June 04, 2008
Paying Markets And Jobs For June 4th
These are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, 530 Seventh Ave., 2nd floor, New York, NY 10018. Phone (646)695-6700. F(646)695-6707. Email: letters-at-budgettravel.com. Website: http://www.BudgetTravel.com. Liz Ozaist, Senior Editor (Where Next [destination-based stories], features); Justin BErgman, Associate Editor (How to Travel Now [techniques and strategies], Road Trip, features); Laura MacNeil, Associate Editor (40 Best Deals, features). 80% freelance. "A travel magazine that makes your money go farther." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 625K. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Sample on newsstands. Subscription $12; $20 outside the U.S. Guidelines not available.
BABYBUG, 70 East Lake St., Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60601. P(312) 701-1720. F(312)701-1728. Email: jgillespie-at-caruspub.com. Website: http://www.cricketmag.com. Jenny Gillespie, Submissions Editor. "BABYBUG, the listening and looking magazine for infants and toddlers, is filled with simple stories and rhymes and bright, engaging pictures. Included in every issue is a parents' guide written by the Erikson Institute's Sally Nurss that contains suggestions to make read-aloud time even more enjoyable. For ages 6 months to 3 years." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 45K. 9 issues/year. Pays 4-6 months after publication. Publishes ms 1-2 years after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 6 months. "For a sample, please send a check made out to Carus Publishing for $5.00 to our mailing address; include a large SASE for us to send your magazine. We do not accept foreign checks or cash--if you live outside the U.S., please send an international money order." Subscription $33.95 in the U.S.; Canadian and other foreign subscribers must add $15 per year. Guidelines online at http://www.cricketmag.com under the FAQ.
BLOW, 9487 Jamaica Beach, Galveston, Texas 77554. Email: kate-at-blowsite.com Website: http://www.blowsite.com. Kate Gould, Editor. 25% freelance. "Entertaining fiction, non-fiction, verse, cartoons, and commentary geared toward the general public - not academia or literature which will not hold its own outside the classroom." Welcomes new writers. "Our editor has long experience working with new writers, as well as published pros. We are willing to work with anyone exhibiting a noticeable potential to help BLOW get quality words on the shelves." Circ. 5K (inaugural), 8K (projected 2007). Will publish October and December issues in 2006; will be monthly in 2007. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. "The exclusive rights we buy expire 1 year from contract." Buys first world (English language) rights, exclusive for 1 year. Non-exclusive anthology and reprint rights for an additional royalty. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to 1 month. Sample will be available in October. See website for sample articles in the near future. Subscription "$1/60pence. No break for yearly subscriptions." Guidelines online at http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?p=45746 and http://www.blowsite.com/uploads/Guidelines.doc.
Bead&Button magazine, P.O. Box 1612, Waukesha, WI 53187. P(262)796-8776. Email: editor-at-BeadAndButton.com. Website: http://www.BeadAndButton.com. Lora Groszkiewicz, Editorial Assistant. "As the complete beading resource, Bead&Button magazine publishes innovative and imaginative beaded-jewelry projects that challenge and inspire readers to learn, grow and excel. As helpful partners in beading, Bead&Button's editors fully test step-by-step project instructions for clarity and dependability so that readers can master the skills needed to create beautiful, wearable jewelry. As advocates for the beading community, we nurture the craft of beading, we share our enthusiasm for beaded art and lampworking, and we educate people about the importance of beads and beadwork in history, culture and society." 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 137K. Bi-monthly. Pay upon acceptance. Publishes ms 4-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-6 weeks. Sample $5.95. Subscription $28.95; $38 outside the U.S. Guidelines online at: http://www.beadandbutton.com/bnb/default.aspx?c=a&id=204.
The Canadian Organic Grower, 52 Fundy View Dr., Alma, NB E4H 1H7, Canada. Email: janet-at-cog.ca. Website: http://www.cog.ca. Janet Wallace, Editor. "A quarterly magazine with articles on organic farming and gardening." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys First North American rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-4 weeks. Sample available online. Subscription $40 CDN. Guidelines online at http://www.cog.ca/magazinecontributors.htm.
Ceramics Monthly, 600 N. Cleveland Ave., Suite 210, Westerville, OH 43082. P(614)895-4213. F(614)891-8960. Email: editorial-at-ceramicsmonthly.org. Website: http://www.ceramicartsdaily.org/magazines/. Brandy Agnew, Assistant Editor. Over 70%
Freelance Copy Editor - Pays $25/hour
Creative Writers - for the wedding, party, and event industry. Pays $25/hour
Freelance Bloggers - Pays $25/post
Freelance Editor/Production Manager - Pays $36K?year
Freelance Web Editor
Freelance Editorial Associate
Freelance Editor/Writer with Quark Express Experience
Freelance Copywriting Interns - pays $8/hour
Freelance Copywriters - Pays $25/hour
Freelance Medical Technical Writers - Pays up to e$20/hour
Freelance Technical Writer - Pays up to $40/hour
Freelance Journalist - to cover the Growing Linux and Open Source
Freelance Real Estate Blogger - Pays $480/month (3 posts/week)
Freelance Environmental Reporters
Wall Street Market Research
Freelance Real Estate Reporters/Writers
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