“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.
“Celebrating the Arts & Living in Southwest Florida.” Welcomes new writers. Circ 2K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-6 weeks.
“WineMaker, launched in 1998, covers the full gamut of the winemaking hobby, from beginners to experts, from wine kits to fresh grapes, and is published bi-monthly. Every issue includes expert advice and techniques, award-winning recipes and how-to projects to help you make great wine. Regular columns include troubleshooting common problems with the Wine Wizard, learning special techniques and tips on making a specific style of wine in Varietal Focus, refining your winemaking with Techniques, building gadgets in Projects, growing your own grapes in Backyard Vines and hearing tips, and stories and recipes from fellow home winemakers in Cellar Dwellers. WineMaker gives you practical, well-researched information in a fun format for all home winemakers – whether you use kits, concentrates, juices, non-grape fruits or fresh grapes.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 50K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all NA rights. No reprints. Responds 2-8 weeks.
Pays $150-$250 for 2000-3000 words
“A weekly agricultural paper, started in 1940, published in Billings, MT. Not politically correct. Offers to our large and close readership not only the news that affects production agriculture but also a healthy dose of Western history, a weekly cooking column, plenty of patriotic material, and plenty of Western humor.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Weekly. Pays end of the month. Period between acceptance and publication varies. “Depends on whether their material needs to be printed immediately to be of any use to my readership or whether it can be printed any time … Depends how large the paper is, and that varies by season — longest in the spring and fall — size related DIRECTLY to advertising quantity.” Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy free for two months by mail with SASE. Subscription $55. “No guidelines other than have something interesting to say that my ag readership would be interested in reading. About 800 words work well. Will work with longer material if the material is good enough.”
Pays flat fee of $50 for up to 800 words.
“Susquehanna Life is a quarterly, four-color, glossy feature-oriented publication with an active, upscale audience evenly divided between males and females ages 38+. Articles take a unique and positive look at a variety of aspects of life in Central Pennsylvania and provide readers with information about places to go, things to do and history. We strive to provide information that is unique and unusual. The most frequent compliment we receive from readers: ‘I’ve lived here all my life and I never knew that until I read it in Susquehanna Life magazine.’” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Buys all rights. No reprints. Pays within 2 weeks of publication.
Payment $75-$150 for full-length articles of approx. 850 words
“Diabetes Self-Management is a consumer health publication that aims to help people with diabetes control their condition. We cover nutrition, exercise, pharmacology, medical and technological advances, and mental health issues. We do not publish personal experiences, celebrity profiles, or research breakthroughs.” 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 410K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 6 weeks.
Pays up to $700.
A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. “Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution – Print Edition – We will list the book with Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, BooksAMillion.com, Chapters.ca and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed so you’ll find your book listed in stores you’ve never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition – Our ebooks are listed on Amazon.com (for the Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada’s popular ebook retailer).” Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required.
“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.
“We represent the food culture of the South; the area we cover ranges from Maryland down to Florida and as far West as Texas. We collect personal stories about chefs, farmers, vendors, as well as other culinary personalities, in an effort to share the history of the varied culinary traditions across the South. We include recipes and “how-tos” for a wide variety of dishes and drinks. Our departments include: Key Ingredient, Season’s Eatings, Toast of the Town, EATymology, The Interview, Test Kitchen, Culinary Class, Gourmet Getaways, and Oh! Pair.” 50% freelance. We welcome new writers in the South or with strong Southern ties. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays 60 days after submitted invoice. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Sample copy available on website. Subscription $19.97. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words. Submit query by email.
A food chat site with over 12,000 members.” Pays within 30 days of acceptance. Currently publishes one article every two weeks. Looking for material for publication starting in November. Requires that writers register with the site. Publishes a diverse array of articles, but must go above and beyond the conversations on the site. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Buys one-time online publication rights and continued archival availability for website.