May 16, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For May 16th
These markets are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
Lightspeed Magazine, Email: submissions-at-lightspeedmagazine.com (For queries only. Do not submit manuscripts to this address; use the online submissions form only). Website: http://lightspeedmagazine.com. John Joseph Adams, Editor/Publisher. "Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. It features all types of science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales. No subject is off-limits, and writers are encouraged to take chances with their fiction and push the envelope." 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 www.lightspeedmagazine.com/submissions. 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 in 2-5 days. Sample copies available online. Subscription $24. Guidelines online here.
Military History, 19300 Promenade Drive, Lansdowne Town Center, Leesburg, VA 20176-6500. P(703)771-9400. F(703)779-8359. Email: militaryhistory-at-weiderhistorygroup.com. Website: http://www.historynet.com/magazines/military_history. Michael Robbins, Editor. "Military History covers all aspects of warfare throughout the sweep of human history." 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 100K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights for one year. Responds immediately to several weeks. For a sample visit a newsstand or contact editor with a relevant query. Subscription $39.95. Guidelines by email.
Native Peoples, 5333 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014. Email: editorial-at-nativepeoples.com. Website: http://www.nativepeoples.com. Daniel Gibson, Editor. "The leading consumer magazine of contemporary American Indian life, dedicated to the sensitive portrayal of the arts and life ways of the Native peoples of the Americas." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First North America, web re-use and promotional rights. No reprints. Responds 4-8 weeks. Write for a sample copy. Subscription $19.95, $28 Canada: $28; $40 other. Guidelines online here.
Nevada Magazine, 401 N Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701. F(775)687-6159. Email: editor-at-nevadamagazine.com. Website: http://www.nevadamagazine.com. Matthew B. Brown, Editor; Tony deRonnebeck/Art Director. "Nevada's official tourism publication." 25% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ 140K (which includes sister publications Las Vegas Events & Shows and Nevada Events & Shows). Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Buys first North American rights. Accepts reprints. Response time varies. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines online here.
DO YOU PAY WRITERS?
Freelance Quality Assurance Executives - multiple languages to review multi-language translated content. Pays $12/hour.
Freelance Sports/Soccer Reporters - Mid-Atlantic / DC Region. Pays daily event rates of $75-$150 + per diem. Story rates from $25-$100 each.
Freelance Creative Blogger - Pays $30 per daily post; $150/week.
Freelance French Translators - who speak native English
Freelance Research Analyst - unified communications platforms and technologies
Freelance Blogger / Community Engagement Specialist
Freelance K-8 Math Curriculum Writers - Pays $450/lesson.
Freelance Virtual Assistant - for social media / WordPress. Pays $10-$12/hour.
Freelance Copywriter - near Elk River, MN. Pays $13/hour.
Freelance Scriptwriter - for weight-loss coaching app
Freelance Content/Article Writer - to write home impovement how-to articles
Freelance British Freelance Writer
Freelance Mining Industry Ghost Writer
Freelance Web Editor
Freelance Marketing Copywriter
Freelance Business/Tech Writers
Freelance Senior Editor/ Apple Enthusiast
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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