This magazine for young children ages 2 to 6, is published by Cricket Magazine Group. It features original stories and poems written by the world's best children's authors, illustrated in full color by the best children's artists from around the world. Pays 25 cents per word for stories and articles and $3 per line for poems (both $25 minimum).
Ladybug Parent's Companion
Features articles by recognized authorities in the field of child development or early childhood education, profiles of authors and artists, suggested parent-child activities, and recommended book lists for children and adults. Pays up to 25 cents per word ($25 minimum).
Lake Superior Magazine
This bimonthly full-color consumer magazine focuses exclusively on the Lake Superior region - history, current events, life styles, environment, tourism. They prefer submissions of completed manuscripts. Pays $65 to $600 for 900 to 2,200 words.
Latitudes & Attitudes
This magazine for cruisers about cruising, has a variety of departments that are open to freelancers. Pays from $50 to $175. Get more details on site.
Lodging.com, a specialist in hotels and hotel reservations, seeks travel writers for destination stories on the following cities: Myrtle Beach, Tampa, Orlando, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, Miami, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Washington DC, Boston. Each piece should include overall destination information of interest to all types of travelers. Pays $50 for 500 to 800 words.
Actively seeking to expand its freelance writing staff. We're looking for writers who are clever, offbeat, and, most importantly, funny. We want to infuse new life, energy and a fresh look into the magazine.
Marco Polo Magazine
This national magazine geared to adventure travelers over 50, seeks articles written in a strong voice that appeal to real-world travelers. "Think survivor stories, middle-of-nowhere destination pieces and articles that look at well-covered cities with a fresh perspective." Payment is $200 for most feature articles with photography for 1,500 to 3,000 words.
Bimonthly magazine about scrapbooking. Pay varies. Contact editor with ideas.
Pays $0.15 per word for fiction submissions.
Literary ezine publishing the best in short stories and poetry. Pay varies.
Mother Jones magazine's award-winning online sister publication, MotherJones.com, is looking for solidly reported, hard-hitting, ground-breaking news stories. "We're also open to thought-provoking, timely opinion and analysis pieces on important current issues." Pay is negotiable for 500 to 2,500 words. Typical fee for an 800 to 1,000-word opinion piece is $150; fees for reported news stories start at $250 and go up from there, depending on the piece.
Bimonthly magazine about small businesses publishes book excerpts, how-to, humor and new product articles. Pays $75-$1,000 for 200-1,800 words.
Monthly Catholic magazine for boys and girls, ages 7 to 11. Pays up to $150.
National Geographic Traveler
Popular magazine - pays very competitively. Details online.
New Mexico Magazine
Covers the people, culture, arts, history and landscape of New Mexico for a highly educated readership from every corner of the world. Pays $0.30 per word.
Pays $25 for non fiction and $50 for fiction submissions.
Northern Woodlands Magazine
This magazine focuses on conservation-minded people with an interest in all aspects of the forests of the Northeast. Query first. Pays 10 cents per word for 1000 to 3000 words.
This bimonthly magazine, devoted to food, wine, travel, and lifestyles in the Pacific Northwest, seeks "destination" stories, in which the writer explores the lodgings, wineries, eateries, and other attractions of a Pacific Northwest destination. "Our readers are well-read, well-traveled, and knowledgeable about food and wine." Query first. Pays 25 cents per word and up for 650 to 2,500 words.
This publication "dedicated to bringing our readers the best travel information in the state — where to go, what to do and what to see all over our great state," accepts freelance articles that "celebrate its people, its rich culture and heritage, and especially, its wonderful travel spots." Query first. Pay varies.
Oklahoma Today Magazine
This regional bi-monthly magazine publishes stories, essays, columns, etc. that focus on Oklahoma's people and places. Stories will range in length from 500 words for regular department articles to 3,000 words for major features. "We prefer to be queried in advance, but will review unsolicited manuscripts and photos "on spec." Rates start at $25 to $50 for shorter pieces, $75 and up for department and feature stories, and $300 and up for major profiles or stories.
