Young Writers

This group is a place for young writers to gather. We categorize young writers from middle school, High School until 30 although we will not hold to arbitrary age limits. Tell us your concerns and your dreams. Share your work and learn about the writing life. There is no time like the present. You can also network with industry insiders. 

Members: 16
Latest Activity: Aug 4, 2015

Joshua Adams is the moderator of this group. Joshua is a writer and poet who is working on his first novel: "memory sleuth." You can follow him at his new website at Please let him know of any young writing groups and contests so we can post them here. We are also looking for your favorite writing prompts and exercises. 

Discussion Forum

If you are self publishing how are you selling your books?

Started by Deborah Herman Feb 24, 2015. 0 Replies

We are interested in how well people are able to publish and sell their own books because we are launching a new site where we are curating content for different imprints. As young writers you might…Continue

Are Young Writers Taken Seriously By Editors And Publishers?

Started by Joshua Adams. Last reply by Ever Nov 10, 2012. 1 Reply

Are you worried or unsure that your writing will be taken seriously by editors and publishers? As a young writer this is a stage of growth and expansion with my writing, so criticism is welcome, but…Continue

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Comment by Debasish Satpathy on November 14, 2013 at 10:40am

Have I won a badge

Comment by Debasish Satpathy on November 14, 2013 at 10:31am

Yes I feel worried and No as they shouldn't be that worried either. It kills the moment's rhythm.

Comment by Joe Frey on October 11, 2013 at 1:53pm

Thanks for the invite! I have several self published collections of poems for a general audience and YA audience. As well as a poetry series for elementary children called Fruit of my Labor. The character JJ McShay introduces the different forms and styles of poetry to children in the series.

Comment by Jan Lazo-Davis on February 16, 2013 at 5:26pm

I'm writing for the YA market, just as young writers are writing for this same market. We need TRUTH to come to light in this market. That is why I joined this group. I hope to learn as well as write well for this market.

Comment by Haseena Patel on November 17, 2012 at 5:22pm

I'm outside the age bracket, but I do appreciate the invitation to the group, Deb.  And this is a great idea for a group - there are definitely young writers I know who could benefit from this.

Comment by Gloria Faye Brown Bates/Granny G on November 3, 2012 at 8:20pm

Thank you for the invitation to join... I am older, but... very young in mind.  :)))

Comment by Stephen Cosgrove on November 1, 2012 at 5:38pm

"Are Young Writers Taken Seriously By Editors and Publishers?"  

For the most part Editors won't know your age. You will be judged on the merit of your work entirely. (A good and sometimes painful thing.) 

Comment by Carol Shimp on November 1, 2012 at 10:23am

Thank you for your invitation to join.


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