Paying Markets for Writers

Turkey Country/JAKES Country

Turkey Country/JAKES Country

“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.

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

Buckmasters Whitetail Magazine

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

Trapper & Predator Caller

Trapper & Predator Caller

“Founded in 1975, Trapper & Predator Caller is the leading source of practical, comprehensive information for North American fur harvesters. Each issue is packed with feature articles by North America’s most knowledgeable trappers and predator callers. T&PC provides the most thorough wild fur market report in North America and informs readers about vital industry trends. Published 10 times each year — January, February, March, April-May, June-July, August, September, October, November and December — T&PC provides current, practical information for fur trappers, animal-control workers and predator callers. Each issue also contains up-to-date reports from state trapping association partners across the country.” 75% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays 45 days after publication. Publishes ms one year after acceptance. Buys all rights. Responds 2-5 weeks.

Pays $250 for feature story and photos up to 2500 words.

St. Anthony Messenger

St. Anthony Messenger

“St. Anthony Messenger is a Catholic family magazine that aims to help its readers lead more fully human and Christian lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel in the spirit of St. Francis. We publish articles that report on a changing church and world, opinion pieces written from the perspective of Christian faith and values, personality profiles, and fiction which entertains and informs.” Monthly. Pays “upon signed contract.” Publishes ms within a year of acceptance. Buys first worldwide serial rights. No reprints. Responds in one month.

Pays $0.20/word for articles up to 2,000 words. Pays $2/line for poetry.

Unlocked

Unlocked

“Unlocked is a devotional with daily readings for teens that challenge readers to live out their faith in today’s world.” Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 12 weeks.

Pays $30 for 300-350 words plus discussion questions.

This Magazine

This Magazine

“This Magazine is Canada’s source for progressive politics, ideas, and culture. It provides award-winning investigative journalism, provocative commentary, and great writing from emerging journalists, artists, and writers. Most of our work is contributed by freelancers.” Welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-2 months.

Pays $0.10/per word

Moment Magazine

Moment Magazine

“Moment Magazine, North America’s premier Jewish magazine, was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied to any organization, denomination or point of view and offers a balanced accounting of the Jewish experience in America, focusing on political, lifestyle, cultural and arts coverage.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication.

Pays $200-$1000.

Mining People Magazine

Mining 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. 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.