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17-Year-Old Author Falls Victim to Yet Another Defunct Publisher by Angela Hoy

17-Year-Old Author Falls Victim to Yet Another Defunct Publisher by Angela Hoy

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ALBEDO ONE

"Albedo One is primarily a fiction magazine specializing in Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy (Modern, Urban - no High Fantasy) We also feature book reviews and author interviews." 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 800. Bi-annual in print; weekly online. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6 months to 2 years after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints under special circumstances. Responds within 3 months. Sample articles at website. Subscription €32.00. Guidelines online at http://www.albedo1.com/submission-guidelines. Read more →

The Baltimore Review

"The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit. Subscription is free online but an annual print edition can be purchased for $16.95. Read more →

The Appraisers Standard

“Written for personal property appraisers (antiques, collectibles, art, appraisers, dealers). Welcomes new writers. 25-50% freelance. Circ. 400. Quarterly/Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue following acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Subscription $25. Guidelines not available. Pays $50-$60 for 300 to 500 words. Read more →

Provincetown Arts

“Published annually in July since 1985, Provincetown Arts focuses broadly on artists, performers, and writers who inhabit or visit the tip of Cape Cod, and seeks to stimulate creative activity and enhance public recognition of the nation's oldest continuous art colony. Drawing on a century-long tradition rich in art, theater, and writing, Provincetown Arts publishes essays, fiction, interviews, journals, performance pieces, poetry, profiles, reporting, reviews, and visual features, with a view toward demonstrating that a community of artists, functioning outside the urban centers, is a utopian dream with an ongoing vitality.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Annually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue published after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines online at http://provincetownarts.org/beta/?page_id=176. Read more →

Wonder

"Wonder is an on-demand research network where bright minds like you come to explore intriguing and intellectually stimulating topics. With Wonder, you can earn while you learn. It's simple. Do research, get paid. The research you'll do serves as the bedrock for strategies and initiatives by our clients, who include top-tier consulting firms, VCs, and international marketing agencies. As a Wonder Analyst, you’ll choose where and when you want to work, learn about new topics, and develop useful professional skills. Best of all, you’ll get paid for each research request you complete! Pays $10-$16 per research task. Read more →

Talent Inc.

We help job seekers craft their personal brands and write the next chapter of their careers. Through our brands, TopResume and CVNow, we have written and reviewed millions of resumes and CVs." Read more →

Rock Chuck Summit

"Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication. We are looking for stories between 5,000 - 12,000 words, where work is a central theme. (We also will consider serializing novels about the workplace. Please query first.)" Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Rights purchased varies. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to queries; 1 month to stories. Samples at website. Subscription $20/year print; $5/year electronic (includes an issue of Overtime). Guidelines online at http://www.workerswritejournal.com. Read more →

Pacific Coast Business Times

“Weekly business journal serving Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties in California.” 10% freelance. Circ. 4K. Weekly. Pays 30 days after publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Subscription $49.99. Read more →

Podiatry Management

10-20% freelance. "We are the business and practice management magazine to the podiatric profession." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 16K. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 72 hours. Sample available for $5 via mail to Podiatry Management, 10 East Athens Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003. Subscription $30. Guidelines available by email. Read more →

Pediatrics for Parents

“Pediatrics for Parents is the pediatrics journal for parents. Our articles are written by healthcare professionals and writers well versed in the topic they are write on. We ‘demedicalize’ topics without talking down to parents. Our articles contain solid scientific data with useful information for parents. We avoid first-person stories, and articles on supplements, complimentary and alternative medical treatments.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 250K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Sample PDF copy available by email. Subscription $25, $40 foreign. Guidelines by email. Pays $25 for 600-1500 words. Read more →

Normal Deviation

"Normal Deviation is a short fiction anthology inspired by a throwaway tweet and one weird-ass picture. Visit our Call for Submissions (link below) to see the picture, then write a short story based on the image. Deadline for stories is 31 Aug 2017." Annual (May). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Usually responds within 1-2 weeks; decisions on manuscripts will be in Sept/Oct of each year. Guidelines online at http://wonderboxpublishing.com/#submissions. Read more →

OATMEAL STUDIOS GREETING CARD CO.

"We sell cutting edge, humorous greeting cards in many styles: humorous photo ideas, many cartoon styles, and more traditional word-play styles of humor. See our website." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes card 6 months to 2 years after acceptance. "We request exclusive purchase and use of any idea we buy. We respond within a few days to e-mails and we hold copy for between 3-10 weeks for review (depending on when it comes during our current review cycle). We tell writers what dates they can plan on final decisions." Samples available at the website. Guidelines online at http://www.oatmealstudios.com/html5/pages/art_guide.html. Read more →

Monadnock Table

"Monadnock Table is a guide to local food, farms and community of the Monadnock Region and the Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first North American rights. Occasionally accepts reprints, depending on where the article first appeared. Where it appeared. Responds 1 week. Guidelines by email. Read more →

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

"The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has been one of the genre's leading publications since 1949." Circ. 15K. Bi-monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-8 months after acceptance. Buys first North American serial rights and select world rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within two months. Subscription $36.97 print; $29.97 online. Guidelines online at https://www.sfsite.com/fsf/glines.htm. Read more →

Legalcom Group

"We specialize in providing legal information online through vetted lawyers and paralegals across the globe. Pays every other week, after article submission. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 business days. "Each writer will have a guidelines document and each topic we're looking to write about has a proposed structure/summary/useful links. Read more →

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