TODAY, Saturday, January 22nd, 2022, is the Winter, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

The topic is posted right here.

TimberWest and Logging and Sawmilling Journal

TimberWest and Logging and Sawmilling Journal
P.O. Box 610
Edmonds WA 98020


Editor: Diane Mettler, Editor.
Email address:

About The Publication:

“We cover the timber industry of the great northwest.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9400. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 2-4 months. Buys first rights. Responds within four weeks. Subscription $4/issue. Guidelines available by email at Pays $250-$350 for 800-1100 words.

Current Needs:

“We’re looking for profiles on different logging operations and/or mills in the great northwest. All stories are assigned, so I need to be pitched the story idea.”

Pays $250-$350 for 800-1100 words.


“Yes, we need photos submitted with the articles. Do not pay extra for photos, but do pay $50 if photo is used on the cover.”


“Most common mistake is that writers haven’t taken the time to look at the types of stories we publish (found on the web) and query the wrong kind of story.”

Welcomes New Writers: Yes