I have never found it difficult to get knives into magazines. I have never paid a dime to advertise in any of them either.
If you want a good chance of getting in one, find the editorial schedule that they make for advertisers. They publish a list of the upcoming articles about a year out so...
I think this fits best as a non-tactical.
Liner lock with Westinghouse Micarta scales, 6k stellite cored Damascus blade and David Riccardo carved steel bolsters that I color case hardened.
If there was a category for engraving/embellishments I would enter these bolsters that David did for...
Dont let this be the only place on the internet where people are afraid to voice an opinion and make a choice! Its very disheartening as a knifemaker to see a thread with hundreds of views and only 30 votes.
This is a safe place, there are no wrong choices!