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Looking for humorous stories on politics, news, relationships, food, technology, pets, work, death, environmental issues, business, religion, seasonal events and everything else relating to the general human condition. Pays $50 for stories.

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A network of family-oriented Web sites including, Pregnancy Today, Babies Today, Toddlers Today, Preschoolers Today, Children Today,
Preteenagers Today, and Recipes Today.
Minimum payment is $25 per article, but can be more based
on project. Purchases all rights.

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Lorin Oberweger, Editor/Publisher
2420 W Brandon Boulevard, #198
Brandon, FL 33511


Looking for instructional articles for writers, primarily geared toward the writing of fiction and poetry. Material should be geared for the intermediate or advanced writer. No beginner topics. Also interested in interviews with successful authors/agents/editors.

Buys One time rights. 600-word maximum (query for longer pieces)
Pays 10 cents/word for original material; 4 cents/word for reprints. Prefers original material, but will consider reprints. Query first to email above.

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Robert L. McLaughlin
Campus Box 8905
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-8905


Seeking contributors to write overview essays on the following writers: Michel Butor, Julieta Campos, Jerome Charyn, Emily Coleman, Stanley Crawford, Carol De Chellis Hill, Jennifer Johnston, Gert Jonke, Violette Le Duc, Antonio Lobo Antunes, Wallace Markfield, David Markson, Rick Moody, Olive Moore, Julian Rios, Joanna Scott, Esther Tusquets, Luisa Valenzuela. 

Please see web site guidelines for the content requirements of each essay.


RIGHTS: The Review holds the rights to published essays, and gives writers 50% of proceeds if it resells the essay to another publication; it also gives the author the right to reprint the material as long as credit is given to the Review.


Heart & Soul magazine is looking for a crack freelance copy editor to work with us in-house 2 to 3 weeks a month. Responsibilities include all the vitally important copy
areas--grammar, spelling, style, consistency--plus inputting editorial changes in our Quark files.

If you have 3 or more years of copy editing experience on a consumer magazine, are fluent in Quark on Mac, and can work in our Manhattan offices, send your resume to:

Animal Fair
545 Eighth Ave., Sixth Floor
New York, N.Y. 10018


Touted as the lifestyle magazine for animal lovers, this publication features very famous pet owners for their main features, however freelancers can break
into the magazine with articles on special features for animals. Short fillers make excellent additions to this magazine. Query with published clips via standard or email.

Buys First Rights. Will consider reprints.
Pays on publication, 50 cents a word.

Website at:

Pet Life
3451 Boston Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76116


A good way to break into Pet Life is by submitting a filler. Anecdotes and little-known facts have the best chance of acceptance. Articles include humor, how-to, inspirational, personal experience, and photo features. Send a detailed query with published clips via standard mail or email.

Buys all rights.
Pays on publication. Fillers-$50, Articles up to $400.

Website at:

Hullabaloo Magazine
954 Gayley Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Send to: Editorial Director
Email Submissions are accepted.

Hullabaloo is a new children's magazine that highlights a different country with each issue. Through storytelling, fun facts, children's interviews and more, the reader
gets to explore the country from a child's perspective.

Please send full manuscripts for fiction. Queries accepted for nonfiction. Fiction 800 to 1100 words. Nonfiction 600 word maximum.

Buys First North American and World Rights. Payment is made on publication. Fiction and nonfiction pay 20 cents per word minimum.

Full details at


Weekly columnists for our online magazine - pays a share of ad revenue
(location anywhere).

More information may be found at ce_jobs/job373.htm

Freelance Editors and Writers

Freelance Editor
Editors must have detailed knowledge of English grammar, sentence structure and word usage. They must be skilled in identifying proper organization of a book. Freelance editors working with McDougal Publishing must have intimate knowledge of the Scriptures, must be familiar with and have access to the various translations of the Bible available on today's market, and should have book editing experience.
Knowledge of Pentecostal and Charismatic beliefs is necessary. Preference is given to editors with college degrees in Communications, English, or Journalism. Editors are paid on a job-by-job basis and are not considered to be employees of McDougal Publishing.

Freelance Writer
Requirements for writers are the same as for editors except that writers
must have previous writing experience. Writers who have written book-length works for the Christian market are preferred. Writers are paid on a job-by-job basis and....

FRONT PAGE MAG, a conservative webzine published by David Horowitz,
is seeking freelance writers to write articles on assigned topics. We pay $100 per article + a $25 bonus for articles not needing editorial attention. Send resume in-line (no attachments) and cover letter of 5 lines or less to Please no globalists, libertarians, creative writing majors, journalism majors, wannabe columnists, or writing samples. Kindly check out our magazine before applying to verify that our political opinions agree with yours. That being said, we will give a lot of autonomy to serious talent.


