Parent Note

Below are the rules that each young writer needs to agree with and follow to remain in the NVYW Forum. Anyone found not following the rules will be removed and blocked from the site.


Welcome to the New Voices Young Writers Forum. You'll find answers, guidance, feedback on your latest work in progress, and much more. Most important, you'll find encouragement and support from kids your age and caring mentors who have already traveled the path you are just beginning.


Anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 may join the New Voices Young Writers Forum.


We all know there are creeps out there and we want to make sure we do everything we can to keep the creeps out and keep you safe.

  • Private one-on-one off-list conversations between list members is absolutely forbidden. Any member of the of the forum verified to have attempted to contact another member off-list will be banned permanently. No warnings.
  • All off-list mentoring or other contact must be BCC'd to the New Voices Forum group violation will result in the mentor being removed. No warnings.
  • Forum members will not post any personal information on the forum. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • telephone numbers;
    • addresses;
    • social networking handles;
    • real names;
    • city, state, country, etc.
  • Posts will be moderated and inappropriate posts will be deleted.
    • "Inappropriate" includes crude language that you wouldn't use in front of your grandmother.
    • It also includes threatening, abusive, or otherwise not nice stuff.
    • Only one warning will be given. On the second occurrence, the violator will be booted.