June 27, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For June 27th
These markets are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
Kentucky Monthly, P.O. Box 559, Frankfort, KY 40602-0559. P(502)227-0053. F(502)227-0059. Email: steve-at-kentuckymonthly.com. Website: http://www.kentuckymonthly.com. Kim Butterweck, Executive Editor. "About Kentucky and Kentuckians. Our focus is clear and we are only interested in stories that fit in that niche." 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 42K. Monthly. Pays on the 15th of the month following publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within two weeks. Sample copy available online. Subscription $20.00.
Kung Fu Tai Chi, 40748 Encyclopedia Circle, Fremont, CA 94538. P(510)656-5100. F(510)656-8844. Email: Gene-at-KungFuMagazine.com. Website: http://www.KungFuMagazine.com. Gene Ching, Associate Publisher. "Kung Fu Tai Chi is exclusively focused on Chinese martial arts and their derivations." 70% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 25K. Bi-monthly. Pays upon publication. Publishes ms 2-6 months after acceptance. Buys First North American publication rights. No reprints. Responds 1 week. For a sample visit the website. Subscription $15; $30 outside the U.S. Guidelines online here.
LIVE, Live Editor, 1445 N. Boonville Ave, Springfield, MO 65802-1894. Email: rl-live-at-gph.org. Website: http://www.gospelpublishing.com/store/startcat.cfm?cat=tWRITGUID. Richard Bennett, Editor. "LIVE is a take-home story paper distributed weekly in adult Sunday School classes. It is freelance and has a circulation of about 32,000. The audience is Christian adults. We seek to encourage Christians in living for God through stories that apply biblical principles to everyday problems. Solutions to life's problems can be found in the Scriptures. LIVE publishes true stories, based on true stories, nonfiction, ëhow-to' articles, and fiction (please indicate the category). Poems, first-person anecdotes, and short humor are used as fillers. LIVE presents realistic characters who utilize biblical principles to resolve their problems." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 32K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 18-24 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-6 weeks. Sample copy available for SASE. Subscription $14.40. Guidelines online here.
Lost Treasure Magazine, 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. "Lost Treasure, Inc. reviews manuscript submissions for three treasure magazines as follows: 1) Lost Treasure, a monthly publication, accepts lost treasure, folklore, personal adventure stories; legends; and how-to articles for treasure hunters and metal detector-users; personal adventure stories when accompanied by a sidebar consisting of a how-to lesson or tips (hunting, research, technique, etc., related to the story); who's who features (by query only) and miscellaneous how-to tips. 2) Treasure Cache, an annual publication, accepts only documented treasure cache stories with a sidebar from the author telling the reader how to search for the cache highlighted in the story. 3) Treasure Facts, an annual publication, accepts photos and how-to articles which include tried and true tips and techniques, from some of the world's most experienced treasure hunters, to help make your treasure hunt a success." 60% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Lost Treasure - Monthly; Treasure Cache/Treasure Facts - Annual. Pays on the 15th of the publication month. Publishes ms from 2 weeks to a year after acceptance. Buys all rights No reprints. Responds 2-3 weeks. Back issues can be purchased from website. Subscription $33.95; $48.95 Canada. Guidelines at website. Guidelines online here.
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Freelancer - to produce business plan / Power Point presentation that is roughly 20 pages
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Freelance English to Portuguese Translator - to translate a website from English to Portuguese. Pays $20/hour.
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Freelance Graphic Artist
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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