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. 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


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 — 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 — RMR is looking for positive, human interest stories that appeal to an audience of horse people, … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/17/08


  INSPIRATIONS — Inspirations is a lifestyle and gardening magazine for customers of several leading garden centers located around the country. It appeals to the readers’ desire to beautify their homes and yards and to create welcoming spaces for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. Writers do not need any special expertise in gardening or landscaping. While there is hands-on gardening content and information about plants, Inspirations is very much about living well, especially outdoors. Its tone, structure, and composition appeal to readers, mostly women, who are looking for practical, time-saving, and novel ideas to enhance their garden … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 10/27/2008


PASTE MAGAZINE — Paste magazine is a monthly publication focusing on music, film, books and other forms of arts and entertainment. We focus on a variety of musical genres—rock, singer/songwriters,, 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. Cover stories – 3,000 to 4,500 words; Features – 1,500 to 4,000 words; front of book pieces – 50 to 800 words; Film Reviews – 200-500 words; Book Reviews … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 10/20/2009


WRITER-EDITOR Location Washington DC — Deadline October 15, 2008. Employer Department Of Homeland Security. As Writer-Editor for the Secretary Production Staff, you will review, edit and finalize the written operational products generated by the Secretary Production Staff team to ensure accuracy and conformance with established standards for DHS Cabinet-level written products. You will work as part of a team developing, writing and publishing daily Operational Summaries containing accurate, complete and timely situational awareness pertaining to current DHS operations, from FEMA to the Coast Guard. ===== PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Monmouth, NJ — Deadline October 21, 2008. Employing Agency: … Continue reading JOBS/FREELANCE MARKETS 10/13/2008

Freelance Jobs and Markets for Week 10/05/2008

WRITING-WORLD — Payment: 5 cents per word for original articles, to a maximum of $100 (articles over 2,000 words are paid $100); $25 for reprints; $15 for humor. Payment on acceptance. We will also exchange advertising space for articles. We use articles between 800 and 2000 words, with a preference for the 1,000-1,500 word range. We never use short pieces (e.g., 500 words). Please don’t try to sell us a piece on “everything you need to know about writing a novel in 800 words or less.” It can’t be done. ===== SCHOOLARTS MAGAZINE — SchoolArts wants successful arts … Continue reading Freelance Jobs and Markets for Week 10/05/2008

Freelance Markets Week of 9/29/08

CUP OF COMFORT Counting Blessings, Facing Challenges: Parenting a Child with Special Needs — Seeks uplifting true stories about the ins and outs, ups and downs, and blessings and challenges of parenting children with special needs. The stories cover children of all ages (birth to adult) and a wide range of developmental, physical, and mental challenges. No matter how difficult the experiences/emotions conveyed in a story might be, the story MUST reveal a positive aspect, resolution, or outcome and must be of comfort to parents of children with special needs. Stories may be serious, humorous, insightful, heartwarming, and/or inspiring. … Continue reading Freelance Markets Week of 9/29/08