are key. Submit essays of words to this lifestyle site geared toward women. Pay averages about 5 cents per word. Wait three months before following up. This personal-finance website welcomes submissions that discuss ways to make or save money. Read the guidelines before emailing your submission. Submit a story or essay of 10, words max in either September or March.

Wait six days before emailing to check the status of your submission. Cover letters should include a word count and indicate whether the submission is fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Still looking for ideas? This post originally ran in October We updated it in December This guide will help your business thrive — not just survive.

But no mention of Huffington Post. Good luck, Lisa Rowan Editor. Thanks a lot to Lisa and the writelife website. I was educated in United States decades ago, still here. Thank you so much for this information. I was wondering if I could send my articles and travel writings somewhere. This list is very helpful Lisa Rowan and thanks.

I would like to add http: We launched on December 15, My email kumardev gmail. Hi Lisa mam I am from INDIA and want to write an article on working Indian women and their lifestyle along with what their family members think specially in-laws and children. Thanks for this great list, Alexis! Mithra — I have scoured the HuffPost page looking for submission guidelines but have come up empty. I can help you out. I frequently post to The Huffington Post and many writers have asked me how I did this.

Hope it works for you and if it is, let me know! Thanks so much for responding, William! I will take a look at your blog post and let you know if I am successful. Just email arianna huffingtonpost. This list gives me a much-needed push to get moving on this. Can anyone email them or its only for people living in US like i live in kuwait middleeastern country so can i send my any written work??

Per this link, https: However, now this seems to be closed to new requests since Arianna Huffington has left. Things seem to be evolving, so my only suggestion is just to keep tabs on it, write to editors, try and make an inroad. Thanks for the list and valuable information. I will be making some pitches to these publication real soon. The Write Life continually surprises me. Hi Julie — Thanks! Kudos to Lisa for putting together such a valuable list!

I have been searching for months for this sort of guidance. Time to get pitching. To add to the list: Thanks so much for this idea, Hattie! I am a Passionate writer an I can tell anyone that finding websites that I can post my stories on can take me months but now you have posted these websites I can finally find the perfect website to post my stories on so from the bottom of my heart I thank you Lisa thank you.

There are many of us writers willing to write and submit for free for the exposure alone but to have to PAY to even be considered? A Journey to Recovery, and essays are a great way to do that! Or do you think a US site would give me a chance? Hi Lisa, Loved your article. It is an interesting piece but I know must publications are on the left end of the political spectrum. Thanks for your question, Rossana. Another option would be to ask the members of our Facebook community — they may have some ideas!

Rossana, If you write conservatism-based pieces, the perfect place for you is http: We are always looking for more like-minded writers to join us. Although the focus is on women, articles by men are accepted.

Read their submission guidelines. Pieces that make you think. Pieces that encompass all of the human experience. Pieces that are multimedia and experimental. We want to give a voice to the voiceless. Most of us here have been a struggling artist in one form or another and now it is our turn to give writers, novice or experienced, a place to get published. So send us your darlings, if you are brave enough to put them out into the world.

Short Stories and essays should be no longer than 10 pages. The Threepenny Review is a national quarterly with a great reputation. They also accept fiction and poetry. Incorporate anecdotes that feel alive, and dazzle us with thoughtful and creative analysis that allows these anecdotes to serve a larger purpose.

Please, no academic discourses or works with footnotes. Brick is an international literary journal published twice a year out of Toronto. New Voices is open to any new and emerging author who has not published a work of fiction or narrative nonfiction of novel length. Essays, humor, satire, personal experience, and features on topics relating to women are our primary editorial focus. Diversity of subjects that reflect all age groups and variety of writing styles are invited. But mostly, we're interested in publishing good writing, by which we mean writing we like and want to see more of in this world.

We like to see submissions from writers who can claim some connection to Greater New Haven, no matter how spurious, though it's not mandatory. Shorter pieces tend to run to about 1, words; longer pieces run several thousand. Posted by Erica Verrillo at 4: Archana March 7, at Erica Verrillo March 7, at Unknown August 30, at 9: SK Jennifer November 26, at 5: Emma Glour January 26, at 5: Victorea Luminary February 12, at 1: Erica Verrillo February 12, at 2: City Spidey September 6, at 6: Newer Post Older Post Home.

Box Hamilton, NJ E-mail: Not long ago I was teaching an evening course at a local adult education center. About halfway through the session one student posed a question. But it was a good question. But I soon offered other ideas. What the essays were really about. She needed to think more strategically about how she could match them with other markets.

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Paying markets for personal essay writing courses for better health and personal growth: Writing About Cancer, Writing for Personal Caregivers, Your Life in Essays, Writing Personal Essays, and therapeutic courses for health care professionals.

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If so, you may have what it takes to expand your writing repertoire to include personal essays. A personal essay differs from a slice-of-life vignette and an op-ed piece. A slice of life vignette is a short fiction piece centered on an interesting moment or event. Erika Dreifus is the editor and publisher of “The Practicing Writer” newsletter and author, of “The Practicing Writer's Directory of Paying Essay Markets” and other resource guides for writers. Her essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, Jewish Journal, Matrix Magazine, and many other publications.

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In this update to our popular series, we've gathered some of the top personal essay markets and listed submission info and insider tips from the editors. Freelance Writers Workshop: Submitting Personal Essays By: Tyler Moss | March 7, Two weeks ago I had the privilege of sitting on a few freelance writing panels at the San Francisco Writers Conference.