It is an awesome feeling to go to a book store and find your kid's published book on the shelf! Isn't it? If you have a kid who loves to tell stories, here is a great chance to submit his stories for a chance to become a published author through Barnes & Noble!
Barnes & Noble has launched a National Children’s Short Story Contest now through May 27, 2020 to give young writers a chance to become published authors!
Children ages 6 through 12 are invited to submit original written or graphic short stories through Barnes & Noble for a chance to be selected and published in a book sold exclusively at Barnes & Noble.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR KID:
Submit an original written or graphic short story on behalf of children ages 6 to 12 from now through May 29th.
Entries should include the parent or legal guardian’s name, email and address. Only the child’s first name and age should be provided.
The work must be an original written or graphic story.
Suggested word count is 300 – 800 words or 4 pages of a graphic story (black & white).
Fifteen entrants will be chosen for publication in a book to be sold exclusively at select Barnes & Noble stores while supplies last, during Holiday 2020 with a portion of the proceeds going to charity.
The fifteen winners and fifteen runners-up will get a signed book from bestselling author Gail Carson Levine. Winners and runners-up will also have the chance to be featured on Barnes & Noble’s social channels.
Submit your child’s story using this link.