“Brew Your Own is the how-to homebrew beer magazine.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 96,800. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Guidelines online.
Pays $25-$200 for 1000-2500 words
“The Ashtray Blog provides vaping and THR news, ecigarette guides, humour and special offers.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in 1-4 weeks after acceptance. Buys online and hard copy rights.
Pays $50 + $5/photo.
“The Bible Advocate is one of America’s oldest religious magazines still in print. Founded in 1863 under the title The Hope of Israel, it is published by the Church of God (Seventh Day). This is not the Seventh-day Adventists. The Bible Advocate’s purpose is to advocate the Bible, represent the Church, and glorify the God of grace and truth.” 20-40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance.
Pays $25 per published page.
The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. We publish fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors. Authors published in our pages are consistently included in Best American anthologies and Pushcart prizes. Finalist for National Magazine Award for essays in 2009 and 2011 and for fiction in 2010. We continue to serve our readers and our authors and to encourage others to publish the “best words in the best order.” Welcomes new writers. Responds in 4-6 months.
Pays $20 per published page. “We don’t publish pieces longer than 8000 words.”
“A reader’s travel magazine about Oregon.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies.”
“Alaska Business Monthly’s goal is to provide thorough and objective analysis of the issues and trends affecting Alaska’s businesses, and to feature stories on the individuals, organizations, and companies that shape the Alaska Economy. Alaska Business Monthly explores the Alaska economy with a statewide and regional approach to business coverage.” 80% freelance. Welcomes published authors from Alaska. Monthly. Pays month of publication. Buys all rights. Responds promptly to queries.
Pays $100-$500 for 500-2,500 words.
There is more to food writing than cookbooks, recipes, and restaurant reviews!
“Turkey Country is dedicated to the education and entertainment of members of the National Wild Turkey Federation, a nonprofit conservation organization committed to its mission of conserving the wild turkey population and preserving our hunting heritage. The lifestyle of the outdoorsman/woman is our focus, particularly that of the wild Turkey hunter and conservationist. JAKES Country is an educational publication of the nonprofit National Wild Turkey Federation, Inc., dedicated to involving youth in conversation, and passing on the North American hunting tradition.” Pays upon publication. Buys First NA Rights. Rarely accepts reprints, depends on impact of subject. Response time varies. Call for queries sent between May and June. Guidelines available by email.
Pays 30-40 cents per word. Departments 300-500 words with photos ($200-300). Features 750-1,200 words ($350-500) with photos.
We publish stories about trophy buck harvests; our primary goal is to help readers become better hunters. Story categories: Deer Tales, How-To, Deer Biology/Behavior, Destination.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 30 days or less.
Pays up to $600 for an 1,800-word article with photos
Many offer stipends ($2,000+) and travel expenses; I often came home with extra money in my pocket!