Monday Markets for September 13, 2010

Narrative From the Web Site: How to Send Us Your Work: We accept submissions only through our electronic submission system. We do not accept submissions through postal services or email. You may send us manuscripts for the following submission categories: General Submissions, Narrative Prize, Story of the Week, Readers’ Narrative, or a specific Contest. Your manuscript must be in one of the following file forms: .doc, .rtf, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .wpd, .odf, .mp3, .mp4, .mov, and .flv. Technical Difficulties: If you have any questions or encounter technical difficulties, please Contact Us. Formatting Your Manuscript: All manuscripts should be in 12-point [Read more…]

Monday Markets for August 2, 2010

Road & Travel Magazine From the Web Site: ROAD & TRAVEL Magazine is an online, in-market, consumer magazine and resource specializing in automotive, travel, and personal safety topics aimed at upscale consumers, with a slant towards women, 29-59. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & REQUIREMENTS Feature articles should be approximately 1000-1200 words. Columns approximately 500 words. Writers are contacted upon acceptance only which could take up to 3 months. RTM works on a 3-month lead time. Blog articles must be 200-300 words only and include one clear web quality jpeg to accompany the article. SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL ONLY: Once we have received [Read more…]

Monday Markets for May 17, 2010

Washington Monthly From the Web Site: The Washington Monthly is a publication covering politics, government, culture and the media. Before you pitch a story to us, we recommend you read through a few of our back issues online or in print to get a feel for the type of investigative, system-analysis journalism we value and promote. The magazine is published Bimonthly and includes investigative and opinion-based feature articles (2,000 to 5,000 words), occasional short news items and humorous sidebars (500 to 1,000 words), and book reviews of recent political and cultural titles (usually about 800 words). We occasionally print excerpts [Read more…]

Monday Markets for May 10, 2010

5280 From the Web Site: 5280 is the premiere monthly guide to the arts, entertainment, dining, and lifestyle issues in Denver. First published in 1993, the magazine has a circulation of 85,000 and is consistently among the top-selling magazines on metro newsstands. Many of our stories are written by 5280 staffers and a group of established freelance writers, but we welcome ideas from journalists we haven’t worked with in the past. Story pitches should convey that the writer understands the editorial thrust of the magazine and should be well researched, concise, and offer a creative and original argument. We accept [Read more…]

Monday Markets for May 3, 2010

Today’s Parent From the Web Site: Today’s Parent is a consumer magazine for parents with children up to the age of 14. The circulation is approximately 190,000 and we have more than 1.7 million readers from across Canada. There are 12 issues per year. Today’s Parent and its sister publications (Today’s Parent: Pregnancy, Today’s Parent: Baby & Toddler) are wholly owned by Rogers Media Publishing. Today’s Parent offers a mixture of straightforward service articles and more philosophical or issue–oriented stories. The tone is positive and supportive, yet realistic. There are rarely black and white answers to child–rearing issues and we [Read more…]

Monday Markets for April 19, 2010

Art Calendar From the Web Site: We welcome nuts-and-bolts, practical articles of interest to serious visual artists, emerging or professional. Examples: marketing how-to’s, pieces on business practices and other topics of use to artists. The tone of our magazine is practical, can-do and uplifting. We prefer very specific topics, as opposed to general overviews. So, for example, an article on how artists should write a press release and where they should send it would stand a good chance of being accepted, whereas as an article about why marketing is important to artists would not. We also prefer articles from writers [Read more…]

Monday Markets for April 12, 2010

Leatherneck: Magazine of the Marines From the Web Site: We encourage writers who have a Marine Corps background to submit articles. It is best to query first. Material is reviewed on a speculative basis. Since Leatherneck is a magazine published primarily for U.S. Marines, all of our material must be targeted accordingly. Our usual requirements for articles are 1,500 to 2,000 words, accompanied by 8 to 10 color or black and white photographs, or illustrations and maps where appropriate, with complete caption information. We reserve the right to edit in order to meet space limitations or magazine format criteria. All [Read more…]

Monday Markets for April 5, 2010

GreenPrints From the Web Site: Thanks for your interest! GreenPrints lives because people like you care about gardening—and about sharing with other gardeners. Without your garden writing, the magazine simply would not exist.  So, thank you! Now, what do I want? 1) The best, personal (important word, that) garden writing I can get. Expressive, thoughtful, humorous, angry, contrite, flippant, searching, witty, observant, sad, inviting— whatever! We focus on the human, not how-to side of gardening. On the people as well as the plants. After all, gardening is a relationship, not a recipe. GreenPrints explores that relationship, not by instructing, preaching, [Read more…]

