August 23, 2006
Paying Markets And Freelance Jobs For August 23rd
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Massage Magazine, 200 Seventh Ave., Suite 240, Santa Cruz, CA 95062. Email queries to: kmenehan-at-massagemag.com. Website: http://www.massagemag.com. Karen Menehan, Editor (feature articles). 45% freelance. "Massage Magazine is a trade publication for massage therapists and allied health professionals, in publication since 1985. We support the dynamic, evolving profession of massage and touch therapies by publishing technique articles, legislative updates, business advice, and inspiring articles about how touch is healing the world, one person at a time. Massage Magazine's mission is to promote global well-being by educating, informing and inspiring practitioners of massage, bodywork and related healing arts." Only works with published writers. Circ. 50K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 4-24 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. rights as well as others. No reprints. Responds up to 2 months. Sample articles at website. Subscription $24; $28 Canada; $36 other. Guidelines online at http://www.massagemag.com/guidelines.htm.
Off Lead, 970 West Trindle Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. P(717) 691-3388. F(717) 691-3381. Email: info-at-barkleigh.com. Website: http://www.off-lead.com. 10%-15% freelance. "Off-Lead seeks to improve dog training techniques, business skills and relationships. We are interested in profitable solutions and problem solving." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 6.5K. Bi-monthly. Publishes ms 60+ days after acceptance. Buys first N.A. rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Response time varies. Sample for email request. Subscription $24.95; $45 outside the U.S. Guidelines online at http://www.off-lead.com/writers.html.
The Paint Horse Journal, P.O. Box 961023, Fort Worth, TX 76161-0023. P(817)834-2742, ext 420. F(817)222-8466. Email: bhill-at-apha.com. Website: http://www.painthorsejournal.com. 20% freelance. Breanne Hill, Editor. "The Paint Horse Journal is published for the devoted Paint Horse enthusiast - an APHA member who owns, breeds, raises, trains, rides, shows and cares for an American Paint. The official publication of the American Paint Horse Association, the Journal provides comprehensive coverage of the Paint industry including useful information from experts about training, health care, genetics, news, history, events and people. The Journal's unique perspective enriches Paint involvement for all readers, from the backyard horse owner to the professional breeder and trainer." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 30K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 2-3 weeks. Sample available for purchase by calling Brenda Jewell at (817)222-6431. Subscription $30 for members; $35 for non-members; $45 Canada members; $50 Canada non-members; $75 other members; $80 other non-members. Guidelines online at http://www.painthorsejournal.com/writersguide.html.
PieceWork Magazine, 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, Project 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 the 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 online at http://www.interweave.com/needle/piecework_magazine/contributor_guidelin.
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 all rights, "although author may re-use material with permission of the publisher." 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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