MidWest Outdoors prints positive stories on fishing, hunting, camping and related outdoor experiences focusing on “where to go” and “how to do it” stories within a 10- to 15-hour drive from Chicago. State-section editorial should focus exclusively on one state. Stories (600 to 1,500 words) with black-and-white or color photos or slides pay $30. No extra compensation for photos is offered. Articles must be submitted no later than the first of the month prior to the month of publication. For example, articles for May must be submitted no later than April 1. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request guidelines and submit queries.