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You could always try creating the zine yourself, Sarah.  :yup

If there's a hole in the market, it obviously is just waiting to be filled by some enterprising, insightful, creative person.

I'll even publicize your zine in W4CM and do an editor interview of you, if you'd like. I always love new publications.
#151 - May 25, 2015, 04:34 PM
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I'd be willing to create a zine, though I suspect it would be eBook only and possibly ultra niche.

Actually I'd like to do one for "quiet" middle grade SF that's closer to magic realism. I'd like to see and read more work like the novella I wrote written by other people. Cause surely I'm not the only one that writes that.:/
#152 - May 30, 2015, 04:47 PM

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I posted the July issue of Writing for Children's Magazines yesterday.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Savannah Hendricks did another article for us.  :thankyou Savannah!

There's also an interview with the editor of a wonderful Australian history magazine.
#153 - July 02, 2015, 03:21 PM

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Thank you Ev for accepting another one of my articles for your wonderful e-zine!  :love5
#154 - July 02, 2015, 04:28 PM
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 :goldstar Another good issue. Check it out! 
#155 - July 03, 2015, 11:50 AM
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Hi everybody! I was gone for several days without my computer, so actually posted the September issue of Writing for Children's Magazines a few days early. I'm just now getting caught up here on the Blueboard and wanted to let you know it's up, in case you're interested.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Hoping everybody's writing and subbing is going well.  :crossedfingers
Best wishes,
Ev
#156 - September 04, 2015, 04:54 PM

Great idea! Congrats!
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Thanks, Ev. Looks great! :)
#158 - September 05, 2015, 09:35 AM
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I appreciate your encouragement, Sara and Meredith!

The November issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is up. It includes an interview with the editor of Lilybell and a fun article by Marilyn Kratz.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Hope you find it helpful.
Ev
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Happy New Year to all of you!   :jan1st

The January issue of Writing for Children's Magazines has been posted. It has a very helpful article on goal setting by BBer Sara.  :thankyou Sara!

It also has an interview with the editor of two magazines I just recently discovered.

Here's the link--  http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Wishing all of you the best,
Ev

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Thanks for the shout out, Ev. And thanks for all the work you do in putting out such a helpful resource!  :love5
#161 - January 01, 2016, 02:11 PM
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The March issue of Writing for Children's Magazines was posted on Tuesday. Here's the link in case you're interested--

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

It includes another editor interview and an article on getting to know your characters.

Best wishes to all of you,
Ev

P.S. Thanks for your kind comment in January, Sara!  :flowers2
#162 - March 03, 2016, 01:27 PM

Just read the March issue of "Writing for Children's Magazines".  Enjoyed the content, and thanks for the information.
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The May issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is up! Hope you enjoy it. There's an interview with the editor of FrostFire Worlds (a sci-fi/fantasy magazine that's a paying market). And Pascale has a really helpful strategy in her article for finding markets for much rejected pieces.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html


P.S.  :thankyou, Onestepp, for your feedback on the March issue.
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Pascale is certainly resourceful and creative in finding markets! Thanks for the article and the current issue of Writing for Children's Magazines.
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You're welcome, Allison! I agree about Pascale--she has good ideas.

 :thanx for sharing your thoughts.
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I'm a bit late with the notice since we were gone on a cruise, but the July issue of W4CM did go up on June 30th. It includes an interview with the editor of a paying Christian print magazine that includes both stories and articles that have a religious focus and those that do not.

Hope you find the issue helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Ev
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I found of interest this tip from the editor of the Christian magazine:
Speaking from experience, here's one approach: take 1200 words as your upper limit, and hack the story down until it's nearly unrecognizable. Wait a week, then trim it to 700. If the story survives, it'll be excellent.
#168 - July 11, 2016, 03:58 PM

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Another lovely issue  :flowers2
#169 - July 11, 2016, 04:01 PM
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The September issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is posted.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Best wishes to all of you on your writing, illustrating, and publishing. :goodluck

Allison and 217mom, I appreciated your comments!  :thanx
#170 - September 05, 2016, 07:54 AM

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Another good issues, (and as always, so informative with the BBs Sue Ford's excellent article on rights.)
And it's free!  Check it out  :wc
#171 - September 05, 2016, 08:24 AM
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Thank you, Ev. Great issue!
#172 - September 05, 2016, 10:09 AM
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Always enjoy reading the "Writing for Children's Magazine.  Even look forward to it every couple months.
#173 - September 05, 2016, 03:34 PM

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Another great issue! Thanks for sharing these, Ev.
#174 - September 06, 2016, 07:55 AM
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Ev, another great issue! Sue's article is soooo helpful, do you think we can put up a sticky link in magazines?
#175 - September 06, 2016, 10:27 AM
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The November issue of Writing for Children's Magazines was posted earlier this week. I hope you enjoy Brian Lewis's interview responses as much as I did and find Melissa Abramovitz's article helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html


Thank you, Vijaya, Marcia, onestepp, Sara, and Mirka, for your previous comments!
#176 - November 03, 2016, 09:16 AM

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Another good issue. I especially enjoyed the interview with Brian Lewis.  :thanx
#177 - November 03, 2016, 07:08 PM
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Just posted the February issue of Writing for Children's Magazines.

Pockets
is one of my favorite publications to write for, so I'm especially happy to be able to share with you in this issue an interview with its editor, Lynn Gilliam.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Best wishes,
Ev
#178 - February 01, 2017, 05:54 AM

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 :thanks2 Thanks, Ev! I enjoyed reading it.
#179 - February 01, 2017, 07:16 AM
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Thanks, Ev! That was nice to read. I've had a poem in Pockets - my very first publishing credit. So I love it too!
#180 - February 01, 2017, 07:30 AM

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