TODAY, Saturday, September 18th, 2021, is the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2021 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

The contest topic will be posted at this link at 12:00 PM CENTRAL TIME.

Environment

Nature Friend Magazine

Nature Friend Magazine

50% freelance. “Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly.

Pays $0.03-$0.05/edited word.

Earth Island Journal

Earth Island Journal

“A quarterly magazine about environmental threats and the people who are working to address them.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 12K. Quarterly. Pays on publication.

Pays $0.25/word for print, $100 flat fee for online. Submit query by email.

ON Nature Magazine

ON Nature Magazine

“Published quarterly by Ontario Nature, ON Nature brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural areas and wildlife and providing insight into environmental issues.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays 30 days after acceptance. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys First Canadian Serial Rights. No reprints. Response time varies, one week to three months.

Pays $1/word.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/Bugle Magazine

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/Bugle Magazine

“First published in 1984, Bugle magazine is one of the top conservation and hunting publications in North America. Distributed six times annually to RMEF members, the journal of Elk Country and the Hunt is the source of all things elk: hunting stories, tips and gear; the hows and whys of elk behavior; wildlife conservation and elk ecology; and natural history all while featuring stellar wildlife and landscape photography.” Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 6 months of acceptance. Buys First N.A. Rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within three weeks. Guidelines available online.

Pays $0.30/word and up

Sierra

Sierra

“Sierra is a source of information, entertainment, and inspiration for people who care deeply about nature. Our mission is to encourage the Sierra Club’s 500,000-plus members (and other readers) to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 600K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 30 days.

Pays $1.00-$1.50/word for new writers.