For Young Writers and Teachers of Writing
Literacy & Language
Great resources that provides the basics in an easy to learn format including
grammar, spelling, reading comprehension and many other subjects
An excellent resource for writers or anyone aspiring to write with a wide array of links going to very in-depth, informative sites.
FOR YOUNG AUTHORS
For each of these magazines, it’s important to either write to them
or check out their website for writers guidelines. You may also want to write
for a sample copy so you can see what they publish. Most magazines “pay” in
sample copies rather than money. It normally takes several months to hear back
from them, so be patient! Always include an SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope)
with your submission and/or your request for guidelines. And, most importantly,
Word Dance Magazine
PO Box 10804
Wilmington, DE 19850
Send to: Stuart Unger
Publishes works by children in K-8. Accepts: stories, poems, articles.
New Moon: The Magazine for Girls and Their Dreams
34 E. Superior St. #200
Duluth, MN 55803
Send to: Julie Hoffer
75% is written by girls aged 8-14. Uses fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book reviews,
articles about historical women and girls, letters. Uses only work by girls except
P.O. Box 3939
Eugene OR 97403
Send to Mr. Arun Tok
50% of magazine is written by young people. Accepts Spanish/English check
this site for topics, or themes, for future issues short fiction and plays (500-750
words)poems, jokes, riddles, proverbs (250 words or less)
P.O. Box 83
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
Send to: Ms. Gerry Mandel
100% written by kids aged 6-13.Accepts stories, poems, book reviews, short plays
Highlights for Children
803 Church Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
Submit short stories, art, poems, jokes and riddles.
PO Box 8813
Waco, TX 76714-8813
Features creative writing by kids aged 8-14.Articles, fiction, poems, games,
puzzles, jokes, activities.
Learn about different forms of poetry and post some of your own.
This site accepts submissions for poetry, fiction, and non-fiction written by
Publishes poetry, essays, short stories, and book reviews written by teens. There’s
also a discussion board where you can post and receive feedback about your work.
In addition to having your own journal, you can join LiveJournal communities
where you can link up with other LJers who share your interests, including fellow
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