This is a list of sites you may want to consider submitting your writing to if you are a humor blogger.

Submission guidelines and other site-related resources are provided for each.

($) indicates a site that offers paid opportunities, however, visit the site for more information as all submissions may not be paid

Directory of Opportunities for Bloggers to Submit Humor Writing

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Babble – From Disney, this site is your destination for parenting, beauty, home, food, travel and entertainment brought to you by the best voices online.” ($)

BlogHer – BlogHer is a platform for sharing great voices, stories and ideas.”.  With categories of food, health, DIY & Home, Work & Life, Love & Sex, Family, Fashion & Beauty as well as News & Entertainment coverage which includes Politics, Race and Feminism, BlogHer spans a wide range of interests. ($)

Blunt Moms – “Honest. Direct. Surprisingly Hilarious

Brain, Child Magazine – “The award-winning literary magazine devoted to motherhood. Publishes features, personal essays, fiction, poetry, news, debates, and book reviews.” ($)

BUST – “With an attitude that is fierce, funny, and proud to be female, BUST provides an uncensored view on the female experience. BUST tells the truth about women’s lives and presents a female perspective on pop culture. BUSTing stereotypes about women since 1993.” ($)

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed is building the defining news and entertainment company for the social mobile age. From the serious to the fun, from long-form to the short listicles readers have grown to love, we create content that people want to share on the web.”

CollegeHumor – “CollegeHumor Media delivers daily comedic content, including videos, pictures, articles and jokes, created and/or curated by the CollegeHumor staff.” ($)

Cracked“We offer heaps of facts smothered in humor. We are the professors you wish you had in school; we are Indiana Jones except with less adventures and more sarcasm.” ($)

  • Write For Cracked – Once you create an account, you will be able to go to their ‘Writer’s Workshop, and read all about how to pitch an idea via their forum and their approval process as well as payment

Dirty And Thirty“DirtyandThirty is your hip, edgy lifestyle website for women in their late twenties to thirties who own who they are.”

Dorkly“…a fun take on fandom – covering movies, TV, videogames, comics, and more.” ($) – “Ducts is a webzine of personal stories that is published semi-annually. Since 1999, it has been a source of high-quality writing from both established and emerging authors.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop – Humor blog component to the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop site.

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit Post via email to

The Establishment – “We’re a multimedia company run and funded by women that’s predicated on a simple, yet radical notion: the world is a better, more interesting place when everyone has a voice. When one small, homogenous group runs the media, we’re left with a very skewed notion of the human experience.”  ($)

Everything For Dads“…unique blend of modern media content for and about dads and parenting from across the globe, covering everything from serious and political news to the funny and entertaining — but with YOUR lifestyle and everyday needs in mind”

For Every Mom“ is the place for moms to come and celebrate and encourage each other in our faith in Christ and in the hard work we do as moms.” 

FrostedTip“New Post, Every Sunday. FrostedTip is a website focused on short humor and it looks to foster those who create it.The pieces we publish are comparable to those found in such places as The New Yorker’s Shouts & Murmurs section and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.” ($)

Funny Times“The Funny Times is a monthly magazine of humor and satire in a world gone totally insane.” ($)

Great Moments In Parenting“Great Moments in Parenting is a website where parents can share the agony and the ecstasy of life with kids. This is a community of moms and dads who understand just how funny (and challenging) it can be to raise kids.”  Categories include essays, moments (short), photos and cartoons.

The Hairpin“You know how having cocktails at a friend’s house can sometimes be more fun than the Big Party you go to afterward? And not because the Big Party isn’t fun, but just because hanging out with select lady friends is sometimes unbeatable? This site hopes to be a little like that—a low-key cocktail party among select female friends. Imagine like we’re pouring you a drink. That you can’t actually drink, because it is inside the computer.” ($)

Hello Giggles – “Founded by actress/musician Zooey Deschanel, producer Sophia Rossi and blogger/web personality Molly McAleer, is the ultimate entertainment destination for smart, independent and creative females”

The Higgs Weldon“The Higgs Weldon is an online comedy magazine founded by LA comics Robin Higgins & Paige Weldon in January 2013. It updates Monday through Friday and features everything from columns to letters to cartoons to lists of things featured on itself. Many of the Higgs Weldon’s writers are LA comics, but we publish writing and cartoons by anyone and everyone.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • Submit

The Huffington Post – Wikipedia described The Huffington Post as “...liberal American online news aggregator and blog…The site offers news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interests, and local news.

Humor Outcasts – Humor writers who are accepted can post as often as they like. is THE place to take a humor break. Founded by Donna Cavanagh, it is the result of a brainstorming session between several humor writers who longed for a site where humor is the focus — not an afterthought.”  

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Register using form on home page of Humor Outcasts, and be sure to include a bio and when complete email editor, a short email to confirm that you registered
  • Once registered, follow steps at this link to submit sample writing for consideration as a writer or author for the site.  New writers/authors are considered during 3 yearly openings.

I Just Want To Pee Alone “This is a blog that is based on the best selling anthology I Just Want to Pee Alone. The goal of this site is to encourage and entertain any parent that yearns for a little time to themselves. Parenting is a tough job and it’s so much easier when you have a village to support you. Let us be your village.”

  • previously published or first published/originals

Imperfect Parent “A community was created for parents to talk freely and openly without big brother watching. The articles were designed to share parenting experiences and to let you know that you’re not alone with your flaws and imperfections.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency –  “we’re in the market for short, conceptual humor. We strongly recommend reading through our archives to get a sense of the style of writing we’re after.”

