Writing Jobs, August 28, 2020

It’s a two-cup morning around here but I’ve managed to put together a pretty meaty list of writing job leads. Today’s list begins with remote freelance writing gigs open to writers anywhere. Those are followed by Canadian writing opportunities for my fellow desk coffee writing jobs canadacanuck writers. And to round things out there are calls for submissions for several topics/titles for Chicken Soup For The Soul books.

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See you back here Monday with another list of writing opportunities! Have a great weekend!

Remote Writing Jobs (Online / Work-from-Home Writing Jobs)

FREELANCE GAMING GUIDE WRITERS – Digital Trends is looking for writers who are passionate about consumer tech and gadgetry. These are remote positions that can be full-time or part-time that will ideally become a long-term working relationship. The job entails writing or updating gaming guides covering everything from PlayStation 5 news to methods for quickly leveling in World of Warcraft Classic. You must have experience writing guides or similar content. Read more/apply

INTERACTIVE FREELANCE WRITERS – Tales is hiring freelance writers to create content for their interactive storytelling platform. The details in the original post are limited and only mentions that these positons are work-for-hire and pay a flat payment per episode written. Read more/apply

FREELANCE COMIC BOOK NEWS WRITER – Valnet is hiring a freelance writing for comics-related news and features for ScreenRant.com. To be considered for this freelance writing gig, you should be in the know about US comics (past and present) and have relevant writing and editing experience. Read more/apply

CONTENT WRITER – Winfooz is hiring a full-time Content Writer to add to our expanding team. This is a remote content writing job that involves writing engaging content for blogs, articles, newsletters, emails, press releases, social media, landing pages, etc. Requirements include a university degree in journalism, communications, or a related field, experience developing a variety of content, and a solid and diverse writing portfolio that showcases a range of writing styles. Read more/apply

LEGAL MARKETING COPYWRITERS – Martindale-Hubbell is looking for freelance remote writers to create content for their clients’ websites. Payment varies depending on the type/length of content, which is written from a creative brief without direct client contact. To qualify for one of these online freelance writing gigs, you must be able to quickly research, understand, and write authoritatively about legal topics and translate complex legal information into accurate and consumer-friendly marketing copy. Read more/apply

GHOSTWRITERS FOR E-BOOKS – An unnamed company that produces books for professionals, CEOs, entertainers, athletes, politicians, criminals, and entrepreneurs is looking for full-time ghostwriters to write e-books. According to the ad, their “journalist, aggregator and admin do much of the work for you, so all you have to do is WRITE.” Pays $2,500 per e-book. Open to native English writers who are reliable and able to work remotely. Read more/apply

LEGAL MARKETING WRITERS – BluShark Digital is hiring experienced freelance writer to create content for client’s websites, the majority of which are law firms. These are fully remote flexible freelance writing gigs open to those able to produce clean, in-depth, and original content on strict deadlines, while closely following style and tone guidelines. Reliability and a willingness to learn are key, and a JD would be nice but isn’t required. Read more/apply

WEB CONTENT WRITER & STRATEGIST – An unnamed company is looking for an experienced web content writer and content strategist. This is a remote freelance content writing job that can be done from anywhere. You must be able to write compelling web content and articulate an effective content strategy to support all channels including the web, social, email, PR, etc. Read more/apply

Canadian Writing Jobs (In-House Jobs for Writers in Canada ONLY)

NATIONAL ONLINE HEALTH JOURNALIST – Corus Entertainment is hiring a health journalist to create and coordinate national and international stories for Globalnews.ca and various sections and sub-sites across Canada. This is a contract position based in Toronto, Ontario. You must have a college or university degree (or equivalent experience), preferably in Journalism, 3+ years’ experience in developing online content and strong working knowledge of Canadian Press style. Read more/apply

SCIENTIFIC CONTENT WRITER – ERA Environment Management Solutions in Montreal, Quebec is hiring a full-time permanent Scientific Content Writer. This is a full-time, entry-level salaried position. Internship and educational experience can be considered as part of your portfolio. For now the position is remote due to Covid, but will go back to being in-house eventually. You must have a BA in Sciences, preferably focusing on environmental science, chemistry, toxicology, natural sciences, sustainability, and related sciences. Read more/apply

WEB CONTENT WRITER – MYC Graphics in Mississauga, Ontario is hiring a web content writer with exceptional writing, proofreading, and editing skills and SEO knowledge. Salary is $32,000.00-$40,000.00 per year. The job description is QUITE detailed, so be sure to read the entire original listing before apply. Read more/apply

Calls for Submissions

CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL – with many books in development, Chicken Soup for the Soul is always looking for great, inspirational true stories that touch their readers. Stories should be personal and filled with emotion or drama and be written in the first person with a beginning, middle, and end. Word count should be 1,200 or less. Payment is $200 per story and 10 free copies.

Upcoming titles and deadlines:

  • Making Me Time and Taking Care of Yourself – September 30, 2020
  • Tough Times – October 31, 2020.
  • Angels – December 15th, 2020
  • Eldercare – January 30, 2021
  • Cats – February 28, 2021

Full list of their upcoming topics can be found at: https://www.chickensoup.com/story-submissions/possible-book-topics

Full submission guidelines can be found at: https://www.chickensoup.com/story-submissions/story-guidelines

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