THUG LIT Send your stories to: 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


JUST BETWEEN US — 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 — 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


READER’S DIGEST — 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 We do not accept or return unpublished manuscripts.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 No fiction. Reprints can be paid up to $400. ===== SOUTHWEST FLY FISHING reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/24/08


BOYS’ LIFE — 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 — Girls’ … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/10/08


OUT TRAVELER — Note our upcoming issue themes: Spring 2009, closing early December 2008: Green/Eco Summer 2009, closing early March 2009: Americas Fall 2009, closing early June 2009: Mediterranean Winter 2009, closing early September 2009: Winter Wonderlands”? Pitches that get attention have a definite interesting angle. They have also been researched and include a detailed description of the story idea, format, style, goal and angle. A magazine on the ever-expanding field of gay and lesbian travel. ===== SOUTHERN ACCENTS,15381,1038406,00.html — Five overall subject areas (interiors, gardens, art and antiques, entertaining, architecture) define the content of each issue. Divided … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/03/08

FREELANCE MARKETS September 22, 2008

US CATHOLIC — FEATURE ARTICLES cover issues such as prayer and spirituality, sacraments, liturgy, parish life, family life, social issues, public life, theology, everyday morality, and other aspects of an everyday Catholic’s life. Articles range from 2,500 to 4,000 words and should include general background on the topic and extensive interviews with people in the pew and experts. All articles should have an explicit religious dimension, enabling readers to see the interaction between their faith and the issue at hand. Minimum payment is $500. Other columns pay from $75 to $300 to include profiles, short stories, essays, news events, … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS September 22, 2008