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By Michael Wong | January 3, 2022.
- Earn $500 per original article, freelance writing for One Story, an award winning, monthly literary magazine that publishes one story at a time.
- Pay rate:
- $500 (3,000 to 8,000 words)
- Receive 25 printed copies of the One Story magazine containing your story
- Stories can be any style and on any subject.
- 15,000+ readers.
- Writers aged 13 to 19 can enter the quarterly One Teen Story contest (Visit oneteenstorycontest), where the winner receives $500 and 25 printed copies of the One Teen Story magazine containing your story.
- Over half the stories One Story published are listed among the top 100 in best of anthologies like the PEN/O. Henry, Pushcart, and Best American.
- Co-Founder Hannah Tinti was awarded the PEN/Nora Magid award for editorial excellence in 2009.
- Rights bought: First Serial North American rights. All rights will revert to the author following publication.
- Earnings per word: 6.25¢ to 16.66¢