welcomes new writers

Solarpunk Magazine

Solarpunk Magazine

“Solarpunk Magazine is a bimonthly online publication of radically hopeful science fiction and fantasy with a focus on climate solutions and building a utopian future.” Bimonthly. Pays upon publication, or within 60 days of signing a contract. Publishes ms in 60-180 days. Buys exclusive first worldwide English-language electronic/digital rights (becomes non-exclusive after six months), worldwide non-exclusive audio rights, nonexclusive worldwide English-language (for a period of three years from the date of publication). No reprints. Responds in 30-60 days. Guidelines online.

Pays $0.08/word, $40/poem, and $75/nonfiction article

Texas Parks & Wildlife

Texas Parks & Wildlife

“Texas outdoor recreation, nature, wildlife, and state parks.” Welcomes new writers. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-8 months after acceptance. Buys first rights for print and digital. No reprints. Responds within several weeks. Guidelines online.

Pays flat fee up to $1200.

Perceptive Travel

Perceptive Travel

“An award-winning publication showcasing narrative travel stories from published book authors. Established 2006.” 100% freelance. Pays three weeks after publication. Publishes ms 1-4 months after acceptance. Buys first worldwide rights with 60-day exclusivity. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample articles available online. Guidelines online.

Pays $100/article for 2,000-3,500 words.

Radish Fiction

Radish Fiction

“Radish is an exciting mobile fiction platform for serialized storytelling. Our wide variety of stories are published and read in bite-sized installments optimized for smartphone readers. It’s the literary equivalent of addictive TV dramas, right on your phone!” Pays on acceptance. Publishes no more than a month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Guidelines available by email or online.

Pays $50

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/Bugle Magazine

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/Bugle Magazine

“First published in 1984, Bugle magazine is one of the top conservation and hunting publications in North America. Distributed six times annually to RMEF members, the journal of Elk Country and the Hunt is the source of all things elk: hunting stories, tips and gear; the hows and whys of elk behavior; wildlife conservation and elk ecology; and natural history all while featuring stellar wildlife and landscape photography.” Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 6 months of acceptance. Buys First N.A. Rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within three weeks. Guidelines available online.

Pays $0.30/word and up.

The Masters Review

The Masters Review

“Founded by Kim Winternheimer in 2011, the Masters Review is an online and in print publication celebrating new and emerging writers. We are on the lookout for the best new talent with hopes of publishing stories from writers who will continue to produce great work. We offer critical essays, book reviews by debut authors, contest deadlines, submissions info, and interviews with established authors, all with the hopes of bridging the gap between new and established writers. The Masters Review has several ways to submit. New Voices is open year round and is available to any emerging writer. This category is always free to enter and pays up to $200 for selected stories. Additionally, we are (almost always) open to contest submissions, with prizes up to $3,000. There is a $20 submission fee for contest entries. The full contest calendar is available on our website.” Weekly. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within three months. Guidelines online.

Pays $200 for short stories and narrative essays, $100 for flash-length work

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

“The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine is the #1 trade magazine for homeschool families. It is a quarterly print (125 page) publication, but is also accessible via online browser and via free apps at www.tosmagazine.com, and www.tosapps.com. It is available by subscription or in stores like WalMart, Walgreens, Target, Barnes & Noble, Kroger, and many Christian book outlets.” 30-50% freelance. Quarterly. Pays within 90 days of publication. Publishes 3 months to over a year after acceptance, based on needs. Buys First rights for 180 days. No reprints. Responds in 4-6 weeks. Guidelines online

Pays flat rate of $75 for up to 800 words.

Military History

Military History

“Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Guidelines available by email.

Pays $250-$500 for departments; $1500 and upward for features.

OATMEAL STUDIOS GREETING CARD CO.

OATMEAL STUDIOS GREETING CARD CO.

“We sell cutting edge, humorous greeting cards in many styles: humorous photo ideas, many cartoon styles, and more traditional word-play styles of humor. See our website.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes card 6 months to 2 years after acceptance. “We request exclusive purchase and use of any idea we buy. We respond within a few days to emails and we hold copy for between 3-10 weeks for review (depending on when it comes during our current review cycle). We tell writers what dates they can plan on final decisions.” Samples available online. Guidelines online.

Pay: $100

1 5 6 7 8 9 33