Writing Jobs, January 9, 2018

Good morning! Let’s get right to it with today’s list of writing job leads for freelancedesk coffee writing jobs canada writers and those located in Canada who are looking for on-site writing jobs. There are also a couple of calls for submissions, so be sure to scroll to the end.

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Remote Writing Jobs (Work from Home Writing Jobs)

FREELANCE WRITERS – LitCharts – Remote writing jobs: Help us help millions of readers understand literature. LitCharts writers are an exclusive group of best-selling nonfiction writers, 2017 national book award finalists, New York Times journalists, Harvard literature PhD candidates and more. Now you can apply to join them! We’re hiring writers to help expand our collection of nearly 500 literature guides. Writers can work from anywhere and compensation varies based on the length and difficulty of the work. Pace and schedule are flexible, though our ideal candidates will have at least 10 hours per week to spend writing LitCharts… Read more/apply

MOMS WRITER – POPSUGAR Voices – Remote writing jobs: POPSUGAR Voices is hiring! We’re currently looking for remote, part-time writers who can produce parenting content with a quick turnaround for our Moms vertical. If you’re obsessed with writing about trending topics and parenting experiences; have a flexible schedule; and can turn around clean, witty, clickable copy on a tight deadline, drop us a line! We’re particularly interested in writers who have experiences in these areas: Parents of children with disabilities; Single/divorced parents; Fertility struggles; Adoption or fostering experiences; Dad’s content; Teachers, pediatricians; Parents of homeschooled children; Trending parenting content; Food, home decor, relationship content… Read more/apply

BEAUTY WRITERS – POPSUGAR Voices – Remote writing jobs: POPSUGAR Voices is hiring! We’re currently looking for remote, part-time writers who can produce content with a quick turnaround for our Beauty vertical. If you’re obsessed with writing about trending topics and all things beauty; have a flexible schedule ; and can turn around clean, witty, clickable copy on a tight deadline, drop us a line! We’re particularly interested in writers who have experiences in these areas: Beauty experts to review products; Body positive personal stories (stretch marks, birthmarks, etc.); Men who are passionate about beauty; Personal beauty experiments… Read more/apply

FREELANCE HEALTH & FITNESS WRITER – Cody Inc. – Freelance writing jobs: Cody is looking for content writers to craft original fitness and health content: our current focus is on blog articles and premium plan descriptions geared towards the yoga practice. We seek those with a dedicated writing practice who can execute and elaborate on the ideas of our Marketing and Media teams. You will research content as needed, and write from the voice of our company. The plan descriptions and articles you write will educate and entertain. This is a remote position that is contracted for one year with a check in every three months to make sure the role is a good match for you. The position has potential for renewal. Although remote, you will have close and continuous contact with our Marketing team… Read more/apply

WRITER (BOOKS AND MANGA) – Good e-Reader – Remote writing jobs: Looking for writer to talk about new books and manga. Hello, we are Good e-Reader, the leading Canadian news outlet that focuses on digital books, digital manga/magazines/newspapers and how traditional media is being disrupted since 2008. We have a small team of local and US based writers who generate content on our news website and YouTube Channel. There are 3 million monthly readers and you could be the next literary superstar! We are looking for one person to write about books and manga. Your goal would be 2-3 new articles per week, talking about new and upcoming books, conduct interviews with authors and write about new and emerging trends. You would be responsible for sourcing your own stories and writing them in a WordPress environment for editorial review. Some of the stories we are looking for would be “Top 10 new Romance books that are coming out in Feb” or “Interview with Anne Rice about the future of vampires.” or “new Fantasy books you should read now.” … Read more/apply

Canadian Writing Jobs (Jobs for Writers in Canada)

CHEMISTRY CONTENT WRITER – Nerdstudy – Markham, ON: Pays $25 – $35 an hour. Content writer needed – Online video chemistry lessons for high school. We are currently actively seeking a chemistry content creator. This person will help us to plan out high school level chemistry lessons suited for online video. The job requires someone who is experienced in tutoring and not only understands the content well, but also has a burning passion for helping his/her students learn concepts in a relatable manner. Since teaching an audience of students through video is very different from teaching in a classroom or a one-on-one setting, we are looking for a person who can produce written content that would work well in a video. Prior experience in writing for video would help… Read more/apply

