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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    May 2013

    Authors for short children's stories wanted, up to $0.25 per word

    Please see the updated call here:

    Xiaoduo Median, a publisher based in both New York and Beijing is looking for children’s authors. We currently publish three monthly magazines and assortment of book series for age 6 to 14. The literary magazine “Red Squirrel” publishes high quality licensed work from world famous authors and original stories, poems, articles from all over the world; the science magazine “ Ask You Ask Me” publishes feature articles, science fiction, and scientific activities.

    Our mission is to make available world-class, quality content to children in China to foster a love of learning, develop critical thinking skills and mold global citizens.

    We welcome writers, artists, illustrators and the people who are interested in writing for children to submit your articles or works.

    If your work meets our requirements, we will be happy to publish it along with your brief profile and photos. Please note that not all submissions will be published; however, we urge you to submit your work again in the future.

    For the magazine "Red Squirrel":


    Fiction: realistic contemporary fiction, historical fiction, humor, mysteries, fantasy, science fiction, folk tales, fairy tales, legends, myths

    Nonfiction: biography, memoir, history, science, technology, natural history, social science, archeology, architecture, geography, foreign culture, travel, adventure, sports, music, dance, theatre


    Stories: 200 to 2,000 words

    Feature Articles: 200 to 1,500 words

    An exact word count should be noted on each manuscript submitted. Word count includes every word, but does not include the title of the manuscript or the author's name.


    Stories and articles: up to 25 per word

    We purchase all rights to material.

    For the magazine "Ask You Ask Me"

    We are interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine.

    Feature Articles:

    Up to 1000 words

    Includes: in-depth nonfiction articles. (An interactive approach is a definite plus!) Q & A interviews, plays, and biographies are of interest as well


    up to 1,000 words

    Includes: science-related stories, poems, science fiction, retold legends, etc., relating to the theme.


    up to 750 words.

    Includes: critical thinking activities, experiments, models, science fair projects, astrophotography projects, and any other science projects that can either be done by children alone, with adult supervision, or in a classroom setting. Query should be accompanied by sketches and description of how activity relates to theme.


    Stories and articles: up to 25 per word

    We purchase all rights to material.

    [B]Queries and questions should be directed to:
    Last edited by Xiaoduo Media; 09-25-2014 at 03:11 AM. Reason: removed e-mail address/no longer accepting poetry

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