Youth Writing Markets

Youth Writing Markets – A great web site for kids and parents.’s links for the young writer.

Absolute Write – Excellent resource and Market (No pay) – Adolescent Literacy offers news and reviews of the best of books for teenagers. Includes advice and strategies for teachers and parents.

Amazing Story Club – Kids Read, Write and Publish and showcase your stories,poems and book reviews here, free.  Enter and win contests.  Learn new words and facts.

Children’s Writing Resource Center

Creative Arts In Action – Writing club and workshops that help your child learn to love to write.

Creative Writing for Teens-Find tips, news, activities, a chat room, a selection of young authors’ works, plus creative writing & homework help. Submit your work for a chance to be published online. Market

CyberKids-Art and writing accepted. Ages 7-12 Market

CyberTeens-Fiction, Non Fiction, and Poetry. Ages 13-19 Market

Education World : Curriculum: Ten Tips for Young Writers. – EZeeWriter helps the beginning and veteran writer along the word path.

Fear of Writing – Fear of Writing is for anyone who experiences that familiar thud in the pit of the stomach when they visualize sitting down to write.

FundsforWriters-Funds for Writers provides a source for struggling writers seeking funds for their dreams. Funds consist of grants, awards, fellowships, markets and contests to open doors for writers making a living through their passion for words.

Insight – A Christian magazine for teens. Writer’s guidelines INSIGHT; 55 W. Oak Ridge Drive; Hagerstown, MD 21740-7390.  Paying Market

Gotta Write Network – Merit award winner in the Writer’s Digest 2000 National Zine Publishing Award, this site has articles resources and interviews with writers and editors.

Journal For You -This site offers the how, who, what, when, where, and why journaling is for you.

Kidscribe – A bilingual (Spanish/English) site for kid authors. Submit poetry and short stories to be published on the site. Market

Lily Creek’s KIDZ @rt gallery -Here kids from the ages of 2 -18 years can share their artwork and writing on the Internet. HEY KIDS Want to write for the Kidz @rt News? E-Mail art news for your school or town. Market

Markets for Young Authors – young writers looking for a place to publish their work. Also an aid for teachers. – “Fiction, Essays, and Poems by America’s Teens”  Market

Modern Language Association – MLA Bibliographic format. Standards for research papers.

National Association of Women Writers – Excellent organization
for adult and young women writers (13 – 18).

New Moon Girls –  For young girls 8 to 14 years. Market

Scribe & Quill – Must Join to view.  Inside you’ll find market info, contest info, Web site URLs for writers, and thought-provoking, informative articles.

Stone Soup Magazine-Now in its 28th year, Stone Soup brings young readers thought-provoking stories, heartfelt poems, and beautiful art by their peers worldwide. Budding writers and artists are encouraged to create and submit their own work. Market

Story Book Online – Loads of things to do from writing stories, read original stories, create interactive stories and much more.

SynergEbooks  E-book Market
Includes books ‘By Teens For Teens’ in it’s regular publishing program.

The Business Of Writing  (Discussion Forum)-For young writers who wish to odfreydiscuss the craft and business of writing. Moderator: Angela Giles Klocke.

The Martyn Godfrey: Young Writers Award Market
A new award to honour the memory of Martyn Godfrey and to encourage and nurture young writers in Canada. Open to all Canadian students in grades 7 through 9.

The Quill Society – FREE membership for ages 12-24. Features poetry, science fiction, fantasy, horror, general fiction. Has a chat, workshops, library, guilds, games, discussions, and editorials.

The Read In – online interaction between children’s authors and illustrators, and K-12 students

The Royal Court Theatre-Young Writers Programme

The Site for Young Writers, Published Annually (Market)
Accepts submissions from June-August

Teen Ink: Written By Teens Market
A web site, a monthly print magazine and a book series written by teens for teens. Now in its 13th year.

Teen Voices online Market
Written by and for teenage and young adult women.

Teen Writers Network-Place to see or show-off other teen writers work. A Yahoo Club.

Teen Writers – I wanted to start this list and get other people to send in their work to this list to be read and commented on (nicely, I hope!).

Teen Writers Resources – for teen interested in writing Science Fiction and Fantasy

Teens Writing for Teens  – Teens Writing for Teens is a community of young adult authors writing YA fiction. We’re here to offer insight, encouragement and amusement as we live the lives of young novelists and deal with that ever-popular question, “So…aren’t you a little young to write a book?”

The e-Writer’s Place-Packed full with information. Home of the column Writer’s of the Next Generation.

Tips For Young Writers by Ralph Fletcher

The Young Writers Club – get your paper and pencils (keyboards and fingers) ready. If you like writing, we think you are going to love this club!

Willamette Writers – an organization for published and aspiring writers of the Pacific Northwest

Write From Home – this site strives to offer work-at-home writers tips, information and resources to help you balance your writing career and children under one roof.

The Write Life-Excellent resource from Guide Sheila Ann Manuel-Coggins.

The Writer’s Lounge – where you’ll find markets, competitions and journals for the nonfiction genre. (Editor’s note: Great resource for all writers. Recommended Market for writers 18 and up.) Market

The Writer’s Notebook – Our first goal was to inspire you through the works of others and by showcasing your own creativity through contests and posts. Our writing topics and discussions may be a bit offhand, but they’re designed to make you think and to bring out your creative side, and to see the creative side of others.

The Write Site KidsPost

Word Dance Magazine (Market) Accepts writing and art.

Writer’s Digest Writing Contests Your assignment for kids under 13.

Writing to Inspire – Tips and Resources for Inspirational and Christian Writers.

Writer to Writer – Writing Australia -Writer To Writer is a site for all writers. Whether you are a beginner, or a youngster, or an oldster, or a pro, or a … well, you get the picture … this site has it all.

Writer’s Exchange Paying Market Young Writers Section-Click on the issue link on the main page or email Sandy Cummins at for more info or guidelines. – A World of Writing Tips – for Writers Around the World.

Writer’s Help Desk – Answers questions about your writing and publishing needs.

Writers Write – Email group for writing exercises.

YoungLit-Is a new site for publishing poetry and prose.  (website temporarily? down – 5/14/02)

Young Writers Association (YWA) – Lane County YWA provides opportunities to inspire young developing writers through community connections.

Young Writer’s Society