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Deadline Extended for Family Story Contest

Sorry to post so close to the deadline of 2/28 but I just got this information.

Deadline Extended for Family Story Contest

Because so many people have just learned about The Grannie Annie
Family Story Celebration in the last couple of weeks -- and
because we want as many of them as possible to participate, we
have extended the submission deadline. Entries must be postmarked
by February 21 or e-mailed by February 28. We are sorry if this
extension causes you any inconvenience. Stories selected for
publication will still be announced on April 1, _Grannie Annie,
Vol. 1_ must still be ordered by April 30, and books will still
be shipped in May.

In case you are a new subscriber to _Acu-Write_ and haven't heard
about The Grannie Annie: Students in U.S. grades 4-8, and
homeschoolers and international students age 9 to 14 are invited
to interview family members and write a 250- to 500-word story
about an event from their family's history. Selected stories will
be published in _Grannie Annie, Vol. 1_, a paperback book, so
your children have a chance to become published authors!

You'll find all of the contest details, including the required
entry form, at .

To hear radio interviews in which contest sponsors (Fran
Hamilton of Portico Books and Connie McIntyre of Thumbprint
Press) discuss The Grannie Annie -- and preserving and sharing
family stories -- visit these websites: (Access the archive
of _St. Louis on the Air_ for December 19.) (Access the archive for the
week of January 9.)

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