August 01, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For August 1st | printable version
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DIALOGUE, P.O. Box 5181, Salem, OR 97304. (P)503-581-4224. F(503)581-0178. Email: magazine-at-blindskills.com. Website: http://www.blindskills.com. B.T. Kimbrough, Editor. "Dialogue is an international news magazine written by and for people who are experiencing vision loss or who are blind. It is published by the nonprofit organization Blindskills Inc. based in Oregon. The magazine's purpose is to encourage and facilitate independent living. It provides a wealth of useful information and hints to make life easier. Many topics are covered including finding transportation, starting a career, managing illness, traveling, participating in sports, accessing computers, and adapting the home environment. Dialogue reviews low vision aids and devices, provides tips on coping with vision loss, and interviews professionals in the field." 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 6 months of acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email request. Subscription $35, $20 for digital version. Guidelines available at http://www.blindskills.com.com/submit.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: "DIALOGUE is seeking submissions that address specific topics related to living successfully with sight loss. Articles that address adjusting to vision impairment, provide strategies for participating in family, career and educational pursuits, detail adaptations for sports, hobby, travel or volunteer activities, and identify solutions for everyday challenges faced by people who have vision impairments are welcome. DIALOGUE also is interested in descriptions of workable solutions for operating appliances and other visually-oriented devices; experiences with conducting business online; reviews of new or improved accessible software and hardware; explanations of innovative communication strategies utilized by people who are deaf-blind; safety tips for blind and visually impaired travelers; inspirational accounts of educational pursuits such as study abroad, internships and mentoring programs; and stories of blind and deaf-blind people engaged in challenging, intriguing or unusual careers. We're also interested in people who are blind or visually impaired involved in adapted sports such as goalball, tandem cycling and martial arts; fitness programs such as aerobics, yoga and dance; and crafts such as woodworking, knitting and crocheting. Articles on topics related to dating, relationships and family; daily living, cooking and household management; and examples of people with vision loss developing a positive attitude, setting goals and planning for the future are of strong interest to us. Short humorous anecdotes related to living with vision impairment are welcome, as are personality profiles of interest to newly blind and other visually impaired people, examples of career, education and leisure experiences, and descriptions of technological solutions, coping strategies and helpful resources. Material that is religious, political, or that contains explicit descriptions of sex is not accepted." Pays $15-$50 for 200-1000 words. Submit query by email. "Please accompany manuscripts with a cover letter that includes your mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Manuscripts in printed form are acceptable, though electronic submissions are preferred. Blindskills, Inc. cannot be responsible for manuscripts lost in the mail. Writers are therefore advised to retain a copy of each submission."
HINTS: "Some writers who have never experienced vision limitations overreact to the situation. Blindness is a significant circumstance, not an illness."
Drum Business Magazine, 12 Old Bridge Road, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009. Email: kevk-at-moderndrummer.com. Website: http://www.moderndrummer.com. Kevin Kearns, Editor. 35% freelance. "Trade magazine focusing on helping retailers of drum and percussion products with information on merchandising, management, product description and review, and sales techniques." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7000. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints not previously published in music retailing industry. Responds 1-4 weeks. Sample for email request. Subscription $24 US/Canada; $44 other. Guidelines for email request to lashandag-at-moderndrummer.com.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Retail merchandising concepts." Pays flat fee of $200 for departments of 1000-1200 words and $350 for features of 2500-3000 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: Payment depends on size.
HINTS: "Be practical with ideas."
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 $14.97. Guidelines online here.
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.
The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada's International Literary Journal, Campus House, 11 Garland Ct, P.O. Box 4400, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3. Email: fiddlehd-at-unb.ca. Website: http://www.thefiddlehead.ca. Editor: Ross Leckie. Poetry Editors: Sarah Bernstein Claire Kelly, Ian LeTourneau. Fiction Editors: Gerard Beirne, Mark Anthony Jarman. "The Fiddlehead is Atlantic Canada's international literary journal. The Fiddlehead publishes short fiction, poetry, short reviews of Canadian literature, and the occasional literary essay. Established in 1945, The Fiddlehead comes out four times a year. Its huge summer issue in alternate years is devoted entirely to poetry or fiction. Many now well-known writers have found their first home in its pages, and they, as well as some of its editors and assistants, have gone on to win national and international awards and prizes. The Fiddlehead sponsors an annual contests in two categories one in short fiction and the Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Publishes 3-12 months after acceptance. Buys first serials rights only; copyright remains with the author. Sample copy (for purchase) available by email. Subscribe online ($30 for Canadians, $36 other) here. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "The Fiddlehead is always open to good poetry and short fiction in English from all over the world, looking always for freshness and surprise. Work is read on an ongoing basis; acceptance is around 1-2% (our handwritten rejection notes, however, are famous). Pay is approximately $40 (Canadian) per published page for fiction and poetry, plus two complimentary copies of the journal. Both fiction and poetry submissions should be word-processed, spell-checked and neat. A fiction submission should be double-spaced, and not over 6,000 words. A poetry submission should contain no more than 10 poems (3 to 5 is best). Please place your name/contact information on your submission. There should also be a cover letter that includes author contact information and states whether the manuscript is to be returned or recycled. Please include a SASE, (a self-addressed stamped envelope) with sufficient Canadian postage or International Reply Coupons to cover the return mailing costs. If there is not enough postage or the return envelope is too small, you will receive only the editorial response and the submission will not be returned. If you do not wish to have your manuscript returned, you can provide an email address instead of SASE for the editorial response."
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