Story Share Inc “Story of the Year Contest”

Story Share Inc "Story of the Year Contest"

The Story Share, Inc. is offering Story of the Year Contest to the legal residents of the United States or its territories and possessions.  The goal of the contest is to generate compelling and approachable content for readers, who are in middle school, high school, or teacher. Registered users must submit a story between 1,000 and 10,000 words (“Qualifying Story”) to be entered in the contest. A total of $5000 award will be distributed among the winning candidates.

Story Shares Inc, is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization devoted to inspiring reading practice and improving literacy skills.

Eligibility:

Requirements to participate in the contest are as follows:

  • Candidates are legal residents of the United States or its territories and possessions.
  • Limit one (1) registration per individual.
  • Any effort by an entrant to misrepresent himself or herself through the use of aliases or multiple e-mail addresses will disqualify that entrant.
  • Entrants who disregard these Official Rules are not eligible to participate or win. Directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents of the Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, or any other company involved in the design, production, execution or distribution of the Promotion are also not eligible.

How to Apply:

  1. Eligible persons must fill an online registration form and submit a Qualifying Story from given link: http://storyshares.org/users/login
  2. As part of the Registration, registered users must submit a story between 1,000 and 10,000 words (“Qualifying Story”) and designate the story under one of the following categories
  • Diversity
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Horror / Suspense, or
  • Teens by Teens (“Categories”)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The Contestant submitting the best qualifying story as chosen by the Judge’s for each category will receive a prize as follows:

  • Diversity Category: $3,000
  • Historical Fiction Category: $500
  • Fantasy Category: $500
  • Historical Fiction Category: $500
  • Teens by Teens Category: $500

Application Deadline:

The deadline for the receipt of applications is December 31, 2016.

Link for More Information:

http://storyshares.org/contest

Contact Information:

If you have any question, email at Support-at-storyshares.org.

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