What's New? Classes for Kids & Teens - October 4, 2020!


Are you a young writer who dreams of "getting published"?  Don't wait! Young Writers: From Inspiration to Publication is a 1.5 hour online class created to launch you on your journey!  From that first moment of inspiration, through research and editing, all the way to finding the perfect contest or publication that's looking for work like yours -- we'll cover it all.  For more information and to register: http://www.sandiegowriters.org/october-young-writers-jen-laffler/

Teen writer or poet?  Join me for Teen Writers: From Inspiration to Publication.  You will be amazed at all the opportunities out there for ambitious writers of all ages.

Now Until January 5, 2021


Calling young writers, ages 6-18, who live in San Diego County:

KidsWrite! San Diego Children's Writing Contest is now accepting submissions for its 2020/21 theme:


What The World Needs Now

There is no cost to enter. Winners and Finalists receive cash prizes. Please visit the KidsWrite! webpage at www.kidswriteSD.com for more information and to enter. Submissions close Jan.5, 2021.

KidsWrite! is a program of the San Diego Writers Festival, and is partnered with the Coronado Library and Union-Tribune Festival of Books.

Ambitious Young Writers, Here's the Resource For You!


New Pages is an incredible resource for publishing-minded writers of all ages to find contests and publications. While the information is not always perfectly up-to-date, the reviewers have done an excellent job of filtering out less-reputable contests and publications (the kind that are more about taking your money than helping you grow as a writer)

Young Writers Guide to Publications  Magazines and journals seeking submissions from young writers.

Young Writers Guide to Contests  Contests and competitions seeking submissions from young writers.