Here is an eclectic list of magazines where you can expect decent pay:
Canadian Wildlife Magazine
Canadian Wildlife celebrates the country’s unique wildlife and habitats, and explores the conservation issues affecting our natural world. Published 6 times per year. (Available in French as Biosphère magazine.) Pays around 50 cents/word for articles up to 2,500 words and departments of up to 1,400 words.
Key to the success of the magazine is its enduring focus on cruising destinations and articles that celebrate the boating way of life, presented in an entertaining and eye-pleasing format. Within our pages you’ll find everything from practical “how-to’s” and new gear to inspired cruising features; trend articles and interesting people – even delectable onboard recipes and news and notes from the entirety of the boating and yachting realm. Pays up to $650 for articles of600 to 1,000 words. Covers only the southeastern waters of the US.
Texas Highways Magazine
The official travel magazine of Texas. Covers scenery, history, small towns, and out-of-the-way places as well as personalities. Photography is a key component. Query. Features are 1,200 to 1,800 words. Pays 50 cents/word. Note the strong blog. Pitch there as well.
Toledo City Paper
Covers arts, entertainment, events, politics, and social issues of Toledo, OH. A weekly paper and online presence. Note the blog. Pays up to $350 for up to 800 words. Email for detailed guidelines. Prefers full manuscript.
Virginia Living Magazine
An upscale lifestyle magazine written for Virginians. Covers the arts, dining, travel, history, places, and personalities. Pays up to $500 for articles up to 2,000 words and columns up to 800 words.
Early American Life Magazine
Since 1970 Early American Life has been the source for information on early American style, decorating, and traditions. In addition, we cover both antiques and reproductions made by crafters working in period styles with traditional tools. We also feature stories on gardening with a focus on early America. A one-page story in Early American Life, such as “Worth Seeing”, runs about 750 words. A typical feature may run 2,500 words. We would estimate $500 for a first feature from a new writer, more if you are an experienced, skillful writer. If we assign a story to you, we will negotiate the rate before you begin work.
re-blogged from Fundsforwriters.com