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SUBMITTING FOR PODCAST (AGES 6-16) FAQ – scroll down for age five and under FAQ

How do I submit my child’s writing?

To view guidelines and to submit your writing, click here!

What does it cost?

Nothing! Though it is common to charge for writing submissions, we don’t, and we never will. We’re funded by generous support from people like you. Please support us here.

Does my child get paid if you put their writing on the pod?

Yes. We’ll pay either $12.50 or $25 within 14 days of receiving a signed Licensing Agreement, depending on the length of the piece.

What do you mean, “depending on the length of the piece”?

Authors of “Shorter Pieces” will receive $12.50.

Generally, by “Shorter Pieces,” we mean one page or shorter.

Authors of “Longer Pieces” will be receive $25.

Generally, by “Longer Pieces,” we mean longer than one page.

But because the pieces are performed in audio, we cannot make a determination until we read it out loud ourselves.

“Shorter Pieces” may share an episode with another Shorter Piece.

What age range is able to submit writing?

6 years to 16 years old.

How long should my child’s story/poem/song be?

Anywhere from a half a page to two pages.

Can my child and/or I be interviewed on the podcast?

Yes, they can! You may choose for you and your child to be featured on the podcast, or not.

If you and/or your child would like to be featured, you may choose to do anything from quickly introducing yourselves and the writing, to participating in a three minute interview about yourselves and the writing.

Totally up to you.

Is my child’s writing less likely to be accepted if we don’t want to be featured on the podcast?

Nope! Everything we receive has the same chance. In fact, we don’t even ask if you’d like to be featured until after we choose your child’s writing.

Do you need any of my child’s private information?

No. We do not.

Will you ever speak to my child without me?

No. Even if you would like to be featured on the podcast, you will be present for any conversation with your child.

Do you use only my child’s first name?

Yes. We will use only their first name.

If we choose to be featured on the podcast, do we meet remotely?

Yes, we will only meet remotely.

My child is not neuro-typical; can you work with them?

Yes we can, and we would love to.

My child is physically disabled; can you work with them?

Yes, we can, and we would love to.

Do I need to sign something?

Yes. Our standard licensing agreement allows us to produce and publish your child’s written work. If we choose their piece, we will send it to you with our acceptance email. You can view the agreement below.

Don’t see your question here? Ask us by clicking here!


SUBMITTING FOR PODCAST (AGE 5 AND UNDER) FAQ

Can I submit my child’s writing if they made it up, but I wrote it down for them?

Yes, you can!

How do I submit my child’s writing?

To view guidelines and to submit your writing, click here!

What does it cost?

Nothing! Though it is common to charge for writing submissions, we don’t, and we never will. We’re funded by generous support from people like you. Please support us here.

Does my child get paid if you put their writing on the pod?

Yes. We’ll pay $5 within 14 days of receiving a signed Licensing Agreement.

What age range is able to submit writing?

5 years and under.

How long should my child’s story/poem/song be?

Anywhere from one paragraph to one page long.

Can my child be featured on the podcast?

Yes! Your child can introduce themselves and their writing, on their episode. We do not, however, do interviews with children 5 years and under.

Is my child’s writing less likely to be accepted if we don’t want to be featured on the podcast?

Nope! Everything we receive has the same chance. In fact, we don’t even ask if you’d like to be featured until after we choose your child’s writing.

Do you need any of my child’s private information?

No. We do not.

Will you ever speak to my child without me?

No. You will be present for any conversation with your child.

Do you use only my child’s first name?

Yes. We will use only their first name.

If we choose to be featured on the podcast, do we meet remotely?

Yes, we will only meet remotely.

My child is not neuro-typical; can you work with them?

Yes we can, and we would love to.

My child is physically disabled; can you work with them?

Yes, we can, and we would love to.

Do I need to sign something?

Yes. Our standard licensing agreement allows us to produce and publish your child’s written work. If we choose their piece, we will send it to you with our acceptance email. You can view the agreement below.

Don’t see your question here? Ask us by clicking here!

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