Saturday, August 29, 2009

MORE BITS & PIECES FOR Writers/Authors #143

MORE REASONS TO KEEP WRITING - REX HARRISON, age 82, English Academy Award and Tony Award-winning theatre and film actor, continued to act on Broadway until the very end, in ‘The Circle’ by W. Somerset Maugham, opposite Glynis Johns and Stewart Granger.

WRITER 2 WRITER - for writers who want to write every day &earn every day.


GIBBONS STAMP MONTHLY, UK - Britain's biggest-selling philatelic publication monthly, seeks features on stamp-collecting, philatelic-related news items, exhibitions, sales, new issues etc. 500-3000 wds. Negotiable rates depending on length & interest. Guidelines:

CHAPMAN, UK - literary mag published 3 times a year, "controversial, influential, outspoken and intelligent." Seeks poetry, short stories, fiction, reviews, criticism and articles on Scottish culture. Accepts illustrations, line drawings, half-tones, cartoons. Fiction, any length. Prose/critical articles, 3000wds max. Poetry, send 4 to 10 poems (one to pg). GBP8 per published page. Illustration rates by negotiation. Guidelines:

BACKSPACE - 'writers helping writers' runs articles offering writing advice from published authors and articles from publishing agents. URL:

DEVELOPMENT HELL - resource for all screenwriters. Carries screenwriting news, articles and offers 2 levels of membership: free and premium paid-for service. URL:

BLACK ON WHITE - great site, enables writers to overcome whatever it is that's stopping them from writing. URL:

DAY SPRING CARDS – publishes religious greeting cards. $60/card. Guidelines:

FREEDOM GREETING CARD COMPANY - will consider all material. Pay negotiable. Guidelines:

WESTERN NEW YORK FAMILY MAGAZINE - current parenting issues w/a Western NY tie-in. Strong emphasis is placed on how and where to find family-oriented events, as well as goods and services for children in Western New York. Each issue has an "Up Front" focus article with appropriate sidebars, as well as additional articles, regular columns (books, family travel, "Simple Pleasures," single parenting, restaurant reviews) and a centerfold calendar of events of interest to growing families. $35-200. Guidelines: Read carefully.

EASY STREET - Lifestyle Magazine of Aiken, South Carolina, a high quality, glossy city/regional mag published quarterly by Palmetto Publications. Covers a mix of business profiles, the arts, latest happenings, fine dining, wines, outdoor recreation, sports, travel. Wants writers w/a good knowledge of their subject. $100-150. All rights. Guidelines: