Work with us

If you’re passionate about history and historical fiction, have something to offer, and want to be part of a growing business, then we would love to hear from you. Specific opportunities are listed below. All positions are offered on a freelance basis unless otherwise stated. Unfortunately, we are only able to accept applications from freelancers who are resident in the UK at this time.

To enquire about a position, email enquiries@thehistoryquill.com. In your email, tell us a bit about yourself, why you’re interested in the position, and your experience and educational background.

Creative writing tutors

We’re looking for creative writing tutors to work with us in a range of capacities, including for our group coaching programme, our Get started in historical fiction workshop series, and future projects. If you have experience and expertise in teaching creative writing and/or content editing and are interested in working online with small groups of writers and one-on-one, then get in touch.

Content editors

We’re looking for content editors to work with us on client projects. In this role, we’re looking for people with experience, a strong understanding of story craft, and knowledge of the particular idiosyncrasies of the historical fiction genre.

Copy-editors and proofreaders

We’re looking for copy-editors and proofreaders to work with us on client projects. In these roles, we value a sharp eye, experience, and an exceptional command of grammar.

Blog post writers

We pay between £60 and £80 GBP for blog posts, depending on length. We like posts on writing craft (both general and geared towards historical fiction), historical topics that are useful for writers, and listicles focused on historical fiction subgenres (e.g. ‘Top 20 WW2 historical fiction books’). To pitch us a blog post, use the email address above. Tell us your proposed blog post title, and include a short paragraph or bullet points explaining the idea in more detail. You must have previous experience of writing blog posts (please include links to samples).