Terms of Use

Use of: http://journeytokidlit.com / “Journey to KidLit

This policy is valid from 1st December, 2018

The reading of all information on journeytokidlit.com is of your own free will. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you should cease use of this website immediately. If you do, however, want to read about writing and publishing books for children, and the like, please continue reading.

I reserve the right to change any of these Terms and Conditions at any given time on this website. Do check back often, because like our stories, this could (and just may) change.

Even though I Google and research topics to provide you with up-to-date information, I make no representations or warranties of any kind (expressed or implied) about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any information, products, services or related graphics contained on Journey to KidLit for any purpose.

Especially when it comes to how-to tips, financial decisions, and career building articles. I am not an expert, but I encourage you to seek expert advice before making major changes to your life.

I aim to provide you with accurate information at the time of publishing, but some information will understandably be less accurate as time passes. Should you find any inaccurate information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will make edits after confirming your research and reviewing my post.

Copyright Policy

Unless otherwise noted, I (Brooke Van Sickle from Journey to KidLit) am the legal copyright holder of all (written, multimedia and graphic) material on this website and it may not be used, reprinted, (partially) modified or published without my written consent. A link to journeytokidlit.com must appear in all copies of any artwork or content, including articles and press releases. 

Guest bloggers and other contributors to Journey to KidLit are responsible for their own submitted material on my website and have to ensure that their work complies with national and relevant foreign, comical-, attraction- and gravitational laws. The opinions expressed by any Third Parties are their own and do not represent the position or beliefs of journeytokidlit.com.

Hold Harmless

All the information provided on journeytokidlit.com is for general information and entertainment purposes only and is the expressed opinion of myself, Brooke Van Sickle (Journey to KidLit) and not others–unless they are a guest writer.

I am not providing any medical, legal, professional advice. You are taking all the provided information at your own risk. Please contact your local search engine to find a competent professional near you.

Under no circumstances will I be liable for any loss or damage (including without limitation indirect or consequential loss or damage) or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

I cannot be held responsible for any offense taken due to translation, interpretation or mistakes in grammar and/or punctuation of my website’s content.

Although I try to keep journeytokidlit.com running all year, access to the site may be temporarily or permanently suspended and without notice at my own discretion, due to possible updates or technical issues beyond my control. I will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period of time. I will try to get the website back online as soon as possible.

Privacy Statement

Any personal and/or contact information provided to me will be kept private. You will not be spammed in any way and I will not sell or disclose your information to any other companies.

I am not responsible for the privacy practices of any of my advertisers or blog commenters.

Reserve Rights

I, Brooke Van Sickle from Journey to KidLit, reserve the right to change the focus of the blog, shut it down, sell it, change the terms of use (go to a paid platform) at my own discretion.

I also reserve the rights to edit or delete any comments submitted to journeytokidlit.com without notice due to: comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam, comments including profanity, comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive, comments that attack a group or person individually.

Advertisers and Sponsors

I am not responsible for the actions of my advertisers or sponsors. If you purchase a product or service based upon a link from my website, you must take action with that company to resolve any issues, not Journey to KidLit.

Any product, claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

To help the website expand, to cover costs of running the site and to continue allowing me to do what I want (be a full-time writer), some advertising and affiliate links are run on my website. All reviews on my website will be presented honestly and I will disclose whether I will be receiving any commissions or products for free. I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Letters to the Editor

Any letters, e-mails, blog comments, responses on Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter, or questions written directly to me may be used to share with my blogging audience unless specifically requested otherwise. (Part of) these letters or emails, questions or any other feedback may be used in newsletters, blog posts, columns or up-and-coming books.


Thank you so much for visiting my website and happy writing!

Brooke Van Sickle