This Monday I’m delighted to be part of an initative to launch a book, developed by its community and sold in aid of an important charity. The community writing project, Scripting Change, is justifiably excited to announce the release of their inaugural project: Seeing Past Sickness!
Every piece of this e-book, from the coordination, to the contents, to the beautiful cover art, was volunteered, and 100% of proceeds will be donated to the MSTR Scholarship Foundation.
About the Project:
Scripting Change is a new writing initiative that aims to bring together the vast community of writers and readers in support of responsible nonprofit organizations.
The project accepts submissions from writers, relating to a theme that reflects the mission of a chosen nonprofit. The selected pieces are combined in an anthology, which is published as an e-book, in this case: Seeing Past Sickness. Proceeds from this and any future e-books’ sales will be donated to the related organization. Ideally, the project will be repeated, with each e-book supporting a unique nonprofit organization.
By focusing on the compelling words of writers, Scripting Change is able to raise not only funds but also awareness for the causes of the organizations they support. The time and talents of everyone involved are offered freely, so the project has absolutely no overhead costs, which means every dollar raised is donated to positively impact our society!
About the Nonprofit:
Chronic illness doesn’t disappear at age 18, but aid and understanding for those affected often do, despite the exorbitant and crippling costs of perpetual healthcare. In additional to the emotional and physical toll of chronic illness, those affected face significant challenges in seeking the personal and intellectual development afforded by continuing education.
The recipient organization for Seeing Past Sickness is the MSTR Scholarship Foundation, which aims to help those students affected by chronic illness, who nevertheless have the passion, drive, and determination to seek or continue their educations, by providing financial scholarships in recognition and support of their perseverance. This decision was based on the impressive mission, fiscal responsibility, and enthusiasm for the project of the MSTR Foundation.
Now It’s Your Turn!
Scripting Change depends entirely upon the support of the community as a whole. The writers, and our cover designer, have done their part; the coordinators have brought it all together; the bloggers have graciously helped us spread the word – now it’s up to the readers. We hope you will enjoy the anthology!
Seeing Past Sickness is available through:
Learn more about this project at: ScriptingChange.blogspot.com