Story Share $50,000 Writing Contest – to benefit teen and adult beginning readers

25 October 2013

Story Share $50,000 Writing Contest

Benetech, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) and Orca Book Publishing have come together to expand the body of contemporary leveled reading material available to young adults aged 13+ who struggle with reading.
Prior experience writing for struggling reader audiences is not required. A step-by-step guide available at will assist writers in leveling their stories.
At the close of the contest on December 7, 2013, all writer submissions will be added to free open platforms that will serve as easily accessible online libraries for struggling or beginning readers of all ages.
Deadline: December 7, 2013
Open to all writers; emerging authors are especially encouraged to submit original stories
Genre(s): fiction, non-fiction, short story, book series
Total prizes: $50,000
Grand prize: $10,000
Entry fee: $0
Visit the website for details on how to enter:
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