DIG Into History Magazine
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
For February 2016 issue, the theme is: City Through Time – Istanbul
Due date: January 30, 2015.
Guidelines - Feature Articles: 700-800 words. Includes: in-depth nonfiction, plays, and biographies. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
Supplemental Nonfiction: 300-600 words. Includes: subjects directly and indirectly related to the theme. Editors like little-known information but encourage writers not to overlook the obvious. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
Fiction: up to 800 words. Includes: authentic historical and biographical fiction, adventure, retold legends, relating to the theme. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
Activities: up to 700 words. Includes: crafts, recipes, woodworking, or any other interesting projects that can be done either by children alone or with adult supervision. Sketches and description of how activity relates to theme should accompany queries. Pays on individual basis.
Puzzles and Games: (please, no word finds). Crossword and other word puzzles using the vocabulary of the edition's theme. Mazes and picture puzzles that relate to the theme. Pays on individual basis.
Posted by Sally Clark.