November 14, 2007
Paying Markets And Freelance Jobs For November 14th
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Freelance Writer's Report, P.O. Box A, North Stratford, NH 03590. Email FWR - at - writerseditors.com. Website http://www.writers-editors.com. Dana K. Cassell, Editor. 10%-25% freelance. "Newsletter targeted to the serious part-time or full-time freelance writer/editor and book author. Provides market news and information to help build more profitable editorial businesses." Rarely works with new writers, "because we use successful writers' tips and experience. This must come from experienced writers." Circ. 500. Monthly. Pays on publication, "Check is sent with copy of the issue, usually by the first of the month of issue." Period between acceptance and publication varies. "We do not use jumps and use outside material to fill in the 'holes' after putting in the market news and other in-house columns, so the length of a piece has as much to do with when it is used as how long it's been here. The shorter the item, the faster we can use it, usually, because it gives us more flexibility as to where we can use it." Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds to email queries usually by end of that day; mailed queries within 1-2 days. Sample by mail with SASE (2 ounces) or download the pdf version at http://www.writerseditors.com/Writers/Membership/FWR_Online/fwr_online.htm. Subscription $39; $47 Canada & Mexico; $54 other. Guidelines by mail with SASE or online at http://www.writerseditors.com/Writers/News_Items/Writer_Guidelines/writer_guidelines.htm.
The Funny Times, P.O. Box 18530, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118. P(216)371-8600. Email ft - at - funnytimes.com. Website http://www.funnytimes.com. Attn: "The Editors." 50% freelance. "Nation's leading liberal monthly humor review." Warmly welcomes new writers. Circ. 75K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-8 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Response time could be up to four months. Sample $3. Subscription $25; $45 outside US. Guidelines by mail with SASE or available online at http://www.funnytimes.com/submissions.php.
The Gay & Lesbian Review / Worldwide, P.O. Box 180300, Boston, MA 02118. P(617)421-0082. Email HGLR - at - aol.com. Website http://www.GLReview.com. Richard Schneider, Jr., Ph.D., Editor-in- Chief. 100% freelance. "A bimonthly journal of history, culture, and politics, the G&LR is a national magazine for the thinking set among GLBT readers." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys right to publish in one print issue and on their website. No reprints. Response time varies. Sample articles online. Subscription $29.70 (discounted to $19.75 for new subscribers); $42 outside the U.S. (discounted to $29.75 for new subscribers). Guidelines online at http://www.glreview.com/submission.php.
Hagerstown: The Best of Life in Washington County & Beyond, P.O. Box 2415, Hagerstown, MD 21741. P(240)313-3940. F(240)313- 3943. Email andrea - at - ridgerunnerpublishing.com. Website http://www.hagerstownmagazine.com. Andrea Rowland, Managing Editor. 85% freelance. "Bimonthly magazine that showcases the best aspects of living, working, and playing in Washington County, Md., and the surrounding area. The magazine's editorial content consists of a diverse mix of strong feature articles and department stories, useful tips and beautiful photographs all designed to inform, entertain, and enlighten readers from all walks of life." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12,000. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 60-90 days after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds to queries within one week. Sample articles at website. Subscription $3.50 per issue; $16.80 per year. Guidelines by mail.
KALEIDOSCOPE: Exploring the Experience of Disability through Literature & the Fine Arts, 701 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44311-1019. P(330) 762-9755. F(330)762-0912. Email mshiplett - at - udsakron.org. Website http://www.udsakron.org. Gail Willmott, Editor-in-Chief - Fiction, Essays, Articles, Poetry, Art and Reviews. 80% Freelance. "KALEIDOSCOPE, published since 1979, explores the experience of disability through literature and the fine arts. Fiction, poetry, nonfiction, book reviews, theater and art are featured in various issues. Unique to the field of disability studies, this award-winning publication expresses the experiences of disability from the perspective of individuals, families, healthcare professionals, and society as a whole and challenges and overcomes stereotypical, patronizing, and sentimental attitudes about disability." Welcomes new writers. Cic. 1K. Semiannual - January & July. Pays upon publication. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds up to one week. Sample copies may be purchased for $6.00 postpaid. Subscriptions for individuals: $18; $23 Canada; $34 other. Subscriptions for institutions: $25; $35 Canada; $42 other. Guidelines online at http://www.udsakron.org/kaleidoscope.htm.
Freelance Writers - Pays $35; $10 for reprints
Freelance Writer - Pays $32K/year
Freelancer - to help create brochures
Freelance Journalist - Pays $50-$250
Freelance Market Research Analyst - Healthcare Industry Experience a plus
Freelance Editors/Proofreaders - Pays $18-$30/hour
Freelance Entertainment Writer - Pays $250.00 plus additional revenue for published work
Freelance Style and Design Writer
Freelance Online Publicists
Freelance Part-Time Conference Analyst
Freelance Graphic Artist - magazine layout
Authors - for 'Green Guide to Daily Living' and a Civil War reader
Tennessee-based Freelance Writer
Freelance Writers - Pays $0.40/word
Vibrant Reporter/Host for Eco Beat - heavy travel
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