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Has anyone had any experience writing for Boys' Life Magazine, the magazine published by Boy Scouts of America?  I recently mailed them a proposal for a nonfiction article and enclosed a SASE as instructed on their website.  I was wondering how long I should expect to wait to hear back from them.
#1 - June 16, 2020, 08:14 AM

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It's been a while since I submitted to them but I remember the response took about a month. Good luck!
#2 - June 16, 2020, 08:59 AM
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I sold an article to them several years ago. It was a great experience and they paid VERY well. I also received a couple of royalties for reprints.
But, since they are the Boy Scouts, and with all of their troubles and filing bankruptcy, I wonder if they will continue to publish the magazine. I hope they will.
Good Luck.
#4 - June 16, 2020, 06:24 PM
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I didn't even think of the bankruptcy issue.  Thanks for pointing that out.   It'll be interesting, then, to see if I get any response at all.
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Keep us posted. So many magazines for kids have gone under that it's worrisome.
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I didn't even think of the bankruptcy issue.  Thanks for pointing that out.   It'll be interesting, then, to see if I get any response at all.
I completely forgot. Do keep us posted and yes, they pay very well! I wish more kids' magazine paid top dollar instead of top dime.

#7 - June 17, 2020, 07:38 PM
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