August 11, 2004
Paying Markets and Freelance Jobs For August 11th | printable version
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Harvard Magazine, 7 Ware Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. P(617)495-5746. F(617)495-0324. Website: http://www.harvard-magazine.com. John S. Rosenberg, Editor. 40%-60% freelance. "An intellectual magazine covering the work done at, people of, and graduates of Harvard University." Prefers to work with published writers. Circ. 225K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-12 months after acceptance. Buys one-time print and electronic rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 1-3 weeks. Sample articles at website. Subscription $30; $55 - $70 outside US depending on location. Guidelines not available. See sample articles at website.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Queries. Articles MUST contain some Harvard-related content (about a Harvard faculty member or alumnus, current research, Harvard history, etc.)." Pays from $300 for short research-oriented stories (800 words) and historical biographies (900 words) to $2000 for multi-thousand-word features. Submit detailed written query-story idea, how it will be researched and treated in final written form-and samples of similar published work by mail with SASE.
PHOTOS/ART: Acquired or assigned via art director.
HINTS: "If there is no Harvard connection, in authorship or subject, it is not for us."
INTERNATIONAL LIVING, Agora Ireland, 5 Catherine Street, Waterford, Ireland. P(011-353)51-304-552. F(011-353)51-304-561. Email: editor (at) internationalliving.com. Website: http://www.internationalliving.com. Laura Sheridan, Managing Editor. 80% freelance. "Focuses on real-estate investment, retirement and travel outside the United States. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 35K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds 4-5 weeks. Sample for written request by mail, or fax. Guidelines online at http://www.internationalliving.com/index.cfm?page=write4us or by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Issue-length articles of 1500-2000 words on living, investing, and traveling. Also much shorter 'postcards' of 250-500 words on destinations outside of the US. Briefs pay $25-$50. Issue-length pieces pay more. Submit postcards on spec to by email to editor (at) internationalliving.com.
NurseZone, RN.com and the Healthcare News Section of AMN Healthcare, 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130. P(858)720-6227. F(866)510-1905. Email: carol.burke (at) nursezone.com. Website: http://www.nursezone.com. Carol Burke, Editor/Director all content. 5-50% freelance. "NurseZone is a news and information site providing today's working nurses, managers and nursing students with the latest news and resources in the nursing industry. The website has new articles/information daily, publishes an e-mail newsletter each week and has a complementary print publication printed twice each year. The print publication is distributed to nursing associations and colleges and at all major nursing trade shows." Work only with nurses. Circ not provided. 2 print issues/year. Website updated daily. Pays 30 days after receipt of ms. Publishes ms approximately 2 weeks after acceptance on website. Buys all rights. Occasionally accepts reprints, if it is a nurse-related article. Responds within 30 days. Sample online. Subscription free in US, only mailed to nursing associations (controlled circulation). Guidelines by mail with SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: "News and feature stories about and written by nurse managers or bedside nurses (safety issues, patient care, technology at work, staffing issues, etc.). RN.com is very similar to the information listed here for NurseZone "except that we do not accept previously published work and the focus is more towards Advancing Your Profession Education, Continuing Education, and Career Builder Nurses. Pay, rights, submission time and process are all the same." For the AMN Site, "we need news that is focused on nurse managers and higher, much of it related to hospitals, staffing, programs that worked for other nurse managers, CMS and legislation information. Again, pay, rights, submission time and process are all same as NurseZone." Pays flat fee of $300 for 600-800 words w/ included sidebar of resource/related information. Submit email query with bio and clips if available. Please do not send complete ms without approval of editor.
PHOTOS/ART: "Prefer electronic (jpeg) photos to accompany article." Payment included with article.
HINTS: "Please do not send fiction stories or stories about specific cases. Patient privacy is important to us. Instead, look at your specialty and consider what unique information, tips, and programs you could highlight. Example: Are you a nurse who has worked with your unit for 15 years and now must acclimate to a new generation of nurses? What works, what doesn't?"
Pool & Billiard Magazine, 810 Travelers Blvd., Bldg D., Summerville, SC 29485. Email: poolmag (at) poolmag.com. Website: http://www.poolmag.com. Shari Stauch, Executive Editor. 10% freelance. "The monthly magazine for pool players and fans featuring equipment, history, pro interviews and tournament coverage." Occasionally works with new writers. Circ 20K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys 1st N.A. serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 4 weeks. Sample by email request. Subscription $34.96; $74.95 outside U.S. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Unique instruction." Pays flat fee of $135 per page. "Query for first article -- 600-750 word instruction, more for features." Submit MSWord or rtf attached to email. Submit by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Dependent on submission, usually done in-house." Pays $25 per published photo.
HINTS: "Title your email 'Article Submission for Pool & Billiard Magazine' or something similar... we delete hundreds of spam emails a day... don't want yours lost in the shuffle!"
Renaissance Magazine, 1450 Barnum Ave., Bridgeport CT 06610. P(203)333-7268. F(800)775-2729. Email: LadyJanet (at) RenaissanceMagazine.com. Website: http://www.renaissancemagazine.com. Kim Guarnaccia, Editor (all articles, photos, editorials); Janet Fable, Advertising Director (all advertising, faire listings and links); Anna Christopolous, Subscriptions/Products (all subscriptions, back issue requests and any products ordered). 10% freelance "Renaissance Magazine covers the periods between 500-1650 AD and features articles on history, reenactments, herbal and culinary arts, castles, heraldry, Shakespeare, and interviews with the movers and shakers of the Renaissance faire and reenactment communities. Upcoming Renaissance faires and festivals are listed in every issue, and medieval and renaissance books, movies, games, websites, and music are regularly reviewed." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 33K (distributed to subscribers, bookstores and renaissance faires). 6 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-36 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds 6-8 weeks. Sample articles at website; print copies at bookstores. Subscription $29. Guidelines online at http://www.renaissancemagazine.com/subguide.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Book reviews, interviews or articles about renaissance faire artisans, performers, or merchants." Pays $0.08/word for book reviews of 200-400 words, interviews of around 1200 words and features of 3000 words. Submit query by email to editor (at) renaissancemagazine.com.
PHOTOS/ART: "Photos appreciated; prefer digital images, 300 dpi, 5x7" image size." Pays $5 per image on publication.
HINTS: "Make sure all articles have a strong thesis!"
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Freelance Writers - very low pay
Freelance Medical Science Writers - Substance Abuse
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Freelance Writers - Pays $0.20/word
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