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How to Find Software if You Don't Want to Pay a Monthly Fee (BONUS: And, My Secret for Finding High-Demand Products During a Pandemic)

How to Find Software if You Don't Want to Pay a Monthly Fee (BONUS: And, My Secret for Finding High-Demand Products During a Pandemic)

When Microsoft, Adobe, and other firms starting offering their software in download-only format, and for a monthly or annual fee, I got really, REALLY mad![...]

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History Magazine

Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Bi-monthly. Pays 45 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights, including print, PDF and APP editions. No reprints. Responds within 30 days. Pays $0.08/word. Read more →

Investing.com

“The world’s fastest growing financial markets portal.” Welcomes new writers with knowledge and experience in the financial markets. 16 million users a month, appearing in 31 languages. Daily. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 24 hours of acceptance. No reprints. Responds within 48 hours. Read more →

Indian Life

“We are a bi-monthly Native North American newspaper whose purpose is to present good news of what's happening across Indian Country.” 20% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within six weeks. Pays $0.15/word up to $175 for 500-2000 words. Read more →

Idaho Magazine

“IDAHO magazine has been published monthly in print since October 2001, with a monthly online edition since November 2012. It publishes nonfiction, first-person narratives of the authors' experiences in Idaho, usually accompanied by photos.” Monthly. Pays at the end of the month of publication. Publishes ms within six weeks of acceptance. Buys First N.A. Rights. Occasionally accepts reprints from small blogs, and book excerpts. Responds in less than two weeks. “For free monthly newsletter, send a request with your email address to info@idahomagazine.com.” Guidelines online. Pays $30-$100/article depending on length and complexity Read more →

Ft. Myers Magazine

“Celebrating the Arts & Living in Southwest Florida.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-6 weeks. Pays $0.10/word. Read more →

Healing Lifestyles & Spas

"Our readers wish to connect with a greater purpose, hope to infuse nature into their lives, and desire to feel more balanced with the least amount of stress. Healing Lifestyles & Spas’ content focuses on integrating healing remedies, alternative medicine, natural living, spa wisdom, and nature into our lives, providing tools and inspiration to lead a more healthy and healing lifestyle. We believe that spa living is a day-to-day experience, not an occasional practice. We all need to slow down, press pause, and nurture this absolute need to give back to ourselves. Living a healing lifestyle means taking care of the Earth and its people, and we thereby emphasize environmental awareness and sustainable living as a necessary component on this path. Remember to Live Mindfully, Eat Joyfully, Travel Consciously..." Welcomes new writers. Circ. online only. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. 2 weeks after acceptance. Buys one time rights. No reprints. Responds quickly. Pays $150-$500. Read more →

Fine Books & Collections

“Fine Books & Collections covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors, dealers, librarians, curators, and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts, to modern first editions and fine art, and everything in between.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Pays $0.20/word or negotiable rates for 500-2000 words. Read more →

Bass Angler Magazine

“BASS ANGLER MAGAZINE (BAM) is a quarterly print magazine created specifically to help you become a better fisherman. As the industry’s leading bass magazine we simply provide you with fresh new features every season. Bass Angler is filled with 25 or more full length articles uncovering the latest bass catching secrets from the nation’s top touring pro anglers.” Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights, and non-exclusive electronic rights. Pays $100/article of approximately 1200 words with pictures. Read more →

New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

“New Letters is an international quarterly magazine featuring fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews with writers and original art, published by the University of Missouri at Kansas City.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. No reprints. Responds in 3-6 months. Pays “$15 to $35 per poem; $35 book reviews; $65 to $200 short storiesPays “$15 to $35 per poem; $35 book reviews; $65 to $200 short stories Read more →

The Antigonish Review

“The Antigonish Review is a quarterly literary journal published by St. Francis Xavier University. The Review features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from all parts of Canada, the US and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 1K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-8 months. Guidelines online. Pays "$50.00 plus two copies for fiction, essays, articles and book reviews. $5.00 per page to a maximum of $25.00 plus two copies for poetry; $100.00 plus two copies for cover art.” Read more →

OutLook by the Bay

“Chesapeake Bay regional publication, targeting active Bay Boomers (seniors 55+).” Circ. 18K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. Accepts reprints, if allowed by previous publication. Responds in two weeks. Pays $25 Read more →

Mystery Weekly Magazine

“Mystery Weekly Magazine presents crime and mystery short stories by some of the world’s best established and emerging mystery writers. The original stories we select for each issue run the gamut from cozy to hardboiled fiction. Available in print on Amazon and on Kindle Newsstand with a 30 day trial. 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Pays $0.01/word for 2500-7500 words. Read more →

RUSSIAN LIFE

"A bimonthly magazine on Russian culture, history, travel and life." 70%-80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. 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 within one month. Pays $300 per article for 2000-4000 words. Read more →

Salt Lake

This publication ONLY works with local writers. Do not contact them if you are not located in their city.

“Lifestyle, fashion and culture magazine, glossy for Park City, Salt Lake City and Utah.” Welcomes new writers. 33% freelance. Circ. 127K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Pays $0.45/word. Read more →

Sasee Magazine

“Women's lifestyle monthly publication distributed free to readers along the northeastern coast of SC, and the southeastern coast of NC, plus a monthly digital issue.” Welcomes new writers. Pays 90 days after publication. Publishes ms about a month after acceptance. Buys first time rights, reverts back to writer upon publication. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds in less than a week. Pays $0.10/word. Read more →

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