August Fiction: Our Hourglass (a poem)

by Sana Hameed, Age 15, USA Artwork by Katie King The prompt of the month for August was “sand.”   Our Hourglass We weren’t the ordinary beach goers, Clad in layers and layers of SPF 50, replenished hourly, as if the rays of light were laser beams blazing a pattern across the naturally tanned canvas of our...
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Submission Tips From Our Junior Editor for Non-fiction

By Rhiannon Reintjens, Junior Editor of Non-Fiction jaBlog!   Being Junior Editor for Non-fiction at jaBlog! has been one of the most exciting experiences I’ve had in the publishing industry. Each month I receive articles from many talented writers. Some months it can be difficult to choose what to publish and it often comes down...
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What it Takes to Finish Your Novel

by Megan Handley, Age 13, Canada Artwork by Katie King   You have a great idea for a plot. You want to turn it into something other people will read. So you write for a few days and complete the beginning, maybe a few chapters. But then you run out of ideas and decide to...
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