Nostalgia

Abuzz Press

Abuzz Press

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.
Pays royalties.

Good Old Days

“Good Old Days magazine is a nostalgia periodical that relates true first-person stories of people who lived and grew up in the time frame of about 1935-1960; no fictional stories are published. Seasonal and non-seasonal stories are included with each issue. The tone is informal and conversational; most of our contributors are not professionals. Regular features include a cooking column with recipes, a home remedies column, a photo feature in which contributors send in reminiscent photos with brief stories/captions, a Hollywood film column featuring actors and actresses, and a Bits & Pieces column featuring shorter stories of 100 to 300 words. We also publish an occasional biography, as well as historical stories on memorable events, fads, antiques, fashion, sports, music, literature, entertainment, etc.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 180K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms four months after acceptance. Buys one-time, first, or all rights. No reprints. Responds within six months. Sample copy available for $2 by mail with SASE. Subscription $17.95, $25.95 outside the U.S.