Bimonthly literary magazine containing one story. Pays $100 for stories between 3,000-10,000 words.
Computer related magazine - pay rates vary - see website for details.
Publishes true, first-person stories that will inspire, anger and delight our readers, while shedding light on overlooked aspects of world issues and news events." Payment between US$100 and US$400 per story.
This publication dubbed "The Northwest Perspective from the University of Oregon," seeks queries for features and UO alumni profiles. Pays 20 cents per word for features of about 2,500-3,000 words and short subjects of about 5001,000 words.
Quarterly magazine that explores the relationship between people and nature, examines human communities and how they fit into the larger natural community, and strives to renew our spiritual connection to the world. Pays $100 per poem on publication.
Canada's leading national magazine for those interested in traditional outdoor activities, publishes features focusing on fishing, hunting and related conservation issues. Pay generally begins at 50 cents per word for 100 to 4,000 words.
This ezine has a target audience that is interested in the creative arts as well as some who are interested in myth, mythopoesis and in applying mythological processes and motifs to their life and work. Seeks submissions of nonfiction, poetry and more. Pays $5 to $100.
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, this magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God's love and presence in life. Pays $0.12 per word for stories and articles.
Publication covers subjects like: regional airline, corporate and various other types of professional aviation. Pays $200 - $1000 for 750-2,500 words. Queries accepted by mail, e-mail, fax, and phone. Note they say "Freelancer should be a professional pilot or have background in aviation..."
Journal of Art, Literature & Spoken Word seeks uncommon poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, b/w art, interviews. They publish work that reflects the cultural diversity of the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and other areas of America and promote art, literature and the spoken word for an audience that is hip, literate, funny, informed, and lives in a society that has a multicultural sensibility. Pays at least two copies of the magazine and sometimes a small payment ($10-$40).
This online magazine scheduled to begin publication in November is seeking submissions about Christians with a disability and the people who take care of them. Pays $40 per article. See guidelines on site.
Covers politics, economics, culture, and science from a broad-minded libertarian perspective. Seeking original analysis and research and do not like simple rehashes of well- worn libertarian positions. Fees vary.
Family publication - pays up to $50.
Romantic Homes Magazine
Publication "uses freelance writers to provide unique ideas and inspirations with practical how-to advice on decorating, home furnishings, remodeling and gardening for readers who are actively involved in improving their homes. Every article responds to the reader's need to know how to do it and where to find it." Departments cover antiques, collectibles, artwork, shopping, travel, refinishing, architectural elements, flower arranging, entertaining and decorating. Pays on acceptance: $250 for department copy (400-450 words) and $500 for features (1000-1200 words).
Rug Hooking Magazine
This full-color, internationally read magazine devoted exclusively to the subject of hand-hooked rugs, contains feature articles and departments that teach a variety of lessons on dyeing, color planning, design, hooking techniques, rug hooking history, and more. "We do create our editorial content almost entirely with freelance writers... Most of our writers are rug hookers, so needless to say, their contributions to the magazine are a labor of love." Pays 9 cents per word. Send article ideas to email: email@example.com
Publication's emphasis is on performance sailing. (Keep in mind that the Sailing World readership is relatively educated about the sport. Unless you are dealing with a totally new aspect of sailing, you can and should discuss ideas on an advanced technical level; however, extensive formulae and graphs don't play well to our audience.) Pays $400 for 2000 plus words.
Saturday Evening Post
Noted, long-time popular publication - pays $25 to $400 per submission.
Seeks literate, strongly plotted science fiction and fantasy stories between 2,000 and 17,500 words--on a variety of subjects and themes. "We want to intrigue our readers with mind-broadening, thought-provoking stories. Characterization is crucial. Stories must be written in clear, understandable prose." Payment is 20 cents per word up to $3,500. Originals only; no reprints.
Articles activities conducted by or for Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews; also features on winning leadership techniques, profiles of outstanding leaders, etc. Pays up to $800 for features up to 1,200 words.
