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

Jobs and Markets February 2009

Clarke World Magazine Clarkesworld Magazine is an online venue and chapbook series for short works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Clarkesworld Magazine pays 10¢ a word for works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We have a firm word limit of 4000 words. Please do not query about word lengths. We will not consider stories longer than 4000 words or shorter than 1000 words. See website for more details. http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/submissions/==== Passionfruit Magazine It is a great challenge to translate living experience into compelling words and pictures, and Passionfruit is looking for writers and photographers who can take their readers … Continue reading Jobs and Markets February 2009

JOBS and EMPLOYMENT 12/15/08

SUPERVISORY WRITER-EDITOR Location Washington DC http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=77917647&aid=27015391-5128&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline December 18, 2008. As the Supervisory Writer/Editor, the incumbent serves as the OIG contact relative to writing and editing, such as correspondence, reports, regulations, articles, brochures, and records management for the Secretary, HHS, Congress, all Federal agencies, the private sector, and other parties. Pays $115,317 – $149,000/year. ===== TECHNICAL WRITER-EDITOR Location Montrose, CO http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=77949571&aid=27015391-6128&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline December 26, 2008. Employing Agency: Bureau of Land Management. Term position. Review, edit, and make corrections to technical reports, Resource Management Plan documents, environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, and related documents for clarity, conciseness, grammatical correctness, … Continue reading JOBS and EMPLOYMENT 12/15/08

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

JOBS/ EMPLOYMENT 12/08/08

PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Denver, CO http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=77686189&aid=27015391-1128&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline December 15, 2008. Employing Agency Internal Revenue Service. As a Media Relations Specialist you will perform work involved in establishing and maintaining mutual communication between Federal agencies and the general public and various other pertinent publics including internal and external audiences.  You will be involved in identifying communication needs and developing informational materials that inform appropriate publics of the agency’s policies, programs, services and activities; and planning, executing, and evaluating the effectiveness of information and communications programs. ===== COPYWRITER Location Alameda, CA http://journalism.berkeley.edu/jobs/details.php?cat=misc&ID=7143 — Full-time, temporary contract position (9 weeks up … Continue reading JOBS/ EMPLOYMENT 12/08/08

JOB OPPORTUNITIES 12/01/08

WRITER-EDITOR (Several positions) Location Washington DC http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=77556534&aid=27015391-24118&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline December 8, 2008. Employer Department of Homeland Security. The incumbent supports the OCFO by providing accurate, complete, and timely written material on policy issues, executive or tracked correspondence, briefings, point papers, etc. related to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.  Makes recommendations for the development of procedures for standardization of disseminated internal and external written products.  Develops, writes and publishes internal and external weekly summaries and reports.  Information is drawn from a variety of different sources and analyzed and screened for Executive-level officials. ===== PART-TIME TEMPORARY INSTRUCTOR POOLS FOR CUESTA … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITIES 12/01/08

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

JOBS 11/24/08

NARRATIVE MAGAZINE Publishing Internship  Narrative Magazine is an online literary journal seeking bright, eager, inquisitive interns to learn the publishing business from industry leaders. Internships are executed online, however, in addition, there are also office positions available for those within easy access to San Francisco. Position will include reading manuscripts, research, filing, database entry, & team participation on special projects. Please email resume, writing sample, & letters of recommendation to manuscripts@narrativemagazine.com. Pat Gage 1660 Westlake Dr. Kelseyville, CA 95451 Email: pg@narrativemagazine.com Phone:  1 707-278-0357 ===== ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Location London E-mail annette@spreadtheword.org.uk http://www.spreadtheword.org.uk — Spread the Word is London’s leading writer development agency. Between January 9 and … Continue reading JOBS 11/24/08

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