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Monday, April 15, 2013

Markets

There are many markets available to writers. Here are just a few. Please remember to always check submission guidelines before you send your work.

YOGA JOURNAL http://www.yogajournal.com/general_customer_service/about/editorial_subs_guidelines/ Yoga Journal covers the practice and philosophy of yoga. We welcome professional queries for the follow departments: Om. This front-of-the-book section covers myriad aspects of the yoga lifestyle. These short (150- to 400-word) reported pieces are largely freelance written. This department includes Yoga Diary, a 250-word story about a pivotal moment in your yoga practice.  Eating Wisely. A popular, 1,400-word department about relationship to food. Most stories focus on vegetarian and whole-foods cooking, nutritional healing, and contemplative pieces about the relationship between yoga and food. Well Being. This 1,200-word department presents reported pieces about the integration of a regular yoga practice and health. E-mail a well-written query to queries@yjmag.com. Pays $50 to $2,000.

ZOETROPE - http://www.all-story.com/ We consider unsolicited submissions of short stories and one-act plays no longer than 7,000 words. All-Story does not accept submissions between September 1 and December 31. Pays $1,000.

ACTIVE AGING http://www.activeagingonline.com/ContactUs/  The source for news for and about people 55 and better in Sedgwick, Harvey and Butler counties for more than 33 years. Topics include senior lifestyle, profiles, interviews, nostalgia, travel, health. Query first. Articles are 750 to 1,000 words and pays ten cents/word.

AMBASSADOR MAGAZINE http://www.niaf.org/about/contact.asp  Query with clips. Provides information about all things Italian American. Covers personalities, food, film, culture, travel and Italy. Articles are 1,000 to 1,500 words. Pays $300 plus $50 for photos. Query don@niag.org - editor Don Oldenburg.

ONE STORY http://www.one-story.com/index.php?page=guidelines One Story is seeking literary fiction. Because of our format, we can only accept stories between 3,000 and 8,000 words. One Story is offering $250 and 25 contributors copies for first North American serial rights. We accept submissions from September 1 through May 31.

WHIDBEY STUDENT CHOICE CONTEST http://whidbeystudents.com/student-choice-contest/student-choice-contest-rules/ NO ENTRY FEE The contest is open to all writers of any age and at any stage of their writing careers. The competition is open to short-form manuscripts of 1,000 words or fewer in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and children/young adults. Held monthly. Winners will be notified by email and a $50 check sent by US post.

ZAMOOF! MAGAZINE http://zamoofmag.com/for-grown-ups.php?bp=3165 Submissions are welcome from youth readers or their parents/care givers. Send letters, short stories up to 800 words, poetry, craft ideas, recipes, puzzles, jokes.

STUFF KIDS WRITE http://stuffkidswrite.com/ Please share with us! We are seeking funny notes, cards, letters, or stories kids have written. Submissions can be current (scribbled yesterday) or ancient (pulled from the preschool file).

GREYSTONE http://mygreystone.wordpress.com/submit/ GREYstone, a subdivision of BRICKrhetoric, is now accepting submissions of poetry, artwork, flash fiction, photography and scientific art from students {and teachers} K-12 for our quarterly online publication which comes out in the months of February, May, August & November. Submissions are accepted year-round, and submissions to multiple genres are permitted.

The First Line - http://www.thefirstline.com/ The submission topic changes every three months. Summer: “I started collecting secrets when I was just six years old.” Due date: May 1, 2013.

19 comments:

Alternative Foodie said...

Wonderful ideas, to have a market place, right. Thank you for leaving us at nutty bean a wonderful comment, and be a follower. Wish you a great spring days.

Kate said...

I'm a huge fan of literary magazines and I've found a fantastic website that lists them all along with their submissions guidelines. Here's the link:http://www.newpages.com/literary-magazines/

Sally @ Breaking Cover said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I've been reading through your A-Z – so informative. Thanks.

Sylvia Ney said...

Kate - Thank you for sharing!

Sheena-kay Graham said...

Nice list of markets. We writers need to rake it in where we can.

Dee said...

Wow this is very helpful. Might just submit to one of these. Thanks for sharing!

Juliette said...

Good list and very useful! Stuff kids write should be entertaining!
Jules - A-Z April challenge.

A month of....Blog said...

Excellent information to have, I will definitely check out of few of them! (Especially Yoga Journal as I work in the industry). Thanks for stopping by my Blog.
A month of Blog...

Lara said...

Thanks for the list!

Marjorie McAtee said...

Great markets! Thanks for sharing! :)

J. A. Bennett said...

Very cool to know, I'm bookmarking this page :)

Tracy Moore said...

This is a great post Sylvia. I'm bookmarking it too because I am finally getting serious about my writing. Thank you for posting these resources! :)

Rita A. said...

Thank you for visiting Tattered Past. I love the list of markets especially the Stuff Kids WRite. May have to get my grandsons to writing.

Rowena said...

Love the list of markets, I'm saving this now!

Elizabeth Varadan, Author said...

Wow! I love your choice for M. I'm always looking for new markets. Thanks!

Bhav.Zz said...

Definitely helpful. Thanks for stopping by on my blog.
Bhavya fellow participant at the AtoZ Challenge blogging at Just Another Blog

Faith Laces said...

Such a helpful post! I think I might be able to submit something to Stuff Kids Write!

Glad you found my blog on the a-z challenge :)

Border-breaking bound said...

Thanks for sharing the info! It's great to hear of legit markets out there!

Ida Chiavaro said...

bookmarked thanks for providing so much info.