Futurism : June writing contest

We’re starting a new writing contest for the month of June, “Futurism” a writing contest to express a fictional abstract idea in the form of a short story. The theme for this month is “Futurism” :

“300,000 years ago home sapiens were just appearing on this planet. What will our civilisation be 300,000 years in the future?”

Answer this question with a story on the distant future of the planet, 300,000 years from now..and win 5k worth amazon cupons

All you have to do is click “Futurism” on the top of the top of your home page on the Indiefact app, select “Contribute” and add your entry as a post to the contest super thread. Once you do, the app will gather the engagement and upvotes and classify your post based on it’s engagement. The post that reaches the status of “Most Popular post” at the end of the contest gets a chance to win 5k worth of coupons from us. Please read below on judging criteron.

Judging and rewards criterion

We are introducing a judging criteron in order to decide rewards. Based on feedback from you we have decided to make contests not purely a popularity contest. Going forward the top performing posts will go through an internal review to decide the winner. The highest performing posts will be reviewed further internally for accuracy, grammatical errors , story telling, grasp of language and other criteria and the winner be announced based on these criterion.

For this, we will select the 5 top performing posts based on engagement, upvotes comments etc. These top 5 posts will then go through an internal review with a judge who is an expert in the related field. The reward will then be given to that post/story as decided by the judge. For more information on judging criteria please look at our recent blog post here: Introducing a judging criteria for contests

How it works

  1. Select “Futurism” on the home page of your Indiefact app
  2. To enter the contest just post your photo/post by “Contributing to conversation” on this post or by clicking the link icon on the post.
  3. The contest starts 10th June ends at 30th June 6:00 PM.
  4. We will reach out to you via your email id and transfer the coupon to the same email id. So your email ID has to be verified and accurate.
  5. Photos and posts need to follow Indiefact spam policy and guidelines.
  6. We are updating the judging

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