Writer who can digest news stories in 75-100 words each and do 25 stories every two weeks and maybe weekly. Also do an index for stories written. Provide a sample of writing and charges on a per word basis for the digests. Index charges to be negotiated. My proposed rate for the digests is 25 cents ($0.25) per word.

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Assistant Editor Needed 

Global Security Newswire, a National Journal Group daily online publication covering weapons of mass destruction and terrorism, is seeking a full-time assistant managing editor with at least three years of journalism experience and strong interest in international security issues. This position is primarily responsible for rigorously maintaining copy quality by using superior editing (AP style), writing, and organizational skills. Reporting opportunities are also available. Early morning hours required. Salary: $30,000+. Excellent benefits

Send cover letter and resume by email to: or 
fax to 202-454-8917.



The Press of Atlantic City has immediate openings for municipal news reporters. We are an independent newspaper covering a growing region. Southern New Jersey offers seashore, suburban, rural or small city living, all accessible to Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C. The paper prizes enterprise reporting and provides opportunities for career development. Competitive salary and benefits. Requirements include a college degree. Daily newspaper experience is preferred. 

Send resume and clips to: 

Stephen Warren
Deputy Managing Editor
The Press of Atlantic Atlantic City
11 Devins Lane
Pleasantville, NJ 08232 

No phone calls or emails


Non-Fiction Writers

A well-established Canadian publisher is looking for experienced creative non-fiction writers for a series of 25,000-word stories. The books will cover regional and national themes. Topics range from historical biographies to contemporary adventure stories, and the emphasis is very much on the storytelling. Story suggestions from authors are welcome. The books will be widely distributed nationally through chain bookstores and other retail outlets. The publisher is willing to negotiate flat fee or royalty contracts. For more information email Kara Turner at 


JOB: 4000 words Proposal rewriting PAY: $10
Christian writers wanted for completely rewriting and rephrasing 4000 words proposal of thesis in 'Christian Counseling.' Job will be to rewrite in your own words a recently prepared 4000 words proposal on 'Christian Counseling'

JOB: 26,000 words thesis preparation PAY: $ 100
Christian writers wanted to write 26,000 words thesis. Literature and material will be provided. Writer's job will be to write in their own words complete professional thesis in 'Christian Counseling' using the literature.

Pay will be disbursed after five months of acceptance of thesis.




We have a large and growing network of contacts and are always looking for talented and knowledgeable people to work at Jane's. If you are interested in working with us in any capacity, be it an Employee, Freelance or correspondent, please send your CV, indicating in what capacity you could work with us and 
details of what you could bring to Jane's.


Topics often are assigned, but Animal Watch invites detailed queries in all areas of interest. In addition to feature story ideas, we are interested in profiles of humane individuals and groups as well as pioneers in the animal protection movement, first-person reports on humane issues abroad and light humor 
that nevertheless honors animals and the people who care for them. Queries for feature-length articles should be mailed or emailed. Queries should include sources who will be interviewed as well as the author's prior publication credits. Send complete manuscripts for short pieces (under 600 words) and filler (75-250 words). Animal Watch reports back in 4 to 6 weeks
Payment for features ranges from $150 to $650, depending on length and other factors. Short items/filler pay $25 to $75. 
Additional payment is made for professional quality prints or slides. Payment is made upon acceptance. ASPCA purchases first North American print rights, and electronic rights for approximately six months. Authors receive two complimentary copies and sources receive one copy. Telephone and other normal business expenses of authors are not paid.


Magazine for high school drama students and teachers. Pays up to $400 depending on quality of writing and editing required.
Seeks one-act and full length plays. Unpublished. How-to and profiles needed as well - 750-3000 words. Pays also five free copies.


Sun Consultants, Inc.
Chicago IL
Ph: (312) 670-1358
Fax: 312.670.1382 
Reference Code: NCW022003 (

Full Time. Downtown Direct marketing firm seeks heavy-hitting copywriter. Looking for energetic person with a love of direct mail, and at least 2 years of direct mail writing experience. 
Salary $45-60K. E-mail resumes or fax. 


Accepts a variety of poetry styles such as light verse, haiku, free verse, etc. Does not want "churchy" sing - song rhythm or form. Usually prints 5 to 6 poems per issue.
Pays $10 for 1 poem of 1 to 15 lines or $25 for 1 poem
of 16 or more lines
. Looking for good use of imagery, words that elicit a sensory response. Highly suggests reading over previously published poetry in past issues which is available on their website for free! Prefers email submissions within the body of the email. If  your poems have formatting needs then submit as an email attachment (.doc, .rtf., etc.). They only respond if they accept your poetry. Simultaneous subs and/or previously published poems okay. Publication of your work in the magazine grants them the right to publish it on their website unless you make other arrangements. Your punctuation, capitalization and general writing style should follow the "Chicago Manual of Style" (14th Ed.).

Editor in Chief = Jon Trott

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