Mamalode – A parenting magazine that focuses on a different theme each month.  Mamalode is “filled with stories, poems, playlists, slideshows, reviews and great people. ($)

Medium“Everyone’s stories and ideas.”

Midlife BoulevardMidlife Boulevard is an on-line magazine focusing on the lives of women over 40. We are passionate about issues affecting women in midlife.”  Midlife Boulevard covers “…topics including life, style, writing, and the business of blogging.”

Mrs. Muffintop – This is your one-stop shop for funny stories, comics, theater reviews, family-style recipes and more.  It is a symbol of my life as a stay at home mom and all the things I love: laughing, cooking, writing, art and theater. Topics can include parenting, relationships, family life and timely topics.  We also love DIY, recipes, and life hacks.  Relatable humor is best, but not the only thing we’re looking for.”  ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit

Parent Co. Magazine“We have a positive perspective on parenthood that’s real, humorous, and occasionally raw. We write for parents who are as curious about the world as they are committed to raising great kids.” ($)

Perfection Pending“A Blog about the not so perfect Mommy moments.” Parenting Essays, Humor, Family Friendly Recipes, Parenting Tips & Tricks

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Play Pen; The Irreverent Parents’ Guide“Looking for parenting posts, broad is okay as long as it fits the tone of the website; honest, and funny.  Snarky sarcastic humor has a home in The Play Pen, and of course, irreverence is also acceptable.  I also accept recipes and cocktail recipes.”

Pregnant Chicken – “Pecking away at the fear around pregnancy while keeping it sunny side up.

Reader’s Digest (Humor) – “Everybody’s got a funny story. What’s yours? Send us your joke, quote, or a funny true story($)

  • If your submission was previously published, you must include the source’s name, date and page

Reductress –  “The first and only fake women’s news magazine. We parody the entertainment, advertising, and other media sources that women consume daily.”

  • Pitch headline and video ideas to Pitches are due at 9 am Monday and will be approved by end-of-day Monday. 
    • Editors only assign a small percentage of the pitches to be written, so it is asked that you submit at least 10 pitch ideas per email. Reductress does not currently pay, but you will be credited for your work.  Submit the following info:
      • Proposed Headline (Please try to work the joke/hook/idea into this headline)
      • Brief Story Description (Please keep to under 50 words)
      • Proposed Story Type – News, Listicle, Slideshow, or one-liner (“one-liners” are featured under “From the Print Edition” on the homepage and do not require you to write up an accompanying article).
  • Topical/time-sensitive ideas may be sent in separately throughout the week with “TOPICAL PITCH” in the email subject line.  Pitches about annual events, holidays, and awards shows should ideally be sent in two weeks in advance of the event. Topical ideas should be written up ASAP once assigned. Time-sensitive ideas are generally not suitable for video pitches.

Ripped Jeans & Bifocals – “I look for honest writing on subjects my regular readers can relate to: parenting, adoption, aging, relationships, social media, and general humor” ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals

The Rumpus –  “At The Rumpus, we’ve got essays, reviews, interviews, advice, music, film and poetry—along with some kick-ass comics. We know how easy it is to find pop culture on the Internet, so we’re here to give you something more challenging, to show you how beautiful things are when you step off the beaten path. The Rumpus is a place where people come to be themselves through their writing, to tell their stories or speak their minds in the most artful and authentic way they know how, and to invite each of you, as readers, commenters or future contributors, to do the same. What we have in common is a passion for fantastic writing that’s brave, passionate and true (and sometimes very, very funny).

Sammiches and Psych Meds“Sammiches and Psych Meds is a community of candid and often humorous writers using the keyboard as a form of therapy for surviving the trials of parenthood, politics, teaching, marriage and relationships, and life in general.”  ($)

Sasee – Local magazine for South Carolina’s Lowcountry region but accepting freelance submissions from all freelancers, Sassee is “A woman’s lifestyle magazine, Sasee celebrates women as dynamic individuals who live a life of many roles.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Scary Mommy – “A parenting community for imperfect parents.”

The Soap Box“The Soap Box is a parenting submission site. Categiries include: From New Moms to Midlife, Pretty Woman, Papa’s Place, and Kid’s Corner.”

What The Flicka? – “A haven for moms, sisters, women or just about anyone who could use a little pick me up, a little help, or a little company on the road trip of life.”  Topics include: “…life, children, family, cooking, beauty, fashion, books, the latest thing we are obsessed with, and of course, urban mom survival tips.

Witty Bitches Magazine“A feminine response to pop culture and politics” ($)

Women’s Voices for Change – “Focused on women over 40, Women’s Voices for Change explores the realities of contemporary women who are vital, visible, and active, who seek an accurate reflection of themselves. Information provided on our website and in our programs addresses relevant issues about medical, emotional and sexual health, relationships, economics, fashion, fitness, and the arts.  Our aim is to create a powerful community of women in their prime.  ($)

  • “Previously unpublished non-fiction work is preferred, though we will make exceptions for published articles that are a particularly good fit. We accept previously published and unpublished poetry when rights are included.”
  • Writer’s Guidelines

Zest Now – “Information and encouragement for women to live their best lives after 50”

Our directory is always growing, and we we add new sites each week. Are we missing a great site that accepts humor writing submissions? Email us and let us know!

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3 Comments on “Submission Opportunities By Type Of Writing – HUMOR”

  1. Okay, I just swallowed 100 courage pills and submitted! Keeping my fingers crossed. You are rocking this Susan! Big thanks and hat’s off to you!

  2. Thanks so much for mentioning Tipsy Lit, Susan! We’ve transitioned into an online literary magazine and would love to see submissions from your readers! 🙂

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