A freelance writing career is not a cushy job as you would expect.
While there are perks and advantages that come into freelancing such as working at home, having more time for yourself, and avoiding traffic and public transportation – among other things Â – freelance writing is just as brutal as any career out there. Making a time for yourself by getting even a singleÂ work printed at The New Yorker and other legacy publications is a very steep hill to climb.
Read this compelling piece at The Huffington Post on how publications have provided more opportunities for freelance writers and also the risks that freelancers have to take in order to get the job done.
But before you start writing for The New Yorker, you may want to build up your writing career first by applying for the blogging jobs below.
- Freelance Writer for myheartcreative ( $15.00 /hour)
- Blogger/Content Writer for TruConversion
- Video Production Blogger forÂ Stupid Raisins
- FinTech/ Capital Markets Writer for ETNA
- IT Security Blogger forÂ How To Hack In
- Writer for Factorialist.com
- Freelance Writer — Real Estate, Personal Finance, BankingÂ at Afford Anything(remote, 3 – 5 500-900 word articles, 3-5 articles per week, $50 to $100 per article)
- Copywriter for CREATIVE CIRCLE (freelance, possible full-time at Denver, CO, $35-$45 / hour)
- Proofreader/Editor at ProofreadingPal (remote)
- Writer for LoveToKnow (Contract, $20-$70/article)
- Food, farming and science writer for Genetic Literacy Project (freelance)
- Freelance Writer/Reporter for The Daily Parents (remote, $13 per post)
- Freelance Writer for KNOCKOUT Magazine
- Freelance Article Writer for The Babe Report (4-8 posts per month, $100 – $150/month)
- Freelance Tech News Writer for Digital Trends
- Fashion Closet Freelancer for Allure Magazine ($10/hour, must be in NYC area)
Freelance writing tips of the day:Â Tips and Resources for Launching Your Freelance Writing Career at The Work at Home Woman