August 25, 2004
Paying Markets and Freelance Jobs For August 25th | printable version
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Alaska Business Monthly, P.O. Box 241288, Anchorage, AK 99524-1288. P(800)770-4373. F(907)279-2900. Email: info (at) akbizmag.com. Website: http://www.akbizmag.com. Debbie Cutler, Editor. 75% freelance. Alaska Business Monthly is written, edited and published by Alaskans for Alaskans and other U.S. and international audiences interested in the business affairs of the 49th state. Its goal is to provide thorough and objective analysis of the issues and trends affecting Alaska's businesses, and to feature stories on the individuals, organizations and companies that shape the Alaska economy. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays after publication. Publishes ms approx. 2 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 month. Sample on request with SASE. Subscription $29.95. Guidelines by mail with SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: “Articles pertaining to Alaska business.” Pays $100-$300 for 500-2000 words. Submit query or complete ms by mail with SASE or by email.
PHOTOS/ART: Assigned. Pays $25-$400.
HINTS: "We get a lot of queries and submissions that aren't related to business in Alaska. We don't publish anything that doesn't have an Alaska theme/focus."
Alternative Medicine Magazine, 1650 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon, CA 94920. P(415)435-1779. F(415)789-1402. Email: editor (at) alternativemedicine.com. Website: http://www.alternativemedicine.com. 90% freelance. "We aim to make the field of alternative medicine accessible to everyone, from the passionate long-time user of alternative healthcare to the person who is just starting to experience the limits of conventional medicine. We are a service-oriented magazine that emphasizes solutions and gives readers solid and credible information they can use to take charge of their own well-being." Welcomes new writers. Circ 100K. 10 issues per year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys 1st N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1 month. Sample online or at bookstores and newsstand. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines online at http://www.alternativemedicine.com/articles/writers_guidelines.html or by mail with SASE.
CURRENT NEEDS: Queries and/or clips. We accept very few submissions and most of our stories are assigned by the editors. The editors generally work with writers who have experience writing for national consumer magazines."
Pays $1.00 per word for 150-3500 words. Submit queries to the editor via email (preferred) or mail with SASE.
B'nai B'rith Magazine, 2020 K Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20006. P(202)857-2708. F(202)296-1092. Email: bbmag (at) bnaibrith.org. Website: http://www.bnaibrith.org. Elana Harris, Managing Editor. 50% freelance. "A general-interest magazine that specializes in highlighting innovation and creativity in Jewish life. Topics include: social, political, historical, religious, cultural, lifestyle, and service articles relating chiefly to the Jewish communities of North America and Israel. In each issue, we try to strike a balance among the categories." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 170K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. rights. No reprints. Responds 4 - 6 weeks. Sample $3 + SASE. Subscription $15. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: “See our guidelines.” Pays flat fee of $450-$700 depending on length of article and writing experience for 1500-2000 words. Submit complete ms or query with clips and short cover letter by mail with SASE or by email.
PHOTOS/ART: Buys stock photos. Pays $75-$100 for 1/4 page to $300 for cover.
HINTS: "Read the publication first. Ask for guidelines before submitting ms."
Brick Magazine, A Literary Journal, Box 537, Station Q, Toronto, ON Canada M4T 2M5. Email: info (at) brickmag.com - submissions to submissions (at) brickmag.com. Website: http://www.brickmag.com. Michael Redhill, Publisher. 100% freelance. "Brick is a literary journal that publishes non-fiction. Though we do publish a selection of poems in each issue, these are solicited by the editors. All unsolicited poetry and fiction will be returned unread." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 2500. 2 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 - 4 months after acceptance. Buys first-serial world rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 6 - 9 months. Sample on-line. Subscription $41/2 years; $46/2 years overseas. Guidelines online at http://www.brickmag.com/about/submissions.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: Pays flat fee depending on length, from $100-$500 CDN. Pays between $100 - $250 CDN for reprints. Submit per guidelines.
PHOTOS/ART: Not provided.
Buckskinner, 13271 Scio Church Road, Suite 210, Chelsea, MI 48118. P(734)945-0524. F(734)527-6063. Email: submissions (at) buckskinnermagazine.com. Website: http://www.buckskinnermagazine.com (new website). Chris Kolleth, Editor in Chief/Publisher. 30% freelance. "Buckskinner is a family-oriented magazine for black powder shooters and historical reenactors." Warmly welcomes new writers. Estimated circ. 10K (debuts in August). Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies depending on editorial needs/seasonal focus. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Responds within a week to email queries, two weeks to hard copy. Sample issue will be available in August. "Contact Buckskinner staff for details at that time. Press kits are currently available including Editorial Calendars and cover mock-ups." Subscription $23.70; Canadian price TBD; not available overseas. Guidelines by email to submissions (at) buckskinnermagazine.com or by mail with SASE to Attention: Submissions at the address above.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Historical pieces dealing with the American frontier between circa 1680 through 1840 with focus on early explorers and interesting characters. We are also looking for experienced black powder shooters for advice columns, primitive archery for the same, and old world tradesmen, i.e. blacksmiths, silversmiths, coopers, and gunsmiths. We also accept humor, as pertains to either history or historical re-eanacting or living history." Pays $100 for feature length articles (1500-2500 words), $15 per photo, if applicable. "Writer gets a byline and receives two complimentary copies of publication. We accept complete manuscripts and will consider proposals. Send a good query and cover letter."
PHOTOS/ART: "Digital format preferred, but we can accept hard copies." Pays $15 per photo, no returns.
HINTS: "Send a well written query. Don't try to wow us or tell us that you are the next Hemingway, Steinbeck, or Hearst; let the material speak for itself. Historical pieces MUST have a bibliography and MUST be accurate. Our target audience is made up of history buffs and they do not tolerate goofs. In order to save the trouble of answering a lot of letters to the editor, your material absolutely must be accurate and documented. We prefer that our writers be outdoor enthusiasts familiar with black powder shooting, rendezvous, the history of the fur trade, and the American Frontier. We do not accept anything to do with inline muzzleloaders or modern firearms."
CRM Magazine, 494 Eighth Avenue, Suite 802, New York, NY 10001. Email: gconlon (at) destinationCRM.com. Website: http://www.destinationCRM.com. Ginger Conlon, Editor-in-Chief. 10% freelance. "Business publication serving the customer relationship management industry. Readers include sales, marketing, and service executives, as well as C-level and presidents." Will consider working with new writers. Circ. 100K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first serial rights and online rights. No reprints. Responds within 1 week. Sample for email request. Subscription controlled. Guidelines online at http://www.destinationcrm.com/about/getting_covered.asp.
CURRENT NEEDS: Queries. "Pay varies based on the type of article and length." Submit query by email.
HINTS: "Be specific and unique. We cover the basics every month, so pitches should be on something relevant that we don't already cover regularly."
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