December 06, 2006
Paying Markets And Freelance Jobs For December 6th | printable version
These are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, 475 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016-6901. Email: analog-at-dellmagazines.com. Website: http://www.analogsf.com. Stanley Schmidt, Editor. 100% freelance. "Science fiction for technically literate, future-oriented adults." Welcomes "new writers in our field." Circ 50K. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 5 - 12 months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights and non-exclusive foreign serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1 month. Sample $5. Subscription $43.90; $53.90 outside the U.S. Guidelines online at http://www.analogsf.com/information/submissions.shtml or by mail with #10 SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Entertaining, thought-provoking science fiction based solidly on extrapolations from real science." Pays $0.05-$0.08/word for stories up to 20K words, $0.04/word for serials of 40K-80K words. Submit complete ms for short fiction. Submit query for serials only.
PHOTOS/ART: "No photos except as part of articles; art commissioned to illustrate stories. Some stock covers. See website for guidelines."
The Antigonish Review, P.O. Box 5000, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2W5, Canada. P(902)867-3962. F(902)867-5563. Email: TAR-at-stfx.ca. Website: http://www.antigonishreview.com. Bonnie McIsaac, Office Manager (all submissions). 98% freelance. "The Antigonish Review is a quarterly literary journal published by
St. Francis Xavier University. The Review features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from all parts of Canada, the US and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Usually publishes ms 4-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-6 months. Sample $6. Subscription $24 in Canada; $30 (USD) in the U.S. and International; Guidelines online at http://www.antigonishreview.com/submissions.html or by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: See their guidelines. Pay $50 for book reviews and fiction, $100 for essays and articles; contributor copies only for poetry. Submit query or complete ms with cover letter and bio by mail with SASE/IRC. Does not accept email submissions.
PHOTOS/ART: "Submit query with a website with samples to The Editor. Pay depends on usage. Pays $200 for cover.
Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest, Apex Publications, PO Box 2223, Lexington KY 40588. Phone (859)312-3974. Email: jason-at-apexdigest.com. Website: http://www.apexdigest.com. Jason Sizemore, Editor in Chief; Diane Goettel, Co-Editor; Mari Adkins, Co-Editor. 100% freelance. "We publish the best in dark sci-fi and horror short fiction." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 2500. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. Accepts reprints - but query first. Responds 10-20 days. Sample available at http://www.apexdigest.com/catalog. Subscription $20; $24 Canada; $36 other. Guidelines online at http://www.apexdigest.com/submit.shtml.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Short dark sci-fi and horror." Pays $0.015/word + 2 contributorís copies. Stories run 1,000-10,000 wordsSubmit query or complete ms by email to submission-at-apexdigest.com.
PHOTOS/ART: "We mostly hire new artists looking to establish themselves in the sci-fi/horror art community. Pay is generally $15 + contributor copy for inside art."
HINTS: "As a slipstream magazine, writers are often confused about what type of fiction we need. Some mainstream examples of the 'type' we like are King's Dark Tower series, the movie Alien, and HG Well's War of the Worlds."
Confrontation, English Department, C.W. Post of Long Island University, Brookville, NY 11548. P(516)299-2720. F(516)299-2735. Email: martin.tucker-at-liu.edu. Jonna Semeiks, Associate Editor (fiction); Isaac Cates, Poetry Editor. 80% freelance. "A general literary journal open to all forms and style and reflecting a wide and varying spectrum of viewpoint." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 2000. Semi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-18 months after acceptance. Buys "first N. American serial rights (we publish the work under our copyright but return the rights to authors on their request)." No reprints. Responds 6-10 weeks. Sample $3 - checks only; no credit cards. Subscription $10, $20 outside the U.S. Guidelines not available. "We are open to all forms and the best way to find our needs is to study the magazine."
CURRENT NEEDS: Stories, essays, reviews and poetry. Pays $25-$200 for stories; $10-$100 for poetry; $15-$150 for essays; $25-$250 for commissioned essays; and $10-$25 for reviews. Lengths are open, "but rarely do we publish stories longer than 25 pages." Submit query or complete ms by mail with SASE. Does not accept email submissions.
PHOTOS/ART: "Mostly done on commission." Payment is negotiable.
Country Sampler's Country Business, 707 Kautz Road, St. Charles, IL 60174. P(630)377-8000. F(630)377-8194. Email: cbiz-at-sampler.emmis.com. Website: http://www.country-business.com. Susan Wagner, Editor. 50% freelance. "Country Business is a trade publication for independent retailers of country gifts and accessories. Content includes articles on marketing, legal, financial, technical, and basic small business advice, as well as trends and news regarding the wholesale gift market." Welcomes new writers. Circ 32K. 7 issues/yr. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms approx 4-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample available when sending query. Subscription free for qualified retailers; $19.95 other. Guidelines by mail with SASE or by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "General writers to write business profiles; financial, legal, marketing and technical writers." Pay is negotiable. "Submit query or complete
ms, bio/resume, and printed sample of work by mail or email. Items canít be returned."
Diabetes Self-Management, 150 West 22nd Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10011. P(212)989-0200. F(212)989-4786. Email: editor-at-diabetes-self-mgmt.com. Website: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com. Ingrid Strauch, Managing Editor. 95% freelance. "Diabetes Self-Management is a consumer health publication that aims to help people with diabetes control their condition. We cover nutrition, exercise, pharmacology, medical and technological advances, and mental health issues." Occasionally works with new writers. Circ. 450K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds 6 weeks. Sample on request. Subscription $18; $36 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Accurate, up-to-date knowledge of diabetes and its treatment. We do not publish personal experiences, celebrity profiles, or research breakthroughs." Pays flat fee of $700 or less for 2000-2500 words. Submit query.
PHOTOS/ART: "We do not purchase art or photos."
Freelance Writers / Field Editor
Scuba Diving Magazine
Freelance Reporter - near Lyndhurst, NJ
Freelance Writer - for in-depth columns on health policy
California health care publication
Freelance K12 History Writers/Editors
K12 educational publisher
a new web project
Part-time Expert Readers - telecommuting possible. Near Chicago.
Trivia Editor/Proofer/Manager - Pays $12/hour.
The Trivia Company
Freelance Outdoor/Fishing Writer/Editor wanted
The Sportsman's Connection
Freelance Medical Writers
Freelance Human Interest Story Writers - Pays $50
Freelance Web Copywriters
Freelance Writer/Researcher for Short Book Project
Freelance Copy Editor - Pays $15-$20/hour
Freelance Acquisitions Editor
Freelance U.S. Customs Writer
Freelance Freelance BIS Writer