The editors of the first and only global science & culture magazine, say "We work with freelance writers and are always open to pitches. We don't have writer's guidelines to send out at the moment but generally we ask that all queries include why the story is relevant to SEED's readers, why it's relevant now, what your proposed angle on the story would be (including which section you think it would be suitable for) and most importantly, how the story exemplifies science touching culture or culture touching science." Pays 75 cents a word for short pieces and $1 a word for features. Pitch queries to Laura McNeil, Associate Editor at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Self Help For Her
New website featuring inspiration and more just for women - pays $30 per submission.
Shades of Romance Magazine
Accepts submissions of: Articles for - The Writer's Path (the craft and art of writing multi-cultural romance and fiction); Shades Of Motivation (inspirational thoughts on writing); The Marketing Path (how to market your writing); The Publishing Path (the business of writing, promoting and selling fiction). Pays $20 for articles of 1800 to 2000 words. Pays $10 for Fillers (tips on freelancing time management, writing exercises and romance.) Pays $25 for Short Stories of 1000 to 1500 words that focus on the romance, and have an upbeat ending. All genres are considered, including historical, contemporary, paranormal, mystery, futuristic, and time travel. Also considers poetry, humorous anecdotes, essays about writing or the writing life, and articles that would be of interest to multi-cultural book readers. Get more information on site.
Online community focusing on professional men (18-35) seeks articles on wardrobe, work, dating, health, toys and more. Pays $50 on publication.
This bimonthly national magazine publishing writing, photography, and art about the natural world is "looking for fine writing that will provoke, entertain, and enlighten this readership. Our readers are environmentally concerned and politically diverse; most are active in the outdoors." Pays $800 to $3,000 per feature.
This online magazine offers a fresh new look at Miami Beach for readers mainly in the 18-35 age range. Articles with insider details or experience are a plus. Topics include: Interview with Miami Beach/ South Beach personalities , designers and artists; Coverage of cultural events, art exhibits, and competitions. Participant interviews and profiles are of particular interest; Nostalgia of the area (1920-1970) Nightlife, especially profiles and/or first person accounts of nightlife events; Fashion and modeling industries. Pays $200 to $500 for 600 to 2,000 words.
Spa Fitness Travel
Publication caters to gay and lesbians with articles on gay travel, health and fitness. Working professionals preferred with first hand accounts. Pays 10 cents per word for 700-1500 words.
Seeks submissions on all aspects of writing and marketing articles, short stories, novels, publicity materials, web content, etc. "We publish features that help writers grow in their craft and in their relationship to Jesus Christ. Our goal is to help Christian writers to remain Christ-centered as they pursue publishing paths." Pays $20 for 800-1,200 words.
The mission of Oxendine Publishing is to teach college and high school students to be more effective and ethical leaders of the future. Pays up to $200 per article.
Magazine covering various aspects of the teaching profession seeks book excerpts, essays, interview/profiles and personal experience. Pays 50 cents per word for 1,000-5,000 words.
Technology & Learning
Publish articles that encourage educators to think about new approaches to teaching and new ways to use technology in the classroom. Payment from $400 for articles 1,200 to 2,500 words.
The Antietam Review
This literary and photography magazine published annually by the Washington County Arts Council accepts submissions of short fiction, poems, black-and-white photographs that have not been published previously. Pays $100 for fiction stories less than 5,000 words; $25 for poetry of up to 30 lines.
This quarterly publication for the modern dog enthusiast is designed to "bring to our readers a literate and entertaining approach to dog-life through essays, reviews, interviews and artwork." Pay varies according to quality and length of the article.
The Blue Review
This monthly "subscription only" newsletter for children's writers seeks "how-to" articles about the craft of writing for upcoming "theme-based" issues - like: November-Plot Structure; December-Character Development; January-Past, Present and Future: Determining the Tenses; February-Cover Letters; March-Descriptive Action and Scenes; April-Picture Books; May-Writing Contests. Pays $5 to $10 for 500 to 1,000 words plus one copy of the newsletter.
The Gaited Horse
Specialty publication - pays from $50 to $300.
