“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.
“Arthritis Self-Management is written for the growing number of people with arthritis who want to know more about managing their condition. Our readers need up-to-date and authoritative information on exercise, nutrition, medications, surgical options, medical advances, pain management, stress and emotions, and a host of other how-to subjects so they can make informed choices about managing their arthritis. The rule of thumb for any article we publish is that it must be clear, concise, interesting, useful, and instructive, and it must have immediate application to the day-to-day life of our readers.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 185K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Sample copy available for email request. Subscription $18US, $36 Canada, $60 other.