Short Story Writing Contest FAQ

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Who can join?

This contest is open to all students across the colleges and universities 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 your entry being judged?

1. After submission, the admin of this blog will read your entry and analyze based on the basic elements of fiction:

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

Freebies like LOL shirt, LOL mugs etc... will also be given (depends on availability)
For inquiry send us email at


Anonymous,  January 20, 2011 at 2:47 AM  

pwde dn sna khit hindi tga CEBU :(

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