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NEW: The Short Kid Stories Bookstore!

grandparent reading to kidI am delighted to announce that Short Kid Stories now has a bookstore on-site! Powered by Amazon, it allows you to shop for kids’ books without having to leave Short Kid Stories.

I hope visitors find it useful. If you do purchase a book, Short Kid Stories will be supported with a small commission to help with hosting fees, graphic design, editorial work and other costs.

To get to the bookstore, click here, or you can navigate to it from the menu at the top of the page.

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St. Patrick’s Day Irish Story Competition

Shamrock-GreenSt. Patrick’s Day is the 17th of March and will soon be here.

In honour of this annual celebration of all that is good and green, I’d like to invite all authors out there to submit an Irish-themed story for the site.

Competition rules below. Get writing and submit please via the submission page. Good luck!

1st Prize: I’ll feature the winning story and author on the front page of ShortKidStories.com for St. Patrick’s week.

  • Word Count: 500 – 5,000 wordsLaughing-leprechaun
  • Submission deadline: 8th Mar 2015 @  midnight GMT
  • Include: Synopsis for the excerpt, word count and target age range
  • If you have not submitted to Short Kid Stories before, please provide a brief bio of yourself.