Category Archives: young writers

NYWC Ten Under Ten

I’m really delighted to be sharing these poems with you all today as part of Write On’s partnership with NYWC and their Ten Under Ten Series. I know you will enjoy these amazing poems written by kids under ten years … Continue reading

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Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Writing Career: Be Grateful

I often receive emails from young writers asking for advice and help in various aspects of their writing, and I am always delighted to help in any way I can. To be a writer is to be a part of … Continue reading

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Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop: Deadline March 1

For young writers in high school who live in Ohio or the surrounding area, this could be a really neat opportunity for this summer! The Kenyon Review will accept applications through March 1st for its Young Writers Workshop, a creative … Continue reading

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Publication Opportunities for Young Writers

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a list of possible opportunities for young writers to get published. Here is a brief list of some of my favorite literary journals/websites that actively look to publish the work of kids and … Continue reading

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Opportunity for young writers in Georgia

Pegasus, the literary magazine at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, invites submissions of poetry, short fiction (flash fiction welcome), creative nonfiction, artwork and photography for the upcoming spring 2012 issue. The submission deadline is February 29, 2012. Pegasus … Continue reading

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Winter Writing Camp — You Are Invited!

Due to some very sweet emails from parents and young writers, I am excited to share with you that I will be holding a special one-day Winter Writing Camp when I am home for winter break this year! Who: Young … Continue reading

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I’m now offering "Guided Mentorships" for young writers!

I have received emails from parents asking if I do any writing workshops during the school year. Thanks to the Internet, I am now offering “Guided Mentorships” for young writers across the country! If you would like to sign up … Continue reading

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Interview with Anna Geare

Anna Geare is an 18-year-old recent graduate of Foothill Technology High School in Ventura, California. She has been writing poetry since the 7th grade and is also in love with the theatre — she has written a one-act play and … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Camp a Great Success!

The first weekend of Summer Writing Camp was a huge success! I feel so privileged to work with such amazing, talented, imaginative young writers. They inspire me to no end with their creativity and, even more important, their respect and … Continue reading

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Dancing With The Pen is on a roll!

  The debut book from Write On! Books publishing company, Dancing With The Pen: a collection of today’s best youth writing, has been getting a whirlwind of positive response! “A massive variety of writings, each one bursting with youthful exuberance … Continue reading

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