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25 Ways to Create a Publishing Company That WILL GO OUT OF BUSINESS! (And, You Just Might Go  to Jail, Too!) by Snarky Angela Hoy

25 Ways to Create a Publishing Company That WILL GO OUT OF BUSINESS! (And, You Just Might Go to Jail, Too!) by Snarky Angela Hoy

Theft, owner narcissism, employee and author abuse, blatant stupidity, and so much more! Here are textbook examples of why publishing companies fail.[...]

From The Home Office

Paying Markets

The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine

“The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine is the #1 trade magazine for homeschool families. It is a quarterly print (125-150 page) publication, but is also accessible via online browser and via free apps. It is available by subscription or in stores like Walgreens, Target, Barnes & Noble, Kroger, and many Christian book outlets.” 30-50% freelance. Circ. 1.5M online. Quarterly. Pays within 90 days of publication. Publishes 3 months to over a year after acceptance, based on needs. Buys first rights for 180 days. No reprints. Responds in 4-6 weeks. Subscription for one year: $29/year (US); $59/year (Canada/Int'.)or for two years: $39/year (US); $99/year (Canada/Int'l). Sample copies available online or by email." Read more →

Monadnock Table

"Monadnock Table is a guide to local food, farms and community of the Monadnock Region and the Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first North American rights. Occasionally accepts reprints, depending on where the article first appeared. Where it appeared. Responds 1 week. Guidelines by email. Read more →

Military History

"Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare" 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K–50K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Sample articles online. Subscription $26. Guidelines: " Send query to militaryhistory@historynet.com." Read more →

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

"The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has been one of the genre's leading publications since 1949." Circ. 15K. Bi-monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-8 months after acceptance. Buys first North American serial rights and select world rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within two months. Subscription $36.97 print; $29.97 online. Guidelines online at https://www.sfsite.com/fsf/glines.htm. Read more →

Legalcom Group

"We specialize in providing legal information online through vetted lawyers and paralegals across the globe. Pays every other week, after article submission. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 business days. "Each writer will have a guidelines document and each topic we're looking to write about has a proposed structure/summary/useful links. Read more →

Jack and Jill Magazine

“Jack and Jill is an award-winning magazine for children ages 6-12. It promotes the healthy educational and creative growth of children through interactive activities and articles. The pages are designed to spark a child’s curiosity in a wide range of topics through articles, games, and activities.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms. several months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 3 months. Sample copies available by email at jackandjill@saturdayeveningpost.org. Subscription $14.98 for one year subscription in US; Canadian and foreign orders, add $10 per subscription. Read more →

Normal Deviation

"Normal Deviation is a short fiction anthology inspired by a throwaway tweet and one weird-ass picture. Visit our Call for Submissions (link below) to see the picture, then write a short story based on the image. Deadline for stories is 31 Aug 2017." Annual (May). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Usually responds within 1-2 weeks; decisions on manuscripts will be in Sept/Oct of each year. Guidelines online at http://wonderboxpublishing.com/#submissions. Read more →

Healthline

San Francisco, New York, Brighton, Taiwan, and Iceland. "Healthline is the fastest-growing digital consumer health publication. We create expert content to support, guide, and inspire readers toward the best possible health outcomes." Circ. 65 million users/month. Pays Within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 3-5 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 1 week. "Writer's guidelines will be provided via email for qualified writers. Read more →

FreelancerCareers.org

"A well-established US-based freelance company is opening its doors to writers from all over the world. After years of successful cooperation with freelancers, we have created the best online platform with 24/7 Support. We have gained significant weight and an immaculate reputation in the writing world thanks to the professionalism of our team and high-quality products. Since we know what it takes to meet a high demand of our clients, we offer high rates and special bonuses for technical orders and assignments with short deadlines. We look forward to welcoming new members to our global team and invite specialists with different majors and educational backgrounds. So far we have managed to build long-term relations with freelances from over 17 countries, including the Philippines, China, Germany, UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, etc." Pays every 2 weeks. Read more →

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 →

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