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World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For February, 2019!

World's Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For February, 2019!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals! We really CAN learn from others' mistakes![...]

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The Floating Flu Folly

The Floating Flu Folly

I actually don’t know if it was Influenza or something else but everyone in the floating home office got sick in the past week except Richard. Our Managing Editor, Brian, fell first. He stoically came to work anyway but I…

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FIDO Friendly Magazine

“FIDO Friendly is the Travel & Lifestyle magazine for you and your dog. Each issue includes hotel and destination reviews, adoption stories, health and wellness topics and the latest trends.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Responds 30 days. Sample copy available for $10 via SASE. Subscription $19.95, $29.95CDN, $39.95 foreign, $12.99 mobile. Guidelines available by email. Read more →

Freelance Field Engineer Jobs Portal

"Field Engineer is an online marketplace that connects companies with telecommunications work with the global field engineers who have the skills and availability to complete them. With more than 15,000 skilled field engineers in 147 countries, Field Engineer has already helped 45 service providers get jobs done." Pays on acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds immediately. Read more →

The First Line

"The purpose of The First Line is to jump start the imagination-to help writers break through the block that is the blank page. Each issue contains short stories that stem from a common first line; it also provides a forum for discussing favorite first lines in literature. The First Line is an exercise in creativity for writers and a chance for readers to see how many different directions we can take when we start from the same place." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 2000. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. 1 month after acceptance. Buys all rights for 2 years only. No reprints. Responds to queries in 1 week. Samples available online. Subscription - print $20 in U.S.; $35 foreign; electronic $6/year. (All subscriptions include a free issue of The Last Line.) Guidelines online at http://www.thefirstline.com/submission.htm. Read more →

Equipment Journal

”Equipment Journal is Canada's best-read national heavy equipment publication. It features the latest news on the greatest products in the heavy equipment market (construction, demolition, material handling mining, forestry, trucks) and the people who use, sell, and produce them.” Welcomes new writers. 5% freelance. Circ. 23K. Publishes issue every three weeks. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 2-5 days. Sample copy available by email to info@equipmentjournal.com. Subscription $40. Guidelines by email to editor@equipmentjournal.com. Read more →

Faith Today

"Faith Today is the leading national magazine for Canada's estimated four million evangelical Christians. It connects, informs and profiles Evangelicals, equipping them with expert research and insight into Canadian culture, Christian life and ministry. Since 1983, Faith Today has informed readers on a wide range of key issues, providing profiles, analysis, opinions, book and music reviews, and practical how-to articles. Faith Today is published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the national association of Evangelicals in Canada and the Canadian regional member of the World Evangelical Alliance." Circ. 20K. Bi-monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys first North American print rights plus permanent online rights. No reprints. Responds 2 weeks. Subscription $35.99 CAN$ to U.S.; $41.99 CAN$ outside of Canada and the U.S. Sample articles free online. Guidelines online at http://www.faithtoday.ca/writers. Read more →

December

“We are a semi-annual literary magazine publishing outstanding poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1,500. Biannual, May 1 and Nov. 1. Pays on publication. Publishes 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. No reprints. Responds in 6 weeks. Sample copies available online. Subscriptions U.S. - $20 for one year/$38 for two years, Canada & Mexico - $26 for one year, all other countries -- $32 for one year. Guidelines online at https://decembermag.org/submit/. Read more →

Write Naked

”Write Naked is a space that breaks down the misconceptions many people have about freelance life.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3.1K – 3.6K/month. Publishes 3+ new posts monthly, including 1 guest contributor. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights. No reprints. Responds 30 days. Sample copy available at http://www.writenaked.net. Subscription is free. Guidelines online at https://writenaked.net/guest-blog-writers. Read more →

Bible Advocate

"The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. It is published by the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA is geared to help Christians understand and obey God’s Word, with articles on Bible doctrine, current social and religious issues, Christian living, Bible topics, textual or biblical book studies, prophecy, and personal experience. We also print fillers (sidebars) and poetry (traditional, free, and blank verse). No fiction.” 25% - 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 13,000. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms three months to a year after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. Subscription is free. Guidelines online at https://baonline.org/write-for-us. Read more →

