With a team, use Ensemble to write and submit a single short story that uses the following prompt as inspiration:
There are over 15,000 bikes used by students, staff, and faculty to get around Stanford campus. Over 300 bikes are stolen each year. Where do they go?
Feel free to interpret this prompt extremely broadly and in unexpected ways -- this is merely to help you kickstart your brainstorming. You can write in any safe-for-work genre you like.
Anyone is eligible to enter stories into the Story Slam, not just Stanford students!Collaboration
All stories must show evidence that it is the result of collaboration. Stories should be created by a story leader, but written and/or brainstormed over by a team.
When a team submits a story, the story leader needs to specify the people that are considered part of the team for the story. To do that, the story leader should go to the story and click the "Contributors" button on the story menu bar to add or remove authors that are contributing to the story. We will use this information to notify team members if the team's story wins.Deadline & Submission
All submissions must be submitted through Ensemble by the story leader by 11:59pm, April 22, 2013, Pacific Standard Time. To submit your team's story, click the Submit Your Story tab above. Again, the story must have been written and submitted through Ensemble.Copyright
By submitting work to this contest, the collaborating authors allow the Stanford Story Slam and the Stanford Arts Review to publish this work online. The collaborating authors will be given full credit. Besides this, the authors will retain all future copyright and publishing rights.
The winning collaboration will receive $500 (to be split amongst the collaborators, according to the Contributors list in the story, in the form of Amazon.com gift cards) and publication in the Stanford Arts Review.Judges
Select a story from the drop down list to preview it before submitting.
Only the story leader (the starter of the story) can submit a story into the competition. You can submit the same story as many times as you like up until the deadline -- only the latest submission will be considered.The Story Slam deadline has passed, and submissions are now closed.
Chained to the Rack started by Sophia
Though the runner-up stories will not be receiving the competition prize, the judges wanted to recognize additional stories for their merit. Congratulations!