I'm still on my travels, so not always finding it easy to keep up with news. Luckily I have friends who help to keep me informed. Thank you to those who have passed on the following bits of womag news ...
Those writers on the Take a Break closed list have been sent news contracts, offering a much lower rate of pay, but no longer requiring all rights.
The fiction editor at YOU is still reading and buying stories which were sent prior to them temporarily closing to new submissions.
The current word count requirements for Yours fiction are – 450, 800,1400, 2,000, and 2,700
The word count range for Seven Days is confirmed as 500 - 1,200 (not 500 - 1,000 as stated in one issue.)