“On the leading edge of New Thought, Unity Magazine provides people of all faiths with a deeper understanding of Unity principles, and how to experience a greater oneness with Spirit. Within our pages, you’ll find thought-provoking features, books, affirmations, and interviews with renowned spiritual teachers.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 6 months of acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds in eight weeks. Sample copies available on request. Guidelines online
Pays $125 – $300
100% freelance. “A speculative fiction webzine with a global perspective.” Welcomes new writers. Weekly. Pays on Fridays following management receipt of contract. Publishes ms around 6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights for six months. Only accepts reprints for nonfiction articles. Responds in 50-80 days. Guidelines online.
Pays .10/word – $90 (See Current Needs)
“Print edition is monthly with more frequent electronic products. Recreation News Media Group has unique access to the huge federal employee base (civilian and military) in the Northern Virginia, Washington, and Maryland areas. We cover Mid-Atlantic travel destinations. Most stories are assigned as we are working with local tourism offices, attractions, and accommodations.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first U.S. rights. Accepts reprints for a lower fee. Responds within 24-48 hours. Sample copies available online – click on “current issue” at the top of the homepage. Guidelines by email.
Pays $100/article of 600 words; $200/assigned pieces that are longer.
“An advocate for western cowboys and sheepherders.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 150k. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. Occasionally accepts reprints and short excerpts from nonfiction books that suit RANGE. Responds within 2-6 weeks. Guidelines online.
Pays $100 – $750.
“SteadyContent creates content using strategic automation and skilled talent. We hire only U.S. citizens who have English as their first language. Our specialty is creating ongoing content for WordPress…weekly blog posting! We require only 2-5 minutes of the client’s time, then we handle it from there. SteadyContent does the keyword research, creates the titles, writes the content, schedules the posts, shares to social media and measures the engagement. No other company offers quite the same solution.” Pays within 7 business days of content submission. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 24 hours. Guidelines available after hiring.
“The US Army War College Press publishes scholarly manuscripts, articles, commentaries, and book reviews regarding US defense policy or the theory and practice of land warfare.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-18 months after acceptance. No reprints. Responds in 1-3 business days.
Pays $200-$1,000/published article.
If you think of literary journals as not a 5-star hotel that only a few privileged people can get into, but more of a public park where you can have a picnic anytime, anywhere, then submitting becomes far easier…
“Now What? is a monthly e-zine aimed at the unchurched that addresses the “felt needs” of people. Each issue centers on a personal experience, with optional objective articles related to the topic if the author provides them. Stories show an individual’s struggle that either led them to faith in Christ or deepened their walk with God.” Welcomes new writers.
Pays $25-$65 for 1,000-1,500 words. Submit query by email.
“Christian reader for adults. Favors true first-person testimonials. Also considers fiction, how-to and as-told-to. Stories must be from a Christian point of view and must have something the reader can readily identify with. We do not accept Bible-based fiction.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. “We evaluate completed manuscripts. Response time varies but should be less than eight weeks.
Pays $0.10/word for first rights; $0.07/word for reprints; $60 for first rights poems and $42 for reprinted poems.
“The mission of the Kenyon Review is to identify exceptionally talented emerging writers, especially from diverse communities, and publish their work (fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, reviews, etc.) alongside the many distinguished, established writers featured in its pages. Kenyon Review is also committed to the advancement of literary writing through education, seeking to improve the skills of young people and adults through intensive, high quality workshops.” Welcomes new writers.
Pays flat rate of $50 for Online book reviews; $0.08 per published word for prose ($80-$450); $0.16 per published word for poetry ($40-$200).