September 07, 2011
Paying Markets And Jobs For September 7th
These markets are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
American Archaeology, 5301 Central Ave. NE, # 902, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Email: tacmag -at- nm.net. Website: http://www.americanarchaeology.org. Michael Bawaya, Editor. "We cover archaeology in North America for a general audience." 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 25K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Subscription $25 (includes membership). Guidelines by email.
Birmingham Parent, 700-C Southgate Dr., Pelham, AL 35124. P(205)987-7700. F(205)987-7600. Email: carol -at- birminghamparent.com. Website: http://www.birminghamparent.com. Carol Muse Evans, Publisher/Editor; Lori Pruitt, Calendar Editor; Paige Smith, Book reviews/children's fiction only. 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 30K. Monthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys First North American Serial Rights and electronic rights, "because our entire issue is digitally published on our web site." Accepts reprints. Responds in a month or less if they are going to use it. Sample articles online, or send $4 per back issue to their address. Subscription $36/year. Does no ship overseas. Guidelines online here.
RUSSIAN LIFE, P.O. Box 567, Montpelier, VT 05601. P(802)223-4955. Email: editors -at- russianlife.com. Website: http://www.russianlife.com. Paul Richardson, Publisher. "A bimonthly magazine on Russian culture, history, travel and life." 70%-80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys either first serial, second serial or all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 month. For sample send 9 x 12 SASE w/ $2 postage affixed to the editorial office. Subscription $36 US; $48 Overseas.
Verge Magazine, P.O. Box 147, Peterborough ON K9J 6Y5, Canada. Email: contributing -at- vergemagazine.ca. Website: http://www.vergemagazine.com. Zalina Alvi, Contributing Editor. "Travel with purpose. Each issue takes you around the world, with people who are doing something different and making a difference doing it. This is the magazine resource for those wanting to volunteer, work, study or adventure overseas." 70% freelance. 50% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-12 months after acceptance. Buys First North American print rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 8 weeks. Copies available through the website. In Canada, subscriptions are $18(CDN) for one year, $32 for two and $44 for three years. In the US and overseas, the cost is 25$ per year. Guidelines online here.
WRITERS' Journal, P.O. Box 394, Perham, MN 56573. P(218)346-7921. F(218)346-7924. Email: writersjournal -at- writersjournal.com. Website: http://www.writersjournal.com. Leon Ogroske, Editor. "WRITERS' Journal-The Complete Writer's Magazine (published since 1980) is a bimonthly, 64-page publication directed toward all writers. With our matter-of-fact approach to writing, editing, and publishing, the WRITERS' Journal is a favorite among people wanting to be published. Poets will find our publication valuable as the only major publication with two poetry columns encouraging them with a guiding hand. Readers learn from our poetry editor's critique of prize-winning poems-which is done tactfully, respectfully, and creatively. Writers and photographers are enlightened as to how they can incorporate pictures into their efforts in our Photography Techniques column. Screenwriters are given valuable information in the Effective Screenwriting column so they can compete with the best Hollywood has to offer." 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within a week to queries; up to 6 months to article submissions. For sample copy, mail $6.00 by mail with a written request. Subscription $19.97; $34.97 Canada; $54.97 other. Guidelines online here.
DO YOU PAY WRITERS?
Freelance Japanese to English Technical and Scientific Translators
Freelance Assistant Director - near San Francisco for Tutoring Company. 80% telecommute.
Freelance Creative Writer / Ghostwriter - Pays $500/week.
Freelance Curriculum/Educational Book Writer
Freelance Screenwriter - Pays $300 for 10 page treatment
Freelance Microsoft Access Instructor - near San Francisco, CA
Freelance Contributing Writer / Editor
Freelance Market Research Analyst
Freelance Software Technical Writer
Freelance Data Review Specialist - Quality Control Editing. Pays $10/hour.
Freelance Reporter / Researcher - in Israel
Freelance Copywriter/Editor/CourtReporter - to Transcribe Audio to Text File
Freelance Bi-Lingual Health and Fitness Editor
QUERY LETTERS THAT WORKED! Real Queries That Landed $2K+ Writing Assignments - Want to read real query letters that landed these contracts? Woman's Day - $2,800; Redbook - $3,500; Ladies Home Journal - $3,000; DiscoveryHealth.com - $2,000; Lifetime Magazine - $3,000; Life Extension Magazine - $6,480; Natural Remedies - $11,300; and many more! See: http://www.writersweekly.com/books/1409.html
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