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Thanks for your interest in joining the Scotch writing team. We have very high standards and pride ourselves on a rigorous approval process. Browse the Scotch site and you'll notice that high quality is something we care deeply about.

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We accept ~10% of applicants. Best of the best.



Your writing will reach 1M+ readers every month. Grow your portfolio of writing and followers.



We'll provide tips and tools on your writing journey. Together, let's make the best technical writing on the web.



Quality content deserves compensation. Get up to $150 per article. Clear pricing tiers and communication.

Who gets accepted?

  • Compelling article suggestions: Providing a great article title in your application shows you know how to appeal to readers.
  • Quality previous writing: A huge plus. This gives us a feel of your writing style.
  • Demos: Got any demos in CodePen? This lets us examine your coding style for best practices.
  • No spelling errors: Any spelling errors in your writer's application will be automatically rejected.
  • Show a passion for teaching: A passion to teach is immediately obvious in writing. Spreading knowledge is the goal.
Due to the huge influx of applications, we can't respond to all of them.
If you haven't heard back in two weeks, you were not accepted.