July 22, 2009
Paying Markets And Jobs For July 22nd
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Eldridge Plays and Musicals, P.O. Box 14367, Tallahassee, Fl 32317. Email: Info-at-histage.com. Website: http://www.histage.com. Susan Shore, New Plays Editor. "We publish plays and musicals suitable for schools and community theatres." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 30K. Our standard royalty contract is 50% of royalties and 10% of copy sales. Playwrights are paid twice a year. Outright purchase contracts are limited to extremely short pieces (such as skits) and some religious plays where no separate performance royalty is charged. We receive hundreds of manuscripts a year and want to give each careful attention and review. That's why it takes us about 2 months to respond. For a sample visit our website and select the freeview button under any title and read the first few pages for free." Guidelines online at http://www.histage.com/guideline.htm.
Faith Today, MIP Box 3745, Markham, ON L3R 0Y4, Canada. P(905)479-6071, ext. 255. Email: editor-at-faithtoday.ca. Website: http://www.faithtoday.ca. Bill Fledderus, Senior Editor. 80% freelance. "Canada's main interdenominational, general-interest magazine for Christians. Motto: To connect, equip and inform evangelical Christians in Canada. Published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada." Occasionally works with new writers. Circ. 20K. 6 issues/year. Pays 45 days after acceptance. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 3 weeks. Sample by sending SASE with int'l reply coupon (IRC) or cheque (USA postage is no good). Free sample issue available by request. Subscription to a US address is $30.15 (CDN); to a foreign address is $36.15 (CDN). Special subscription rates available at their website. Guidelines online at http://www.evangelicalfellowship.ca/FTwriters.
FellowScript. Email: submissions-at-inscribe.org. Website: http://www.inscribe.org. Joanna Mallory, Acquisitions Editor. "FellowScript is a Canadian newsletter printed quarterly to provide encouragement, instruction, news and helpful information for the members of InScribe Christian Writers' Fellowship." 45% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 150-200. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to one year after acceptance. Buys first or reprint rights, occasionally online rights for a 3-month period. Accepts reprints. Responds in 4 weeks. For a sample copy send a self-addressed 9 x 12 envelope with three first class Canadian stamps plus $3.50 (Canadian or U.S. funds). For mailing address, please email email@example.com with žsample copyÓ in the subject line. We cannot mail anything to the United States using US postage. Please send IRC for 100 grams or 3.6 oz. Subscription is included in the $40 Canadian membership fee to join InScribe. Guidelines online at http://www.inscribe.org/FellowScript-guidelines.htm.
The First Line, P.O. Box 250382, Plano, TX 75025-0382. P(972)824-0646. Email: info-at-thefirstline.com. Website: http://www.thefirstline.com. Robin LaBounty, Manuscript Coordinator. 95% freelance. "The purpose of The First Line is to jump start the imagination - to help writers break through the block that is the blank page. Each issue contains short stories that stem from a common first line; it also provides a forum for discussing favorite first lines in literature. The First Line is an exercise in creativity for writers and a chance for readers to see how many different directions we can take when we start from the same place." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1000. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms approx. 3 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights for 2 years. No reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample can be ordered from their website, or check their website for store availability. Subscription $12. Guidelines online at http://www.thefirstline.com/submission.htm.
Ft. Myers & Southwest Florida magazine, 15880 Summerlin Rd., Suite 1189, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Email: ftmyers-at-optonline.net. Website: http://www.ftmyersmagazine.com. Andrew Elias, Creative Director. 90% freelance. "Celebrating the Arts & Living in Southwest Florida." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies widely. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-4 weeks. Sample $3 plus SASE with $1.22 cents postage. Check should be made payable to Ft. Myers magazine. Subscription $18. Guidelines online at http://www.ftmyersmagazine.com/FtMmag-WRITERS.html.
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, and Web rights. 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." For a sample copy, go to the home page and look for the button at the bottom of the left column, marked ž3 copies free.Ó Press it and fill out the form; a free copy will go out by the following week. One-year subscription $16. Guidelines by mail with SASE and online at http://www.heartlandboating.com/writers.htm. If requesting sample copy with guidelines, send large SASE with $2.19 in postage.
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Freelance Technology Editor / Writer
Freelance Technical Writer
Freelance English to Mandarin Translator - near Palm Beach, FL
Freelance Researchers - Pays $13/hour
Freelance Full-time Writer/Analyst
Freelance Data Entry - Pays $7/hour
Freelance Administrative Assistant - with business writing experience. Near Abington/Philadelphia, PA. Pays $12-$18/hour.
Freelance Foreign-Language Content Analysts
Freelance Website Review Writers - Pays $125/review.
Freelance Business / Technology Writers - Pays $100/article.
Freelance Fiction Editor
Freelance Market Research Analyst
Freelance Technical Writer - to write flashcards. Pays $20-$25/hour.
Freelance Content Writer - Pay rates not mentioned so writers should proceed with caution.
Freelance Writers - Pays $100/article.
Freelance Telecom Editor
Freelance Instructional Designers (10-15) - Pays $48/hour.
Freelance Video Journalists
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