We are always pleased to see young people's writing, however most writers work for years and years before they have had enough practice to make their work suitable for publication, and there are so many good children's writers around that new people's work does have to be absolutely exceptional in order to compete.

Should you find your age a drawback to having your work accepted for publication, please don't stop writing!
Many young writers submit their work to magazines, particularly those with a children's section like -
Oz Kidz in Print    (PO Box 267, Lara.Vic.3212)
Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) - for more mature people, this is an excellent source of information regarding competitions, publishers, agents and helpful tips.

Australian Society of Authors (ASA) full members must be published authors. Aspiring writers can join as associate members.