August 31, 2005
Paying Markets and Freelance Jobs For August 31st
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Seattle Magazine, 1505 Western Ave., Suite 500 (above Kasala on the Hillclimb), Seattle, WA 98101. P(206)284-1750. F(206)284.2550. Email: Rachel (at) seattlemag.com. Website: http://www.seattlemag.com. Rachel Hart, Editor; Virginia M. Smyth, Managing Editor; Chris Clayton, Assistant Editor (all arts, culture, and community events); Monica Fischer, Senior Associate Editor (shopping, product pages, lifestyle features). 75% freelance. "The editorial mission of Seattle Magazine is to help people to live better in their city. Whether it's through a fun and informative service piece about the Best Doctors or an investigative political story that breaks down an issue for understanding, the piece must enrich the lives of our readers and give them useful, practical information about our city. The Seattle Magazine editorial style must be bright, lively and utilitarian wherever possible. Pieces should provide insight into the subject that goes beyond the obvious, beyond what the dailies and weeklies are saying, and provide insider information the reader couldn't find elsewhere. We cover food, arts, people, politics, news, business, shopping--all aspects of city living." Welcomes new writers "with great ideas and clips." Circ 40K. 12 issues/yr. starting in January, 2005. Pays 30-60 days after acceptance. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys exclusive, periodical reproductions and distribution rights of 60 days from publication. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds 2-6 months. Sample by phone or email. Subscription $18.95; $28.95 Canada; $38.95 other. Guidelines online at http://www.seattlemag.com/writers.asp.
Strings Magazine, 255 West End Ave., San Rafael, CA, 94901. P(415)485.6946. Email: greg (at) stringletter.com. Website: http://www.stringsmagazine.com. Greg Cahill, Editor. 70% freelance. "Violin, viola, cello, and bass resources for performers, teachers, and students. Strings covers a wide range of styles, from classical to cajun, blues to jazz." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 13K. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys first North American and electronic rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 weeks. Sample articles online. Subscription $36.95; $42 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.
Strut Magazine, Third Street Publications, 601 W. Fort St., Suite 333, Detroit, MI 48226. F(313)222-1492. Email: talktous (at) strutmag.com. Website: http://www.strutmag.com. Theresa Falzone, Creative Manager. 40% freelance. "Seeking smart, sassy work targeted to women ages 30-55. Strong voice, but not graphic language (no porn, swearing, etc.)." Welcomes new writers, "but must be excellent, tight writers." Circ. 60K in metro Detroit. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. Rights plus electronic rights. No reprints. Responds 6-8 weeks. "Visit our website for examples of the writing we seek." Subscription N/A. Guidelines online at http://www.strutmag.com/submit/.
THE Magazine, 1208-A Mercantile Road, Santa Fe, NM 81507. P(505)424-7641. F(505)424-7642. Email TheMag1 (at) aol.com. Website: http://www.TheMagazineOnline.com. Diane Armitage, Review Editor; Guy Cross, Creative Director. 5% freelance. "Visual arts in New Mexico, the USA, and abroad." Welcomes new writers. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Responds 2-3 days. Subscription $40. Guidelines by email.
The Pedestal Magazine.com, 228 East Park Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203. P(704)889-2787. F(208)975-5218. Email: pedmagazine (at) carolina.rr.com. Website: http://www.thepedestalmagazine.com. John Amen, Editor-in-chief; Nathan Leslie, Fiction Editor. 100% freelance. "The Pedestal Magazine.com is a premier literary and art magazine, available exclusively online, featuring new and established writers and visual artists." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bimonthly. Pays after publication. Publishes ms 2-4 weeks after acceptance. Buys 1st-time rights and right to use in subsequent issues. No reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample online. Subscription free. Guidelines online at http://www.thepedestalmagazine.com/submit1.asp.
Vestal Review, 2609 Dartmouth Drive, Vestal NY 13850. Email: submissions (at) vestalreview.net. Website: http://www.vestalreview.net. Mark Budman, Publisher/Editor (flash fiction). 100% freelance." Vestal Review is a magazine for flash (short-short) fiction. Stories under 500 words only. We are both in print and an ezine." Welcomes new writers. Circ. not provided. Quarterly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 30 days after acceptance. Buys first serial and electronic rights. No reprints. Responds 24 hours to queries; 2 months for submissions. Sample $5 by mail to Mark Budman. Subscription $15. Guidelines online at http://vestalreview.net/submissions.htm.
Freelance Writer - with recent experience writing technical documents for the cable industry or another technical industry relative to cable
Freelance Writers - near York, PA
Freelance Writers - to write scripts that take people on themed walking and driving tours of the world's major cities
Freelance Writers / Jr. Political Analysts - near San Francisco
Freelance Technical Writer
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