Our “Ecosystem” makes it easy to get your message out to thousands of readers—& get paid.
Elephant was one of the first major sites to pay our best, consistent writers. But it was always hard to measure “best.” Now, we are introducing payouts for the top 25 articles on Elephant based on their Ecosystem Score—determined by readers, editors—and by writer’s communities.
Elephant’s Best Writers in December
#1 David Baumrind| $500
Letting Go in Love: a Codependent’s Journey to Nonattachment.
#2 Galina Singer | $250
Marriage as we know it is Dying—what we can Rebuild in its Place.
#3 Judy McCord | $150
3 Powerful Tools for Keeping the Magic Alive in Long-Term Relationships.
#4 Polly Liontis | $108
8 Alternatives to Cremation: Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of our Bodies after we’re Gone.
#5 Sarah Harvey | $108
A sweet, no-nonsense Holiday Survival Guide for Empaths & HSPs.
#6 Brigitte Kornetzky | $108
Abused, Traumatized & Worth more Dead than Alive: Why I’m still Fighting for India’s 3,500 Captive Elephants.
#7 David Baumrind | $108
How to Begin Healing a Broken Relationship with One Conversation.
#8 Lynn Shattuck | $108
Making Space for Grief During the Holidays.
#9 David Baumrind | $108
How to Survive Grief after Losing a Parent.
#10 Jacqueline Hathaway Levin | $108
This Nomad’s definition of Home is Everything.
#11 Angela Meyer | $75
I’m not Sorry that I’m “Too Much to Handle.”
#12 Heidi Tran | $75
A Single Mama’s Letter to her Regret.
#13 Rebekah Freedom | $75
I’m a Witch—& you Probably are, Too.
#14 Sarah Harvey | $75
An Open Letter to Those who Love Someone Struggling with PTSD or Trauma.
#15 Jenni Lynne | $75
What Vegans are getting Wrong about Wool.
#16 Russell Graves | $75
How Realizing I’m Dying made me Love Being Alive.
#17 Pilar Lesko | $75
An Apology Letter to my Beautiful, Delicious Body.
#18 Amita Nathwani | $75
Not Everything is a Lesson.
#19 Angela Meyer | $75
I want to Love you Outside the Box.
#20 Rachel Dehler | $75
Here’s why 2018 Kicked our Ass—According to Numerology.
#21 Galina Singer | $50
The Secret to Breaking the Cycle of Family Conditioning.
#22 Melissa Fifer | $50
Wanted: Love & Acceptance. Signed, Single, 40, & Childless.
#23 Angela Copeland | $50
This Winter Solstice, we become New Again.
#24 Elena Bensonoff | $50
3 Ways to Keep our Peace when we’re Navigating Conflict.
#25 Elizabeth Price Holmes | $50
Why “Baby it’s Cold Outside” is about Feminism, Not Rape Culture.
Note #1: Scores are always changing, but the winners’ list was made at a specific time. We’ll be tweaking things a little each month to get it perfect.
Note #2: This is new! To win next month, simply submit articles, get your communities to read, share, heart, comment. Tip: if you won, share this to Facebook, Instagram, and let your community know you’re a top Elephant writer and to look out for your mission-driven work this month.
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