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Getting published

Do you love telling stories, writing poetry or drawing cartoons? Here are some great tips as well as a few ways to get your work published.

Launch Pad
Where Young Authors and Illustrators Take Off! This online magazine publishes stories, art, poetry, nonfiction, and book reviews by kids ages 6-14.

Stone Soup
A print magazine that is published six times a year and accepts writing and illustrations from kids ages 8 - 13. Check out this magazine at Sno-Isle Libraries.

Skipping Stones
An international magazine that supports global diversity and publishes stories in all languages.

NaNoWriMo
The National Novel Writing Month Challenge Young Writers Program happens every November. The challenge is to begin on Nov. 1 and write a novel in a month. Your whole family and friends can join in the excitement.

Tips on writing

Writer Power
Get advice on how to write and create story structure from Newbery Award-winning author Linda Sue Park.

Poetry Power
If you want to write a poem right now or find poem starters, Newbery Honor-winning poet Joyce Sidman has loads of ideas.

At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold,
that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better.
- Barack Obama