November 23, 2011
Paying Markets And Jobs For November 23rd
These markets are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
The Irascible Professor, 1624 Evergreen Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92835. P(714)350-3575. Email: mshapiro-at-irascibleprofessor.com. Website: http://irascibleprofessor.com. Dr. Mark H. Shapiro, Editor/Publisher. "We seek articles relating to issues in K-12 and higher education in the U.S." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 4K. Publishes 36 issues annually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-12 weeks. This is a free publication for readers. Guidelines available by email.
Italian America Magazine, 219 E Street NE, Washington, DC 20002. P(202)547-2900. F(202)547-1492. Email: ddesanctis-at-osia.org. Website: http://www.osia.org. Dona De Sanctis, Editor-in-Chief. "Italian America Magazine is the most widely read publication in the US for people of Italian heritage. A national magazine, it runs news, opinions, and features on Italian American history, culture and contemporary figures. We focus on the little known facts about Italian Americans and their contributions to the US past and present." 25% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 65K. Quarterly. Pays on final edit. Publishes ms 3-18 months after acceptance. Buys non-exclusive rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds in 2-5 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $20, $25 outside the U.S. Guidelines available by email.
Lightspeed Magazine. Email: submissions-at-lightspeedmagazine.com. Website: http://lightspeedmagazine.com. John Joseph Adams, Editor. "Lightspeed focuses exclusively on science fiction. It features all types of science fiction, from near-future, sociological SF, to far-future star-spanning hard SF, and anything and everything in between. No subject is considered off-limits, and writers are encouraged to take chances with their fiction and push the envelope. New content will be posted once a week: one piece of fiction, one piece of non-fiction, and a brief interview with the author of the fiction. The fiction selections each month will consist of two original stories and two reprints. All of the non-fiction will be original." Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. All fiction must be submitted through the online submission system, located at lightspeed.sendsubmission.com. Please do not email submissions to the address above. Buys "First World Rights, for exclusive publication in the English language, for a period limited to six months from first publication. Author further grants the Publisher the right to nonexclusively archive the Work online as long as the Publisher maintains the Lightspeed Magazine website." Accepts some reprints. Responds within 2 weeks. Sample copies available online. Subscription $36. Guidelines online at http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/guidelines.
Lost Treasure, P.O. Box 451589, Grove, OK 74345. P(918)786-2182. F(918)786-2192. Email: managingeditor-at-losttreasure.com. Website: http://www.losttreasure.com. Carla Banning, Managing Editor. "A hobbyist publication catering to treasure hunters." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 days. Sample on request by email or send large SASE. Subscription $33.95; $48.95 (USD) Canada. Guidelines can be requested by e-mailing managingeditor-at-losttreasure.com
MetroKids Pennsylvania, MetroKids South Jersey, and MetroKids Delaware, 1412-1414 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19102. P(215)291-5560. F(215)291-5563. Email: editor-at-metrokids.com. Website: http://www.metrokids.com. Tom Livingston, Exec. Editor. 25% freelance. "Parenting publications." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 110K. Monthly. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time regional rights. Accepts reprints. Responds "only if interested." Subscription $25.
DO YOU PAY WRITERS?
Freelance Business Reporter - full-time, based near Portland, OR
Freelance Business Analyst - Pays $70K/year.
Freelance Translators - several languages
Freelance English to Spanish Translator - for novel
Freelance Book Editor - non-fiction. Pays $15/hour.
Freelance Web Copywriter / Blogger
Freelance Search Engine Evaluator - Persian/Farsi
Freelance Technical Writers - Pays $150 per article.
Freelance Content Screener
Freelance Correspondent - in Japan
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