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The Worst Two Weeks of the Year!

The Worst Two Weeks of the Year!

It’s the last week of July. Next week is the first week of August. People in the south know what I’m talking about. It’s hotter than Hades outside! Hopefully, after next week, things will start to very slowly get a…

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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://normaldeviation.wonderboxpublishing.com/2017/06/fwd-normaldeviation-anthology-is-now.html 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 →

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." Read more →

Military History

"Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare" 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K–50K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Sample articles online. Subscription $26. Guidelines: " Send query to militaryhistory@historynet.com." Read more →

The Hollins Critic

"Literary journal with a lead essay on the work of a contemporary writer; poetry; and book reviews." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 350. Publishes issues in February, April, June, October, December. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one year. Buys first serial rights. Responds two to three months. Sample copy available for $3 via SASE. Subscription $10, $15 foreign. Read more →

The Fiddlehead

"The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada's international literary journal, is entertainment for the thoughtful with its mix of poetry and stories by established and new writers." Welcomes new writers. 100% freelance. Circ. 1200. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two issues of acceptance. Buys "first serial publication rights - all other rights remain with the author, but we ask if the work is reprinted elsewhere that the first publication in The Fiddlehead be acknowledged." Responds in 1-6 months. Various Canadian booksellers and newsstands carry The Fiddlehead (see our retailer's page for exact locations: http://www.thefiddlehead.ca/retailers2.html). A copy of the most current issue can be obtained via the NewPages Magazine webstore: http://www.newpageswebstore.com and back issues (if not sold out) along with current issue can be purchased directly from our office. They usually range in price from $10 - $15 plus shipping. Email us for details. The Fiddlehead's subscription rates for one year (4 issues) are $30 for Canada and $36 for the USA and all other countries; two-year (8 issues) subscriptions are available for $55 in Canada and $67 for the USA and all other countries. You can either subscribe via our online payment service or download an order form, print it out, fill it out, and send it to us with your payment. Read more →

Freefall Magazine

Freefall Magazine c/o AWCS, @cSpace King Edward, 460, 1720, 29th Ave SW Calgary Alberta, Canada T2T 6T7 Phone: Fax: Website:... Read more →

Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine

"Enchanted Conversation, an online publication, celebrates the spirit of classic fairy tales through retelling old stories and creating new ones. The audience is age 15 and up." Kate Wolford, Editor and Publisher. 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms four to six weeks after acceptance. Buys first electronic rights. No reprints. Sample copy available online. Subscription $0. Guidelines online at http://www.fairytalemagazine.com/p/blog-page_22.html?m=0. Pays flat fee of $30 for 700-3000 word stories, and $10/poem. Read more →

Elks Magazine

"Consumer publication that contains feature articles on a wide variety of topics as well as news of interest to members of the BPO Elks, a fraternal, charitable organization." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 860K. Publishes 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms in 3-4 months. Buys all rights. Responds within months. Sample copy available by phone. Subscription $12. Guidelines available by mail. Submit query by mail. Pays $0.25/word for 1500-2500 words. Read more →

BEATDOM

"A literary journal publishing essays about the Beat Generation." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500-1000. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Sample articles online. Guidelines online at http://www.beatdom.com/submission-guidelines Read more →

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 →

Curve

"CURVE, the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine, reaches nearly a quarter-million readers each issue. Savvy, hip and intelligent, CURVE magazine presents the latest in film, pop culture, politics, fashion, travel, automotive, home entertainment, technology and health. Our celebrity interviews, news, style, social issues and reviews have helped CURVE achieve a level of prominence that has kept us in the spotlight for over 20 years." 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 250K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available at http://www.curvemag.com/Curve-Magazine/Contact-Us/Article-Submission-Guidelines/. Read more →

Contrary

"Founded in 2003 at the University of Chicago, Contrary is an online journal of fiction, poetry, commentary, and especially work that blurs the distinction between those categories." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on receipt of invoice. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy online. Pays $20 for up to 1500 words. 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 →

Job Listings

QUILL CONTENT

Quill Content Address: 57 Rathbone Place London London W1t1JU United Kingdom Email: sarahhytner-marriott@quillcontent.com 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.

Quality Nonsense Ltd 27 Mortimer Street London, London W1T 3bL United Kingdom Email: jobs@qualitynonsense.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...

PressCable needs writers to create persuasive, thought-provoking and charismatic copy

PressCable Basildon United Kingdom E8 4TP Phone +441268833412 Email: hr@presscable.com Website: https://presscable.com/careers/copywriter Attn: Donna, Recruitment Manager Send your resume and cover letter to hr@presscable.com – be sure to include ‘copywriter with integrity’ in the subject line or your application will never...

Writers For Anthology Of Black Erotica From The Black Superhero’s Perspective

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.

Whispers and Warnings for 07/20/2017

Are Amazon's "discounts" too good to be true?; Ebony Magazine accused of stiffing writers; Penguin Random House pulls book after sexual harassment and assault lawsuit filed against author; Are "reputation management companies" sending out fake court orders??? READ MORE →

Whispers and Warnings for 07/13/2017

Is political author telling the truth about selling 100K copies of his book, or is BookScan correct?; Amazon's buy button battle still raging; Neo-Nazi accused of hiding from process servers after being sued for harassment; Can a politician legally block people from his/her Twitter account?; and more! READ MORE →