November 03, 2011
Paying Markets And Jobs For November 3rd | printable version
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The American Quarter Horse Journal, 1600 Quarter Horse Dr., Amarillo, TX 79109. P(806)376-4811. Website: http://www.aqha.com. "The official business publication of the American Quarter Horse Association." Becky Newell, Editor-in-Chief. Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Circ. 50K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Responds ms within one month of acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Sample copy available by phone request. Subscription $25. " We don't have writers' guidelines. We prefer to work directly with the writer on an article and gauge the length, the angle of the article and payment based on topic."
CURRENT NEEDS: "Payment depends on the article and the writer, as well as the amount of work that needs to be done to make the article fit our standards." Submit query by email to bnewell-at-aqha.org.
PHOTOS/ART: "Will work this out with the writer." Pays $35/photo.
Aquarium Fish International, P.O. Box 6050, Mission Viejo, CA 92690. P(949)855-3045. Email: aquariumfish-at-bowtieinc.com. Website: http://www.FishChannel.com. "We publish information for beginner, intermediate and advanced aquarists keeping fresh and saltwater. Our needs now lean more toward materials for the intermediate level fishkeeper. Animal care, breeding and tank maintenance are our main focus; we do not run features about public aquariums (though we do cover news about them)." Patricia Knight, Managing Editor; Cassandra Radcliff, Associate Editor. 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first N.A. rights. No reprints. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Mostly intermediate-level articles about both fresh and saltwater fish." Pays $0.15/word for up to 2200 words. "Query first to make sure we do not already have a similar topic covered and that the topic is right for our audience."
PHOTOS/ART: "An additional amount is added if you turn in photos that we plan to use; the amount depends on the usable photos and how many we expect to publish."
HINTS: "Please do not submit fiction or articles that rely on dialog. Also, we prefer articles that do not rely heavily on references for their information and are based more on actually keeping the fish being discussed."
Concordia University Magazine, 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W., FB 520, Montreal, QC H3G 2M1 Canada. P(514)848-2424, ext. 3826. F(514)848-4510. Email: Howard.Bokser-at-concordia.ca. Website: http://www.magazine.concordia.ca. "Concordia University Magazine is the alumni magazine of Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. The magazine features profiles of alumni as well as news on professors, research and other university- and alumni-related events." Howard Bokser, Editor. 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 110K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within one month of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Full-length feature and short profiles." Pays $750 (CAD) for features, 1500-2000 words, $250 (CAD) for short profiles, 500 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Jpeg, 300dpi." Pays $250 (CAD)/photo shoot.
HINTS: "Read the publication first."
Equine Journal, 103 Roxbury St., St. Keene, NH 03448. P(603)357-4271. Email: editorial-at-equinejournal.com. Website: http://www.equinejournal.com. "Breed, all discipline equine publication." Kelly Ballou, Editor. 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights and electronic rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 6-8 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $48. Guidelines online at http://www.equinejournal.com/articles/writer-s-guide.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Feature articles and columns based on our editorial calendar." Pays $40-$175 for 500-1800 words. Submit query/bio/samples by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "All horse related photos." Pays $10 per published photo.
FATE Magazine, P.O. Box 640, Lakeville, MN 55044-0460. P(800)728-2730. F(952)891-6091. Email: fate-at-fatemag.com. Website: http://www.fatemag.com. "We are the true reports of the strange and unknown. We are also the world's longest running paranormal magazine." David Goodwin, Editor. 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Bimonthly. Pays six months after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample copy available online. Subscription $27.95. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "True stories dealing with the paranormal." Pays $0.05/word for 500-3000 words; $25.00 for "True Mystic Experiences and My Proof of Survival." Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "High res jpeg." Pays $5/photo.
HINTS: "We ONLY print true, well-researched stories. The writer should sound like they know what they are writing about, and it must deal with the paranormal."
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