Parents and children submit questions to the Guild about publishing children's work. There are numerous magazines that will accept children's work and it helps to know what kinds of writing each publishes. You can check out these magazines at your local bookstore or library and visit their web sites before deciding where you'll send your work. Most publishers have a web site or a brochure that tells you how to submit, whether to include a self-addressed envelope, and whether they also take artwork such as drawings or photographs. If not, you can always ask.

Good luck. Many children's book authors and illustrators got a start publishing something as children.

Children's Work Under 14:

Creative Kids, P. O. Box 8813, Waco, TX 76714. www.prufrock.com

Highlights for Children, 803 Church St., Honesdale, PA 18431. www.highlights.com

New Moon, P.O. Box 3620, Duluth, MN 55803. www.newmoon.org

KidPub. www.kidpub.com

Potato Hill Poetry, 81 Speen St., Natick, MA 01760. www.potatohill.com

Potluck Magazine, PO Box 546, Deerflield, IL 60015 www.potluckmagazine.org

Merlyn's Pen; P.O. Box 910, East Greenwich, RI 02818. www.merlynspen.com

Stone Soup, P. O. Box 83, Santa Cruz, C 95063. www.stonesoup.com

Word Dance, Playful Productions Inc., P. O. Box 10804, Wilmington, DE 19850. www.worddance.com

The Writers' Slate, 1601 Leavenworth St., Manhattan, KS 66502-4156. www.writingconference.com

Children's Work 12 and Up:

The Apprentice Writer, Writers' Institute Director, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870. Or visit www.susqu.edu/writers and click on "High School Students."

Cicada, P.O. Box 300, Peru, IL 61354. www.cricketmag.com and click on "Cicada"

Imagine, CTY/Imagine, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218. www.jhu.edu/gifted/imagine

Potluck Magazine, PO Box 546, Deerflield, IL 60015 www.potluckmagazine.org

Merlyn's Pen. www.merlynspen.com

Teenink, P.O. Box 30, Newton, MA 02461. www.teenink.com

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