Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Happy Birthday, Rate Your Story! Prizes and More!


Wednesdays are usually fun at Rate Your Story, but today is extra special.  It’s our birthday!

Happy Birthday, Rate Your Story!



Photo Courtesy Fotolia/Microsoft Free Clip Art

To celebrate, we’re giving out “goodie bags” for those of you who attend our month-long party.  

Here’s the invite!

Who:  All writers, readers, and RYS fans!

What:  A month-long online celebration with weekly prize giveaways!

When:  Through October 31st

RSVP (a.k.a. enter to win!):  You can RSVP to the party in three ways:  
1) Post a Happy Birthday message or Rate Your Story testimonial on your blog, 
2) Tweet about Rate Your Story using the #RateYS hashtag or directly to @RateYourStory, or 
3) Like the new Rate Your Story fan page on Facebook

Each RSVP = 1 entry; no limit on how many times you can enter!

IMPORTANT = Make sure to add a comment on THIS blog post each time you complete an RSVP so we can track entries.  Don’t skip this step!

Goodie Bag Prizes:  Free professional critiques, line-edits, autographed books, and more from our volunteer judges!  Check back often for the latest drawing!

First Drawing will be:  Wednesday, October 10th for a free manuscript critique with Melissa Gorzelanczyk, Rate Your Story judge!

Thank you for celebrating with Rate Your Story!  I can't believe we're a year old now!  Comments are open.  Remember to comment and let us know each time you've posted one of the RSVPs so we can track them!  Good luck!

57 comments:

  1. Congratulations RYS!!
    This is a wonderful service you provide to all us writers. Happy Birthday. I have spread the word via Twitter and "liked" your FB page.

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  2. Happy Birthday RYS! Thank you for such a great service. I "Liked" your FB page.

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  3. Happy Birthday. I love your site. I have posted about this on my blog.

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  4. Happy Birthday, again. I also liked your page on Facebook.

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  5. Happy birthday! I liked your Facebook page, but it took me a while to find it. I couldn't find a link to it on your site, but it's probably just me. I'm directionally challenged on and off the computer. Here's the link for anyone else who has a hard time: https://www.facebook.com/RateYourStory/

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  6. PS- On Facebook I'm Lightbulb Books. :)

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  7. My artist-page liked your community-page: no chaperone involved!

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  8. And finally but not finite, congratulations! On with the festivities!

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  9. Happy Birthday RYS!! So glad you started this site, Miranda and so glad you let me join as one of the judges!!

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  10. Happy Birthday RYS! You offer such a SUPER great service. Thank you, thank you. I "Liked" you on your FB page.

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  11. I liked you on FB - thank you Hannah Holt! :)

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  12. Cool! I just "liked" FB Rate your story. Happy Birthday!

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  13. Happy Birthday! Both times I have used your services have been beneficial. I just "liked" you on FB - Jennifer Wolfram Rumberger

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  14. HBTY RYS! I "liked" your FB page!

    Many, many happy returns. May you blow out all your candles and your wish come true!

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  15. A very Happy Birthday to you, RYS! I've tweeted you...enjoy the celebration!

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  16. I've also "liked" you on FaceBook. Thanks for all you do for the writing community, RYS!

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  17. Happy birthday! RYS is a great service. I just liked your FB page.

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  18. Happy Birthday RYS! I did "like" you on FB! Congratulations on your 1 year Birthday!

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  19. Happy Birthday, RYS, and thanks for all your useful comments on my stories--it's a splendid service! I liked the RYS Facebook page! (wish it were possible to "double-like")

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  20. Happy birthday, RYS. You're the best! I liked you on Facebook. :)

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  21. Happy Birthday, RYS & thanks for the tremendous service you provide. I liked you on Facebook & so did the Two Orange Pups page (not sure if this counts double, but this is the closest I get to blogging!). And there's a tweet roaming somewhere out there in cyberspace...

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  22. Happy Birthday, RYS! Thank you for all you do for all of us with your wonderful service!! I LIKED you on FB.

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  23. Happy Birthday, RYS!
    I officially like you on facebook and I re-tweeted so more people know about it!
    Hope you get some great cake!

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  24. Happy Birthday RYS! I have 'liked' you on my personal Facebook page and my writing Facebook page.

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  25. Happy b-day. I have 'liked" Rate Your Story twice, using my personal and writing Facebook page.

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  26. Bon Anniversaire, RYS! Such a generous service!
    I tweeted it and liked your facebook page.

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  27. Happy Birthday, RYS! I liked you on FB = )

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  28. Happy birthday, RYS! This is a wonderful service, and I recommend it to everyone. I guess that leads to lots of slush. I already like your FB page, so I'll go tweet @RateYourStory.

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  29. Hi Miranda and Happy Birthday to RYS! My blog post today is about you guys...
    http://donasdays.blogspot.com/2012/10/whats-my-story.html

    Donna L Martin
    www.donnalmartin.com
    www.donasdays.blogspot.com

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  30. Happy birthday! I liked you on facebook.

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  31. Happy Birthday to youuuuuuu! I liked you on facebook.

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  32. Check very soon for the winner to be posted!

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  33. I tweeted!

    And, by the way, I am so happy to be sharing this with folks! I love your service!

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  34. Tweeted AND "liked"! Happy birthday, Rate Your Story!!!

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  35. Happy birthday Rate Your Story! I liked your page but plan to do the other ones as well.

    You guys are the BEST!

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  36. I liked your Facebook page (don't have a blog or Twitter). Happy birthday, RYS!

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  37. Happy Birthday, RYS! Thank you for your wonderful service to writers. I "liked" your FB page (and still do). I also tweeted about you too.

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  38. LIked on facebook and shared too :) off to tweet now :D
    thanks so much!

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  39. Happy B-day RYS!!!
    You guys rock! :)

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  40. I love birthdays!!!! And can't believe I missed this post! Happy Birthday, Rate Your Story! And many many more. :)
    Your site is unique and much appreciated and I join with all the others in wishing you many happy returns of the day! I'll try to spread the word about this. :)

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  41. Keep 'em coming guys! Remember you can gain an entry multiple times. We appreciate you spreading the word and we can't wait to give away the next prize!

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  42. Does it count that I "liked" you on Facebook way before your birthday? ;~)

    Donna L Martin
    www.donnalmartin.com
    www.donasdays.blogspot.com

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  43. Happy Birthday! I liked your facebook page.

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  44. I'll be tweeting and posting this to FB again. :)Month-long birthdays are lots of fun!!! As long as we don't get a year older for every day!!!!

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  45. Happy Birthday RYS! I "liked" you on Facebook.
    Erin F Pearson

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  46. A Very Happy Birthday to Rate Your Story! I just sent out a Tweet about your birthday with the hashtag. :)

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  47. Happy Birthday RYS, I "liked" you on Facebook! :)

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  48. I'm a bit late to the party but just followed and wished a belated happy 1st birthday to @RateYourStory on Twitter. Will have to write a blog post too when I get a chance.

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  49. Thanks, all for the continued celebrations, sharing, and posts on your blog. October is tons of fun, and there are still two weeks left to celebrate!

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  50. Happy B-day RYS. I liked the Facebook page too.

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