Freelance writing

Freelance Markets

YOUTHWORKER http://www.youthworker.com/help/writing-for-us/ YouthWorker Journal is inviting freelance writers to submit nonfiction articles. Pays $20 to $200 for 200 to 1,800-word articles. We serve thousands of committed men and women who work in a variety of church, parachurch and other ministry settings around the world and are devoted to helping young people know, love and serve Jesus Christ. Everything we publish is designed to help youth workers be more effective in fulfilling this important calling. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THRIVING FAMILY http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions Theme: Teens and Depression. The article should focus on parenting a teenager who struggles with depression. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Submit 750 to 800 words. Pays $250 on acceptance. Deadline July 11, 2014 for this theme. For general submissions: departments run 50 to 200 words and pay $50/piece; Feature articles run 1200-1500 words and pay 25 cents/word; Devotions (150-200 words) pay $50 each. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TEXAS HOME SCHOOL COALITION REVIEW http://thsc.org/about-thsc/opportunities-at-thsc/writing-opportunities/ Pays $100 for 800 words. Deadline August 1, 2014. Needs stories on the theme “Developing a Love of Learning”–submissions can cover practical advice on forging an enthusiasm of and commitment to teaching students. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DEATH ANTHOLOGY http://everywherenowpress.com/books/anthology-about-our-experience-of-death/ Death Where the Nights are Long is an anthology of writing about the idea and experience of death. We are asking approximately thirty writers from Canada, the U.S. and Iceland to deliver an account of death in its many varied forms. We are seeking essays, memoirs, poetry and creative non-fiction, with a suggested length of between 2,500 and 5,000 words. If your piece is accepted, you will be paid $250 on completed delivery and acceptance.  You will receive another $250 on publication. If the book does very well – as we hope it will – we will also consider a success fee to each contributor in an amount to be determined. Deadline November 1, 2014. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CHICKEN SOUP – HEARTFELT STORIES BY MOMS http://www.chickensoup.com Pays $200 for 1,200 words. Deadline September 30, 2014. Stories can deal with the pains and highlights of motherhood, the wonders of parenting grandchildren, special moments of raising a newborn, being a role model to a teenager, or anything that touches the heart of a...

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FreelanceWriting.com is now reviewing nonfiction (how-to) articles on the business and craft of freelance writing

FreelanceWriting.com is now reviewing nonfiction (how-to) articles on the business and craft of freelance writing. This also includes topics on how-to write fiction and poetry. Word length is between 700 and 1,200 words. Payment, on acceptance, is an honorarium of $25. The editors work with both emerging and seasoned writers. Writers are invited to submit a query letter with up to three article ideas at https://freelancewritingcom.submittable.com/submit/25231 ——————————————————— FYI: We’ve been publishing new articles at http://www.freelancewriting.com/articles/articles-new.php over the last year. Our full writer’s guidelines are at:...

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Freelance Markets and Job opportunities

FREELANCE MARKETS: ADOPTIVE FAMILIES – http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/articles.php?aid=259 — Adoptive Families is the leading information resource for families before, during, and after adoption. The award-winning national bimonthly magazine provides independent, authoritative adoption information in an accessible and reader-friendly format.   PARENTLIFE – http://blog.lifeway.com/parentlife/about-parent-life/#.U1AZ1-ZdVFQ — A Christian parenting magazine designed to take parents from pregnancy through the preteen years. ParentLife brings a Christian worldview to today’s top parenting and cultural issues, covering topics related to health, development, education, discipline, and spiritual growth. Each issue of ParentLife gives practical ideas and insights to help parents meet the responsibilities and celebrate the joys of parenting. ParentLife is set apart from other secular parenting magazines in that it alone addresses the whole child: physically, cognitively, socially, emotionally … and spiritually. Pays up to $350 for articles of 350 to 1,200 words.   HOW –  http://www.howdesign.com/get-into-how-magazine/ — HOW is the business magazine for graphic designers and a leading source of ideas and creative solutions for the industry. Published bimonthly, it’s about 75 percent freelance written. Articles include: detailed information on industry trends; outstanding examples of design / illustration / photography (whether in the form of printed material, identity design, videos, CDROM, Web sites, signage programs, etc.); profiles of noteworthy industry figures, usually in conjunction with a specific project they’ve completed; business tips; new technology; new disciplines for graphic designers; and pressing industry issues. Columns typically run around 1,200 words. Features run 1,500 to 2,000 words. Payment ranges $250-$800. 20 percent kill fee.   COLUMBIA KIDS –  http://columbia.washingtonhistory.org/kids/spring2010/guidelines.aspx — COLUMBIAKids is a free online magazine that features exciting, interesting, and informative articles and stories based in Pacific Northwest history. Our target readers are children up to age 14 who live in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska, but we also welcome subscribers from all over the world. All articles considered on spec. Features- Length: 800-1,200 words each; $200. Departments 200-800 words each; $50-$500.   FLW OUTDOORS –  http://www.flwoutdoors.com/contact-us/flw-outdoors-magazine/ — Provides information to avid anglers to include techniques, tips, destinations, and tournaments. Has a children’s pull-out section as well. Welcome family-oriented topics as well as competitive fishing information. Articles are up to 200 words. Fiction accepted up to 500 words. Several other columns open to freelancers. Pays $200 to $500. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *JOBS: KPOPSTARZ – FREELANCE WRITERS Location Virtual – http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1580213 — KMEDIA Group is hiring energetic and internet-savvy K-Pop news reporters/writers (I.C.) who have experience writing for online media, are willing to be passionate in this entertainment field, are willing to research, write and meet daily deadlines and goals. Reporters/writers will write about Korean pop and entertainment that are trending in real time. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field. Minimum of 1 year of journalism...

