August 29, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For August 29th | printable version
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Long Island Woman. Email: editor-at-liwomanonline.com. Website: http://www.liwomanonline.com. "For women aged 35-65." Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys first print and online rights. Accepts reprints. Sample copies online at http://www.liwomanonline.com/backissues.html. Guidelines online at http://www.liwomanonline.com/writersguidelines.html. Subscription $30. Digital edition is free.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Health and beauty." Pays $40-$200 for 800-1200 words. Submit query by email.
Missouri Life, 501 High Street, Suite A, Boonville, MO 65233. Website: http://www.missourilife.com. Lauren Hughes, Associate Editor; Danita Allen Wood, Editor-in-Chief. "Missouri Life sets out to discover and explore the beauty of Missouri. The magazine showcases travel, food, history, and lifestyle writing." Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 24K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Responds 1-3 weeks. Buys first rights. No reprints. Subscription $20. Guidelines not available.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Travel ideas. We don't have a flat fee or per word fee. It depends on the assignment. Less than 200 words for a short article, up to 3,500 for a feature." Submit query by email to Lauren-at-missourilife.com.
PHOTOS/ART: "If you can take photography, let me know. If you know that the subject, place, etc. has courtesy images, let me know. $50 per image, more than 3 images and we begin a different pricing system."
HINTS: "It's more useful to me for you to approach me with story ideas in mind already. Assignments generally don't get made from a freelance writer sending me a general note saying they'd like to write for the magazine."
The New Quarterly: Canadian Writers & Writing, 290 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo, ON N2G 3G1 CANADA. Email: info-at-tnq.ca. Website: http://www.tnq.ca. "An award-winning journal with a sense of fun, The New Quarterly has been publishing the best of new Canadian writing for 30 years. We offer a lively mix of fiction, poetry, author interviews, and talk about writing. Each issue (approximately 140 pages) will introduce you to a new generation of Canadian writers, share our delight in the sound and sense of a story well-told, and take you inside great writing." 95% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4000. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first Canadian rights. Response time varies. Sample copy available at http://tnq.ca/back_issues. Subscription $36CAD, $60US, $80 foreign, $20 digital. Guidelines online at http://tnq.ca/submissions.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Fiction, Poetry. Non-fiction may be submitted through our annual Personal Essay contest (deadline March 28) only. http://tnq.ca/contests Occasional verse contest deadline Feb 28; Fiction contest for new writers deadline May 28." Pays $250 for fiction/non, $40 per poem, contest winner is $1000. "Send complete ms by post: max 3 poems/postscripts or 1 story per submission. Must include cover sheet downloaded at http://tnq.ca/submissions and a short bio. Max 1 submission per genre per calendar year. Canadian citizens/residents only - if you are a Canadian citizen submitting from outside of Canada, email info-at-tnq.ca first."
PHOTOS/ART: "Canadian artists only. Send online portfolio link to email@example.com for consideration" Pays $250/cover photo.
HINTS: "Please read ALL submission requirements, and check for updates each time you send a manuscript (this is a good idea when submitting to any magazine). We receive hundreds of manuscripts, and those that do not meet our guidelines will not receive a response."
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."
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