Paying Markets

Sound & Communications

"Our publication is read by consultants, integrators and contractors who are involved in designing and installing fixed-install commercial audiovisual systems. All submissions must be tailored to this specific segment. We are not interested in √ęgeneric' pieces." 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 27K. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription free to their trade. Guidelines not available. "If they have something appropriate for our market, they should contact me." Payments are negotiated based on the writer's expertise and the type of submission.…

Royal Fireworks Publishing Co, Inc.

"We publish a range of fiction, mostly historical fiction for young people, and we publish titles for the education of gifted children. We publish some adult fiction, mostly westerns." Publishes 75 new titles/year. Welcomes new writers. Average size of first print run 1500. No upfront fees. Rarely pays advances. Publishes ms 3-8 months after acceptance. Responds 4-6 weeks. Catalog online.…

T. Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog

"T. Gene Davis's Speculative Blog publishes a new family-friendly science fiction, fantasy, or horror story every Monday. Most stories are by guest authors." 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4K views. Daily. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. Buys first electronic rights worldwide. Responds within three weeks.…

BedTimes Magazine

"BedTimes is the monthly business journal of the sleep products industry. Our readers are mattress manufacturers and their suppliers." Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 4K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-3 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.50-$1.00/word for 750-3000 words. Submit query by email only.…

PRISM Magazine

"A publication from Evangelicals for Social Action, PRISM is an award-winning quarterly magazine that encourages a vision of relevant, compassionate Christian witness in our culture. Our goal is to articulate and nurture a vision of Christian discipleship grounded in the transforming power that Christ brings to the whole of our lives." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 months. Subscription $30. Pays $50/page for 500-3000 words.…

Good Old Days

"Good Old Days magazine is a nostalgia periodical that relates true first-person stories of people who lived and grew up in the time frame of about 1935-1960; no fictional stories are published. Seasonal and non-seasonal stories are included with each issue. The tone is informal and conversational; most of our contributors are not professionals. Regular features include a cooking column with recipes, a home remedies column, a photo feature in which contributors send in reminiscent photos with brief stories/captions, a Hollywood film column featuring actors and actresses, and a Bits & Pieces column featuring shorter stories of 100 to 300 words. We also publish an occasional biography, as well as historical stories on memorable events, fads, antiques, fashion, sports, music, literature, entertainment, etc." 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 180K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms four months after acceptance. Buys one-time, first, or all rights. No reprints. Responds within six months. Sample copy available for $2 by mail with SASE. Subscription $17.95, $25.95 outside the U.S.…

FAMILY Magazine, BOOM Magazine, Sassy Magazine

"FAMILY Magazine is for the savvy local mom in the Michiana (Southwest Michigan, Northern Indiana) area, focused on mothers with kids 12 and under. BOOM Magazine is for the baby boomers ages 51-74 in the same area, and Sassy Magazine is for Michiana Businesswomen who do it all -- work, life, balance, sass -- with integrity." 50-75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 25K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. 5-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one month. Sample articles available online. Subscription free.…

Healthcare Journal of New Orleans

"News, information, and analysis for local healthcare professionals." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks. …

Wyoming Business Report

Wyoming's only state-wide business publication, published monthly with special editions on travel, medicine, manufacturing and energy. Daily e-newsletter." Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys print and online rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample articles online. Subscription $24.97, $175 outside the U.S.…

African American Golfer’s Digest

"The African American Golfer's Digest, a PGA of America Diverse Supplier, is the nation's leading print publication and online portal for avid Black golfers. For the last 10-years we have to continued to reach over 80,000 readers quarterly. Our 10-year-old publication was selected as a 'Top Business 2012' by DiversityBusiness.com and our service of providing the latest 'News, Information & Activities in the Soulful World of Golf' is stellar." Welcomes new writers. 100% freelance. Circ. 20K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 24 hours. Sample copy online here: http://africanamericangolfersdigest.com/African-American-Golfers-Digest-Summer-2012. Subscription $18.…

Chiropractic Economics

"The longest continuously published magazine for doctors of chiropractic (est. 1954). Publishes articles on wellness, alternative and complementary medicine, marketing, PR, communications, and financial management." Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Circ. 35K. Publishes 20 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. three weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 24 hours. Sample copies available online. Subscription $35.…

Big Pulp

"Big Pulp publishes a line of SF&F, horror, and mystery magazines and anthologies, specializing in short fiction and poetry." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Publishes 3-5 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys one-time print/ebook rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 3-5 days. Sample copy available on website. …

The Independent Restaurateur

"Independent Restaurateur is designed and written exclusively for the independent restaurant owner. Our editorial style is crisp and relevant. Each issue highlights the originality and exceptional qualities of peer restaurants, restaurateurs or chefs worthy of national attention, plus includes useful news and ideas on topics like food and beverage, equipment and technology, staff training and service, menus and recipes, industry and consumer trends, food safety, and marketing." Welcomes new writers. 30%-50% freelance. Circ. 2K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-4 days. Sample copy available online. Subscription free to independent restaurants.…

Church Production Magazine, Worship Facilities Magazine and Designer Magazine

"Church Production - covers audio, video, lighting and production technologies in larger houses of worship. Worship Facilities Magazine - covers design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance in houses of worship. Designer Magazine - reaches architects, builders, consultants and contractors who work in the house of worship market." Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 57K combined. Church Production - 10 issues/year; Worship Facilities - 4 issues/year; Designer Magazine - 4 issues/year. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 30-90 days after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription info. at website. Guidelines available by email.…

Eldridge Christian Plays and Musicals

"Eldridge also publishes a non-denominational religious plays and musicals." Outright buys offered. 12-15 new plays and 1-2 musicals per year.…

Houseboat Magazine

10-15% freelance. "After 20 successful years, Houseboat magazine continues to specifically target a core audience by capturing the freedom and lifestyle that is only possible on a houseboat. Editorial includes everything from fishing and decorating to learning how to become a successful live-aboard. Included in each issue of this bi-monthly publication are destination features, family spotlights and of course those high-end houseboats that are the talk of the dock. With the down economy we're working to keep our regular contributors working, but we plan to get back to accepting more freelance work from new authors in the future." Circ 30K. Biannually. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample by email. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines by email.…

MoneyUnder30.com

Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 200K. Publishes new blog posts 3-5/week. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Subscription free. Guidelines available by email.…

Growing Magazine

"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.…

Nature Friend

"For thirty years, Nature Friend magazine has helped children and families explore the wonders of God's creation. We need stories, articles, and science-related, hands-on activities for children to learn while doing something." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. four months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Response time varies.…

Recreation News

"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.…