Writing Jobs October 14, 2020

Now that all that pie’s out of my system I’m feeling a little perkier. Hope you’re all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, too. If not, there’s always coffee!

Today’s list has it all: online writing jobs open to freelance writers anywhere, in-house and online Canadian writing jobs, and a call for submissions. Within those there are freelance writing gigs for gamers, SEO writing jobs, and some editing jobs—to name a few.

Hope your coffee’s hot and your day is productive. See you back here tomorrow with another list of writing gigs!

PS – Today’s your last chance to take advantage of Amazon Prime Day for deals on books, office supplies, gadgets, and perhaps some toilet paper since COVID-19 cases are up and people seem to have gone mad again, stockpiling TP. Oh! And for those who’ve asked me about my snazzy pink keyboard and mouse, it’s on sale today!

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

BOOK BLOGGER – Shortform is hiring SEO writers to turn their book summaries into individual blog articles, each targeting a specific keyword. These are online writing jobs that pay $15-$25 per hour, depending on your skills and experience. Part-time or full-time hours available. You need experience with SEO writing and the ability to read and write efficiently. Read more/apply

BOOK SUMMARIES WRITER – Shortform is looking for writers to write high-quality book summaries (nonfiction), article summaries, and educational materials. These are fully remote online writing jobs. Writers with 1+ years of experience writing for an online publication and working with an editor to hone ideas preferred. You must be available to work at least 25 hours per week on average, and preferably 30+. Pays $15-$25 per hour. Read more/apply

FREELANCE CONTENT WRITER BLOGGER – Simpleit SEO is looking for a freelance content writer with at least 2 years of working experience and a good knowledge of digital marketing. This is an online writing job that involves covering a range of topics, including home improvement, construction, food and health industries, and others. Read more/apply

ARTICLE WRITERS – Study.com is hiring freelance article writers to writer about education and career topics. These are remote writing jobs open to those with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, experience writing and/or editing unique online content and strong research skills. They offer a flexible schedule and reliable twice-monthly payments. Read more/apply

VIDEO GAMES ARTICLE EDITOR – Valnet Inc. is looking for a remote Weekend Gaming News Editor to edit and contribute gaming news articles to their sites. This is a remote editing job with flexible 8-hour day shifts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The editor will write 8 articles and edit 4 articles/day and pitch breaking gaming news to writers. Relevant experience in writing and editing experience and broad knowledge of gaming history and culture required. Read more/apply

GAMING WRITERS – Screen Rant is looking for writers to join their games teams to cover the latest 2020 gaming news up to the release of the next-gen gaming consoles. To be considered for one of these work-from-home gaming writing jobs, you need relevant writing and editing experience and broad knowledge of gaming history and culture. Read more/apply

Canadian Writing Jobs (Jobs for Writers in Canada ONLY)

SENIOR WRITER, STRATEGIC CONTENT – The University of Toronto is hiring a Senior Writer, Strategic Content to provide high-quality writing and editing for, and strategic communications advice to, the University’s Division of Advancement. You need a minimum of 6 years’ related experience in the area of advancement communication for this full-time one year term position. Pays $94,126 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $120,369.  Located in Toronto, ON, at the St. George campus. Read more/apply

CONTENT WRITER (REMOTE) – Toyota Deals in Toronto, ON is hiring a content writer. This is a remote online content writing job that pays $25 – $36 an hour for 10 hours per week. You should have knowledge of SAAS, development and marking in the auto industry. Read more/apply

QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICAL WRITER – Nude Solutions in Calgary, AB is looking for a writer with proven experience in a highly technical field, such as software development, computer science, or engineering. You need an extensive understanding in QA process (agile), tools, and approaches and 2-4 years’ industry experience as an effective technical writer. Read more/apply

SENIOR EDITOR – Hello! Canada, the country’s top-selling magazine on newsstands, is hiring Senior Editor with 10 or more years of magazine editing experience and a passion for celebrity and royal news. The ability to edit, write, and rewrite at high speed, deadline-driven, and experience managing a small team is also required. Located in Toronto, ON. Read more/apply

ECOMMERCE COPYWRITER – DFO Global Performance Commerce in Vancouver, BC is looking for a copywriter to write advertising and promotional marketing copy for websites, v/blogs, emails, social media and a wide variety of digital media copy. You should have excellent oral & written communication skills in English, and strong, creative writing skills combined with excellent grammar and formatting skills. Read more/apply

Call for Submissions

Lagrange Books’ “Worldbuilding” Fantasy Anthology – Lagrange Books is is soliciting short stories and novellas by new and established authors in the fantasy genre, between 3,500 and 7,000 words in length for short stories and between 9,000 and 15,000 words for novellas.

The theme is “Politics as Story Conflict.”

The genre: Fantasy, broadly defined. This includes traditional high fantasy, urban fantasy, or any other flavor that includes a magical or fantastical element.

Accepted authors will receive $100 for a short story, or $200 for a novella.

Submission deadline: December 1, 2020.

Read the full submission guidelines at: https://lagrangebooks.com/calls-for-submissions/call-for-submissions-worldbuilding-fantasy-anthology/

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