Advertise With Us!

Want to promote your book or business? The Story Monsters Ink® advertising team is pleased to help you make your mark in our next issue!

Call your Story Monsters Ink® sales representative at 413.687.0733 or email for details on how to place an ad today.

Advertising Rates

Website Ads

Rotating leaderboard (728 p x 90 p) above the fold, ROS (run of site): $175 per month

Footer leaderboard (728 p x 90 p): $250 per month

Medium rectangle (300 p x 250 p): $95 per month

Listing in the Reading Guide

Book cover and 75-word description
$75 per issue

One-eighth Page (3.5 w x 2.25 h)

$185 per issue

Quarter Page (3.5 w x 4.75 h)

$225 per issue

Half Page Horizontal (7.25 w x 4.75 h)

$325 per issue

Half Page Vertical (3.5 w x 9.625 h)

$325 per issue

Full Page Interior (7.25 w x 9.625 h)

$525 per issue

Full Page Outside Back Cover (7.25 w x 9.625 h)

$795 per issue


Feature interview, full page interior ad, and one entry in Story Monsters Approved! program
$1,600 per issue

We'll design the ad at no additional charge!


Special Discounts

  • 5% discount on two-month ad purchases!

  • 10% discount on three-month or more ad purchases!

  • 10% discount on hi-res (300 dpi jpg), print-ready ad submissions

  • 10% discount to members of the Children’s Book Council, Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), and Small Publishers Association of North America (SPAN)

Why Should I Advertise in Story Monsters Ink?

Read what one of our long-time advertisers has to say about her experience with advertising in Story Monsters Ink.

What Happened When I Placed a Print Ad in a Children’s Book Magazine by Shana Gorian

This month, my book, Rosco the Rascal at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade made a debut appearance in a quarter page ad in the March edition of Story Monsters Ink magazine. Rewind to early January for a moment, just long enough to explain that deciding whether or not to place the ad was a bit of a gamble for me, in terms of cost.

How to Place an Ad

Call our sales department at 413.687.0733 or email Cristy Bertini to reserve your ad space.

Sample Ads

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