“My Gift Stop is an online shop offering luxury goods that’s dedicated to giving back to society, donating 5% of every sale to the global medical relief nonprofit, Direct Relief. In a time where our schedules seem to become denser by the day, it is most common for things to slip our mind here and there – forgetting a gift is no different! This is where we come in! We made it our mission to offer you “present peace of mind!” last minute shopping on some of the world’s most popular brands at heavily discounted prices. That’s right, our online shop is the perfect shopping solution. Hence, we are looking for reputable contributors, like yourself, that can write great reviews, blog articles, gift guides, share contests, social media posts and more on your own websites, blogs and social media pages.” Pays 7-10 days after publication. Usually publishes ms within 24 hours of acceptance. Guidelines by email.
“We’re a tight niche publication serving radio hobbyists interested in scanners (typically referred to as “police scanners”), citizens band (CB) radio and the hobby radio services – General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), Family Radio Service (FRS) and Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS).” Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ. varies per issue. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1 week.
“Canada’s only international adventure-travel magazine.” Warmly welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly print; weekly online. Pays on publication. Publishes manuscript within a month of acceptance if publishing online; longer for print. Buys exclusive story rights; photo rights vary with the story. No reprints. Responds within a month.
Pays up to $50 (CAD) for online publication for 800-1500 words; competitive rates for longer articles in print.
65% freelance. “PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia, whose mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. Writing from PRISM has been featured in Best American Stories, Best American Essays and The Journey Prize Stories, amongst other noted publications.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1K. Quarterly. Pays right before or right after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys First North American rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-6 months.
PAYS: $40 per page of poetry, $30 per page of prose.
“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.
“3,000 members and is cover-to-cover about writing. Estab. 1950s. Association magazine targeted to beginning and professional writers. Covers how-to, humor, marketing issues. Disk and e-mail submissions preferred. Quarterly magazine covering writing articles only.” Welcomes new writers.
Pays $10, or discount on memberships and copies.
“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance.
Pays $0.30/word for 350-700 words.
Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 35K. Every other month (plus annual U.S. and China Buyers’ Guides). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Usually responds 1-2 days.
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