Teen Links

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Internet Resources for: Writing & Publishing

  • Figment.com

    An online community for teen writers. Publish your poems and stories here, and get feedback from other writers. 

  • National Novel Writing Month

    Can you write 50,000 words in one month? National Novel Writing Month is an online writing challenge that runs the month of November every year. See how much you can write, interact with other writers, and maybe create the next great American novel.

  • National Novel Writing Month: Young Writers' Program

    The Young Writers' Program helps NaNoWriMo participants set reasonable daily goals, walks you through the registration process, and provides helpful resources to use while you write your story. Need a pep talk? Check out some of the encouraging words given by authors like Lois Lowry and Kate DiCamillo. The Dare Machine gives you mini challenges to help progress your story if you're feeling uninspired.

  • Poetry Today Online

    Reviews poetry websites, different types of poems, and the people who write them. Also has a Teen Poetry section and info on poetry contests.

  • Resources for Teen Writers

    Interested in writing SciFi or Fantasy? Check out this page for resources and writing contests.

  • TeenInk

    Submit your own work to TeenInk magazine and see yourself in print! This site has tons of writing, contests, photos & artwork, all by teens.

  • Teens Writing for Teens

    Writing resources for teens by teens. Provides information about publishing and writing, recommended YA reading, as well as opportunities for budding teen writers to take and get their names out there.

  • Written? Kitten!

    A writing motivator that provides you with a picture of a cute, cuddly kitten every time you reach your set word goal.