Monkeys Fighting Robots is looking for passionate writers to drive the site’s coverage of the comic book industry. Authors will be responsible for a particular niche, providing reviews, opinion, and news coverage, while building a reader community using their multimedia storytelling skills. The best candidates have solid writing skills, WordPress knowledge and are engaged on social media. If you love comic books and have a strong opinion, we would like to speak with you.
- Clean, clear, creative, and persuasive writing.
- Technically versatile and savvy enough to create content for different formats, devices, and media, including video.
- Strong familiarity with top sources for pop culture news.
- Ability to produce 2 weekly blog posts on a topic with varying lengths and content styles.
- Enthusiastic commitment to staying on top of the world of pop culture.
- The ability to communicate with fans through social media.
- An understanding of SEO (or willingness to learn).
- WordPress knowledge.
- Available to create 2 articles per week.
- You always looking for breaking news in the world of pop culture.
- Comfortable working remotely, staying in touch via e-mail, chat, text, and phone.
The perfect candidate:
- A college or high school student looking to build their writing portfolio. We can provide training and real-world experience to help your resume stand out in the crowd.
- You are already established in your career but have a passion for writing. Let’s take your hobby to the next level.
If you are looking for a full-time paycheck, this is not the right fit. Until we can find a better revenue stream, we can no longer provide monetary pay to writers.
Most of our writers do it for the love of comic books and side perks. In lieu of traditional pay, we can help you obtain:
• Press passes to conventions.
• Advance copies of books.
• Interviews with creators.
• Your pull-quote on the cover of a book.
• Published in our magazine that comes out twice a year.
• Writing for Monkeys Fighting Robots can be used as an internship or college credit.
Start date/Application deadline:
Apply now. We will contact qualified applicants.
Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How we review comic books:
5.0 = A near-perfect comic; one of the year’s best. You’ll remember this issue for a long time.
4.0-4.9 = An excellent book that’s well worth your money. Has memorable moments, stunning art, and shows a real understanding of how comics work.
3.0-3.9 = A pretty good, middle-of-the-road comic. Maybe not worth your money unless you’re a big fan of the series/character.
2.0-2.9 = Meh, it’s fine. Below average. Not terrible, but ultimately forgettable.
1.0-1.9 = It’s bad. Maybe it has one or two redeeming qualities, but the bad very much outweighs the good. It’s not worth your time, let alone your money.
0.0-0.9 = A terrible, horrible, no good, very bad comic. Not worth your time, let alone your money. You probably shouldn’t bother reviewing the book if this is your score.