Friday, September 23, 2005

Writing Op - Fitness Magazine

Gruner & Jahr USA
Editor-in-Chief: Emily Listfield
Monthly magazine for women in their twenties and thirties who are interested in fitness and living a healthy life.
"Do not call."
First North American serial rights
Responds in 2 months to queries.
Writer's guidelines for #10 SASE.

"We need timely, well-written nonfiction articles on exercise and fitness, beauty, health, diet/nutrition, and psychology. We always include boxes and sidebars in our stories. Our pieces must get inside the mind of the reader and address her needs, hopes, fears and desires. Fitness acknowledges that getting and staying fit is difficult in an era when we are all time-pressured."

Buys 60-80 manuscripts/year.
Submission method: Query
Length: 1,500–2,500 words.
Pays $1,500-2,500 & expenses of writers on assignment.
Accepts previously published submissions.
Columns & Departments:
Length:600-1,200 words
Buys 30 columns/year.
Submission method: Query
Pays: $800–1,500 for columns.

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