Missouri Life magazine is a bimonthly publication that explores the unique qualities of the state. Content emphasizes history, travel for weekend getaways and day trips, and interesting people and events in Missouri. Features pay 20 cents per word. Departments range from $50-$150, depending on length. Pay range for photographers is $50-$200 per image. The editors require signed permission from human subjects, identifying every person by name, hometown and age. Pay is upon publication; first North American rights are purchased. Query Rebecca French Smith, managing editor, Missouri Life, 515 E. Morgan St., Boonville, MO 65233; e-mail rebecca@ missourilife.com. Include “query” in the subject line.