Freelance Markets/Job Opportunities

Abbey Hill Literary Invites Submissions Unique short fiction contests. Please visit Abbey Hill, review the challenges and rules there, then craft and submit original work of up to 1000 words. Most genres welcome. Entry: $12. Prizes $500, $200, $100, Evolving Talent $50. Electronic entries preferred; snail mail OK. Deadline 2-28-09. Results 1st week of April. Email: Editor@ahliterary.com | Website: http://www.ahliterary.com/ ===== Anonymity Ronald Goldfarb, AWP counsel and occasional contributor, is researching a book on the subject of Anonymity. He is interested in any suggested readings or information on the subject.  Pseudonyms, for example, will be covered. Examples are solicited. Readings, fiction or nonfiction, … Continue reading Freelance Markets/Job Opportunities

FREELANCE MARKETS 12/15/08

AFTER DARK http://www.coasttocoastam.com/gen/afterdark_submissions.html?theme=light — After Dark is currently seeking non-fiction articles and essays , which reflect the general subject matter, discussed on America’s largest overnight radio program in history, “Coast to Coast AM.” In general, the areas of interest are broad. They include life after death, paranormal, psycho-spiritual, demonic possession, exorcism, theoretical physics, apocalypse, Earth changes, weather patterns, UFOs, alien abductions and phenomenal sightings, remote viewing, futurism and predictions, animal mutilations, spontaneous human combustion, Big Foot, and more. Average size for acceptable pieces is between 1,200-1,800 words including short sidebars of relevance to the article. ===== WEATHERWISE http://www.weatherwise.org/ — Your … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 12/15/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 12/08/08

THUG LIT http://www.thuglit.com/home.html Send your stories to: Submissions@thuglit.com This is a genre-specific mystery and noir website. If you don’t know what that means, then don’t send me your damned story. No Sci-Fi, Horror or Romance. Erotica (by way of sex) is okay, but PLEASE have violence, crime, murder, mayhem and chaos. Or a monkey. We like monkeys. They throw poop. Stories may be attached as a Word Document (preferred) or cut and pasted into an e-mail. Contact info we need: Name, address, word count and a short bio. The chosen will be notified by e-mail and on the website. Fan … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 12/08/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 12/01/08

JUST BETWEEN US http://www.justbetweenus.org/guidelines.html — Just Between Us is a quarterly magazine especially for women committed to ministry, pastors’ wives, women’s group leaders, Bible study leaders, Sunday school teachers, missionary wives, seminary students, leaders in parachurch organizations, and any woman, married or single, who wants practical, biblical encouragement, inspiration, and ministry resources. ===== TALEBONES http://www.talebones.com/doc.asp?SUBKEY=152 — Talebones is a quarterly digest-sized perfect-bound magazine that publishes science fiction and dark fantasy. We want entertaining, literate stories that straddle the edge of the dark, with three dimensional characters. We want dark fantasy, not horror…that is, there needs to be a supernatural element … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 12/01/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 11/24/08

READER’S DIGEST http://www.rd.com/submissions/article10717.html — Original articles are usually assigned to regular contributors to the magazine. We do not accept or return unpublished manuscripts. We do, however, accept one-page queries that clearly detail the article idea–with special emphasis on the arc of the story, your interview access to the main characters, your access to special documents, etc. We look for dramatic narratives, articles about everyday heroes, crime dramas, adventure stories. Do include a separate page of your writing credits. Please email your article proposal queries to articleproposals@readersdigest.com. No fiction. Reprints can be paid up to $400. ===== SOUTHWEST FLY FISHING http://www.nwflyfishing.net/SouthwestFlyFishing/WritersGuidelines.aspxContinue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/24/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 11/17/08

EPHEMERA seeks slogans Ephemera (Oregon, US) seeks slogan writers for buttons, magnets and stickers. Wants satirical slogans about pop culture, politics, job attitudes, women’s & men’s issues, coffee, booze, pot, drugs, religion, food, sexual come-ons & put-downs, etc. Payment: US$50. More details… ===== ONTARIO NATURE MAGAZINE http://www.ontarionature.org/onnature/submissions.html — We publish feature articles on all aspects of natural history, conservation and the environment in Ontario: stories about plants and animals, wildlife research, parks and wilderness areas, and environmental issues. ===== ROCKY MOUNTAIN RIDER http://www.rockymountainrider.com/writers.htm — RMR is looking for positive, human interest stories that appeal to an audience of horse people, … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/17/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 11/10/08

BOYS’ LIFE http://www.boyslife.org/home/383/resources-for-contributors/ — NONFICTION. Major articles run 500 to 1,500 words; payment is $400 to $1,500. Subject matter is broad. We cover everything from professional sports to American history to how to pack a canoe. FICTION. Our short stories run 1,000 to 1,500 words. Payment is $750 and up. All stories feature a boy or boys. We use humor, mystery, science fiction and adventure. We run one or two short stories per issue. Occasionally, stories are specifically written for ages 6 to 10 (low-demographic issue) and for ages 11 to 18 (high-demographic issue). ===== GIRLS’ LIFE http://www.girlslife.com/docs/Mediabistro.pdf — Girls’ … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/10/08