Submission Guidelines

Send your entries to stories@thechildrensbookbin.com

Before submitting, please ensure that submission must be :
  • An original piece of work either a story or a poem by the child

  • Written of their own willingness without any help from  parent/school/guardian/others

  • Poem of maximum 32 lines

  • Short story Of upto 1000 words, clearly typed out ( not in a picture format )

  • Give importance to the idea and creativity, along with vocabulary, spellings and syntax

  • The Children’s Book Bin reserves the right to to publish your entry, if selected, with edits as deemed fit

To submit your child’s entry, please email us at stories@thechildrensbookbin.com with –

  • Child’s story typed out in the body of the email or as an attachment

  • Child’s Name, Child’s Age, Child’s School Name

  • Parent’s Name, Parent’s Mobile No., Parents Email ID, Residential City

  • Child’s photo and a few lines about them

  • We will respond back on your submission within 2 weeks, after a thorough review of the content.

  • If selected, it will be published on our website, along with a short portfolio of the child.

 

Terms and conditions:

Since we allow literary submissions by a minor, not competent to enter into contracts, ‘You’ shall mean the parent/guardian of the person submitting the short story. When you submit your entry, you shall be deemed to have given The Children’s Book Bin an exclusive license to evaluate the story for publication. We shall make best efforts to come back to you with the result of our evaluation within 15 days from the date we receive your submission. In the event you do not get our reply within 14 days from the date of your submission, you may
presume that we have decided not to publish the story.

If we respond with our decision to publish your story, you shall be deemed to have assigned any and all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the story in favour of The Children’s Book Bin. The assignment shall be perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide and comprise all the copyright in the literary work. The assignment shall not revert to you under any circumstances. Without limitation, the assignment shall confer upon The Children’s Book Bin to make copies of, edit, adapt, and translate your story or republish it with affiliates. You shall be deemed to have waived your moral rights in the story.

The Children’s Book Bin shall always credit you as the author of the story. The opportunity  provided to you to publish your work shall constitute sufficient consideration for the foregoing assignment. You shall not disparage The Children’s Book Bin or its management, employees and other stakeholders in any manner whatsoever.

Rewards-

  • Selected stories are digitally published by The Children’s Book Bin on their website and maybe with other partnering organizations to maximize reach
  • Authors of selected story receive a certificate from The Children’s Book Bin, a spotlight on our website and social media and are eligible for various rewards

The Children’s Book Bin hosts Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy on its website footer. By submitting entries you are in acceptance of the same.

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