A while back Ravenblade started a Character Bios competition, which actually had a pretty good response but, unfortunately, as Ravenblade's gone MIA, it had no following. I'll try to revamp this event, giving it a bit more structure, but still in the spirit of the original.
So, here's how it goes:
This event will feature rounds of three weeks, during which participants submit their stories. At the end of each round I'll choose the winner as the most creative, entertaining, cool story and i'll write a little feedback to explain why that particular one got my pick.
The winner will then get to chose the theme for the next story, which could be something like "tell us how you got your special car" or "the scariest day of your crim/enf career" and so on.
Afterwards, there will be another three-weeks round for people to submit their stories.
The winners (who chose the round's theme) will not be eligible for winning that specific round, however, nothing stops them from submitting their story anyway, just for a nice read. I'll will submit my stories as well, although they will not be counted when choosing the winner.
Please, keep in mind that, at the end of each round i'll need some time to review all entries and chose a winner (and sometimes picking a winner can be quite the hard choice). Depending on how busy I may get in real life and how fast the winner will choose the new theme, expect a gap of about a week or two between the end of one round and the beginning of the next.
If the selected winner does not respond with a new theme in a week or so, I'll select a new winner.
If you don't like someone's story, either you keep it civil and provide a constructive feedback with pointers on how to improve or, please, just keep it to yourself.
To avoid unnecessary drama, if you wish to include someone else's character in your story, please check with the person and make sure he/she is okay with what happens to their character in your story.
The day you decided this particular district (choose one) is for you, what happened? Round 4
Tell the story of how your character choose their signature vehicle (the one you are seen driving most).
Some blogger/journalist/curious person approached you for an interview, with questions aimed at understanding WHY you do what you do. Tell us about that episode.
Tell the story behind that scar/ tattoo.
What happened that shaped your character into becoming a criminal or an enforcer?
THIS EVENT IS NO LONGER A COMPETITION OF ANY SORT. THERE WILL BE NO ROUNDS AND NO WINNERS ANYMORE. HOWEVER, YOU'RE STILL WELCOME TO WRITE STORIES ABOUT YOUR CHARACTERS, BE IT AN INTRODUCTORY BIO OR A PARTICULAR EPISODE.
Edited by Dinian 556, 04 April 2015 - 04:49 AM.