The New Homemaker
Webzine aimed at people who consider their primary job to be homemaking. The person can be male but is probably female. Pays $25 for original articles, $15 for reprints.
Ezine seeking submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. "We intend to support both established and burgeoning writers. We are committed to promoting diversity and celebrating the voice of the individual." Pays $30 for poetry of any style from traditional to experimental. Pays $.05 per word for fiction up to 6,000 words and $.05 per word for nonfiction up to 4,000 words.
This general interest magazine of stories, essays, reportage, and humor is aimed at people who live, work, and play in the Twin Cities. Pay varies for submissions of 300 to 3,000 words.
The Stickman Review
Considers previously unpublished fiction, poetry, and non-fiction of literary quality. Pays $20.00 (US) per story for Fiction; $10.00 (US) per poem, up to a maximum of $20.00 per author for Poetry; $20.00 (US) per essay for Nonfiction.
The Threepenny Review
Quarterly magazine with a political slant. Seeks poetry of any style and length. Pays up to $100 per poem.
The World & I
Bringing you a world of ideas and ideas of the world. Pay varies.
Times of The Islands
Magazine published for people who have more than a casual interest in the Turks and Caicos. Pays about 15 cents per word (usually from $150 to $600 - "but a lot depends on the quality of the article, how much research it took or how specialized it is, and whether or not photos were included."
Seeking personal nonfiction essays for various upcoming anthologies. Deadlines vary. Pays about 10 cents per word. See site for current needs.
This travel magazine focused on destinations and tourist attractions is eager to work with new and unpublished writers. Seeks first-person stories of 750 to 850 words. Pays $25 per published work. Accepts e-mails queries and submissions in the body of an e-mail (send to: email@example.com).
Twins; The Magazine for Parents of Multiples
This bimonthly, international publication provides informational and educational articles on parenting twins, triplets and more. Pays $25 -$250 on publication for 1,300 words.
USA Cycling Magazine
This publication focuses on the endeavors of USA Cycling and its member associations - ranging from grass roots to professional cyclists in all disciplines. Freelance writers should "first query to suggest story ideas prior to submission:" by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Preferred word length is 1,000 words or under and payment is $50 - $100.
Seeks solid reporting, original analysis on subjects (Goverment/Politics) that "maybe the mainstream press haven't covered." Pays 10 cents per word.
This quarterly regional travel magazine, focused on primarily vacation destinations in Western Maryland, The Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, seeks articles on subjects like - outdoor adventures, historical places, dining out, getaways, day trips, equipment, attractions, etc. Prefers query first. Payment is $50 for features of 1000 words or more.
Parenting publication - pays 3 cents per word.
Western New York Family Magazine
Articles submitted should address current parenting issues with a Western New York tie-in whenever possible. Strong emphasis is placed on how and where to find family-oriented events, as well as goods and services for children, in Western New York. Pays $25 - $150.
A bimonthly inspirational magazine for women published by the Women's Ministries Department of the Assemblies of God. Seeks original articles written from a perspective that includes God or spiritual laws and is geared specifically for women. Pays $10-$50.
Bimonthly magazine covering woodworking and crafts seeks how-to and project pieces. Pays $100-500.
Especially interested in articles which encourage spiritual growth--both in personal devotions and daily living. Since 1984, Women Alive! has been helping women respond to God's call to holiness in their daily lives. Pays up to $50.
Health and Fitness
Online magazine - pay rates vary. Get details online.
Popular magazine for today's moms - pays $0.75 to $1.25 per word. More information online.
Publication covers the practice and philosophy of yoga. "In particular we welcome articles on the following themes: Leaders, spokespersons, and visionaries in the yoga community; The practice of hatha yoga; Applications of yoga to everyday life (e.g., relationships, social issues, livelihood, etc.); Hatha yoga anatomy and kinesiology, and therapeutic yoga; Nutrition and diet, cooking, and natural skin and body care." Pays $800 to $2000 for features (3,000 to 5,000 words): $400 to $800 for departments (1,000 to 2,500 words): $25 to $100 for Om Page & Well-Being: and $200 to $250 for book reviews.
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