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For a new book series, Seal Press is "looking for women writers who are passionate about" the following topics: car repair, camping, home repair, and BBQing. "Whether it be your passion, your hobby, or your profession, the main qualifier is that you really know your stuff. We want writers who can translate these subjects in an intelligent, fun, and accessible style. We'll tell you the details of the series upon seeing your qualifications." More information here. (via PayingWriterJobs)
From Advantage Media: "Magazine for kids learning to play baseball has a special freelance opportunity for a couple of writers who can dedicate a chunk of time this Winter in the Grapefruit or Cactus leagues at MLB spring training. You will be in either Florida or Arizona while MLB teams prepare for the season ahead. You will interview players to develop a series of 'How To'/'Top Tips from the Pros' articles for our readers, ages 7-17." Pays: "Negotiable." See the announcement here.
"Baby Corner is an online magazine for expectant and new parents. Our content is updated weekly and includes various articles relating to the early stages of family life." Pays: $35 for articles and $10 for essays. See the recent posting at AbsoluteWrite.com here, and additional guidelines here.
And here's the weekly batch of jobs for writers in higher education (within and outside the classroom).
Assistant/Associate Professor in English/Creative Writing (poetry specialization), Point Park University (Pennsylvania)
Two-year appointment in creative writing (poetry specialization), Hamilton College (New York)
Senior Writer/Editor, Marlboro College (Vermont)
Staff Writer for the Public Information/College Foundation Office, Coastal Carolina Community College (North Carolina)
Media Relations Officer, Arizona State University
Senior Editor, Rice University (Texas)
Writer and Editor, Wright State University/Boonshoft School of Medicine (Ohio)