June 13, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For June 13th | printable version
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PRISM Magazine, 6 E. Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood, PA 19096. P(484)384-2990. Email: kkomarni-at-eastern.edu. Website: http://www.prismmagazine.org. Kristyn Komarnicki, Editor. "A publication from Evangelicals for Social Action, PRISM is an award-winning, bimonthly 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. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 months. Subscription $30. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "See writers' guidelines." Pays $50-$75/page for 500-3000 words.
PHOTOS/ART: "Just let us know if you have photos available." Pays $25/photo.
HINTS: "Get to know PRISM before submitting!"
Rack, 10350 Hwy. 80 E, Montgomery, AL 36117. P(800)240-3337. F(334)215-3535. Email: mhandley-at-buckmasters.com. Website: http://www.buckmasters.com. Mike Handley, Editor. "We publish ONLY stories about the harvests of world-class animals, 75 percent of which are enormous white-tailed deer. All whitetails MUST be measured on the BTR system and score 160 or more inches as 'typicals' or 'perfects,' or at least 175 if 'irregular' or 'semi-irregular.' A BTR score is like a true gross score WITHOUT the inside spread. Other stories may revolve around the harvest of most any North American big game trophy, so long as the animal qualifies for one of the major record books (B&C, P&Y, Longhunter or SCI). DO NOT send queries or manuscripts for any other type of story. We do not buy columns, how-to, where-to or gear-related articles." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 76.7K. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-8 months after acceptance. Buys 1st North American rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 30 days. Subscription $20.95. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Any story (animal) that meets our requirements." Pays $100-$325 for 1000 words. Submit by e-mailing mhandley-at-buckmasters.com.
PHOTOS/ART: "Two publishable images." No extra payment.
HINTS: "Please do not refer to any other scoring organization when writing about whitetails. When describing other big game (book-class animals), references to B&C or P&Y are acceptable. We also prefer AP style."
RUSSIAN LIFE, P.O. Box 567, Montpelier, VT 05601. P(802)224-1956. Email: editors-at-russianlife.com. Website: http://www.russianlife.com. Paul Richardson, Publisher. "A bimonthly magazine on Russian culture, history, travel and life." 70%-80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys either first serial, second serial or all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 month. For sample send 9 x 12 SASE w/ $2 postage affixed to the editorial office. Subscription $36 US; $48 Overseas.
Guidelines online at http://www.russianlife.net/freelance.cfm.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Well-written travel pieces to far flung regions. Stuff that does not appear in mainstream media." Pays $300 per article for 2000-4000 words. Extra for photos. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "We are a photographic essay magazine. Pay varies from $20 to $150 depending on placement, size and quality."
Short Stuff Magazine, 2001 I Street, Suite #5, Fairbury, NE 68352. P(402)587-5003. Email: shortstf89-at-aol.com. Rick Bowman, Editor. "All short stories and jokes in the magazine are taken from freelance contributions. We are designed to be a Reader's Digest of fiction. Fiction can be any genre, any subject. We also accept clean jokes, some poetry and historical nonfiction pieces." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Sample copy available for SASE (9x12). Subscription $15. Guidelines available by mail.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We seek a potpourri of subjects of short stories in each issue. We especially prefer drama, adventure and stories of an historical nature. A new slant, a different approach, fresh viewpoint. Prefer third person, past tense. Stories should be, well, actual stories...with a beginning, middle and end...and they must have dialogue!" Pays $50 per submission for up to 1500 words, filler/individual jokes are $10. "Send complete manuscripts with cover letter telling about the author along with a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient U.S. postage with each submission."
PHOTOS/ART: Pays $10 for photos.
HINTS: "Please, please, please.... no Erma Bombeck wannabes! No disrespect to the late Ms. Bombeck, but we get way too many submissions from people who are out to ape and mimic her style, apparently thinking that we will instantly publish their submissions... which, speaking for ourselves, we will not. We want originality, we want writers to be, heaven forbid... themselves!"
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