Here are the top job and market websites as identified in the 23rd Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.
For a fee of $5/month or $50/year, Duotrope offers an active list of publishers and agents for fiction and nonfiction authors, as well as poets and artists, a personal submission tracker, a calendar of upcoming submission deadlines, and more.
Freelance Writing Jobs
This site aims to provide writers with the information they need to be successful, whether they are beginners or seasoned professionals. Find a blog about improving your writing and growing your business, freelance writing job board, list of 100 websites that pay writers, roundup of writing contests that pay cash prizes, and more from Freelance Writing Jobs.
Funds for Writers
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Where will journalism take you next? Search for jobs in the industry by state or country; post your résumé; sign up for new job alerts; and read career advice articles.
Visit New Pages for a guide to getting published, including calls for submissions, writing contest listings, a directory of literary magazines and independent publishers, reviews of literary magazines, and young writers’ guides to publications and contests.
Where to Pitch
Where to Pitch is a resource for freelance writers that provides information on where to pitch your writing, how to find alternative outlets that might give your story a home, and helps you get inspired to write about new topics and new markets. The free newsletter also offers access to a community of freelancers.
Who Pays Writers
Find out which publications pay writers and how much with information submitted by the writers. You’ll also get hints about how the writers were successful with their pitches and how long it took to get paid. An invaluable resource for when exposure doesn’t pay the bills.