“Growing Magazine educates growers in the fruit and vegetable production industry by providing practical, relevant information they can use to improve their businesses.” Welcomes new writers. 75%-90% freelance. Circ. 20K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week.
Lee Enterprises sues former publisher over marketing info “The parent company of the Missoulian has sued a former publisher and four former advertising department employees, alleging they conspired to steal confidential client information from the newspaper and its in-house advertising agency to form a competing marketing agency.”
People near the Florida coast joke about how their friends and relatives want to visit them for vacation because we all live in paradise. I think all our friends and loved ones should just MOVE here…
I am currently starting a third novel, and was wondering if legally if I could mention (fictional) characters from other works by name. Would I be able to mention (a very famous cartoon character) that my main character idolizes or would I need written permission from the companies that own those characters?
Never apologize for publishing your “More World’s Worst Book Proposals And Query Letters!” only six weeks apart. I absolutely love them. They invariably evoke a few laugh-out-loud chuckles.
You tell yourself, “Someday, I’m going to write my memoirs” but “Someday” never comes. Perhaps this short narrative telling you how I have cluttered my children’s homes with hundreds of pages of my memoirs will help you get started…
The freelance road is an exciting, albeit rocky one. To achieve the goal of publication, you have to be dogged, polite, tough skinned and tenacious. I always wanted to write, but was an environmental scientist in my day-to-day career. So, how did a biologist end up with several freelance writing gigs, enough to keep me busy during my retirement days?
“A monthly tabloid on recreation, travel and entertainment in the Mid Atlantic states, reaching 250K federal and corporate employees.” Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes manuscript 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds 30 to 90 days.
“We are a pet service website with an extensive blog section for pet owners.” Welcomes new writers. 100% freelance. Publishes three issues per week. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 30 days of acceptance. “We prefer you do not submit content written for YPS to any other siteóunless you are quoting only 1/3 of what was originally written. This helps ensure that Google does not list our site as containing duplicate content.” Accepts reprints. Usually responds next day.
In 2006, I was spending my weekend sitting in a cubicle with four elderly women arguing about the proper step-by-step process every representative should be trained…