WOD Challenge 4-15-20 Generous

Writers everywhere are trying to be helpful to each other during this difficult time as evidenced by their generous offerings!

Here is just a sample of the kinds of emails I’ve been getting lately with resources to help freelancers, bloggers and everything in between!


She sent me an invitation to join a writing huddle. If you’re interested in this event to jumpstart your writing connections, it’s happening next week, April 21, 2020. Inside you’ll find answers to your questions, practice writing activity, and a simple writing technique to make your readers feel close to you. If you click her name above, it will take you to info on how to join in, the event is free and will be recorded if you can’t make it live. Don’t lose your spot!


Lists tons of free contests, grants, competitions, and writer residencies for you to submit your work to.

Electric Literature

Fiction submissions open today for their Recommended Reading section which publishes new stories every Wednesday!

Freedom With Writing

Essay contests, calls for pitches, $200 for true stories, and 6 COVID-19 calls for articles paid publishing opportunities!

Winning Writers

Free contests for poetry and prose between now and May31.  Other contests with big prize money may charge a fee, you are free to choose the contest(s) you want to join.

LinkedIn Premium

Offering a one month free trial to get seen by potential employers in your niche!

The Write Life

Offering Carol Tice’s Freelance Writers Den free for one week. After 7 days, you will be charged for $25 per month however. Check out all the details by clicking the link at The Write Life.

Unfit Magazine

Like to write science fiction? This magazine just announced a rate raise per word to $.16/word for anything under 3000 words and $.01 for anything over 3000.

Her Stories Project

Offering a three-week writing community and daily exercises and prompts with its own secret Facebook group-this one costs $99 but anyone can join Her Stories Project and their community of women writers any time.

There are so many more opportunities out there like this, seems like everyone is getting on the writing bandwagon these days. Lots of these sites are just trying to help us writers earn a living since many are stuck working from home right now. Check them out and let me know if you have success, now I have to go get busy myself!


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