Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Writing for Regional Parenting Magazines and Selling Reprints: My 180 Publishing Credits

This post is for those who want to write parenting and family articles and get paid to do so. I know there are a lot of parents out there doing the job every day, thinking, "I should write about this. I wonder if others struggle with this. I could help someone with my story or with a researched article about this topic."

I had those same thoughts back in 2005-ish when I had my third baby and was in the trenches. I checked into my local parenting magazine, Kansas City Parent, sent something to them about stocking up on meals instead of going grocery shopping daily, and I made a fast 25 bucks.

Then I wondered if I could maybe send the same piece to other magazines in other cities. Did they only want local content or would they take my little evergreen piece?

Fast forward MANY years: I present to you below a rockin' list of great magazines I have personally written for, and it increases every year. Once I figured out I could do this, I compiled a book of info and markets and guidelines and pay information so others could do the same thing. I've made as little as 10 bucks on a piece up to $250.

And this is the cover of the big fat juicy 7th edition. Scroll to the bottom of the email to find out how to purchase.

I've written for every one of these on the list below, so I know all the information you want (guidelines, pay, how fast they pay, etc.). The ebook also includes national markets I have not broken into yet, like Babble.com, Parents, Working Mother, FamilyFun, Highlights, Brain,Child and many more. Check them out!

  1. About Families
  2. Alaska Parent
  3. Arizona Parenting
  4. Athens Parent
  5. Atlanta Baby
  6. Atlanta Parent
  7. Auburn Opelika Parents
  8. Augusta Family
  9. Austin Family
  10. Baton Rouge Parents
  11. Bay Area Parent Silicon Valley
  12. BC Parent
  13. Bermuda Parent
  14. Birmingham Parent
  15. Black Hills Parent
  16. Boom!
  17. Boston Parents Paper (May 2020)
  18. Bowling Green Parent
  19. Bronx/Riverdale Family
  20. Brooklyn Family
  21. Broward Family Life (June 2018)
  22. Calgary's Child
  23. Carolina Parent
  24. Central California Parent
  25. Central Penn Parent
  26. Charlotte Parent
  27. Child Guide
  28. Cincinnati Family
  29. Cincinnati Parent
  30. Colorado Parent
  31. Columbus Parent
  32. CT Parent (Connecticut)
  33. Cy-Fair Parent
  34. Eastern Shore Parents
  35. Edmonton's Child (nonpaying)
  36. Emerald Coast Parent (November 2018)
  37. Family Time
  38. Family Times
  39. Findlay Area Family
  40. First Coast Parent
  41. First Time Parent
  42. Flagler Parent
  43. Florida Family News
  44. Fort Bend Parent
  45. Fredericksburg Parent
  46. Genessee Valley Parent
  47. Georgia Family 
  48. Good Life Family (July/August 2018)
  49. Greater Fort Wayne Family (nonpaying)
  50. Greater Pensacola Parents
  51. Growing up Chico (Summer 2020)
  52. Growing up Roseville (Summer 2020)
  53. Growing Up in the Valley
  54. Houston Baby Guide
  55. Houston Family
  56. Hudson Valley Parent
  57. Indy's Child
  58. Inland Empire Family
  59. Irving Parent
  60. Island Child (pays with ad)
  61. Ithaca Baby Book
  62. Ithaca Child
  63. Jersey Shore Family (nonpaying, for now)
  64. Jewish Journal
  65. Kalamazoo Parent (now defunct)
  66. Kansas City Baby
  67. Kansas City Parent
  68. Katy Parent
  69. Kern County Family
  70. Kids VT
  71. LA Family
  72. Las Vegas Family
  73. Little Egypt Family
  74. Long Island Family
  75. Mahoning Valley Parent
  76. Manhattan Family
  77. Memphis Parent
  78. Mendo Lake Family Life
  79. MetroFamily Oklahoma
  80. MetroKids Pennsylvania
  81. MetroParent Wisconsin
  82. MetroParent Michigan
  83. MetroPet (nonpaying)
  84. Mi Child
  85. Mobile Bay Parents
  86. Monterey Bay Parent
  87. Montgomery Parents
  88. Mother and Child Reunion (nonpaying)
  89. My Child Australia
  90. Nashville Parent
  91. Neapolitan Family
  92. New Beginnings (nonpaying)
  93. New Jersey Baby
  94. New Jersey Family
  95. New Jersey ParentWeb
  96. NOLA Baby & Family
  97. North State Parent
  98. North Texas Kids
  99. Northeast Pennsylvania Family
  100. Northern Kentucky Family
  101. Northshore Parents
  102. OC Family
  103. Okanagan Child
  104. Omaha Family
  105. On the Coast
  106. Oregon Family (April 2019) 
  107. Orlando Family
  108. Our Kids San Antonio
  109. OV Parent
  110. Oxford Family
  111. Palm Beach Parenting
  112. Palmetto Parent
  113. ParentGuide Florida
  114. ParentGuide News New York
  115. ParentMap
  116. Parenting OC
  117. Parenting Plus
  118. ParentLine Maryland
  119. Parent News South Carolina
  120. Parents & Kids
  121. Parents' Press (May 2020) 
  122. Parents' Source
  123. Pearland Parent
  124. Peekaboo (Arkansas)
  125. Piedmont Family
  126. Piedmont Parent
  127. Pittsburgh Parent
  128. Playground
  129. Portland Family
  130. Portland Parent (November 2018)
  131. Purchase Area Family
  132. Queens Family
  133. Red River Family
  134. Rio Grande Family
  135. Rochester Baby Guide
  136. Rutherford Parent
  137. Sacramento Parent (March 2018)
  138. San Diego Family
  139. Santa Clarita Family
  140. Saskatoon's Child
  141. Scary Mommy
  142. Seminole County Parenting
  143. Simply Family
  144. Sonoma Family Life
  145. South Bay Family
  146. South Jersey Mom
  147. Southern Child (nonpaying)
  148. Southwest Florida Parent and Child
  149. Space City Parent
  150. Staten Island Family
  151. Staten Island Parent
  152. Suburban Family (IL)
  153. Suburban Parent
  154. Sumner Parent
  155. Texarkana Parent
  156. The Kansas City Star 
  157. The Parent Notebook
  158. Tidewater Parent
  159. Today's Family
  160. Toledo Area Parent
  161. Treasure Coast Parenting
  162. Tulsa Kids
  163. Turks and Caicos Parents
  164. Utah Family
  165. Valley Parent Georgia
  166. Valley Parent Oregon
  167. Vancouver Family (Washington)
  168. Ventura County Family
  169. The Village Family
  170. Volusia Parent
  171. Washington Family
  172. Washington Parent
  173. West Virginia Family
  174. Westchester Family
  175. Western New York Family
  176. Wholistic Family Health
  177. Williamson Parent
  178. Wilmington Parent
  179. Wise Youth Today (nonpaying)
  180. WZPL Family
Have files of article reprints that you own but have no clue where to start reselling them? Have ideas for some fantastic new pieces but no idea who might want them? Check out my thick 441-page print book of tips, tricks, and insider information, as well as 384 paying parenting and family markets! You can order "How to Get Published (and Paid!) Writing About Your Kids" on Amazon here.

Sign up for an email subscription to The Published Parent and get two amazing freebies: 10 Parenting Markets That Pay $100+ and 10 Markets That Pay Writers to Write About Writing! And join my Facebook group called Parenting Magazine Writers ... it's FREE and full of tips and tricks and markets and like-minded writer friends!


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