"Chapter Link Contest!"
You want another contest, you say?! Well, here's your chance, with a new concept and new criteria, because, I, future author, am hosting another one!
1. Participation Part One:
1A.You must read everything below! It is crucial to read everything that is written below, so that you can understand what to do in my contest!
1B. If you are an Author on Booksie and wish to participate in my contest, you must comment your participation in the comment box below and nowhere else!
1C. If you comment your participation somewhere else, other than in the comment box below, then I will ignore your comment and pretend that they are not there!
1D. In your comments, you must comment truthfully that you have read thoroughly throughout the entire contest page and accept them, so that you understand all of the details to this contest! Any comment without those words, will not be allowed in to participate!
1E. The deadline to enter my contest is on or before Saturday,March 9th, 2013! I will not accept entrance on Sunday, March 10th, 2013!
2.Type Of Contest:
2A. This contest will be made up of chapter links, that will eventually create a completed Novel!
3. What Will Happen:
3A. Each author who participates in my contest, will get an assigned chapter based off the order they are in when they say they are participating!
3B. For example: If you are the first author that commented to participate, then you will be assigned the first chapter! If you are the second author that commented to participate, then you will be assigned the second chapter! And so on! If you do not want to be assigned the first chapter, then don't be the first participation comment below!
3C. I will not assign you a chapter until Friday, March 1st, 2013, so I can keep things organized in case somebody drops out or something!
3D. You cannot drop out of my contest after Saturday,March9th, 2013 because then there will be problems in which author is writing which chapter! Once I assign you a chapter you must write it!
4. First Chapter Only:
4A. If you are assigned the first chapter, you get to choose the topic in which to write about! But, I must accept and know what the topic is before you start writing it, so make sure it is fair for everyone!
5. All Chapter Writers:
5A. You must be willing to read the chapters ahead of your own (as well as after your own chapter), in order to keep the Novel idea flowing! If you think that you cannot do this, then please do not participate in my contest!
5B. To make it feel as if you aren't reading an entire Novel at once, I will keep you all updated on when the chapters are updated so that you can keep up on your reading!
5C. To help in my judging the chapters for a score, as well as proving to me that you have read the chapters, you must leave a constructive comment! And as our fellow author, Archia has said in his/her miscellaneous piece called, "Review Chain" (seriously check it out if you haven't already) and I quote:
(~*~) "A constructive review is not ‘I liked it. Keep it up!’ You need to state some particular things (more than one preferably, and as much as you can) about why you liked it! Also state some things that you didn't’t like about it and why!Maybe you can, mention some things that could be done to improve it...!"
(~*~) "Some points that you could comment on: Plot; character’s; dialogue; writing styles; grammar/spelling-paragraphs, tense, commas, etc.; opening/middle/end; and anything else you can think of!
5D. I'm posting the Novel on my profile page, so read and comment everything there!
5E. Your assigned chapter, must be edited completely, before it is entered into my contest, and then, into the Novel, because there will be no going back to fix what you have entered, it will be too late, and we will need to keep the chapter links going!
5F. Your chapter does not have to be a completed thought, like a Short Story! To make it more fun and exciting/interesting, add in a cliffhanger, but only if you want to! (I like cliffhangers, so I will add points to your creativity score if you add one that I like and will make me want to read more)!
5G. Your chapter must be a minimum length of 1,000 words and a maximum length of 10,000 words! (Link: http://www.wordcounter.net/) In case you can't get a word count like me! Now, you don't have an excuse, haha! And that website is really helpful! I really recommend it to all writers!
5H. Add a title to your chapter! I will give you more points to your overall score, (more on the judging below) if you have a title (Easy 10 points there)! But I will also add points to your creativity score, depending on how creative the title is and such!
6. Entering your work:
6A. There will be a time limit for how long you have to write your chapter! I will give each author one week (7 days) to write, edit, finish, and send in their chapter!
