“The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at https://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit.
Pays $40 for regular (non-contest) submissions
“Written for personal property appraisers (antiques, collectibles, art, appraisers, dealers).” Welcomes new writers. 25-50% freelance. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue following acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks.
Pays $50-$60 for 300 to 500 words.
“A literary journal publishing essays about the Beat Generation.” Welcomes new writers. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Response time varies.
Pays $50/article for 1,000-5,000 words
Writing about the things that really “float your boat” can actually make you money!
If you like writing short stories, there is money to be made from several markets out there!
50% freelance. “We are a magazine for beekeepers, from hobbyist to commercial.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Usually publishes ms within 2-3 months of acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights, exclusive worldwide electronic rights for sixty days and nonexclusive permanent web rights. Occasionally accepts reprints from other beekeeping related magazines.
Pays $100/printed page, with a maximum of $500/article.
“The African American Golfer’s Digest is the nation’s leading print and digital publication serving 80,000 avid Black American golfers every quarter as a PGA of America Diverse Supplier. Since launching in 2003, our distinctive reach in providing the latest news, information, and activities to our niche market has gained us numerous awards, proclamations and recognition as a “Top Business”. The African American Golfer’s Digest is an independently minority/woman-owned publication.” Quarterly digital and semi-annual print. No reprints. Guidelines online
Pays $0.03/word for 500 words. Submit complete query by email.
“A weekly newspaper covering the antiques, collectibles, vintage and auction market.” Weekly. Pays a month after publication. Publishes 2 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Sometimes accepts reprints, depending on where they were first published. Responds within a month. Guidelines available by email.
“Write Naked is a space that breaks down the misconceptions many people have about freelance life.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3.1K – 3.6K/month. Publishes 3+ new posts monthly, including 1 guest contributor.
Pays $75 flat fee.
Environmental writing is a competitive field but these three markets are happy to work with those new to the field.