Train of Thought Youth Writing Program

A gift card for your thoughts….and words. We know that there are many talented young authors and artists in this community, and we’d love to hear from you.

This is a virtual writers’ space for teens and kids, offering a different writing prompt each month.

What do you write? Stories, poetry, graphic novel panels–it’s all good! 

Just send your piece by the 25th of the month to:

We’ll publish it on our site (you can use a pen name if you want). The FIRST THREE entries will get a $20 GIFT CARD 

To view submissions, click here or on the image!


Hey, authors! Did any of you start your book during NANOWRIMO? If so, please let us know, at We’d like to publish some entries on our website, if you give us permission. And, if enough of you are willing to read from your work, we’d love to do a YOUNG WRITERS’ COFFEEHOUSE evening.

Meanwhile, write now! Try this month’s prompt:

I found it in the snow……

Fiction, poem, graphic novel panel…just tell us the story, your way. First three entries get a $20 gift card.