Paying Markets for Writers

The Massachusetts Review

The Massachusetts Review

“The Massachusetts Review, a literary magazine, promotes social justice and equality, along with great art. Committed to aesthetic excellence as well as public engagement, MR publishes literature and art that provokes debate, inspires action, and expands our understanding of the world around us.” Circ. 1600. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 12 months of acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. No reprints. Responds within six months. Subscription $35/year U.S.; $55/year International. Guidelines online at https://massreview.org/submission-guidelines/general-guidelines.

GUNS AUSTRALIA

GUNS AUSTRALIA

“Technical firearms publication covering new product reviews of firearms and firearm accessories, firearms performance, and military small arms history. No hunting articles required.”100% freelance with a regular team of contributors. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays 2 weeks after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Subscription $8 (AUD). Re: Writer’s Guidelines – “I send potential contributors guidelines if I think their material is worth taking further. The quality of photography is particularly important.”

Usually pays $80/published page.

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

The First Line

The First Line

“The purpose of The First Line is to jump start the imagination-to help writers break through the block that is the blank page. Each issue contains short stories that stem from a common first line; it also provides a forum for discussing favorite first lines in literature. The First Line is an exercise in creativity for writers and a chance for readers to see how many different directions we can take when we start from the same place.” 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. No reprints.

Pays $25-$50/stories of 300-5000 words; $25 for essays of 400-800 words; $5-$10 for poetry.

December

December

“We are a semi-annual literary magazine publishing outstanding poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. Serial Rights. No reprints.

Pays $10 per printed page.

Escapees

Escapees

“Escapees magazine contributors are RVers interested in sharing the RV lifestyle. Our audience includes full and part-time RVers, RVing snowbirds (those who travel south for the winter), and anyone considering extensive travel. Escapees members have varying levels of RVing experience; therefore, the magazine looks for a wide variety of material typically not found in conventional RV magazines. We welcome submissions on all phases of RV life and for all age demographics. Escapees RV Club members range in age from younger RVers, with or without children, who are working from the road, to retirees. A large majority of members live in their motorhomes, fifth-wheel trailers, or travel trailers, on a full-time basis. Popular topics are mechanical/technical, RV modifications and conversions, lifestyle issues and tips.” Welcomes new writers.

Pays $50-$200.

FIDO Friendly Magazine

FIDO Friendly Magazine

“FIDO Friendly is the Travel & Lifestyle magazine for you and your dog. Each issue includes hotel and destination reviews, adoption stories, health and wellness topics and the latest trends.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Quarterly. Pays on publication.

Pays $0.10/word.

Equipment Journal

Equipment Journal

”Equipment Journal is Canada’s best-read national heavy equipment publication. It features the latest news on the greatest products in the heavy equipment market (construction, demolition, material handling mining, forestry, trucks) and the people who use, sell, and produce them.” Welcomes new writers.

Pays $0.30-$0.40/word.

Birding

Birding

“Birding is the award-winning, full-color flagship journal of the American Birding Association. The ABA welcomes as members all persons interested in birdwatching in the Americas and beyond. All ABA members receive Birding magazine.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $45, $55 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.

Pays $200 for 1500-3000 words.