Monday Markets for March 29, 2010

Backpacker From the Web Site: Our readers are knowledgeable and experienced backpackers, therefore we accept only authentic, well-researched, well-crafted stories (see the section on “Accuracy,” below). We’re not interested in slavish imitations of stories we’ve already done. As always, you should carefully study several issues of the magazine before submitting a query. The best articles have style, depth, emotional impact, and take-away value for the reader. Good BACKPACKER articles contain the following attributes: Foot-based travel: BACKPACKER primarily covers hiking. When warranted, we cover canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and other human-powered modes of travel. Wilderness or backcountry: The true backpacking [Read more…]

Monday Markets for March 22, 2010

Writer’s News and Writing Magazine From the Web Site: As with all magazines, please make sure that you have read Writers’ News or Writing Magazine and understand their editorial requirements before making a submission to either. It is best to make contact with a proposal in the first instance, avoiding wasted time for us and contributors on inappropriate or unwanted articles. We do not publish poetry or fiction unless it has won one of our competitions Language and style guidance * Writing should be direct and clear, preferring simple words over complicated ones (eg things start and finish, not commence [Read more…]

Monday Markets for March 15, 2010

Subaru Drive Magazine From the Web Site: Thank you for your interest in contributing to Drive Magazine! Drive is a quarterly publication by Subaru of America, Inc. and is distributed to more than 850,000 owners of Subaru vehicles in the United States. Each issue includes a variety of feature articles geared toward the interests of Subaru owners. Many of these articles are written by freelance authors, and typically range from 300 to 1,200 words. We’re looking for stories that are timely, appropriately researched, engagingly written, and tailored to Drive readers. If you would like to contribute a feature article to [Read more…]

Monday Markets for March 8, 2010

Whole Life Times From the Web Site: Whole Life Times relies almost entirely on freelance material to fill its pages every month. We have only a few regulars, so the field is wide open. We depend on freelancers like you. What Kind of Articles Should I Submit? We are open to articles on holistic health, alternative healing, green living, sustainable and local food, social responsibility, conscious business, the environment, spirituality and personal growth; in short, anything that deals with a progressive, healthy lifestyle. The important words to remember when writing for WLT are ‘information’ and‘narrative style.’ We strive to provide [Read more…]

Monday Markets for March 1, 2010 are Up

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Monday Markets for March 1, 2010

Smoky Mountains Living Magazine From the Web Site: Smoky Mountain Living is a quarterly, full-color publication dedicated to featuring the history and heritage of the Great Smoky Mountain region, its current culture, and a wide range of activities in sports, entertainment, environment, education, and the arts. We want to appeal to area residents, whet the appetites of those considering visiting or moving here, and encourage visitors to extend their stay. Our region covers the High Country, Cherokee Indian Reservation and 12 Western North Carolina counties including Buncombe, Madison, Henderson, Transylvania, Haywood, Jackson, Swain, Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Avery and Graham. This [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 25, 2010

The East Coast is being hit with yet another blizzard today. Snow days, boots, heavy coats, and less productivity are on tap. What’s on your agenda today? This past week has been positive, productive and absolutely rocked. when I have good days I wake up the next morning and ask myself “How will I top yesterday.” Tell me, how will you top yesterday? Enjoy today’s lists: New around the Freelance Writing Jobs Network Your Turn: What Makes a Qualified Freelance Writing Blogger? Time Management and the Business of Freelancing 5 Realistic Organization Tips from a Notoriously Disorganized Person Demand Studios [Read more…]

Monday Markets for February 22, 2010

Paste Magazine From the Web Site: Paste magazine is a monthly publication focusing on music, film, books and other forms arts and entertainment. We focus on a variety of musical genres—-rock, singer/songwriters, alt.country, Americana, indie rock, world music, electronica and whatever else we think will grab music-lovers seeking something a little deeper. Paste strives to cover the best music in this eclectic mix, devoting space to independent musicians alongside more established artists. The tagline, “Signs of Life in Music, Film and Culture,” refers to the depth and meaning we feel the best art is capable of conveying. With a focus [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 19, 2010