6B.The first author that is assigned the first chapter will start writing their chapter on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 and they will have until Sunday, March 10th, 2013 to write, edit, finish and send it in. I will post the first chapter on Sunday, March 10th, 2013! And it will continue in that fashion through the remainder of the contest, unless there are problems!
6C. I will post below the prize section, a sort of schedule, so you won't get confused!
6D. You do not have to post your chapter on the last day, however! If you are finished with your chapter early then tell me and I will post it! For example, if you are the first chapter, you can post it as soon as you are all finished with it. You do not have to post it exactly on Sunday, March 10th, 2013 it can be earlier than that date and after Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 at any time! I will only read them on the second Sunday!
6E. When you enter your chapter link, you must send me a link to your chapter and the word count in the comment box below! I will then copy what you have written and put it together on my profile page! When the Novel is complete, we can all advertise it on our profiles, since it is all of ours! That includes putting the Novel on all of our pages too!
7. Email Me (email@example.com):
7A. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about anything at all! The comment box below is strictly for your participation comments and your chapter link comments, nothing else!
I will again be judging this contest. If anyone would like to be a co-judge (you cannot participate in the contest) just ask me and we will work together in picking the winners! And instead of me waiting to read the Novel at the end of the contest, I will read the completed chapter each second Sunday. So I will read the first chapter on Sunday, March 10th, 2013, then the second chapterone week (7 days) later on Sunday, March 17th, 2013!
1. (10) Proper Comments:
1A. (5) Participation Comment: (You entered your participation comment in the comment box below on this contest page, you truthfully say that you have read through everything above and below thoroughly and accept everything, you entered your participation comment to my contest within the deadline, (before Friday,March 1st, 2013)!
1B. (5) Proper Chapter Link Comment: You entered a link to your chapter and the word count right along with it!
2. (10) You make this Novel your first priority, by reading all of the chapters and writing your own.
3. (10) Over the minimum word limit, but under the maximum word limit.
4. (10) Grammatically correct/error free.
5. (10) Creativity.
6. (10) How well your chapter flows with the rest of the Novel.
7. (10) Title.
8. (10) Reads from the other authors, whether they are participating in the contest or not.
9. (10) Comments on your Chapter:
9A. (5) Comments from you to the other authors giving a constructive comment.
9B. (5) Comments from others giving you a constructive comment (this will most likely be based off the authors that are participating in the contest. More points for you if you can get more people who aren't participating, to read your chapter).
10. (10) Number of likes on your chapter (this will also most likely be based off the authors that are participating in the contest. More points for you if you can get more people who aren't participating, to read your chapter).
Please note: For the number of reads, comments, and likes on your chapter, I will be looking at the Novel on my profile page when scoring, not your page! So all the reads, comments, and likes must be to the Novel on my profile page! If they aren't, well then your score will be low, won't it?! I must monitor all of the comments, so it is just easier for me to do it on my page instead of on yours!
Please also note: If you are asking for authors outside of this contest to comment on your chapter, they must read the whole Novel, which means start from the beginning and work there way to the end! So getall of your fans ready for this Novel, so they don't feel so behind when theNovel starts! And if you're leaving a reading request for this Novel, use the title of the Novel, not your chapter title! Make it easy for the outside author as well! Give them a link to the first chapter and make them feel welcome! Thank you!
As my other contests have done, I will give a prize to everyone who has participated!
1. Depending on how many authors are participating in my contest (will be determined on Friday, March 1st, 2013) will be the number of reading requests everyone will get! So if there are 50 authors participating, and in the end, 50 chapters, then the first place winner will get 50 reading requests and the last place winner will get just one reading request!