CONTENT WRITER – Veloxsites – Toronto, ON: Veloxsites is looking for a Content Writer who will write content for our clients’ websites. The ideal candidate will have the ability to write about a wide range of business categories. Because of the high volume of clients we receive, time management skills and a good work ethic are crucial. Experience in graphic design is an asset, as well as experience with HTML and CSS. The position will also involve speaking with clients over the phone and customizing their websites based on their requirements. We’re a close knit startup company with a comfortable work environment and fair pay. We have a team-based philosophy that values cooperation, communication and maintaining productivity… Read more/apply

FRENCH WRITER / EDITOR – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) – Canada: Salary 80,274 to $86,788. Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Duties: Consults Agency staff to confirm the information provided and obtain additional details to write or edit documents in French or translate documents from English to French. Drafts the French version of various documents and reports, or edits and corrects the French version of correspondence and other documents drafted by employees at the Agency’s Head Office or regional offices, as well as annual reports and other publications produced by the Agency. Identifies recurrent problems and proposes solutions to improve the quality of documents. Ensures French-language rules and style and quality standards of the Agency are applied by various writers and provides advice on French-language grammar and style to Agency staff. Ensures a wide variety of documents for in-house and general distribution are reviewed for quality… Read more/apply

WRITER FOR GAME ORIGIN STORY – Utherverse Digital, Inc. – New Westminster, BC: Are you a great story teller? A dungeon master? A noted bard? A Shaper of Words and of Worlds? Utherverse needs YOU to help us create an origin story for our adults-only virtual world! We’re looking for a writer who can combine imaginative world building, sex appeal and humour to create a backstory that will help provide the framework for the construction of our virtual world. Your story will set the style and themes that help us identify world building requirements to turn our virtual space into a fun, interesting place for people the world over. Add your unique creative talents to a MMOG with a twist of romance… Read more/apply

Calls for Submissions

Animal A Beast of a Literary Magazine –  is looking for essays, stories, and poems thatanimal a beast of a literary magazine capture the essence and immediacy of the beast. Animal is a subject-specific litmag, however loosely we define “animal.” In some form, we want a literal beast as a central character or motif. Render on the page what is both alien and familiar about an animal, animals, or being “animal.”

Nonfiction: needs book excerpts, personal essays, experimental, memoir, humor. Does not want anything overtly religious, pornographic, or sentimental. Length: 5,000 words max.

Fiction: needs literary, adventure, confession, experimental, ethnic, fantasy, horror, humor, mainstream, science fiction. Does not want anything overtly religious, pornographic, or sentimental. Length: 5,000 words max.

Poetry: needs free verse, traditional, experimental. Poems that surprise or take unique approaches to the theme are more likely to catch our attention. Send up to five poems in one document. Total should not exceed ten pages. Please note that poems with very complicated spacing do not work well in our online platform.

For full submission guidelines, go to: https://animalliterarymagazine.com/submission-guidelines/

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Hush Erotica – What we are looking for: High-quality erotic fiction of varying lengths, Hush eroticaincluding flash fiction (“Quickies”) up to approximately 1,000 words, short stories and feature stories of up to approximately 4,000 words. We also accept promotional excerpts from soon-to-be or recently released full length novels, novellas and compilations. We invite submittals across a wide variety of genres and styles with explicit action ranging from racy romance to hardcore. All work must be sex positive and written with primarily female readers in mind. Hot, mind-blowing sex is important, but great character development, engaging storylines, unexpected settings, emotional and psychological exploration and fluid pacing set truly great erotica apart from the mundane.

What we DO NOT want

Under no circumstances will we accept submission that includes the following: non-consensual sex (BDSM and related consensual non-consent are okay), bestiality (fictional creatures are okay), underage sex (under the age of 18), incest, violence or abusive sex, any unlawful sexual activity, or anything our editors deem inappropriate.

Submittal Period: We do not maintain a specific review period and invite submissions year round.

To read full submission guidelines, go to: http://edmsubmissions.com

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