Paying Markets for Writers

The Prairie Journal

The Prairie Journal

“Arts, literary, cultural small press journal.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Semi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First NA Serial Rights. Responds within 2 months.

Pays $20 – $200

Pays $20-$200 for 500-2000 words.

Susquehanna Life Magazine

Susquehanna Life Magazine

“Susquehanna Life is a quarterly, four-color, glossy feature-oriented publication with an active, upscale audience evenly divided between males and females ages 38+. Articles take a unique and positive look at a variety of aspects of life in Central Pennsylvania and provide readers with information about places to go, things to do and history. We strive to provide information that is unique and unusual. The most frequent compliment we receive from readers: ‘I’ve lived here all my life and I never knew that until I read it in Susquehanna Life magazine.’” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Buys all rights. No reprints. Pays within 2 weeks of publication.

Payment $75-$150 for full-length articles of approx. 850 words

ON Nature Magazine

ON Nature Magazine

“Published quarterly by Ontario Nature, ON Nature brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural areas and wildlife and providing insight into environmental issues.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays 30 days after acceptance. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys First Canadian Serial Rights. No reprints. Response time varies, one week to three months.

International Living Magazine

International Living Magazine

“International Living has been helping people discover the world’s best places to live, travel and retire since 1979. We know from experience that there are a host of places around the world that are cheaper…healthier…safer…freer…to live and retire in. In our monthly publication, International Living magazine, we share with our readers details of the those overseas destinations where they can improve their quality of life, lower their cost of living, and make money while living overseas. Discover everything from adventures in Panama to the best buys on the South of France property market…from how to open a bank account in your new country of residence to how to get the best deal on your next airfare…from the world’s best beachfront property bargains to the most reliable local attorneys to help you buy your new dream home…from island-hopping adventures in the Mediterranean to the best summer fiestas in Mexico.” Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes approximately two months after acceptance.

Pays $40-$350.

Lake Superior Magazine

Lake Superior Magazine

“Lake Superior Magazine covers the watershed and extended neighborhood of Lake Superior – including the shores of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ontario. All stories must have a regional focus. We are more in the style of the old Look and Life magazines, with solid journalism as well as lifestyle stories and fantastic photography (for which we are noted).” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-12 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within 3-6 months.

Pays $100-$400 for 600-2500 words.

Film Daily

Film Daily

“Who we are: Always now, forever independent. Film Daily is an online platform connecting audiences with indie filmmakers via news, views, and reviews.” Does not accept reprints. Guidelines by email.

Pays $50-$250.

Greenprints: The Weeder’s Digest

Greenprints: The Weeder’s Digest

100% freelance. “GreenPrints is the “Weeder’s Digest.” We share the personal side of gardening, not the how-to: the heart, the humor, the inspiration, the significance, the healing, the warmth—through true stories of people’s experiences.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Buys First NA Serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quarterly in Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.

Pays $75-$125.

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