December 08, 2004
Paying Markets and Freelance Jobs For December 8th
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Midwest Home & Garden, Minnesota Monthly, and Twin Cities Taste, 730 Second Ave. S., Suite 600, Minneapolis, MN 55402. P(612)371-5800. F(612)371-5801. Email: editor (at) minnesotamonthly.com. Website: http://www.minnesotamonthly.com. Guidelines of each publication list editors. 30%-40% freelance. "Midwest Home and Garden showcases upscale home design and gardening topics. Minnesota Monthly is a regional magazine that covers lifestyle topics, with a strong focus on Minnesota. Twin Cities Taste focuses on food and wine topics of interest to Minnesotans." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 70K. 8 issues/year (Midwest Home and Garden), Monthly (Minnesota Monthly), 2 issues/year (Twin Cities Taste). Pays on acceptance. Contract will state period between acceptance and publication. Buys FNASR. No reprints. Response time varies. Contact Dave Held for cost and availability of sample issues - (612)371-5800. Subscription $17.95, $36 outside U.S. Guidelines online at http://www.minnesotamonthly.com/edit/edit_guidelines.htm.
The Outdoors Magazine, 531 Main Street Colchester, VT 05446. Email: info (at) elkpublishing.com. Website: http://www.outdoorsmagazine.net. James Ehlers, Editor. 85% freelance. "Fishing, hunting, trapping, and conservation magazine covering Vermont, the Adirondacks, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Lake Champlain." Welcomes new writers. Circ 10K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 - 12 months after acceptance. Buys FNASR. Accepts reprints. Responds 3-8 weeks. Sample at website. Subscription $ 19.95; $25 Canada. Guidelines by mail or email.
Savannah Magazine, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. P(912)652-0293. F(912)236-8989. Email: linda.wittish (at) savannahnow.com. Website: http://www.savannahmagazine.com. Linda Wittish, Editor. 95% freelance. "A regional lifestyles publication featuring the people and places that make coastal Georgia and South Carolina unique." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Bimonthly plus two special homes issues. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys FNASR. No reprints. Responds 2-3 weeks. Sample for online request. Subscription $18.95. Guidelines by mail with SASE.
Scrap, 1325 G Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005. P(202)662-8547. F(202)626-0947. Email: kentkiser (at) scrap.org. Website: http://www.scrap.org. Kent Kiser, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief. 33% freelance. "Scrap is the preeminent magazine for the scrap recycling industry, providing news and feature articles on a variety of topics to help scrap recyclers operate better, more profitable businesses." Welcomes new writers. Circ 6,500. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within two months of acceptance. Buys all rights, including electronic. No reprints. Responds within 3 months. Sample by email request to editor. Sample issues only available for free to writers in North America. International requests must pay postage. Subscription $36; $43 Canada/Mexico; $115 other; $33 government agencies/nonprofit/educators. Guidelines online at http://www.scrap.org/contact_us.html.
State Legislatures, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230. P(303)364-7700. F(303)364-7800. Email: sharon.randall (at) ncsl.org. Website: http://www.ncsl.org/programs/pubs/slmag/index.htm. Sharon Randall, Managing Editor. 20%-30% freelance. "National magazine of state government and policy." Only works with published writers. Circ. 18.5K. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 2-3 weeks or sooner. Sample for email request. Subscription $49; $55 outside U.S. Guidelines by mail with SASE.
The Toastmasters, P.O. Box 9052, Mission Viejo, CA 92690-7052. P(949)858-8255. F(949)858-1207. Email: kmurphy (at) toastmasters.org. Website: http://www.toastmasters.org. Kelly Murphy, Associate Editor; Suzanne Frey, Editor. "Toastmasters International is a worldwide non-profit educational organization. We focus on the fields of communication and leadership, on topics members can use in their self-improvement efforts. Use anecdotes and examples to present your ideas and write with a 'how to' approach, giving readers practical tips for improving their communication and leadership skills. Appropriate topics include speaking techniques, leadership development, language use, club management principles, and profiles of famous speakers in history. Book reviews, exposes, personality profiles, articles with obvious political and religious slants, poems, speeches and photography will not be accepted for publication." Welcomes new writers. Circ 200K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance and signing of release form. Publishes ms within 1 year of acceptance. Buys all rights; first rights on request. Accepts reprints. Responds 8-12 weeks. Sample by mail with SASE to Publications Department. Subscription free to members of Toastmasters International. Guidelines by mail with SASE or by e-mail.
Freelance Columnists - Pays $30 for 500 words
Freelance Writer - to tweak and update materials. Offering $100 for the job.
Freelance Writers - Pays $10-$20
Bilingual (Spanish & English Languages) Writers / Copy Editors
Freelance Marketing Writers - for Technology Assignments
Freelance Copywriter - near South San Jose, CA
Freelance Journalists - with a strong interest one of the following subjects: science & technology; religion & American society; art & culture; and the environment.
Freelance Advertising Copywriter - near Denver, CO
Freelance Writers - to contribute material for a reading program for grades 3-12
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