Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 35K. Every other month (plus annual Buyers’ Guide and Chinese edition). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Usually responds 1-2 days. Sample copy available; request by email. Subscription $42.95, $55.95 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email. We pay a minimum of $0.50/word, more for cover stories, and sometimes negotiate flat rates with regular contributors.