Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Websites of Interest for Young Writers

Markets for young writers:

* Prufrock Press, Inc. is looking for the very best material by students (ages 8–16). Material may include cartoons, songs, stories between 500 and 1200 words, puzzles, photographs, artwork, games, editorials, poetry, and plays, as well as any other creative work that can fit in the pages of the magazine. http://www.prufrock.com/client/client_pages/prufrock_jm_ck_wg.cfm

* CyberKids is looking for stories, poems, articles, pictures, and other creative work. They do not pay for submissions, but if they use your work, they will send you an email telling you when it will be published. http://www.cyberkids.com/he/html/submit.html

* About Teens publishes articles, short stories, essays, book reviews and jokes. http://www.aboutteens.org/submissions.htm

* Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine is a great place to send fantastical short stories: http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/glines.htm

Resources for young writers:

* Write Away: a forum with writing prompts, contests, author interviews, book reviews, and more. http://www.writeaway.org.uk/content/blogcategory/16/28/

* Teenage Writers: an online community for teen writers. http://teenagewriters.com/forum/


Anonymous said...

Great list of sites for kids and young writers. We can't do enough for the young 'uns in the world. My kids are starting their blogs. Its contagious.

Stephen Tremp

Virginia S Grenier said...

I love when authors help younger writers get started. What a great post.

Dallas said...

Thank you Stephen and Virginia! :) I always love finding resources for young writers. It is such a great thing to discover a love for writing!