Resources for Writing for Children's Magazines

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"5 Reasons Novelists Should Write & Publish Short Stories" by Chuck Sambuchino

"7 Online Magazines for Kids That Are Worth a Read" by Saikat Basu

"Best Magazines for Kids Who Love Getting Mail as Much as We Do" by Mary Fetzer

"The Christian Children's Market: A Place for Beginning Writers" by Marcia Laycock - although dated, it has good info

"Creating Characters for Children's Magazines" - ICL Podcast

"Magazines for Kids" (online)

"Tips for Breaking Into Children's Writing Through Magazines" by Mary Lou Carney

"Top 10 Kids Magazines" - these are the ones it will probably be more difficult to break into

"Top Ten Writing Mistakes Made By New Children's Writers" by Suzanne Lieurance

"Writing Children's Nonfiction for Magazines - Mistakes to Avoid"

"Writing for Children's Magazines" by Eugie Foster

"Writing for Teen Magazines" (nonfiction) by Ursula Furi-Perry

"Writing for the Christian Children's Market" - Guest Interview with Author Kathleen Muldoon

The following are links to relevant posts I wrote on this blog:

"Do You Remember?" (writing for teen magazines)

"Is That Right?" (magazine rights)

"Keeping Track" (of submissions)

"Magazine Story or Picture Book"

"Nonfiction Writing" - includes more resources

"On the Hunt for Ideas"

"Professional Problem Maker"

"Selling Photos to Magazines"

"Swift Fiction: The Short Story in Focus"

"Theme List Tactics"


Magazine Markets for Children's Writers - buy the current year here

Markets for Children's Writers - databases separated into children and teens and paying and nonpaying

Writing for Children's Magazines, An Ezine - quarterly - plus info about whether magazines are open or closed and links to guidelines

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