Win up to INR 53,000 (US$ 1,060) by writing short stories and publishing them online with us.
Welcome to Your Story Club. We consider our writers our main assets, and attribute our grand success completely to them. To appreciate our writers we announce “Earn it Your Way” a reward scheme for our short story writers. Under this scheme we invite all to write short stories for money in various following reward categories (effective from May 1, 2012):
|Best Writer||INR 10,000 (US$ 200)||31 Dec 2013|
|Most Popular Writer||INR 5,000 (US$ 100)||31 Dec 2013|
|Story of the Month||INR 1,000 (US$ 20)||Every Month|
|SPIXer||INR 500 (US$ 10)||Every Week|
So, please click here to Join us for free and “Write Short Stories for Money”.
Your writing can bring smiles to needy ones. You may choose to donate reward amount won in any of the reward categories of “Earn it Your Way: Write Short Stories for Money” to our initiative to support the needy ones. Read further detail at Write Story for a Cause to Help Needy
(yourstoryclub.com reserves rights to change, call off, cancel or suspend this reward scheme without any notice)
Please read rules and details of “Earn it Your Way: Write Short Stories for Money”. If you have any question or doubt, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.
Best Writer Award
This award is given to the Writer who has maximum number of stories and poems that are recognized by our Editors as Editor’s Choice in 2013. Tie breaker would be based on number of stories and poems together published by the writer in 2013 and further if needed popularity of these stories and poems. Therefore more you write and share your stories with your friends, better the chance of winning this award. Keep writing and publishing your stories and poems at Your Story Club and earn money.
Most Popular Writer Award
This award is given to the Writer who has maximum number of stories and poems that became SPIXer – first position in weekly published list of Top 5 most popular stories. Tie breaker would be based on number of stories and poems together published by the writer in 2013 and further if needed popularity of these stories and poems. Therefore more you write and share your stories with your friends, better the chance of winning this award. Keep writing and publishing your stories and poems at Your Story Club and earn money.
Story of the Month Award
This award is given to the story or poem selected every month by our Chief Editor. It would be selected among stories and poems recognized as Editor’s Choice in that month. Therefore bring out the Writer in you. Keep writing and publishing your stories and poems at Your Story Club and earn money.
This award is given to the story and poem that becomes SPIXer. Submissions newer than ONE calendar month contest for SPIXer. To become SPIXer, story or poem contests for popularity.
Popularity of stories and poems are measured in SPIX that stands for Story Popularity Index. It is percentage rank of popularity of stories contesting for “Earn it Your Way: Write Short Stories for Money” scheme. Story popularity is calculated by considering many parameters*. These parameters are based on number of readers and actions of readers. To gain popularity of the submission, we suggest to share the stories and poems with your friends on social networks such as Facebook & Twitter and with potential readers on relevant websites, and to focus on honing writing skill by taking feedback from other writers. For detail, refer our discussion “How to Make Story Popular”
(* yourstoryclub.com decided not to disclose the formula to avoid any possible misuse and reserves rights to change the formula anytime on its sole discretion without any notice. Focus on writing better story and sharing it with friends and other relevant website are effective way to gain popularity. We condemn spamming and such practices would be taken seriously by not considering the submission or even all submissions from the writer for any existing and future contest without providing any proof or giving any notice.)
A story with highest SPIX is called SPIXer. A SPIXer can win cash prize as mentioned below:
SPIXer: Write Short Stories for Money
Your Story Club will weekly announce list of TOP 5 popular stories contesting for “Earn it Your Way: Write Short Stories for Money”, SPIXer (the most popular story with maximum SPIX among contesting stories) being the top in the list. SPIXer will earn money weekly subject to meeting following conditions:
(i) The SPIXer story must be newer than one month (as per calendar). For example if a story becomes SPIXer on 23 March, it must have been published on or after 24 February of that year.
(ii) The SPIXer story earns only “ONE” SPIXer reward. It continues contesting even after winning the SPIXer reward but only to challenge other stories. If it becomes SPIXer again, it does not earn the SPIXer reward again but holds number one position in our most popular TOP 5 stories list.
(iii) If the winning story has to be withdrawn or deleted or hidden by yourstoryclub.com as mentioned in Term of Service agreement, the submitter of the SPIXer story agrees to return in cash the received amount within 30 days of the written notice by yourstoryclub.com
Write Story for a Cause
Writer may choose to donate the amount to the needy ones through yourstoryclub.com. In such case, yourstoryclub.com will, with consent of the writer, publish the name of writer, photograph, amount donated and use of the amount on its front page for a period a week at least. (Click Here to See Donor Writers.)
Delivery of Payment
Minimum amount to be delivered to writer under “Earn it Your Way: Write Short Stories for Money” is 1,000 INR for Indian address and US$ 100 or equivalent for non-Indian address. If amount won is less than the above limit it would be banked. Validity of banked amount is one year after which the amount that is NOT delivered would be transferred to Your Story Club initiative to help needy.
Once a story or writer wins money equal to or more than minimum amount, Your Story Club team member within TWENTY (20) working days will contact the writer on email id mentioned by the writer during registration with yourstoryclub.com. Writer must provide address, address proof and photo identification to claim the amount. After receiving these proofs, yourstoryclub.com within TEN (10) working days will dispatch the cheque payable at par at any branch of the issuing bank in India.
If writer is not from India, she may choose to deliver the cheque in India payable to her nominee.
If writer does not have any address in India the amount will be delivered to the writer subject to legal clearance. Service charges and applicable tax would be deducted from the amount.
All the best for “Earn it Your Way: Write Short Stories for Money”