Capital Impact Partners

Through capital and commitment, Capital Impact Partners helps people build communities of opportunity that break barriers to success. We deliver strategic financing, incubate new social programs, and provide capacity-building to help ensure that low-to-moderate-income individuals have access to quality healthcare and education, healthy foods, affordable housing, and the ability to age with dignity. A nonprofit community development financial institution, Capital Impact Partners has disbursed more than $2 billion to revitalize communities over the past 30 years. Our leadership in delivering financial and social impact has resulted in Capital Impact earning a “AA” rating from S&P Global “AA” and being recognized by Aeris since 2005 for our performance. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, Capital Impact Partners operates nationally, with local offices in Detroit, MI, and Oakland, CA." Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 30 days after acceptance. Buys all rights (but allows writer to post and use for their needs). No reprints. Responds 5 business days. Read more →

CDP

"We are an international digital content and communications company that has extensive contacts with experts, consultants, activists, etc. who are interested in getting their name out there and raising their digital profiles -- without always having the writing skills to match. Pays 60 days after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 3 days. Read more →

UP HERE

“If it breathes, grows or flows North of 60, Up Here magazine has it covered. We are the authoritative magazine of the North, informing and entertaining readers with stories about the people, wildlife, culture, lifestyle, arts and business of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.” 20%-50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Publishes 8 issues/year. Generally pays within 3 months of publication. Publishes 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Rights are retained by writers and photographers. No reprints. Responds within 2 weeks if pitch is of interest. Subscription $24.99 in Canada/$44.99 in U.S./$59.99 international (Canadian dollars.) Guidelines online Read more →

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

"Established in 1990 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization, The Tricycle Foundation is dedicated to making Buddhist teachings and practices broadly available. In 1991, the Foundation launched Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, the first magazine intended to present Buddhist perspectives to a Western readership. Tricycle soon became the leading independent journal of Buddhism in the West, where it continues to be the most inclusive and widely read vehicle for the dissemination of Buddhist views and values. Our readership includes longtime practitioners, those who are curious about Buddhism or meditation, and those who do not identify as Buddhist but value the teachings of wisdom and compassion that Buddhism has to offer." 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K; over 200K visitors per month online. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within a month. "However, due to the large number that we receive each month, please don’t let a longer wait surprise you." Subscription: Print + digital subscription U.S. - $40 | year Canada - $45 | year International - $55 | year Digital-only subscription $35 | year. Read more →

Virtual Dating Assistants

"Virtual Dating Assistants is an online dating management agency that has been in operation since 2009. The private company is a done-for-you dating service, providing men with a time-friendly option to meet high-quality women. Using advanced testing and data analysis, Virtual Dating Assistants helps men to meet their ideal women without doing the searching. Clients work with Virtual Dating Assistants who will create a profile, interact with women, and arrange the date. As an employer, Virtual Dating Assistants has fewer than 50 employees and has offered both full-time and part-time telecommuting jobs in the past. Freelancers are paid for their work on an hourly basis and the pay is released once a month." Responds in one week. Guidelines online. Read more →

Recreation News

“Print edition is monthly with more frequent electronic products. Recreation News Media Group has unique access to the huge federal employee base (civilian and military) in the Northern Virginia, Washington, and Maryland areas. We cover Mid-Atlantic travel destinations. Most stories are assigned as we are working with local tourism offices, attractions, and accommodations.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 100K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first U.S. rights. Accepts reprints for a lower fee. Responds within 24-48 hours. Sample copies available online - click on "current issue" at the top of the homepage. Subscription $15. Guidelines by email. Read more →

RANGE magazine

“RANGE is an advocate for food producers and other resource providers—especially cowboys and sheepherders in the American West.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ: 150k. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys First North American rights. Occasionally accepts reprints and short excerpts from nonfiction books that suit RANGE. Responds within 2-6 weeks. Sample copies by email, edit@rangemagazine.com. Subscription $19.95/year (4 issues); Canada $28/year; other foreign $45/year. Guidelines online at http://rangemagazine.com/guidelines/index.htm. Read more →

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