Enjoy your daily lists! New around the freelance writing jobs network Rewarding Your Long Term Freelance Writing Clients for their Customer Loyalty What I’ve Learned as a “Newbie” Freelance Writer Building a Blog Into a Blog Network Without Funding, Backing or Partners How to Keep Your Cool: Getting Over Freelance Blogging Slumps Clients Just Hate Those “Yes” Men Recommended reading from the blogosphere An Open Letter to b5media Bloggers 7 Tips for Profitable Niche Blogging at ProBlogger 20 New Media Jobs – Not Freelance – at Media Jobs Daily The Daily Writing Tips Poetry Competition I Can’t Write and So [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 18, 2010

So how is everyone doing with their freelance writing goals for 2010. I know I’ve asked this before but I like to check and see where everyone is, and if you’re still keeping true to your goals and resolutions. I’m so far so good. Definitely building up my own stuff, with some setbacks that have nothing to do with freelance writing. For example, the recent blizzards and having children in the house for days at a time did serve as a distraction. I can’t complain though, the Freelance Writing Jobs network is off to a great start in 2010, I’m [Read more…]

Monday Markets for February 15, 2010 Are Up

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Freelance Writing Jobs for February 17, 2010

Enjoy your daily lists and freelance writing jobs! If you haven’t already taken the freelance writing jobs survey, please do so! New around the Freelance Writing Jobs network Do You Know What You’re Selling? Successfully Marketing Your Online Freelance Writing Business b5Media: I’m in a Better Place Now b5Media Layoffs Are a Good Reminder to Spread Those Freelance Writing Eggs Around Freelance Writing Cabin Fever: 5 Tips for Dealing with a Snow In 4 Measures to Put Into Place So Your Clients Won’t Rip You Off When to Refuse Work Recommended reading from around the blogosphere How Many Ways Can [Read more…]

Monday Markets for February 15, 2010

Down East Magazine From the Web Site: All editorial and photographic submissions must be directly related to Maine. Materials will not be returned unless accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope. While every precaution is taken to ensure that materials are safely returned, the publisher can assume no responsibility for unsolicited photographs or manuscripts. Writers Down East accepts very few unsolicited queries and manuscripts each year. Most of our articles are written on assignment by regular contributors. The exception is our very popular “My Maine” column. These articles are short narratives about a personal experience or a unique aspect of life [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 15, 2010

Happy Chinese New Year and happy belated Valentine’s Day. Welcome to another clean slate Monday where we forget any negativity or missteps of the past week and make a fresh start. What will you do for your positive beginning? Enjoy your daily lists: New around the Freelance Writing Jobs Network Do Not as I Do: My Ten Most Embarrassing Freelance Writing Moments Freelance Writing Jobs You’re Not Feeling: 3 Tips for Getting Through the Clunkers Your Turn: What’s Your Definition of a “Good” Freelance Writing Job A Peek into My Freelance Writing Portfolio and a Few Valuable Lessons To Earn [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 11, 2010

So as of Wednesday evening, we’ve been socked with a foot of snow and another five to ten inches expected over night. Part of me is thankful I have a job that enables me to stay inside during such weather, and part of me wishes I could take a snow day too. Freelance Writing Jobs Community News Did you know we post community news to our weekly newsletter? If you received and award or accolade, published a book, launched a product or any other good news to share, send it to us at wegetletters(at)gmail.com for inclusion in the weekly newsletter. [Read more…]

Monday Markets for February 1, 2010

This week’s edition of Monday Markets has a magazine for people interested in genealogy, one that goes out to University of Oregon alumni, and a publication for credit union executives. Family Tree Magazine From the Web Site: About the magazine Family Tree Magazine is a special-interest consumer magazine that helps readers discover, preserve and celebrate their family’s history. We cover genealogy, ethnic heritage, personal history, genealogy websites and software, photography and photo preservation, and other ways that families connect with their past. Articles are beginner-friendly but never talk down to the audience. Readers may be experts in one area of [Read more…]

Monday Markets for January 25, 2010

Can you believe that January is almost finished already? I don’t know where this month has gone. This week’s edition of Monday Markets has a magazine for tropical fish enthusiasts and one that focuses on Asian American stories. The final magazine on the list is for grandparents. It made the list because the editor actually gives the impression that writers are welcome contributors to the publication. It made a very nice change from some of the guidelines I’ve read. Tropical Fish Hobbyist From the Web Site: Are you a fish expert? Have you ever dreamed of writing for TFH? Submit [Read more…]

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