July 18, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For July 18th | printable version
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Scottish Home and Country, 42 Heriot Row, Edinburgh EH3 6ES, Scotland. P(0131)225-1724. F(0131)225-8129. Email: magazine-at-swri.demon.co.uk. Website: http://www.swri.org.uk. "Monthly magazine of the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes (SWRI). Contains info for SWRI members and general features on a variety of subjects, including health, cookery, crafts, women's issues, rural issues, travel, and general interest. Short stories also included." Liz Ferguson, Editor. Freelance amount varies. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by "Cheque for £1.65 to SWRI, 42 Heriot Row, Edinburgh EH3 6ES, Scotland." Subscription £19.70 UK, £29.00 outside UK. Scottish Women's Rural Institutes is a registered Scottish charity, also known as SWRI. Charity No SCO11901.Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: Pays up to £50 for 500-1000 words.
PHOTOS/ART: "High res jpegs or hard copy. Photographs not paid for separately."
The Secret Place, P.O. Box 851, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851. P(800)222-3872, ext. 2434. Website: http://www.judsonpress.com. Evelyn Heck, Editor. "A daily devotional." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 250K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within six months of acceptance. Buys first year rights. No reprints. Responds 6-8 months. Subscription $7.45. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Devotions including scripture, thought for today, body of devotion and a prayer." Pays $20 for accepted devotion, 100-200 words. Submit query by SASE.
Spotlight on Recovery Magazine, 9602 Glenwood Road, #140, Brooklyn, NY 11236. P(347)831-9373. Email: RobinG-at-spotlightonrecovery.omnisoft.com. Website: http://www.spotlightonrecovery.com. Robin Graham, Founder/Publisher. "Spotlight on Recovery Magazine is an outreach and resource magazine geared towards individuals affected by social issues. The magazine provides a forum for people to share their articles on recovery so that others can gain insight on how to tackle similar issues plaguing their lives." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 6K. Monthly. Pays after publication. Publishes ms within two months of acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within two months. Sample articles at website. Subscription $25. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Willing to re-write if requested and willingness to accept that article may not be accepted." Pays $0.05/word for up to 1500 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Picture is optional if article is accepted. No payment for photos."
HINTS: "Writers submit articles blindly without asking about topics. I always have 6-10 topics available for writers to choose from."
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. Email: editor-at-stonesoup.com. Website: http://www.stonesoup.com. Ms. Gerry Mandel, Editor (all sections). "Stories, poems, and artwork by children ages 8 to 13. We do not publish any writing or art by adults." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Bimonthly. Pays upon publication. Publishes ms 4 months after acceptance. Samples available at website. Subscription $37; $43 Canada, $49 Other. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Send us stories and poems about the things you feel most strongly about! Whether your work is about imaginary situations or real ones, use your own experiences and observations to give your work depth and a sense of reality. Writing need not be typed, as long as it is legible. If you type your work, please type it double-spaced in a plain, medium-sized font. We can consider writing in languages other than English; include a translation if possible. The maximum length we can publish is about 2500 words; we have no minimum length. It's OK to send more than one piece of writing in the same envelope. Please don't send us work you are also sending to other magazines. Send your work to one magazine at a time." Pays $40. Send copy of complete ms by mail; no SASE.
HINTS: "Please read examples of writing we have published in the past before submitting your work. Examples may be found at the website."
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