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We are hiring a team of 10 (ten) writers to share their mushing knowledge on The site is undergoing a significant update after we took over as the new owners in late 2023. Still, the team behind Mushing has built massive websites with hundreds of thousands of views and is eager to build this site into a fantastic resource for dog-powered sports and adventure. We are looking for experienced mushing enthusiasts with reasonable knowledge to share, but it is okay if you are just a passionate hobbyist without any intense mushing experience. 

This is an excellent opportunity if you want to get paid for your mushing and adventure dog sports knowledge and earn a little extra pay for your passions. 

PAYMENT. We pay $0.05 per word, and our articles are all 1,000, 2,000, or 3,000 words in length. So you will be paid either $50, $100, or $150 per article, depending on the length. Article lengths are based on the topic, so you will know how much you will be paid for an article before you start. 

CREDIT. As a writer, your bio will appear on all articles you write. You can mention or link to your social media profiles and even your website if you have one in that bio. Writing on our site would be a great way to boost your credibility in the mushing community. 

SCHEDULE. All writers will be expected to produce 1-5 articles per month. We offer a lot of flexibility on publish dates, but we expect you to return your article for review in a timely manner after putting your name on a topic. For most freelance writers, three articles per month are perfect, so they have plenty of time to work on each article without feeling overwhelmed, but you can almost always pick up additional articles to write if you would like more work. 

OWNERSHIP. You understand and agree that all written content submitted to becomes the exclusive property of First Paw Media, LLC, and you do not have the right to republish that content on your site. Along those lines, you understand and agree that all photos, videos, and other media submitted to are licensed to First Paw Media, LLC, for perpetual use on You are only to upload media you have the right to use, such as photos and video clips you took. 

LEGAL. This opportunity is available to writers around the world. This is a freelance writing gig, and you will be an independent contractor and receive a 1099 at the start of the year. Mushing and are owned, operated, and published by First Paw Media, LLC, a limited liability company headquartered in Willow, Alaska. 

Ready? Apply now. We will contact successful candidates on a rolling basis as spots are open. Watch for an email from us. 

IMPORTANT NOTE. This is a freelance writing gig for only, not the printed Mushing Magazine. We offer a different freelance contract, terms, and compensation schedule for our printed magazine. You can learn more about that here

Serious about mushing? Earn money sharing your knowledge on! More Information ℹ️