“Northwest Quarterly is a city/regional lifestyle and business publication highlighting the best of life in the Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin and Northwest Chicagoland regions. Across two sister editions, we cover a wide variety of people and places that make our 16-county coverage area a great place to live. We especially enjoy topics such as conservation, local history, arts & entertainment, things to do/see, dining, home & garden, health & fitness, recreation & destinations, mind & spirit, personal finance, and business.” Welcomes new writers. Publishes 11 issues a year, 6/year in Northern Illinois. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within less than a week.
Pays $0.15/published word and $25 per assigned person source.
“FreeFall encourages the voices of new, emerging, and established Canadian writers while providing a platform to be proud of for their quality work.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1k. Publishes 3 issues/year, January, May, and September. Buys first rights for 3 months. No reprints. Responds within 3-6 months. Sample articles online at http://www.freefallmagazine.ca/subsc.html. Subscription $25 (CAD) or $42.00/two years. Online subscriptions $18.00 (CAD). U.S. subscriptions an additional $15.00. International subscriptions an additional $25.00/year. Guidelines online at https://freefall.submittable.com/submit.
“Weekly business journal serving Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties in California.” 10% freelance. Circ. 4K. Weekly. Pays 30 days after publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Subscription $49.99.
“Celebrating the arts & living in Southwest Florida.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-3 months. Sample copy available at http://www.issuu.com/ftmyers.magazine. Subscription $18.” Pays $0.10/word for 750-2000 words.
“Dakotafire’s goal is sparking rural revival, one story at a time. Most of our stories are written collaboratively with weekly newspaper journalists in our region. We also accept freelance stories, or freelancers can contribute reporting to our collaborative stories. We cover the eastern Dakotas, especially the James River Valley. Our stories are published in a bi-monthly magazine, in regional newspapers and online at Dakotafire.net.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two months. Accepts reprints. Responds one month. Subscription $25. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.25/word for print, $100 flat fee for online.
“Missouri Life sets out to discover and explore the beauty of Missouri. The magazine showcases travel, food, history, and lifestyle writing.” Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 24K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Responds 1-3 weeks. Buys first rights. No reprints. Subscription $20. Guidelines not available. We don’t have a flat fee or per word fee. It depends on the assignment.
Associate Editors Sean Collier (Nightlife, Sports, Drinks and Spirits, Entertainment), Lauren Davidson (Home, Fashion, Lifestyle, Arts and Culture, Weddings and Brides), Kristina Martin (Dining, Food, Kitchen, Food). Welcomes new writers. Circ. 55K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights for first 90 days. Accepts some reprints. Subscription $15.95. Sample articles online. Our payments vary and are dependent on length, complexity, placement in the book and other factors.
“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.
“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.
“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.