How old do I need to be to write a story? Trinady December 01, 2017 23:31 Updated Follow Authors on the Episode Platform must be 13 or older. If you are 13 to 17 years of age, you must have parental permission to submit and publish your story. You must be 18 or older to take part in our writer's payment program. Related articles I love playing Episode and want to write my own story! How do I start? Does my story have to be finished when I submit it? Why are stories removed from the app? Will I be reimbursed/paid in any way? Who owns my story? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.