March 14, 2007
Paying Markets And Freelance Jobs For March 14th
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HeartLand Boating magazine, 319 N. Fourth St., Suite 650, St. Louis, MO 63102. P(314)241-4310. Website http://www.heartlandboating.com. Ms. Lee C. Braff, Editor. Only accepts submissions from May 15 - July 1 of each year. 80% freelance. "Devoted to both power and sail boating enthusiasts throughout Middle America, HeartLand Boating's readership lives between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. Our stories reflect the lifestyle of the boater: the challenge, joy and excitement of life afloat. We rarely use poetry or solely humorous articles. We do NOT accept fiction." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8500. 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication "varies a lot, but is usually at least six-eight months later, because an entire year is planned in advance at one time. It's the reason for the six-week submission window." Buys "first North American serial rights for a very limited time. Depending on the month of publication, it ranges from six months to about a year." Accepts reprints, "as long as the date of previous publication and readerships are widely separate. I try to acknowledge receipt at once. Outside of the submission window May 15 to July 1, there may a long delay. During the submission period, as soon as possible. I try to do it within a month." Sample $5. Subscription $19. Guidelines by mail with SASE. If requesting sample copy with guidelines, send large SASE with $2.07 in postage.
Katy Magazine, 20501 Katy Freeway, Suite 102, Katy, TX 77450. Email editor - at - katymagazine.com. Website http://www.katymagazine.com. Katrina Katsarelis, Editor-in-Chief. 90% freelance. "A beautiful, upscale, community and family publication targeted to families in Katy Texas." Welcomes new writers, if they live in Katy, Texas. Circ. 40K. Quarterly. Payment terms discussed on assignment. Publishes ms approx. 6 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 10 days. "We do not respond to queries from outside of Katy Texas."Sample articles online. Subscription $16. Guidelines by email.
The No B.S. Golf Newsletter, 45 Doverdale Rd, Greenville, SC 29615. P(864)675-0038. Email Richard - at - thinkandreachpar.com. Website http://www.thinkandreachpar.com. Richard C. Myers, Editor. Publishes one freelance article per issue. "Free golf training newsletter." Welcomes new writers. Circ 43K. Weekly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms usually within 1 month of acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accept reprints. Usually responds within 24 hours. Sample online. Subscription free. Guidelines by email.
Outdoor Canada magazine, Transcontinental Media, 25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 100, North York, Ontario M2N 6S7, Canada. P(416)733-7600. F(416) 227-8296. Email walsh - at - outdoorcanada.ca. Website http://www.outdoorcanada.ca. Patrick Walsh, Editor. 10% freelance. "Outdoor Canada is Canada's leading national magazine for those interested in traditional outdoor activities. We cover fishing, hunting and related conservation issues. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 90K. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-5 months after acceptance. Buys FNASR. Responds 6 - 8 weeks. Sample by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subscription $24 (CDN). Guidelines online at http://www.outdoorcanada.ca/contrib.shtml.
Preservation: The Magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1785 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036. P(202)588-6388. F(202)588-6266. Email preservation - at - nthp.org. Website http://www.preservationonline.org. Sudip Bose, Senior Editor (news); Arnold Berke, Executive Editor (preservation and planning); Margaret Foster, Website Editor. Salvatore Deluca, Assistant Editor. 85% freelance. "Preservation Online, the magazine's website, offers excerpts from the magazine and original content every day. We look for timely stories about historic neighborhoods or buildings that are undergoing change or conflict. We welcome well-researched queries from new writers. We are a magazine of travel, history, architecture, the environment, planning/land use, and historic preservation. We think of ourselves as a magazine about place. The writing we publish ranges from straightforward reporting to narrative nonfiction and essays. We won the National Magazine Award for general excellence for magazines with circulations of 100K-400K in 1998." Rarely works with new writers. "Most writers we use are experienced journalists or essayists." Circ. 250K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-12 months after acceptance. Buys one-time and some electronic and archival rights. No reprints. Responds 2 weeks to 2 months. Sample $5 at newsstands, or give them a call. Subscription $20. Guidelines are below.
Stone Soup, the magazine by young writers and artists, P.O. Box 83, Santa Cruz, CA 95063. P(831)426-5557. F(831)426-1161. Website http://www.stonesoup.com. Ms. Gerry Mandel, Editor. 100% freelance. "Stone Soup is a literary magazine made up entirely of stories, poems, book reviews, and illustrations by children ages 8 to 13. We do not publish any writing or art by adults at all." Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ 20K. 6 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-8 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Sample $5.75 by phone or online. Subscription $34; $38 Canada; $42 other. Guidelines online at http://www.stonesoup.com/main2/sendwork.html or by mail with SASE.
Freelance Writers - Pays $0.05-$0.20/word
Freelance Luxury Writer - requires free registration
Freelance Sportswriter - to cover a hockey tournament in the San Jose area beginning March 23 and running through April 1.
Freelance Military History Writers - Pays $0.10/word
Freelance Health/Cancer Writers - Pays $0.25/word (Canadian)
Freelance Associate Transcript Editor - Pays $25-$40/hour.
Freelance Web Content Writer - Pays $8/hour
Practice Exam / Guide Writer - Academic Decathlon andTOEFL. Pays $100+/exam; $1500+/study-guide.
Freelance Editorial Assistant - near Westchester, NY
Freelance Editorial Director
Freelance Validation Documentation Writer - near Philadelphia, PA. Only 50% of work is off-site.
Freelance Journalist Assistant - Pays $18/hour.
Freelance Writers/Editors - for news website
Freelance Technical Writer/Reporter - to provide support to the Department of Defense (DoD) approximately 500 hours a year. Contingent on award of contract.
Freelance "Green" Writers - Pays $15/hour
Freelance Content Managers
Freelance Writers - Pays $40-$45
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