2. Every place will get a fan request from me, if I am not already!
3. The first place winner will be posted on my profile and mentioned in the Novel!
1. Chapter One:
1A. Dates: Sunday, March 3rd, 2013---Sunday, March 10th, 2013
1B. Author: StephandBrutusandIzzy
2. Chapter Two:
2A. Dates: Sunday, March 10th, 2013---Sunday, March 17th, 2013
2B. Author: Lacy Cornwall
3. Chapter Three:
3A. Dates: Sunday, March 17th, 2013---Sunday, March 24th, 2013
3B. Author: LifeIsntAlwaysFair98
4. Chapter Four:
4A. Dates: Sunday, March 24th, 2013---Sunday, March 31st, 2013
4B. Author: James B
5. Chapter Five:
5A. Dates: Sunday, March 31st, 2013---Sunday, April 7th, 2013
5B. Author: audrey911
6. Chapter Six:
6A. Dates: Sunday, April 7th, 2013---Sunday, April 14th, 2013
6B. Author: fictionista
7. Chapter Seven:
7A. Dates: Sunday, April 14th, 2013---Sunday, April 21st, 2013
7B. Author: mintcherryful
8. Chapter Eight:
8A. Dates: Sunday, April 21st, 2013---Sunday, April 28th, 2013
8B. Author: Shinjitsu Kage
9. Chapter Nine:
9A. Dates: Sunday, April 28th, 2013---Sunday, May 5th, 2013
9B. Author: Angel Kitty
10. Chapter Ten:
10A. Dates: Sunday, May 5th, 2013---Sunday, May 12th, 2013
10B. Author: Taste the Rain
11. Chapter Eleven:
11A. Dates: Sunday, May 12th, 2013---Sunday, May 19th, 2013
11B. Author: nicoleD
12. Chapter Twelve:
12A. Dates: Sunday, May 19th, 2013---Sunday, May 26th, 2013
12B. Author: The Novelist
13. Chapter Thirteen:
13A. Dates: Sunday, May 26th, 2013---Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
13B. Author: The Challenge Maker
14. Chapter Fourteen:
14A. Dates: Sunday, June 2nd, 2013---Sunday, June 9th, 2013
14B. Author: ValeriyaPonomar
15. Chapter Fifteen:
15A. Dates: Sunday, June 9th, 2013---Sunday, June 16th, 2013
15B. Author: GoneAroundTheBen
16. Chapter Sixteen:
16A. Dates: Sunday, June 16th, 2013---Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
16B. Author: Stormbird Throneshaker
17. Chapter Seventeen:
17A. Dates: Sunday, June 23rd, 2013---Sunday, June 30th, 2013
17B. Author: Speedy Wells
18. Chapter Eighteen:
18A. Dates: Sunday, June 30th, 2013---Sunday, July 7th, 2013
18B. Author: Naan
19. Chapter Nineteen:
19A. Dates: Sunday, July 7th, 2013---Sunday, July 14th, 2013
19B. Author: Yukina
20. Chapter Twenty:
20A. Dates: Sunday, July 14th, 2013---Sunday, July 21st, 2013
20B. Author: Rose Kuran
21. Chapter Twenty-one:
21A. Dates: Sunday, July 21st, 2013---Sunday, July 28th, 2013
21B. Author: writinglover
22. Chapter Twenty-two:
22A. Dates: Sunday, July 28th, 2013---Sunday, August 4th, 2013
22B. Author: MaddieJMPC
23. Chapter Twenty-three:
23A. Dates: Sunday, August 4th, 2013---Sunday, August 11th, 2013
23B. Author: ladysgirl
24. Chapter Twenty-four:
24A. Dates: Sunday, August 11th, 2013---Sunday, August 18th, 2013
24B. Author: LauraMarieAlways
25. Chapter Twenty-five:
25A. Dates: Sunday, August 18th, 2013---Sunday, August 25th, 2013
25B. Author: harris1995
26. Chapter Twenty-five:
26A. Dates: Sunday, August 25th, 2013---Sunday,September 1st, 2013
26B. Author: Emerald Skye
To be continued...maybe...
Thank you so much for wanting to participate! I hope you have so much fun writing your chapter link because I cannot wait to read them and the Novel! Good luck!
I sure hope I said everything I needed to! I will add more later if I need to!