September 05, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For September 5th | printable version
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Business Jet Traveler, 214 Franklin Ave., Midland Park, NJ 07432. P(201)444-5075. F(201)444-4647. Email: jburger-at-bjtonline.com. Website: http://www.bjtonline.com. Jeff Burger, Editor. Welcomes new writers. 75% freelance. Circ. 35K. Binannual (plus annual Buyer's Guide and Chinese edition). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 days. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $42.95, $55.95 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Most interested in reader-service copy about buying/using private aviation services; vacation travel stories (see our 'Getaways' feature; and interviews with celebrities and prominent CEOs who fly privately. We pay a minimum of $0.50/word, more for cover stories, and sometimes negotiate flat rates with regular contributors. We use some brief (100-400 words) front-of-the-book items. One-page stories run about 650 words. Major features average 1500-2500 words. We'll look at a complete ms. but writers would probably be best advised to start with an emailed query."
PHOTOS/ART: "Most photos are supplied by professional photographers."
Celebrate Life, P.O. Box 1350, Stafford, VA 22555. Phone: 540-659-4171. Email: clmag-at-all.org. Website: http://www.clmagazine.org. Stephanie Hopping, Editor. Bimonthly, 32-page, full-color magazine. Welcomes new and experienced writers. Buys first rights or makes work-for-hire assignments. Byline given. "Celebrate Life is published by American Life League. Its purpose is to encourage and educate pro-life activists. It features real-life human-interest stories, news, information, calls to action, exposÈs, updates, commentaries and advice on topics pertaining to respect for the life and dignity of all human beings, such as abortion, unplanned pregnancy, adoption, human personhood, contraception, natural family planning, miscarriage/stillbirth, disability/special needs/chronic illness, infertility, sterilization, organ donation, population control/decline, eugenics, euthanasia, chastity, sex education, stem cell research, human cloning, elder care and end-of-life care." All articles must conform to Catholic moral teaching. Guidelines online at http://www.clmagazine.org/writersguidelines.php.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We have a shortage of holiday-related material and commentaries. Our greatest need is for stories set during Christmas, Easter, Mother's Day/Father's Day and our national holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving." Reprints, poetry and works of fiction are not accepted. Pays on a per-word basis, upon publication. Pay range: 15-25 cents/word, depending on the degree and type of editing a submission will require.
Diabetes Self-Management, 150 West 22nd Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10011. P(212)989-0200. F(212)989-4786. Email: editor-at-rapaportpublishing.com. Website: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com. Ingrid Strauch, Editor. "Diabetes Self-Management is a consumer health publication that aims to help people with diabetes control their condition. We cover nutrition, exercise, pharmacology, medical and technological advances, and mental health issues. We do not publish personal experiences, celebrity profiles, or research breakthroughs." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 410K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 6 weeks. Sample copy available by request. Subscription $18US, $36 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Accurate, up-to-date knowledge of diabetes and its treatment." Pays up to $700 for 2000-2500 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "We do not purchase art or photos."
Houseboat Magazine, 360 B Street Idaho Falls, ID 83402. Email: blk-at-harrispublishing.com. Website: http://www.houseboatmagazine.com. Brady L. Kay, Executive Editor. 15-20% freelance. "After 20 successful years, Houseboat magazine continues to specifically target a core audience by capturing the freedom and lifestyle that is only possible on a houseboat. Editorial includes everything from fishing and decorating to learning how to become a successful live-aboard. Included in each issue of this seasonal publication are destination features, family spotlights and of course those high-end houseboats that are the talk of the dock. With the down economy we're working to keep our regular contributors working, but we plan to get back to accepting more freelance work from new authors in the future." Circ 30K. Biannually. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample by email. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Old Boat Stories (Vintage houseboats that have been fixed up with before and after photos)." Pays $200-$350 for 1200-1800 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Hi-res photos, 350 dpi." Payment included with article price.
HINTS: "No general boating articles please. Must be specific to houseboats to be considered."
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