Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Seeking Short Fiction and Poetry

ATSOISE, UK Address: 17 Emscote Place, Bell Hall, Halifax HX1 3AL, UK. Contact: Gill Marshall, Publisher.


Description: An online '... web of dark literature ...' accepting short fiction and poetry. The site will be perpetually evolving and the editors plan to add a new story, poem, or other script approximately every second week. Potential submitters are advised to scan or read works currently online to determine if theirs is appropriate. Will also publish a short bio-paragraph at the foot of accepted pieces, and accepts images to accompany a piece. However, images may be 'edited'. Length: 3,000 words or less for fiction. Multiple poetry submissions accepted. Submissions: Send your scripts by e-mail, as an attached MS Word document, or in included the body of an email. Include the word 'Submission' in the subject line of the e-mail. Submissions may also be sent by post to the address above.

Response: Three weeks. If no response in that time, send a query e-mail with 'Query' in the subject line. Pay: USD20 for fiction and USD10 for prose, payment made by PayPal.

Rights: One time electronic rights for three months display on the web site. Guidelines:

Rose DesRochers

Freelance/Contributing Writers, US & Canada


P.O. Box 550, Cable, WI 54821, Canada. Tel: 715-798-5500. Fax: 715-798-3599. Contact: Lou Dzierzak, Editor. Email:
Published monthly in October, November, and December and bi-monthly in January and February. Readers are Nordic skiers seeking information about ski trails, resorts, equipment, technique, competition and feature reports about cross country skiing.
Submissions: query first by mail or email.
Pay: paying market.
Response: 6-8 weeks.

Quarterly magazine for any woman contemplating or actively trying to start or expand a family: by natural conception, fertility treatments and assisted reproductive technologies, or adoption. Not a pregnancy or parenting magazine: rather, focused on all aspects of fertility, conception, and adoption. Most of their writers are longtime professionals specializing in women's health coverage.
Submissions: query first by mail. If you are interested in writing assignments for 'conceive', send samples of your published work, a resume or description of your publishing career, and a few story ideas (no completed articles).
Pay: paying market.
Response: several months. Guidelines:

Rose DesRochers

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Where to Publish

Are you looking for a for traditional, electronic and print-on-demand publisher but don't know where to start. Author Jozette Aaron has compiled a list of publishers at

Rose DesRochers

TAPS Para Magazine

TAPS Para Magazine seeks paranormal stories, news reports, features and interesting well written stories from any and all locations on the planet. It is a National magazine founded by members of the TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) and news reporters in SE Mass and Rhode Island. Stories should be in AP style, less than 750 words, well attributed, and sourced.

Rose DesRochers

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Spicy Green Iguana

Spicy Green Iguana, the speculative fiction magazine resource site for writers, readers and artists. Inside, you will find over 534 magazines.

Smart Writers offers professional writers and illustrators a host of resources,including market lists, interviews, book reviews, publisher contacts and more.

Rose DesRochers

Brint Magazine List

Brint Magazine List is a reference list of business journals, print and electronic publications, international newspapers and more.

Friday, February 03, 2006

Freelance: Stitches Magazine/ Canada & US

Stitches: The Journal of Medical Humor is accepting submissions from 20 to 1,000 words and prefer articles to have a medical slant. Pay is 35 cents (Canadian) per word. For submission guidelines, visit the journal's Web site: Stitches