January 02, 2008
Paying Markets And Jobs For January 2nd | printable version
These are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
Missouri Life, 515 E. Morgan St., Boonville, MO 65233. P(660)882-9898. F(660)882-9899. Email info - at - missourilife.com. Website http://www.missourilife.com. Rebecca French Smith, Managing Editor. 80-85% freelance. "Missouri Lifeπs mission is to explore and celebrate the people, places, history, and destinations that make our state unique. In every issue, we strive to surprise and delight readers with something they may not have known about Missouri. We accomplish this with insightful, exciting stories, dramatic visual presentation, and bold, colorful photography." Welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Responds 6-8 weeks. Sample available by email. Subscription $19.99. Guidelines online at http://www.missourilife.com/contributorsguidelines.htm.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Coverage of northern and southeastern Missouri." Pays $0.20/word for features depending on length and department. "Submit query with cover letter, possible sources and article outline. Complete manuscripts submitted on speculation are also accepted."
PHOTOS/ART: Must be "300 ppi at 8 x11. Pays $50 for single photos in departments; larger packages negotiated.
Mountain Press Publishing Company, P.O. Box 2399, Missoula, MT 59806. P(406)728-1900 F(406)728-1635. Email info - at - mtnpress.com. Website http://www.mountain-press.com. Beth Parker, Acquisitions Editor. "Natural history, western history, field guides, and geology books for children and adults." Publishes average of 10 titles/year. Welcomes new authors. First print run is 5K. Occasionally offers advance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Readers can contact a publisher to receive a catalog. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Well-written books on geology and natural history." Pays 12% royalties. Submit book proposal by email or by mail with SASE.
Native Peoples, 5333 N. 7th St., Suite C 224, Phoenix, AZ 85014. F(602)262-8483. Email editorial - at - nativepeoples.com. Website http://www.nativepeoples.com. Daniel Gibson, Editor. 45% freelance. "Dedicated to the sensitive portrayal of the arts and life ways of the Native peoples of the Americas." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approximately 2 months after acceptance. Buys First North American periodical, plus web re-use, and database markets rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 weeks. Sample for phone, email or online request (is not free). Subscription is $19.95. Guidelines online at http://nativepeoples.com/about/editorial.php.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Broad variety of feature articles, mostly on subjects related to arts and culture, as well as ideas for departments open to freelancers: Pathways (travel) and History." Pays $0.25-$0.40/word for 500 to 2500 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Actual images ideal (via subject or professional photographers), or leads to photo sources." Pays $45 for º page or less, $75 for Ω page, $150 for full page and $250 cover.
HINTS: "Please be familiar with the magazine and check back issue indexes to see if we've covered the topic within the past five years--if so, we are not interested in it."
Pediatrics for Parents, PO Box 219, Gloucester, MA 01931. Email richsagall - at - pedsforparents.com. Website http://www.pedsforparents.com. Richard J. Sagall, M.D. 10%-20% freelance. "A monthly, 16-page newsletter covering children's health topics of interest to parents and others. Our articles are based on recent articles in the medical press and topics of interest to parents that have their basis in good science. We don't want first person stories or general parenting articles." Welcomes new writers. There are two versions of the newsletter - printed with a circulation of 500 and PDF send electronically with a circulation of 100,000. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys 1st N.A. rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 7-10 days. Sample online or $3 by mail. Subscription in print $25; $40 outside U.S. There is no cost for the electronic version. Guidelines online at http://www.pedsforparents.com/indices/writersguidelines.shtml or with requested sample by mail. Prefer to receive articles as Word documents via email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We're always looking for good, well-written articles." Pays $25 plus a one-year subscription. Submit per guidelines by email.
Professional (this is a tentative title), 600 Hunter Drive, Suite 310, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523. P(630)586.9277. F(630)586.0120 Email Jgubbins1973 - at - yahoo.com. Representatives: Terry Spencer-Hesser or Nora Duff. "Content driven journal focusing on the Midwest Professional Woman." Monthly. Pays half before submission, half on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Sample $5.95. Subscription is $5.95 for a single issue. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Midwest writers from all 12 states." Pays $1 per word for 5,000 words max. Submit with query and bio by email.
The Rambler, P.O. Box 5070, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5001. Website http://www.ramblermagazine.com. Elizabeth Oliver, Managing Editor. 85% Freelance. "The Rambler is a magazine of personal expression that includes in-depth interviews, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, and original artwork." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 1 year of acceptance. Buys First North American Serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 2-4 months. Writers can receive a sample copy from the website or a newsstand. Subscription $19.95; $36.95 Canada. Guidelines online at http://www.ramblermagazine.com/submissions.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Nonfiction, fiction, and poetry." Pays up to $50 for up to 7,000 words. Submit query or manuscript and cover letter.
PHOTOS/ART: "See website for guidelines." Pay varies.
HINTS: "Please read The Rambler before submitting, or check out our website for excerpts from past issues."
Freelance Online Editor
NYC-based entertainment web site
Freelance Development and Communications Writer - Pays $18-$20/hour
The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless
Freelance Healthcare Writer - Pay Based on nature of project - $125-$5K.
Freelance Healthcare Manuscript Writing Assistant/Coach - Pays $50-$75/hour
Freelance Documentary Proposal Editor - Pays $500
Freelance Russian translator - Pays $500
NS Auto Export from Japan
Freelance Web Copywriter - food expertise
Freelance Writers/Editors (French) - who love classical music
Freelance Proofreader - Pays $10-$20/hour
Boulder based nutraceutical
Freelance Translation Editor (German, Mandarin, & Japanese (sausalito) - to translate financial news information on the German, Japanese, and Chinese stock markets. Pays $15-$25/hour.
TrimTabs Investment Research
Freelance Advertising Copywriter
Freelance Financial Markets Reporter
Freelance Communications Editor/Writer Contractor - French fluency helpful
Global Environment Facility
Freelance Research Assistant - Public-Private Partnerships in Housing (Housing PPP). Pays $100.
Freelance Real Estate Writer
real estate agent