November 28, 2007
Paying Markets And Freelance Jobs For November 28th | printable version
These are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
9-1-1 Magazine, 18201 Weston Place, Tustin, CA 92780. P(714)544- 7776. F(714)838-9233. Email editor - at - 9-1-1magazine.com. Website http://www.9-1-1magazine.com. Randall Larson, Editor. 90% freelance. "9-1-1 Magazine is the magazine for the public safety communications and response industry, i.e.; dispatchers, 9-1-1 operators, managers and supervisors, in Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) and dispatch centers; serving law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services. 9-1-1 Magazine provides valuable information to readers in all aspects of the public safety communications and response community.. Each issue contains a blending of product-related technical, operational, and people-oriented features, covering the skills, training, and equipment which these professions all share in common." Occasionally works with new writers. Circ. 15K. 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-12 months after acceptance. Buys first serial rights. No reprints. Responds 30 days. Sample by email. Subscription $30. Guidelines online at http://www.9-1- 1magazine.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=category§ionid=3&id=71 &Itemid=43, by email, or by mail with SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Each issue contains a blending of product-related, technical, operational, and people-oriented stories, covering the skills, training, and equipment which these professions all share in common. We run stories on provocative issues and cover major incidents from both a responder and a communications standpoint. We do not consider simultaneous submissions." Pays $0.10/word for 1000-2200 words. Submit query by email or by mail with SASE.
PHOTOS/ART: Pays $50 per interior photo (1/3 page or smaller), $75 (1/2 page), $100 (full page), $300 cover.
HINTS: "We are a trade magazine for the emergency services communications
community. Our writers should be familiar with the industry and write for readers working in the emergency services field. We are not interested in stories directed to the lay public."
Able, the newspaper for, by and about the disabled, P.O. Box 395, Old Bethpage, NY 11804. P(516)939-2253. F(516)939-0540. Email ablenews - at - aol.com. Website http://www.ablenews.com. Karin Falcone, Editor. 20% freelance. "We are a monthly newspaper that provides information for people with disabilities." Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Sample articles online. Subscription $15/year. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: Queries. Pays $50 for 500 words. Submit query by email.
Amputee Coalition of America, publishers of inMotion, First Step - A Guide for Adapting to Limb Loss, Senior Step A Guide for Adapting to Limb Loss, SideStep: A Guide to Preventing and Managing Diabetes and Its Complications, Connections: The Amputee Coalition of America's Multicultural Publication, Expectations: Parenting Children and Teens with Limb Differences, The Communicator, and Youth in Motion, 900 East Hill Ave., Ste. 205, Knoxville, TN 37915. Email rbowers - at - amputee-coalition.org. Website http://www.amputee-coalition.org. Rick Bowers - Editor. 5%- 10% freelance. "Healthcare-related publications aimed at people with limb loss." Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies Rights purchased vary. Occasionally accepts reprints. Usually responds within a few weeks. Sample articles online. Guidelines online at http://www.amputeecoalition.org/publications_authors.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Query us with ideas for articles that would benefit or inspire people with limb loss." Pays $0.25/word. Article lengths varies. Submit query by e-mail.
Stone Soup, the magazine by young writers and artists, P.O. Box 83, Santa Cruz, CA 95063. P(831)426-5557. F(831)426-1161. Website http://www.stonesoup.com. Ms. Gerry Mandel, Editor. 100% freelance. "Stone Soup is a literary magazine made up entirely of stories, poems, book reviews, and illustrations by children ages 8 to 13. We do not publish any writing or art by adults at all." Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ 20K. 6 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-8 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Sample $6.50 by phone or online. Subscription $37; $46 Canada; $49 other. Guidelines online at http://www.stonesoup.com/main2/sendwork.html or by mail with SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Stories by children about real life experience. We do not publish any writing or art by adults." Pays flat fee $40 for 2500 words maximum. Submit complete ms by mail with SASE. "The editors only respond to work they can use. No response means the work cannot be used. No email submissions allowed.
PHOTOS/ART: "Send samples of your artwork if you are age 13 or younger and you would like to illustrate for us." Pays $25 per illustration.
HINTS: "Please don't send queries, just send submission. Please read stories on our website to get an idea of the kind of work we publish."
Travel Goods Showcase, 5 Vaughn Drive, Suite 105, Princeton, NJ 08540. P(609)720-1200. F(609)720-0620. Website http://travel-goods.org/travel-goods-showcase. Email michele - at - travel-goods.org. Michele Marini Pittenger, Editor-in-chief,. 15% freelance. "Contains articles edited for retailers, dealers, manufacturers and suppliers about luggage, business and computer cases, and business, personal and travel accessories. Special articles report on trends in fashion, promotions, selling and marketing techniques, industry statistics, and other educational features for industry improvement and advancement." Welcomes new writers. Circ 8K. 5 issues/yr. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1 month after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 5-7 days. Sample on request. Subscription $40; $55 Canada/Mexico; $80 other. Guidelines by mail with SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Several clips of previous articles." Pays flat fee of $250-$400 depending on quality and time spent researching article. Range of approximately 800-1400 words. Submit query with cover letter and clips by mail with SASE.
HINTS: "Don't be too pushy."
Western RV News & Recreation, 21821 Cole Lane NE, Aurora, OR 97002. P (503) 629-8323. F (503) 214-8291. Best way to contact editor is through the website. Website http://www.westernrvnews.com. Darlene G. O'Connor, Managing Editor. 40% freelance. "Regional magazine for RV enthusiasts that focuses on travel destinations, technical articles and recreational activities in the western United States. Articles concerning destinations in western Canada and Mexico also accepted." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50-60K Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys exclusive first rights only. Does not accept reprints. Responds 2-6 months. Subscription $16 for year includes submitting articles and press releases on the website for consideration in print version. Guidelines online a http://www.westernrvnews.com/index.php?m=10. Submissions are not accepted via mail - all submissions must come through website. Visit the website for more information.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Any articles relating to the use of or traveling with a Recreation Vehicle. Full-timers, part-timers, vacation use. Families using RVs. New and unusual articles related to RVs or places. Humorous articles related to travel or RV use. Games, puzzles, etc. for publication that can be used by children. Other possibilities exist--send ideas." Pays $0.08/word for first rights (does not accept reprints). Submit complete ms through website only using appropriate forms. Currently short articles are needed for filler (300 words or less).
PHOTOS: Pays $5 per photo when article is published. Must be high quality and pre-approved for acceptance.
HINTS: "Good photographs, and a good selection of them, increase the possibility for acceptance. RV-specific information and/or links are very helpful as well." Editor expects person submitting articles for consideration to know RVing and to have spent quality time reading Western RV News & Recreation. Do not submit articles for consideration that have little to no relative importance to RVing and travel in the western US, Canada or Mexico."
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We have removed the link below. Vezeo expects writers to donate their first article! Ha ha! We can't feed our children on "donations!"
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