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The Railway Magazine Articles, photos and short news stories of a topical nature, covering modem railways, steam preservation and railway history, welcome. Maximum 2000 words, with sketch maps of routes, etc., where appropriate. Unsolicited mss welcome. Payment negotiable. Editor: Nick Pigot, King's Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 0207 261 5533/5821. Fax: 0207 261 5269. Email: railway@ipc.co.uk

Reader's Digest Reader's Digest pays 500 for the best letter and photo in its new regular feature Birds and Blooms, with 300 and 200 for runners-up. Any interesting garden tales, from close-ups of unusually friendly birds nesting in your shrubbery to garden memories and 'squirrel wars', should be sent to Birds and Blooms at the address below. Elsewhere in the magazine, funny true stories are invited for the Life's Like That and All in a Day's Work sections, which pay 200 for published entries of 50-100 words. The sender of the best joke each month for the section Laughter, The Best Medicine receives 125 and Quotable Quotes from famous people are worth 60 if published. The monthly magazine also pays 150 for suggestions of Local Heroes, which will be written into articles in-house. Include a name, address and phone number with all submissions - no unsolicited article-length contributions are accepted. Write to: Excerpts, Reader's Digest, 11 West-ferry Circus, London E14 4HE; e-mail: excerpts@readersdigest.co.uk

Record Collector Articles welcome on any aspect of record collecting or any collectable artist in the field of popular music (1950s-1990s), with complete discographies where appropriate. Unsolicited mss welcome. Approach with ideas by phone. Payment negotiable. Editor: Peter Doggett, 43-45 St Mary's Road, Ealing, London W5 5RQ. Tel: 0208 579 1082. Fax: 0208 566 2024

Red have been very single-minded in making sure that everything is targeted to their readers. The core age range is women between 30 and 35, though Red also attracts many readers in their late twenties. If you are a Red reader already, you could also become a Red contributor.The editor says they're easier to pitch at than some magazines because they know their readers so well. Send an outline in writing and some cuts to show your writing style. Contact: Miranda McMinn, Features Director, Red, Emap Elan, Endeavour House, 189 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JG; tel: 020 7437 9011; fax: 020 7208 3218.

Resident Abroad Aimed at British expatriates. Unsolicited mss considered, if suitable to the interests of the readership. Features: Up to 1200 words on finance, property, employment opportunities and other topics likely to appeal to readership, such as living conditions in countries with substantial British expatriate populations. No 'lighthearted looks' at anything. Fiction: Rarely published, but exceptional, relevant stories (no longer than 1000 words) might be considered. Payment negotiable. Contact: Resident Abroad, Financial Times Business, 149 Tottenham Court Road London W1P 9LL. Tel: 020 7896 215

Rooms & Living Contans one new section, Home Affairs, which covers all aspects of buying, selling and maintaining a property. Looking for features each month covering subjects as diverse as letting, security, emergency problems, and mortgages. The editor would love to hear from writers who think they have something to offer the Home Affairs section, as well as writers who can source interesting properties to profile. No mansions please, but almost any other kind of property. Contact: Nicola Shannon, Rooms & Living, Hamerville Magazines Ltd, Regal House, Regal Way, Watford, WD2 4YJ. Tel: 01923 237799

Rugby World Unsolicited contributions welcome but s.a.e. essential for return of material. Prior approach by phone or in writing preferred. Editor: Alison Kewin, 23rd Floor, King's Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 0207 261 6830. Fax: 0207 261 5419

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