June 08, 2005
Paying Markets and Freelance Jobs For June 8th
These are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
OOPS!! This week's email issue contains last week's markets. These are the real markets for this week. Angela apologizes for her goof.
On Spec Magazine, Box 4727, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 5G6. Email onspec(at)onspec.ca. Website http://www.onspec.ca. Diane L. Walton, General Editor. 100% freelance. "On Spec is Canada's longest running magazine of speculative writing. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Magic Realism and other related genres. We do NOT publish fan fiction ("Buffy" stories and such). Most of the writers we work with are new, and if time permits we do work with them to make a manuscript publishable." Circ. not provided. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 12-18 months after acceptance. Buys 1st N.A. Serial rights. No reprints. Responds 3–6 months. Sample $7 by mail or phone with VISA. Subscription $22 (CDN & US); $27 overseas. Guidelines by mail with SASE or online at http://www.onspec.ca/guidelines.php.
Pennsylvania Magazine, P.O. Box 755, Camp Hill, PA 17001-0755. P(717)697-4660. Email editor(at)pa-mag.com. Website http://www.pa-mag.com. Matthew K. Holliday, Editor. 95% freelance. "Written and edited for Pennsylvanians about interesting people, history, events, and places in Pennsylvania." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 30K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds 4-8 weeks. Sample $2.95 by mail; sample articles appear online. Subscription $19.97; $23.90 outside the U.S. Guidelines by mail with SASE and can be downloaded from their website at http://www.pa-mag.com/downloads.html.
PieceWork, 201 East Fourth Street, Loveland, CO 80537-5655. P(970)669-7672. F(970)667-8317. Email piecework(at)interweave.com. Website http://www.interweave.com. Melinda Barta, Assistant Editor. 60% freelance. "PieceWork is a needlework and textile history magazine. Features on needlework history, traditions, and stitchers are included along with needlework projects demonstrating the techniques covered. Techniques include embroidery, cross-stitch, needlepoint, crochet, knitting, quilting, and more." Works with new writers "if submission is well written and on a topic we are interested in." Circ. 47K. 6 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys 1st N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds 1–6 months. Sample for mail request. Subscription $29.95 U.S., $37.95 Canada, $47.95 other. Guidelines and editorial calendar by mail with SASE or by email.
Popular Communications, 25 Newbridge Road, Hicksville, NY 11801. P(516)681-2922. F(516)681-2926. Email popularcom(at)aol.com. Website http://www.popular-communications.com. Harold Ort, Editor. 25% freelance. “We are a radio enthusiast - hobby radio publication - with an emphasis on international radio, amateur radio, CB (Citizen's Band), FRS (Family Service Radio), radio scanning and Internet Radio.” Welcomes new writers with knowledge of the subject. Circ not provided. Monthly. Pays after publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Responds 1 week. Sample for email request. Subscription $28.95; $38.95 outside the US. Guidelines by email.
Reading Today, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139. P(302)731-1600, ext. 250. F(302)731-1057. Email jmicklos(at)reading.org. Website http://www.reading.org. John Micklos, Jr., Editor in Chief. 15% freelance. "Reading Today is the bimonthly membership newspaper of the International Reading Association. It covers issues pertaining to reading education in general and the activities of the Association in particular." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 80K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 4-6 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in six weeks. Sample for written request. Subscription is part of a membership to IRA; basic membership fee is $36 for one year. Guidelines by mail with SASE or by email.
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