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What Makes You, YOU? [That Giveaway/Contest I Promised.]

It is time for that long awaited giveaway (which has kinda morphed into a contest) and I'm so excited! :) Please read this post thoroughly and carefully.

Le Contest:

     I have over one hundred followers now, but the thing is, I don't know anything about you guys. I know it's unreasonable to think I could get to know everyone of you personally (I mean, my memory is horrid). But sometimes I ask myself things. Like, why did you follow me? To read my words? To communicate with me, and others? To broaden your view? To see how often my blog design changes? ;) I've asked myself not only these questions, but also ones along the lines of; who exactly are my readers?

So with this contest, I hope to gain an understanding of who you guys and what you'd like to become.

How To Enter:

     I want to learn about you. The "motto" for this contest is "What Makes You, YOU?" so create something that answers this question.
     Your entry can come in the format of a writing passage, video, picture/poster, PowerPoint, etc., etc. Just as long as it's something that I can view and share with others. :)
     As you create your entry, think about yourself. Ask questions. Probe your own soul. Who are you? What are your interests? Goals? Dreams? What makes you, YOU?

Once your entry is created, refined, edited, and such, comment below with a link leading to your entry. Or, if you'd like, just email me at, with the subject title "What Makes You, YOU? Entry". :)

The Prize:

     We all know I love writing. It's a huge part of my life, a huge part of my blog, and an even bigger part of me. So, as this contest's prize, I'd like to create with the winner a character to be featured in one of my stories. This character can be however you'd like them to be. They can be like you, like your best friend, your boyfriend, whomever you'd like.
     You'll help me create a name, an appearance, a personality. You can even help me write a featured short scene that features the character we've created. :) The only thing is, if you win, I will require your email, so that I can contact you, and we can discuss the details of your character.

Consider and Understand:

     Here are some things you should know and follow:

Submit your original work - all work you submit must be your own. If you enter a post using photos from a social media site (such as Pinterest), please cite them correctly.

No judgement - there will be no judgment in this contest. I know, it sounds a bit weird but I will not judge your entry. I will randomly pick the top three, and they'll be featured in an announcement post.

Come as you are. :) - just be you because that's who I want to get to know. This is a contest about who you are, personally. Don't be afraid to share who you are with me. :)


     You riled all up and ready to express yourself? Good, because you have exactly three weeks to complete and submit your entry! :) That means the deadline is on April 22nd, at midnight. Depending on how many entries I get, there will be a short wait before I can compile the announcement post, containing the top three entries. (Please note that if you are in the top three, only one of the entries is the overall winner, who will receive the prize. The other two are only featured entries.)


     Have a question? Just comment below and I'll get back to you as soon as I can. :)

I can't wait to see what you guys come up with! :)

Be you.
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  1. hashtag fangirling. dangerously. definitely going to TRY entering . . . but you know my perfectionism; deadlines chill my blood. ;)

    aaah, I love you. you you you, I love you.

    your les.

  2. Rose, that sounds like too much fun!! Maybe I'll enter if math doesn't kill me. ;)


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