By Michael Wong | January 10, 2019.
- Earn up to $250 to $1,500+ per original article, freelance writing for Longreads, which feature in-depth investigative pieces, profiles, interviews, commentary, book reviews, audio stories, and personal essays.
- Pay rates:
- Blog posts, Reading lists, Short interviews: $250+ (800 to 1,000 words)
- Reported, Researched and Critical Essays: $500+ (2,000 to 3,000 words)
- Features, Long-form Journalism, Investigative Projects: $1,500+ (3,000 to 6,000 words)
- Book Reviews, Book Excerpts, Author Interviews, Bookish Essays and Longform Reported or Researched Book Features: $500+ (2,000 to 5,000 words)
- Earnings per word: 25¢ to 50¢+