FAQ

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.

Authors of pieces less than 1/2 a page will earn $5.

Authors of pieces between 1/2 a page and two pages will earn $10.

Authors of pieces longer than two pages will earn $15.

For pieces formatted differently, like a poem or a play, we can’t always tell how long it will be in audio – and we will make a determination after we read it out loud ourselves.

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 quarter page to four pages, single spaced, 12 pt font.

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

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

You’re also invited to play trivia with us for bonus episodes!

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

Nope! Everything we receive has the same chance. In fact, we don’t even ask if you’d like to be interviewed until after we accept 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. Not for any reason.

Do you use only my child’s first name?

Yes. We will use only their first name.

If we choose to be interviewed 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 Publication 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! While we don’t interview children 5 and under, your child can introduce themselves and their writing, on their episode.

We would either meet on Zoom for about 2 minutes to get this audio recording, OR you can email an audio recording to production@moonhouse.org.

Is my child’s writing less likely to be accepted if they don’t want to introduce themselves on their episode?

Nope! Everything we receive has the same chance.

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

No. We do not.

Will you ever speak to my child without me?

No. Not for any reason.

Do you use only my child’s first name?

Yes. We will use only their first name.

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 (YOUNG AT HEART) FAQ

What is Young at Heart?

Young at Heart offers adults the opportunity to hear their stories, poems and songs, that they wrote as kids, on our podcast. 

How do I submit my writing?

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

What does it cost?

Nothing.  Submissions are free and you can submit as many pieces as you like.

What age range is acceptable?

Your piece must have been written between your sixth and 16th birthday. You must now be older than 16.

How long can my story be?

Anywhere from a quarter page to four pages, single spaced, 12 pt font.

Can I be interviewed on the podcast?

Yes. you can! You can choose whether you want to be interviewed on the submission form, here.

Is my writing less likely to be accepted if I don’t want to be interviewed?

Nope. Same chance!

Do you need any of my personal information?

Only your email, phone number, and full name.

Would you publish only my first name?

We will use only your first name unless you ask us to do otherwsie.

If I choose to be interviewed, do we meet remotely?

Yes, we will only meet remotely.

Do I need to sign something?

Yes. Our standard licensing agreement allows us to produce and publish your written work. If we choose your piece, we will send it to you with our acceptance email.

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