The Most Common Question I Hear: "I want to write and publish a book. Where do I start?" - by Angela Hoy
May 25th, 2017
Published on May 25, 2017.
There are literally thousands of magazines, journals, websites, ezines and anthologies covering every genre and sub-genre you can think of, and then some. All are seeking material, and most offer fertile ground for savvy freelance writers seeking an extra revenue stream.…CONTINUE READING
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Published on May 25, 2017.
When we were RVing for months at a time several years ago, we'd talk to different folks at campgrounds, and we kept hearing the same story told over and over again. A couple would wait until retirement to take that one trip, or make that one major lifestyle change. And, after retirement, one of them would pass shortly thereafter, leaving the other to RV across our beautiful country, all alone...…CONTINUE READING
Traveling is extremely stimulating, and if you're looking for new writing concepts, consider taking a trip. It doesn't have to be long. If you go to the right place, a one-night stay could provide many lucrative ideas for you to write about.…
Writers can get so caught up in the "newest" site that offers submission tracking ("Ooooh! Pie charts and bar graphs!!") that they spend very little time actually querying and writing. They're too busy looking at statistics, chatting with other writers online, and not really getting any money-making work done.…
This is the first writing contest I've entered and it was just so enjoyable, on many different levels. Without getting into the morose saga otherwise known as my life, this contest was something I very much needed. I didn't realize how much so until I clicked "send," and entered my story. It's the first thing, in several years, that I've done just for me.…
"Fine Books & Collections covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors, dealers, librarians, curators, and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts, to modern first editions and fine art, and everything in between." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Sample copy online here. Subscription $19.98, $29.98 Canada; $39.98 other. Pays $0.20/word for 500-2000 words. Read more →
"A quarterly magazine about environmental threats and the people who are working to address them." Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 12K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Responds 2-4 weeks. Buys NA rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Sample copy online at http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/where. Subscription $10. Pays $0.25/word for print, $100 flat fee for online. Read more →
"Celebrating the arts & living in Southwest Florida." Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-3 months. Sample copy available at http://www.issuu.com/ftmyers.magazine. Subscription $18." Pays $0.10/word for 750-2000 words. Read more →
"We cover contemporary and classical dance internationally." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds promptly. Sample articles online, or try your local newsstand or library. Subscription $44 US; $24 (CAD) Canada; $54 other. Guidelines not available. "The best guidelines are to read previous issues." Read more →
Quill Content Address: 57 Rathbone Place London London W1t1JU United Kingdom Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website/URL: www.quillcontent.com ATTN: Sarah Hytner-Marriott Pays Monthly... Read more →
Quality Nonsense Ltd 27 Mortimer Street London, London W1T 3bL United Kingdom Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.qualitynonsense.com ATTN: Richard Kershaw MS... Read more →
“SKIM Magazine is a Canadian publication and the printed version of the magazine will be distributed to government offices, local and international NGOs, UN agencies, donor organizations, and other private sector the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries and Pakistan. We would like to invite you to read our past issues of SKIM Magazine at http://alhasan.com/skim-magazine. In today’s fast paced world, society is faced with numerous challenges that could be aptly handled through technology. Spatial Knowledge & Information Management [SKIM] magazine’s framework consists of many cross cutting themes, including: Education, Health. Economy, Policy, Governance, Energy, Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources. This monthly magazine attempts to cover the most pressing issues from these sectors, and evoke how latest technologies can be used to find the most optimal solutions. The intent of the magazine is to showcase the knowledge and applied technologies, which could bring about a fundamental change in achieving societal growth and development.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-3 days. Sample copy available online. Pays $40 for 1500-2000 words. Read more →
"A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more." Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 65K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys "first North American serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed." Responds one week. Sample copy available online at http://www.westchestermagazine.com/westchester-magazine/find-magazine. Subscription $14.97. Guidelines by email. Pays $75-$1000 for 150-4000 words. Read more →
