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Buy all three Short Stories by Texas Authors as a gift and encourage reading while helping raise funds for DEAR Texas Literacy.

Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Texas Literacy (a 501.c.3 nonprofit based in Texas) gets books into the hands of those in need, while supporting local libraries and other programs that encourage more reading by Texan's all while helping the Texas economy.

Your purchase will raise much needed funds to help improve the education of Texan's all around the state.

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Short Short, easy to read and fun.
Stories Quick reads that take you away.
Winners Some of the best stories Texas Authors have to offer.

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Any writer who lives in Texas is eligible to submit a short story in any category. The 2016 contest will begin on March 1st with a $30 entry fee per story. The minimum count allowed is 1,500 words, the maximum word count allowed is 3,000 words. A Texas writer can enter as many stories as they would like. The story can not have been published at any time in any form. No poetry will be accepted for entry.
Entries will begin on March 1st and continue till July 31st. All voting will be completed by August 1st. Winners will be announced by Sept 1st. Publication of the winners from 2016 will be by October 15th.
Short Stories by Texas Authors is an annual contest to find the best Texas Authors while raising money for literacy programs. This is one of the many brain storms from B. Alan Bourgeois the director and founder of Texas Authors, Inc., a not for profit organization designed to help support and market Texas Authors.