Articles

Trivia Question For 07/21/2016

Trivia Question For 07/21/2016

Question for 07/21/2016: According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly.com, how long is our new employee’s boat? Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it’s free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER…

CONTINUE READING

From The Home Office

Letters And Comments For 07/20/2016

Booklocker’s “90+ Days…” marketing book has everything in it a motivated author needs to get the ball rolling, and keeping it spinning. I used the copy I received with my first novel in 2012, and the revised version with the newest novel that published this year.…

Paying Markets

The Chronicle of Higher Education

"The Chronicle Review runs a mix of idea-driven articles and essays situated in an academic context. Most of our contributors have academic affiliations, but we are open to freelancers who cover the world of intellectual and scholarly debate. We run reported pieces, short, memoir-style essays, long review essays, and timely op-ed style pieces online." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 64K. Weekly-bimonthly. Pays upon completion of line edits. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys 30-day exclusive rights. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $76. Read more →

The Cincinnati Review

"The Cincinnati Review is a literary magazine published biannually out of the University of Cincinnati. Prose and poetry from our pages has appeared in anthologies including Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and others." 100% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1000. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Sample copy available for $9 online. Subscription $15. Pays $30/page for poetry, $25/page for prose. Read more →

Cineaste

"America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema" 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys First serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 3-4 weeks. Sample available by sending $7 postpaid to the above address. Subscription $22; $40 outside the U.S. Pays from $50 (for most reviews) to $100 or more (for feature articles or interviews). Read more →

Home Times Family Newspaper

“Home Times is a quarterly tabloid with interim Extra Pages newsletters and web site. It is Advocacy Journalism with a Biblical world view. We are cheerleaders for good people, ideas and values with News & Analysis, Commentaries, features on Home & Family, Arts & Entertainment, Lifewatch, Sports, Humor, etc. We suggest you send $3 for Guidelines and sample issues.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within a few days. Sample copies available by mail for $3. Subscription $15. Usually $5, $10 or $25 for poems, reprints, and original stories respectively, fee, etc. Read more →

Dialogue

“Dialogue is an international news magazine written by and for people who are experiencing vision loss or who are blind. It is published by the nonprofit organization Blindskills Inc. based in Oregon. The magazine's purpose is to encourage and facilitate independent living. It provides a wealth of useful information and hints to make life easier. Many topics are covered including finding transportation, starting a career, managing illness, traveling, participating in sports, accessing computers, and adapting the home environment. Dialogue reviews low vision aids and devices, provides tips on coping with vision loss, and interviews professionals in the field.” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 6 months of acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email request. Subscription $35, $20 for digital version. Pays $15-$50 for 200-1000 words. Read more →

German Life

75% freelance. "Covers travel, cultural, historical, genealogical topics (in English) about Germany, Austria, Switzerland and German America." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance; please allow 4 month minimum lead time. Buys first North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds 60 days. Sample on request by email or by mail with SASE. Subscription $24.95; $34 outside the U.S. Pay for features starts at $350 for 1200–1500 words. Read more →

Now What?

“Now What? Is a Christian publication that seeks to be an outreach tool to the unchurched. It features predominantly personal experiences that present a crisis or event that either led the author to faith in Christ or deepened his/her faith in God.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. Sample copy available online. Pays $25-$55 for 1000-1500 words. Read more →

PI Magazine

“Journal for professional investigators. Features information to help investigators do their work professionally.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $39; $55 Can; $75 other. Guidelines available online. $50 for assigned book reviews; $75 for "PI Perspective". Read more →

Missouri Life

“Missouri Life sets out to discover and explore the beauty of Missouri. The magazine showcases travel, food, history, and lifestyle writing.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 24K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Responds 1-3 weeks. Buys first rights. No reprints. Subscription $20. Guidelines not available. We don't have a flat fee or per word fee. It depends on the assignment. Read more →

The Local Palate

“We represent the food culture of the South; the area we cover ranges from Maryland down to Florida and as far West as Texas. We collect personal stories about chefs, farmers, vendors, as well as other culinary personalities, in an effort to share the history of the varied culinary traditions across the South. We include recipes and "how-tos" for a wide variety of dishes and drinks. Our departments include: Key Ingredient, Season's Eatings, Toast of the Town, EATymology, The Interview, Test Kitchen, Culinary Class, Gourmet Getaways, and Oh! Pair.” 50% freelance. We welcome new writers in the South or with strong Southern ties. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays 60 days after submitted invoice. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Sample copy available on website. Subscription $19.97. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words. Submit query by email. Read more →

