5 Sites That Pay for Creative Writing

So many people liked the last post that detailed getting paid for creative writing, we decided to do another blog post!

Here are 5 sites that pay for creative writing.


1. Poetry - You can submit multiple poems in one submission. You can also submit work on someone else's behalf.  All submissions must be submitted in English.

2. The Sun - The Sun is a reader-supported ad-free magazine. They have more than 70,000 Sun readers. They pay from $300 - $2000 for nonfiction and fiction.

3. One Story - Submission periods are open between January 15th - May 31st | September 1st - November 14th. One Story accepts stories between 3,000 and 8,000 words, which can be any style, on any subject, as long as the quality is good. They pay $500 per accepted story.

4. The Paris Review  - Get out the envelope and stamps for this one, submissions are NOT accepted by email or via the internet. Manuscripts and essays must be snail mailed to their NYC address.

5. The Collagist - An online literary magazine that accepts submissions of original fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. They publish once every two months. "Each issue features original fiction, poetry, and essays, most of which have been selected from unsolicited submissions."


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