Writer's Guidelines

Founded in 2009, Bumples is an exciting NEW INTERACTIVE online magazine for children four-ten years of age.

Bumples specializes in illustrated fiction about children and animals in mysteries, sports, poems and fantasies with serialized adventures in each issue.

Stories are uniquely supplemented with puzzles, question games, and activities, all of which makes Bumples story telling all the more engaging. Interesting information on a topic is always fun to explore after enjoying a great reading experience. Consequently, Bumples adds factual postscripts to complement each story.


Children 4 to 10 years of age.

Story Format:

Ages 4-7: up to 800 words.

Ages 8-10: up to 2,000 words.

Genre includes mystery, adventure, fantasy, serialized stories. We love sports and animal stories.


Online 10 times a year as an electronic magazine.

Freelance Potential:

60% written by non-staff writers. Publishers freelance submissions by both published and unpublished writers and illustrators including children.


Send complete story and artwork (low resolution) via email to editor@bumples.com. We prefer PDF format.

Rights and Payment:

Rights vary. Right now we can not pay for your poems or stories.