“Brew Your Own is the how-to homebrew beer magazine.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 96,800. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Guidelines online.
Pays $25-$200 for 1000-2500 words
“The Keys for Kids Devotional helps kids ages 6-12 dig into God’s Word and apply it to their lives through daily Scripture and engaging stories.”
“We are the most widely read trade publication serving brick-and-mortar musical instrument stores and their owners, managers and buyers.” Welcomes new writers.
“Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers.
Pays $250-$500 for departments; $1500 and upward for features.
Mason taught me how to slice a finger WIDE OPEN with his newly learned guitar playing technique!
Keeping an eye out for what trends are currently prevailing in companies, and even the government, can reveal a multitude of money-making opportunities for the motivated writer. Here are a few examples of how I landed several great projects by taking advantage of current trends.
Most cruise lines are looking for “Guest Speakers” on their ships. Here’s your chance to ride free for just a few hours of “work.”
“Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Sample articles on website. Subscription $40; $54 Canada; $67 other. Guidelines online
Pays $0.05/edited word for first rights; $0.03/edited word for reprints.
“JIE publishes columns, articles and reviews that deal with the production, dissemination, storage and retrieval of information in an ethical context.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within two years of acceptance. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $40, $55 foreign. Guidelines online