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Freelance Writing Markets

CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: CHRISTMAS IN CANADA http://www.chickensoup.com — 101 Stories About the Joy and Wonder of the Holidays, Canadian Style! We’re making another book for Canada. Christmas in Canada is a special time. The nights are long but our hearts are warm and the lights are bright. We want your true, dramatic stories that took place at Christmas time in Canada, whether you are Canadian, a resident of Canada, or a visitor to Canada. And keep that Canadian spelling in your computer, eh? We are defining Christmas as the entire December holiday season and the New Year festivities too. Limit 1,200 words. Pays $200 and 10 copies of the book. Deadline May 30, 2014.     CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: 101 Empowering Stories of Resilience, Positive Thinking, and Overcoming Challenges http://www.chickensoup.com — It is amazing how people persevere, find hope, and use positive thinking in situations they never dreamed would happen to them. What challenges have you faced in your life, and what did you do to overcome them? Limit 1,200 words. Pays $200 and 10 copies of the book. Deadline March 31, 2014.     LANICO ENTERPRISE – ANTHOLOGY CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS http://www.lanicoenterprise.com/submissions.html — We are currently putting two anthologies together. We are accepting stories for these. Our Christian fiction romance anthology, currently untitled, requires 3,500-5,000 words. Compensation $50-$200. Our Mystery anthology, currently untitled, requires 4,000-5,000 words. Compensation $50-$200.   JUPITER PRESS – SPECIAL CALL http://jupitergardenspress.com/submission-guidelines/editor-wish-list-manuscripts-wanted/ — From time to time our editors will have specific needs for manuscripts. Seeking one or two 20,000 to 35,000 word erotic romance contemporary M/M novella(s) set in Las Vegas in or around casinos or the casino industry.     PROFIT GUIDE http://www.profitguide.com/contact-us — PROFIT is Canada’s most-read and best-targeted publication for entrepreneurs and small business executives. Canadian stories only. Needs how-to, management tips and profiles. Pays up to...

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The INaugural Travel Expert Writing Competition

Welcome to the inaugural Travel Expert Writing Competition First of all this competition is Free To Enter and offers a cash prize to the author of the best entry (to be judged by the editors of TravelExpert.org.uk). We are seeking the best travel writers to send us exciting, original, even abstract travel writing in any form you choose: fiction or non-fiction, poetry or prose. The only requirement is that your piece of writing presents a real sense of the location in which it is set. The contest is open to those aged 18 years and older and you may write about any subject, as along as it relates to travel in some way (however tenuous). Entries should be limited to a maximum length of 1500 words and must be written in English (we’ve travelled a fair bit but our language skills are embarrassingly poor!). Please read the full Travel Expert Writing Competition Terms and Conditions (located at the foot of the page) before entering. The closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday, 1st May 2014, The winning entry will receive a prize of £50! The winning entry – and other notable entries – will also be published on our website. When you are ready to submit your entry, please fill in and submit the form below. If you’d rather check out what others are writing about, take a little journey around our site to read some of the travel articles we have published recently. Visit the website for details on how to enter: http://travelexpert.org.uk/travel-expert-writing-competition/...

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