Join Writing Wait List
We aren’t taking new writers at the moment but will be soon.
Please fill out this form to join the wait-list.
Do you love writing about software development? Then, write for Earthly, and you’ll get access to a larger audience, and we’ll pay you.
Eathly’s blog gets tens of thousands of visitors each month and is a respected source of developer information. It frequently shows up on the front page of Hacker News and receives thousands of visitors from Google each day.
1. Select a Topic
Suggest a topic you’d like to write about or get suggestions from us.
Please send us your topic pitch after you’ve applied and been approved.
A pitch topic is an article title, a paragraph sample introduction, and a bullet point outline. Digital Ocean has a great guide on writing an article proposal
2. Write a Draft
Write your draft in a Google Doc, using Markdown.
3. Get Published
Once your draft is approved, we’ll let you know when it will be coming out on the blog.
The Edit Process
An article will go through up to two rounds of editing, via google docs. We suggest reading your article out-loud, and run it through grammarly.com before submitting it, to weed out any simple mistakes.
( Make sure your document markdown in a google doc and world editable. )
First time authors should expect to spend some time responding to edits and updating the article.
Articles that don’t reach our publishing standards will not be published.
Writers are paid upon article publication.
4. Get Paid
We will pay you $350 USD for your article and use our Twitter account to promote your article to our audience of developers.
After your article has been accepted please send us an invoice. Invoice should include the following: Date, Title of Article, Amount, Bank name, Back account number/IBAN, Routing Number/SWIFT code/ABA.
If you need help with invoicing or have other questions about payment, please feel free to reach out.
Topics We Like
We publish all kinds of well-written content targeting experienced software developers. However, these topics are currently our focus.
- Linux Software Development
- Developer Tools
- Cloud Native Development
- Shell Scripting