Wednesday, November 7, 2012

paying markets for writers....

OATMEAL STUDIOS GREETING CARD CO., P.O. BOX 917 - Dept. J, North Adams, MA 01247. Email: Website: Dawn Abraham, Editor. "We sell cutting edge, humorous greeting cards in many styles: humorous photo ideas, many cartoon styles, and more traditional word-play styles of humor. See our website." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes card 6 mo. to 2 years after acceptance. "We request exclusive purchase and use of any idea we buy. We respond within a few days to e-mails and we hold copy for between 3-10 weeks for review (depending on when it comes during our current review cycle). We tell writers what dates they can plan on final decisions." Samples available at the website. Guidelines by email to
CURRENT NEEDS: "We are currently looking for birthday ideas. We pay $75.00 if we decide to buy an idea. Word count of an average greeting card length. Submit by e-mail to or by snail mail with a self-addressed stamped envelope that covers return postage."
PHOTOS/ART: "If you have illustrations or photos with your ideas send a query first with a description and we will tell you how to best submit. See our website for more info. about art requirements. Pay is negotiable.
HINTS: "Read cards on the racks in stores and try to write something you would buy (and maybe all your friends would buy, too)."

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