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18 (or the legal age of majority) is the minimum. Minors aren’t able to enter contracts, which is required for publishing. There are a number of steps required for publishing, and the first is opening an account: “To open an account on ACX, you must be a resident of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada or the Republic of Ireland and be at least 18 ...


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There are pretty good reasons for most age restrictions. In creating a book, an author cannot help but reveal a great deal about their personal worldview, their values, their beliefs and their dreams. At such a young age, most of that internal landscape is still evolving. The next five years of your life may include massive changes to any or all of those ...


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You must be 18 to publish on ACX. But you can probably convince a parent/guardian to publish for you. Amazon will also publish audiobooks, but you will still need a parent/guardian to publish for you since you are under 18.


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The other answers have focused on this specific question, but there's a good general answer to how to write about things of which you don't --or can't --have firsthand knowledge. Research! A lot of writers have gone out of their way to secure firsthand knowledge of things they wouldn't otherwise know. "Hi, I'm a writer, and this is important to my ...


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Foreign territory: What country are we talking about? If this is a fictitious place, YOU as the author control reality. If there are cultural reasons to have it be strange or different, then make it so, and make it up. If it's historic, there may not have been a restroom, but THAT would be a history SE question (so do your period homework before asking). In ...


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You will almost never need to describe a character's bodily functions in a book. In the vast majority of cases while writing - and in the Young Adult (YA) genre in particular, which is very iffy on describing such things - you won't need to ever describe restroom visits or other character bodily functions in any amount of detail. So don't worry about it. I ...


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