June 06, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For June 6th | printable version
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Able, the newspaper for, by and about the disabled, P.O. Box 395, Old Bethpage, NY 11804. P(516)939-2253. F(516)939-0540. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.ablenews.com. Angela Melledy, Editor. 20% freelance. "We are a monthly newspaper that provides information for people with disabilities." Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Sample articles online. Subscription $18/year. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: Queries. Pays $50 for 500 words. Submit query by email.
Trapper & Predator Caller, 700 E. State St., Iola, WI 54990. P(715)445-4612. F(715)445-4087. Email: jared.blohm-at-fwmedia.com. Website: http://www.trapperpredatorcaller.com. Jared Blohm, Managing Editor. "Founded in 1975, Trapper & Predator Caller is the leading source of practical, comprehensive information for North American fur harvesters. Each issue is packed with feature articles by North America's most knowledgeable trappers and predator callers. T&PC provides the most thorough wild fur market report in North America and informs readers about vital industry trends. Published 10 times each year ó January, February, March, April-May, June-July, August, September, October, November and December ó T&PC provides current, practical information for fur trappers, animal-control workers and predator callers. Each issue also contains up-to-date reports from state trapping association partners across the country." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 38K. Publishes 10 issues/year. Pays 45 days after publication. Publishes ms one year after acceptance. Buys all rights. Responds 2-5 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Our editorial goal is to inform, educate and entertain our readers with articles, photographs and illustrations that promote trapping and predator calling. Highest consideration will be given to stories focused on methods and equipment used in trapping or predator calling. We also accept historical pieces, personality profiles and unusual experience stories." Pays $250 for feature story and photos up to 2500 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Photographs are required with submissions. Good photography can mean the difference between acceptance and rejection. We prefer to run photos of people in action. For example, a picture of a man removing a mink from a trap is more desirable than a shot of a smiling man posed with the animal. We encourage you to take posed photos with the catch, but also try some action shots in the field. We prefer high-resolution digital photos or slides, but sharply focused prints are acceptable. Digital photos should be saved as high-resolution tiff or jpeg file formats on a DVR or a CD. File-size compression should allow the file to maintain a minimum of 300 pixels per square inch when re-sized or edited in any fashion to actual image sizes of 11 inches by 17 inches for horizontal images, and 8.5 inches by 11 inches for vertical images. Please include your name and contact information on any CD or DVR you send for consideration, as well as on any included contact sheets. Please also send detailed information for each photo. Photos submitted with feature stories are accepted as a package. Payment for photos we accept individually varies from $50 to $200."
HINTS: "Check your facts. An error in fact reduces the credibility of the magazine and hurts your relationship with us. Please double check spelling, dates, proper names, etc."
Versal, Postbus 3865, 1001AR Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Email: versaljournal-at-wordsinhere.com. Website: http://www.versaljournal.org. Megan M. Garr, Main Editor. "Versal is the only English-language literary magazine in the Netherlands and publishes new poetry, prose and art form from around the world. We publish writers with an instinct for language and line break, content and form that is urgent, involved and expected." 98% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Yearly (May). Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-7 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Responds 1-2 months. Subscription $27.95. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "No particular needs, other than fabulous, urgent writing. Our reading period is September 15 - January 15." Pays $20-$50 for up to 3000 words. Submit query here.
PHOTOS/ART: "Attach a single JPEG or PDF file no larger than 1.4 MB. This file is for
review purposes only. We will contact you if we require a higher quality image.
You may submit multiple images via a single PDF; only one submission entry per artist please. Click here to download instructions on how to make a multiple-image file."
Woman Alive, CPO, Garcia Estate, Canterbury Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN13 1BW, United Kingdom. Email: womanalive-at-cpo.org.uk. Website: http://www.womanalive.co.uk. Jackie Harris, Editor. "Monthly magazine for Christian women from all denominations." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to nine months after acceptance. Responds within two weeks. Buys first serial rights. No reprints. Back issues available for order on their website. Subscription £25. Guidelines available online.
CURRENT NEEDS: Queries. Pays £70, £95 or £125 for 750-1800 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "High-res jpegs."
HINTS: "Do not send something too similar to an article already published."
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