Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Short Story Writing Contest @ LOL

Share your Stories and WIN up to 500.00 a month!

In the search of talents and nurturing Literature in the modern era LoL will hold a monthly Short Story Writing contest. This is open to all students across the universities of Cebu. Three entries will be posted in our blog and will compete for the most commented entry; Winners will be announced in our blog at the end of the month. 1st prize will win 500.00 pesos while 2nd prize will win 200.00 each. Prizes will be sent via LBC. Please see details below for more details.

Who can join?

                This contest is open to all students across the colleges and students of Cebu City.
How to join?

        1.       Check our website at for the theme of the month. Each contestant will submit a story geared towards the theme given.

         2.       Submit your stories via email at
         3.       Wait for a confirmation email from our admin. We will let you know if your entry is chosen to be posted in our blog.

How is our entry being judged?

       1.       After submission, the admin of this blog will read your entry and analyze based on the basic elements of fiction: 
a.       Development of the theme.
b.      Development of the characters.
c.       Development of the setting.
d.      Presentation of Conflict
e.      Use of literary devices
         2.       Authors of the qualified entries will receive an email from our admin.
        3.       After the first level selection, your entries will be posted in our blog for 1 week for our readers to review. The most commented entry will get 30% of the total points in the judging.
        4. After 1 week, The LOL team will choose top three entries. Judging is based on  the following factors: 

a.       Mimesis (relevance to reality with use of symbols and archetypes)
b.      Affective analysis (Impact to the readers)

      5.    At the end of the month, we will announce the top two winners. Authors will receive an email notification to claim their price via LBC.
What are the prizes?
1st prize – 500.00
2nd prize – 200.00

Aside from the prizes above, the admin will also give exciting freebies to the winners. (Depends on availability)  

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