Paying Markets

General Aviation News

"General Aviation News is a twice-monthly magazine for general aviation enthusiasts, pilots and owners of small airplanes." 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 35K. Biweekly. Pays the 15th of the month after publication. Publishes ms 1-7 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available by email to Kathleen@generalaviationnews.com. Subscription $35. Pays $150 for 500-1500 words.…

Healthcare Journal of New Orleans and Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge

"News, information, and analysis for local healthcare professionals." Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available online. Subscription $51. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.30/word for 1000-2000 words.…

The Horn Book Magazine

"Established 1924, The Horn Book Magazine is a bimonthly publication covering children's literature for librarians, booksellers, professors, teachers and students of children's literature." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms four months after acceptance. Buys print and digital rights. No reprints. Responds within three months. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $72, $89 CDN, $93 other. Pays $100-$200 for up to 2000 words.…

Music Connection

"Monthly print publication catering to musicians and the music industry." 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 80K. Monthly. Pays six weeks after publication. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Back issues available for purchase on website. Subscription $35. Pays $175 for 3000-3500 words.…

Nevada Magazine

"Nevada's official tourism magazine." 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within one month. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $19.95. Pays $250 for 1000-1500 words.…

Paint Horse Journal

"Produced by the American Paint Horse Association, the Paint Horse Journal celebrates the versatility and uniqueness of the American Paint Horse and the people who love them." 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $30; $45 CDN; $75 other. Pays $100-$500 for 1500 words.…

Quill

"Magazine covering the journalism media industry with focus on providing educational, professional development content for journalists working in all media." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within three weeks. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Sample copy available online. Subscription $75, $100 foreign. Pays $300-$800 for 1000-3000 words.…

Roller Skating Business

"We are a publication for roller skating rink owners and operators. In every issue we include information on how to reach out to families, run your business, updates on legal news that affects the roller skating rink industry, roller skating news, celebrity spotlights and much more." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1200. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one year of acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Sample copy available by mail. Subscription $45, $55 CDN, $75 foreign. Guidelines by email. Pays $0.10/word for 500-1500 words.…

Coal People Magazine

"CPM is an easy-reading, homespun magazine featuring coal people and coal towns, with special sections on news and product development." 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14.2K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $25. Guidelines available by email. Pays flat fee of $250 for up to 2500 words.…

Living Light News

75% freelance. "We are an award-winning evangelical Christian lifestyles newspaper featuring news, sports and entertainment which glorifies God and shares the Gospel message." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 80K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Sample by sending international postal coupons of $3.50. Subscription $19.95. Pays $0.10/word for 500-1200 word count.…

Rural Missouri Magazine

"A magazine conveying the rural way of life in rural Missouri. We look for interesting people, places, things to share with our readers. While a story submission may seem perfect for us. we'll ask you why that topic/person is any different than anyone ELSE in Missouri doing the same thing, a unique subject gets our attention." 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 545K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Responds 6-8 weeks. Buys first Missouri rights. No reprints. Sample copy available for $3 via SASE. Subscription $20 for three years. Pays $250-$300 for 1300 words.…

Saley Publications

"Saley Publications offers three visitor guides in central Alberta, Canada." Circ. 20K. Annual. Pays after publication. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Pays $0.04/word for 300-1000 words.…

Sound & Communications

"Our publication is read by consultants, integrators and contractors who are involved in designing and installing fixed-install commercial audiovisual systems. All submissions must be tailored to this specific segment. We are not interested in √ęgeneric' pieces." 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 27K. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription free to their trade. Guidelines not available. "If they have something appropriate for our market, they should contact me." Payments are negotiated based on the writer's expertise and the type of submission.…

Royal Fireworks Publishing Co, Inc.

"We publish a range of fiction, mostly historical fiction for young people, and we publish titles for the education of gifted children. We publish some adult fiction, mostly westerns." Publishes 75 new titles/year. Welcomes new writers. Average size of first print run 1500. No upfront fees. Rarely pays advances. Publishes ms 3-8 months after acceptance. Responds 4-6 weeks. Catalog online.…

T. Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog

"T. Gene Davis's Speculative Blog publishes a new family-friendly science fiction, fantasy, or horror story every Monday. Most stories are by guest authors." 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4K views. Daily. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. Buys first electronic rights worldwide. Responds within three weeks.…

BedTimes Magazine

"BedTimes is the monthly business journal of the sleep products industry. Our readers are mattress manufacturers and their suppliers." Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 4K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 2-3 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.50-$1.00/word for 750-3000 words. Submit query by email only.…

PRISM Magazine

"A publication from Evangelicals for Social Action, PRISM is an award-winning quarterly magazine that encourages a vision of relevant, compassionate Christian witness in our culture. Our goal is to articulate and nurture a vision of Christian discipleship grounded in the transforming power that Christ brings to the whole of our lives." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 months. Subscription $30. Pays $50/page for 500-3000 words.…

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.…

FAMILY Magazine, BOOM Magazine, Sassy Magazine

"FAMILY Magazine is for the savvy local mom in the Michiana (Southwest Michigan, Northern Indiana) area, focused on mothers with kids 12 and under. BOOM Magazine is for the baby boomers ages 51-74 in the same area, and Sassy Magazine is for Michiana Businesswomen who do it all -- work, life, balance, sass -- with integrity." 50-75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 25K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. 5-6 weeks after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one month. Sample articles available online. Subscription free.…