Friday, September 16, 2011

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! A Contest Challenge Awaits

is looking for great scribes of children's books.

Check out their Author's Challenge 2011 where children's book writers are invited to submit a manuscript which will be posted on the MeeGenius site. Readers and staff are able to vote for their favorites. The stories with the most "Likes" will move on to the Finalist Round.

Champions of the Finalist Round will have their book professionally edited and illustrated for the final round of voting. Friends, family and peers will be voting on the finished product at this time. The winners will be announced March 7, 2012.

See site for more details.

Deadline is--

Some of the prizes include a publishing contract, a $1,500 in cash prize, a chance to choose a school to receive a year long subscription to use MeeGenius library of books for free.

Check out the contest, and MeeGenius' library of digital books and apps.

Company information from their site:
MeeGenius is a reading application for the iPhone, iPad, iTouch, Google TV, Google Chrome Web Store, and the Web. Launched in April 2010 by Wandy Yeap Hoh and David Park after 16 months of research and development, MeeGenius digitizes children's stories, classic and new, and adds features such as word highlighting and audio playback for easy read-along. Also available on certain platforms are text and audio personalization tools, which further engage young readers.

Before entering the contest, or submitting works, be sure to read MeeGenius' publishing agreement and the Official Rules and Conditions

Happy Writing!
The Queen

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