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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Freelancing Opportunities

Copied lock, stock, and barrel from a section of Worldwide Freelance, an e-mail newsletter.

Editorial Submissions, AARP The Magazine, AARP, 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049, USA.
Email: member@aarp.org
AARP, formerly known as "American Association of Retired Persons" is a nonprofit membership organization of persons 50 and older dedicated to addressing their needs and interests. Magazine features and departments cover: Finance, Health, Food, Travel, Consumerism, General interest, Profiles. Submissions: send a query letter for specific features and departments: one page in length and accompanied by recent writing samples. Discourages unsolicited manuscripts. Pay: minimum rate of $1.00 per contracted word, upon acceptance. Kill fee of 25%. Guidelines

ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE, USA http://www.entrepreneur.com
2445 McCabe Way, Irvine, CA 92614, USA.
Contact: Karen Axelton, Executive Editor.
Email: kaxelton@entrepreneur.com
Helping entrepreneurs thrive in today's fast-paced environment. Covers innovative methods and strategies for improving business operations. Also covers current issues and trends that affect entrepreneurial companies, as well as new business ideas and opportunities. "Can you elicit interesting quotes from people, and find sources who don't say the same old thing in the same old way? Can you write about business with authority and passion? Then you're the kind of writer we're looking for." Length: features: 1,800 words, plus sidebars, charts and boxes; Columns: 'Smarts' 300 - 600 words. Submissions: Send queries only, not manuscripts. Send by mail or email, with clips. If by mail, enclose SASE. No phone calls. Pay: high-paying market. 'Smarts' columns pays $1 per word. Pays upon acceptance. Response: 6-8 weeks minimum. Rights: first worldwide rights. Guidelines

http://www.growingedge.com P.O. Box 1027, Corvallis, OR USA 97339-1027, USA. Tel: (800) 888-6785 or (541) 757-8477. Fax: (541) 757-0028. Contact: Tom Weller, Editor. Email:
Bimonthly magazine and web site providing the latest news & information for indoor & outdoor growers, including hobbyists, educators, researchers, and commercial growers. Actively seeking writers and photographers to cover hydroponics, aquaponics, greenhouse growing, and other related subject areas.
Submissions: query first by mail with samples, resume, and SASE. Pay: $0.20 per word. Rights: first world serial rights, first anthology rights, and nonexclusive electronic rights. Guidelines: http://www.growingedge.com/contributors_info.html

RAPID MAGAZINE, CANADA http://www.rapidmagazineinc.com
Editorial Department, Rapid magazine, Box 70
Palmer Rapids, ON K0J 2E0, Canada. Contact: Ian Merringer, Editor. Email: editor@rapidmag.com
Publishes four issues annually, in Feb (Spring), Apr (Early Summer), Jun (Summer) and Aug (Fall/Winter). Covers all aspects of whitewater paddlesports. This magazine has Canadian roots with a global scope and a growing international readership. Most of the editorial scheduling is done between August and October for the upcoming year, but we accept submissions at any time.
Length: features: 1,200-2,000 words.Submissions: query first by email. No phone queries. Pay: up to $0.20 per word. Response: will reply within 8 weeks if interested. Guidelines:

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