“Onion World focuses on onion production and marketing and is targeted at onion growers, packers and shippers in the U.S. and Canada. There are also limited subscriptions abroad.” 30-40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4500. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within three days. Sample copy available by mail with SASE. Subscription $16, $27 Canada, $45 other. “Check magazine format for basic guidelines.” Read more →
"Twice-monthly magazine in tabloid newspaper format that reports on issues of interest to workers, small businesses and family farmers and ranchers." 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 18K. Twice monthly. Pays at the end of the quarter in which the article was published. Publishes ms 2 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds "right away." For a sample call 1-800-205-7067 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Subscription $39.95 in US, $80 (US) to Canada, $110 US to other countries. Guidelines by email or by mail with SASE. Read more →
"Arts, literary, cultural small press journal." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Semiannually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. Responds within 2 months. Sample copy available by mail for $5. Subscription $12. Pays $20-$200 for 500-2000 words. Read more →
"Brass|MEDIA is a multimedia company. We are currently looking for writers for magazine articles as well as blog posts for both of our blogs, http://www.brassmagazine.com/blog and moneysideoflife.com. We're also interested in other media, such as infographics, comics or videos. Sign up for our contributor list at brassmagazine.com/contribute to access guides, pay scale information, and gain access to our email list, which distributes information about current writing opportunities. Our goal is to inspire and educate young adults in the 16-25 age range about the money side of life." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 150k. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Responds one week. Subscription $12.95. Our (pay) scale ranges from $50 to $80 depending on how many articles each writer has published with us before. $10-$25 bonuses may be added on top of that for length or difficulty, and an extra $25 bonus may be awarded for excellence. Blog posts are paid after publication, 5 cents per word. Read more →
"Dakotafire's goal is sparking rural revival, one story at a time. Most of our stories are written collaboratively with weekly newspaper journalists in our region. We also accept freelance stories, or freelancers can contribute reporting to our collaborative stories. We cover the eastern Dakotas, especially the James River Valley. Our stories are published in a bi-monthly magazine, in regional newspapers and online at Dakotafire.net." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two months. Accepts reprints. Responds one month. Subscription $25. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.25/word for print, $100 flat fee for online. Read more →
“Bookmarks magazine introduces readers to the “best in books” through consensus-oriented reviews of new books in all genres, classic and contemporary author profiles and interviews, book group and reader picks, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Circ. 40K. Bimonthly. Pay varies by article type and ranges from $30-$400. Publishes ms within one to two issues after acceptance. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample article at website. Subscription $27.95. Guidelines email Jessica at email@example.com. Read more →
“The Bear Deluxe Magazine is a semiannual publication looking at place-based themes through a magazine format of journalism, creative nonfiction, essays, interviews, poetry, fiction and reviews.” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Circ. 44K. Biannually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within three months of acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within three months. Sample copy available by mail for $5. Subscription $10, $16 Canada, $20 other. Guidelines available by mail. Read more →
Quill Content Address: 57 Rathbone Place London London W1t1JU United Kingdom Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website/URL: www.quillcontent.com ATTN: Sarah Hytner-Marriott Pays Monthly via PayPal, based on £ 120-150 day rates Do you have a killer eye for detail and a knack for...
Quality Nonsense Ltd 27 Mortimer Street London, London W1T 3bL United Kingdom Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.qualitynonsense.com ATTN: Richard Kershaw MS published 1-7 days after acceptance We purchase all rights Freelancers are paid every other Monday following acceptance No Reprints Queries...
Earn $5-$10 making selfies that portray characters in a book series!
PressCable Basildon United Kingdom E8 4TP Phone +441268833412 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://presscable.com/careers/copywriter Attn: Donna, Recruitment Manager Send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com – be sure to include ‘copywriter with integrity’ in the subject line or your application will never...
Stories with unique superheroes, villains, exciting fight scenes, and intense sexual situations have the greatest chance at acceptance and writers are encouraged to query with their ideas to insure it isn't something we already have. Stories should be real world based, no alternate reality and all heroes should be human and black.
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