Pittsburgh Magazine

Associate Editors Sean Collier (Nightlife, Sports, Drinks and Spirits, Entertainment), Lauren Davidson (Home, Fashion, Lifestyle, Arts and Culture, Weddings and Brides), Kristina Martin (Dining, Food, Kitchen, Food Welcomes new writers. Circ. 55K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights for first 90 days. Accepts some reprints. Subscription $15.95. Sample articles online. Our payments vary and are dependent on length, complexity, placement in the book and other factors. Read more →

Transport Topics Publishing Group

“Transport Topics is the weekly newspaper of trucking and freight transportation. Our other publications include Equipment & Maintenance Update, iTECH and Light & Medium Truck.” 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 25K. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishing time of ms varies. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $109. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.75/word for 800-2000 words. Read more →

TimberWest and Logging and Sawmilling Journal

“We cover the timber industry of the great northwest.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9400. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 2-4 months. Buys first rights. Responds within four weeks. Subscription $4/issue. Guidelines available by email at diane-at-spilledinkstudio.com. Pays $250-$350 for 800-1100 words. Read more →

School Nutrition

“Child Nutrition; Solutions and Strategies for K-12 School Foodservice.” Welcomes new writers. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $90, $135 outside the U.S. Payment varies. Read more →

American Indian Art Magazine

“Focuses on art made by Native Americans.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Responds within three weeks. Subscription $20, $30 outside the U.S. Guidelines available by email. Pays $400 for 6000-7000 words. Submit query by email. Read more →

Authorship, National Writers Association

“3,000 members and is cover-to-cover about writing. Estab. 1950s. Association magazine targeted to beginning and professional writers. Covers how-to, humor, marketing issues. Disk and e-mail submissions preferred. Quarterly magazine covering writing articles only.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds within two months. Sample copy available online. Guidelines available by email. Pays $10, or discount on memberships and copies. Read more →

Aviation International News

Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 35K. Every other month (plus annual Buyers’ Guide and Chinese edition). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Usually responds 1-2 days. Sample copy available; request by email. Subscription $42.95, $55.95 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. We pay a minimum of $0.50/word, more for cover stories, and sometimes negotiate flat rates with regular contributors. Read more →

Channel Partners

“For more than two decades, Channel Partners has been the leader in providing news and analysis to indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services, associated CPE and applications as well as managed and professional services. Channel Partners includes a monthly print publication, electronic newsletters, Webinars, Reports, Buyer's Guides and more. It can be found on the Web at http://www.channelpartnersonline.com. It is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo (http://ww.channelpartnersconference.com). Join us on LinkedIn at Channel Partners Network.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy online at http://digital.channelpartnersonline.com/read/account_titles/159281. Guidelines available by email. Payment varies. Read more →

Birding

“Birding is the award-winning, full-color flagship journal of the American Birding Association. The ABA welcomes as members all persons interested in birdwatching in the Americas and beyond. A ll ABA members receive Birding magazine.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $45, $55 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. Pays $200 for 1500-3000 words. Read more →

EARTH Magazine

"Earth science news magazine." 15% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights. No reprints Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $19.99 digital, $35 print. Guidelines at website. Pays $0.30/word for 300-3000 words. Read more →

Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 7 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $34.99, $60 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. Pays $0.30/word for 350-700 words. Read more →

California Real Estate

"A real estate industry trade magazine delivered to 160,000 REALTORS in the state of California, which covers issues related to the housing industry, the economy and real estate." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 160K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Sample copy available online. Subscription $36. Pays $800 for 1000-1200 words. Read more →

Hubbub

“We are a cottage-industry. All print-based (including submissions). We feature poetry -- and occasional review of poetry books -- by both new and well-known writers. We do not usually publish light verse, but otherwise are open to almost anything; indeed, we look for a range of styles and do consider longer poems. The magazine appears once a year. We try to respond to submissions that are sent with SASEs within three or four months at the most.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 400. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to two years after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1-4 months. Sample copy available by mail for $3.50. Subscription $7, $10 foreign. Guidelines available by mail with SASE. Read more →

Whispers and Warnings For 06/24/2016

  • Robots allowed to trade money and claim copyright on their work under radical new EU plans - Mirror Online
  • Amazon is issuing credits to customers after settling a $400 million e-book lawsuit.
  • The right to gripe: States seek to protect negative online reviews
  • Justice Department investigation could affect lawsuit against Johnson Publishing
READ MORE →