Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Story Share Contest - Help Beginning Readers

Publish a story. Win a prize. Help beginning readers.

The Story Share Contest deadline has been extended! We are now accepting entries until February 1, 2014. If you've already submitted a story, feel free to revise and re-submit, or take the extra time to write another story.

More than 20% of our nation’s teens and adults read below a fifth grade level. Help us create more accessible and age-appropriate stories for over forty million readers.

Be one of 11 writers who receive a cash prize of up to $10K.

Looking for 2 types of stories:
-stories written at a pre-primer to primer reading level
-stories written at a third to fourth grade reading level

Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.

Story Share aims to inspire a love for reading by generating compelling high-interest, low-literacy stories. With expertise from Benetech, CAST, Orca Book Publishers, and the National Center for Learning Disabilities, Story Share provides guidelines and tips to help you create readable and relatable content. You can browse guidelines, tips, and examples for each.

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