Archive for July 2012

Sunday, 29 July, 2012

And the Winners are…

Once Upon a Lime

Firstly we would like to thank everyone who entered the Once Upon a Lime storytelling competition. You’re a talented and creative bunch! We had close to 700 entries to the competition so our judges have been very busy creating a shortlist of 30 of the best stories and then trying to agree on the top 4 stories.

The winning stories and their creators in no particular order are:

“The Adventures of Date Quixote” by The Leahy Sisters

“Lime the Mime” by Caroline Gianola

“The aVEGers” by Jasmine and Yvone

“The Dancing Fig” by Immy Cowper

The winners will receive their prizes soon and their stories will be illustrated on the Fruity Cuties website in September and October 2012.

The judges would also like give honourable mention to the following entrants. They were not prize winners but were felt by the judges to have produced great work:

Abby McLaughlin, Molly, Nancy Soares, Jenna Hobgood, Samantha Hobgood, Phoebe Nerem, Michaela, Charlotte Potts, Vishal Shiatis, Debbie Serpell, Victoria Hua, Mara Nielsen, Orla Cross, Lee Gwei Theen, Lucy Walsh, Emily D., Melina, Falak Rafi.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012

Story competition winners to be announced on Sunday, July 29

Hi! It’s blogberry here! The Once Upon a Lime competition judges have just about finished arguing over their final shortlist of story entries so the winners will be announced on Sunday, July 29.

Thursday, 12 July, 2012

A little hint…

A hint

A hint of what starts on Saturday…

The Once upon a Lime storytelling competition ends this weekend so it’s back to Fruity Cuties jokes. So here’s a hint of what’s to come!

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012

Tip of the Day – Tip 16

Once Upon a Lime

Once Upon a Lime – Tip of the Day
Give your story a great title! Your title can be as long or short as you like as it’s not included in the 40 words limit. Make the title fun, silly or mysterious so our judges will want to know more.

Find out more and how to enter on the Once Upon a Lime competition page.

Monday, 9 July, 2012

Tip of the Day – Tip 15

Once Upon a Lime

Once Upon a Lime – Tip of the Day
Before sending your story competition entry – Read your story to a friend or family member to see if they like it and can suggest any changes or improvements.

Find out more and how to enter on the Once Upon a Lime competition page.

Saturday, 7 July, 2012

Tip of the Day – Tip 14

Once Upon a Lime

Once Upon a Lime – Tip of the Day
If you like you can use an existing Fruity Cuties theme – Fruity Cuties at the movies, Fruity Cuties goes Pop!, Cutie Crawlies or Fruity Cuties of the Deep.

Find out more and how to enter on the Once Upon a Lime competition page.

Friday, 6 July, 2012

Tip of the Day – Tip 13

Once Upon a Lime

Once Upon a Lime – Tip of the Day
Your story can be a short as joke or gag as long as it has at least one fruit or vegetable character doing something.

Find out more and how to enter on the Once Upon a Lime competition page.

Thursday, 5 July, 2012

Tip of the Day – Tip 12

Once Upon a Lime

Once Upon a Lime – Tip of the Day
Your story could be based on something topical. Like a current or upcoming event like the Olympics.

Find out more and how to enter on the Once Upon a Lime competition page.