Share Your Story At Tell It My Way (Contest)

17 February 2014

Two Contests Pave the Way for TellitMyWay Launch!

As Tell it my Way prepares for public launch, we’d like to invite children’s writers and storytellers to enter our exclusive contests, Something New to Love, which begin on February 14, 2014.

Highest-scoring Original Story. Between February 14, 2014 and March 14, 2014, writers will post their own original children’s stories on Tell it my Way. A week after the posting period ends, the author of the original story on the website with the highest score (determined by other users who can vote stories “up” if they like them or “down” if they do not) will receive a $50.00 Amazon gift card and will be featured on Tell it my Way!

Highest-scoring Retold Story. Between February 14, 2014 and March 14, 2014, writers are invited to retell any story on Tell it my Way. A week after the submission period ends, the author of the retelling with the highest score with also receive a $50.00 Amazon gift card and will also receive recognition on Tell it my Way!

You may enter both contests, and you may also enter as many original stories and retellings as you’d like! One writer may win both contests.

To enter either or both contests, all you have to do is sign up on TellitmyWay.org and publish an original story or retell a story on Tell it my Way between February 14, 2014 and March 14, 2014.

Winners will be notified by email. Winners must reply to the email within a week to assure us that the email address is legitimate, and then they will each be emailed a $50 Amazon gift card. The winners of the contests and their winning entries will be highlighted on the site as well as the runners-up.

The same rules that apply to normal usage of Tell it my Way apply to the contests:

Don’t plagiarize. Only post original stories or retellings of stories on Tell it my Way. More info

Don’t spam. More info

Don’t try to manipulate votes or rankings. More info

Don’t post anyone’s personal information. More info

Don’t use this site for bullying or harassing anyone. More info

Do not write anything that is sexually suggestive. Keep it clean. More info

If you violate one of these rules, your story may be permanently deleted, and any retellings of your story will also be deleted. So be nice!

Furthermore, entries cannot be removed from the website by their writers once they have been published on Tell it my Way.

In addition, employees of Tell it my Way may not enter the contests. They are welcome to publish original stories and retell stories, but if an employee’s story or retelling receives the highest score, the prize will go to the non-employee with the highest score.

Visit the website: https://www.tellitmyway.org/contest_info/

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