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The War Cry WEEKLY magazine containing Christian comments on current issues. Unsolicited mss welcome if appropriate to contents. No fiction or poetry. Approach by phone with ideas. News relating to Christian Church or social issues. Maximum length 500 words. Payment £20 per article. Features: Magazine-style articles of interest to the 'man/woman-in-the-street'. Maximum length 500 words. Payment £20 per article. Editor: Captain Charles King, 101 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4P 4EP. Tel: 0207 332 0022. Fax: 0207 236 3491

Waterways World Magazine for inland waterway enthusiasts. Unsolicited mss welcome, provided the writer has a good knowledge of the subject. No fiction. All aspects of inland waterways in Britain and abroad, including recreational and commercial boating on rivers and canals. Payment £37 per 1000 words. Editor: Hugh Potter, The Well House, High Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DEI 4 1JQ. Tel: 01283 742950. Fax: 01283 742957. Email:

West Lothian Life Quarterly county magazine for people who live, work or have an interest in West Lothian. Includes three or four major features (1500 words) on successful people, businesses or initiatives. A local walk takes up the centre spread. Regular articles by experts on collectables, property, interior design, cookery and local gardening, plus news items, letters and a competition. Freelance writers used exclusively for main features. Phone first to discuss content and timing. Payment by arrangement. Editor: Susan Coon, Ballencrieff Cottage, Ballencrieff Toll, Bathgate, West Lothian EH48 4LD. Tel: 01506 632728 Fax: 01506 635444. E-mail:

What's On in London Weekly entertainment-based guide and information magazine. Features, listings and reviews. Always interested in well-thought-out and well-presented mss. Articles should have London/Home Counties connection, except during the summer when they can be of a wider tourist/historic interest, relating to unusual traditions and events. Approach the editor by telephone in the first instance. Payment by arrangement. Editor: Michael Darvell, 180-182 Pentonville Road, London Nl 9LB. Tel: 0207 278 4393. Fax: 0207 837 5838

Which Motorcaravan? Regular features based on things to do in and around a specific town such as Matlock in the Peak District; places to go cycling or walking, good pubs and restaurants, as well as things to see in the town itself. On the product side, Which Motorcaravan? carries reviews of outdoor products such as walking boots and wet weather gear, as well as the more traditional buyers guide to motorcaravans and accessories. Also a series of articles aimed at first-time motorcaravan buyers, plus profiles of prominent people in the industry. Always on the lockout for new writers - people who have some product base and an interest in the subject and can write well. Contributors who can provide good quality transparencies as part of the package are also particularly welcome. Send outline ideas in writing with a bit of background about yourself in the first instance. Contact: Michael Cowton, Which Motorcaravan?, The Mailings, West Street, Bourne, Lincs PE10 9PH. Tel: 01778 391126

Wine World Looking for a fair bit of expertise in the writing but put over in a way that isn't for wine snobs. Nothing too esoteric - just well explained and well written. Outline ideas in the first instance. Contact: Norman Wright, Wine World, The Offices, Glaston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9EU; tel: 01572 822166; fax: 01572 822800; e-mail:

Woman Popular women's magazine which boasts a readership of over 2.5 million. No unsolicited mss. Most work commissioned. Approach with ideas in writing. (In other words, if your idea is original enough, don't be put off by the 'most work commissioned' comment. JH)Features: Maximum 1250 words. Editor: Carole Russell, King's Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 0207 261 5000. Fax: 0207 261 5997

Woman and Home Prospective contributors are advised to write with ideas, including photocopies of other published work or details of magazines to which they have contributed. S.a.e. essential for return of material. No unsolicited mss Most freelance work is specially commissioned. (Don't let this stop you - see Woman above. JH) Editor: Jan Henderson, King's Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 020 7261 6475 (features). Fax: 0207 261 7346

Woman's Own Prospective contributors should contact the features editor in writing in the first instance before making a submission. No unsolicited fiction. Editor: Elisa McAlonan, King's Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 0207 261 5550. Fax: 0207 261 5346

Woman's Weekly Inspiring, positive human interest stories, especially first-hand experiences, of up to 1200 words. Freelancers used regularly but tend to be experienced magazine journalists. Synopses and ideas should be submitted in writing. Editor: Olwen Rice, King's Reach Tower, Stamfbrd Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 0207 261 5000. Fax: 0207 261 6322.

World Fishing Unsolicited mss welcome; approach by phone or in writing with idea. News/Features of a technical or commercial nature relating to the commercial fishing and fish processing industries worldwide. Maximum 1000 words. Payment by arrangement. Editor: Mark Say, Nexus House, Swanley, Kent BR8 8HY Tel: 01322 660070. Fax: 01322 666408

World Soccer Unsolicited material welcome but initial approach by phone or in writing preferred. News and features on world soccer. Editor: Gavin Hamilton, King's Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS. Tel: 0207 261 5737. Fax: 0207 261 7474

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