It Could Have Been Way Worse Than It Was (Academy for Young Writers)

Which is stranger - fact or fiction?

This collection of memoir and science fiction tries to answer just that. The students at Academy for Young Writers have crafted dozens of action-packed stories that represent hard truths, fantastic dreams, and everything in between. From space alien invaders to invisible scars to evil electric cars, these stories will have you turning pages at the speed of light. Join us on a fantastic journey through a whole universe of experience. Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit 826NYC, a nonprofit organization encouraging the exploration of endless possibilities through the power of writing.

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This book is also available as a downloadable interactive PDF.