Tell A Story To Me Roundup - Vote and Win Steembasicincome - Water World Edition

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Water World: Part two, vote for your favorite entry to win!


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More Prizes?


That's right, there are even more prizes in part two of each round, this time four voters can win! As if that wasn't enough, we are now giving away snax tokens to every winning voting as well! If you haven't heard of this wonderful treasure, check out the bananafish post or this interview over on crowdmind - safe to say we never turn down a chance to stock the bounty chest with gold to give away! Heard of it already? Want to get started? You can visit the snax website to set up your wallet.

Popular Choice - wins 1 SBD and 2 @steembasicincomes shares

Three Winning Voters (Authors) - 1 @steembasicincome share & 100 snax tokens for three authors who vote for their favorite story

One Winning Voter (Public) - 1 @steembasicincome share & 100 snax tokens for one member of the public who votes for their favorite story

please note, if only authors, or only members of the public vote, this prize split may be reallocated to allow us to award the maximum number of prizes


How To Win


Read the entries below and decide which one is your favorite, cast your vote down in the comments below to be in with a chance to win. Let me know which entry you liked the most, and why. The winners will be the most considered comments (which are not necessarily the longest).

Vote for your favorite story in the comments before the end of the day (23:59 EST) on Sat 27th July - Winners Announced July 28th

This round, three authors who entered a story and one member of the public can win just by voting, so let's get stuck into the entries! As always, I make myself wait and read all the entries under the same conditions, so I can't wait to get into these myself, you have put together quite the selection of stories and poems for me yet again, you guys are too good! <3


The Stories



Check out the fantastic stories and vote for your favorite in the comments.

@marcoriccardi with Liquid Border

@chireerocks with Water World

@deeanndmathews with Super Blue (or, What Keeps On Floating)

@gaby-crb with Chronicles Of An Octopus

@darthgexe with The Water World

@agmoore with And Not A Drop To Drink

@vida-blanca with Hope Under The Water



Hankering for something to enter right now? The watch this space! The latest round of #finishthestory is due out in the next few hours!! 'til then how are you... Capture what's in front of you... And try a haiku! Our revered haiku contest is back with a round in Spanish Mizu No Oto


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The Bananafish Tribe!

Tell A Story To Me - new rounds out on the 1st of every month - is part of the @bananafish family, who run a selection of regular contests including a wonderful weekly #finishthestory contest, our esteemed haiku contest and one off special editions. All writers are welcome so give us a follow for your fiction fix!

A special thanks to @gwilberiol, @dirge, @tristancarax, @theironfelix, @raj808, @brisby, @maverickinvictus, @cyemela, @marcoriccardi, @hidden84, @calluna, @oivas, @ntowl, @f3nix, @felt.buzz, @khasa @vdux and @blueeyes8960 who's precious delegations make these projects a reality!

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Thank you so much to everyone who has entered this round, sometimes less is more, and I can't wait to dive into these, I have such a juicy prompt for you next time, so anyone who is kicking themselves for missing this one, don't you worry ;)

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My vote is for Super Blue (or, What Keeps On Floating), by @deeanndmathews!

I was totally engrossed by the naturalness and veracity of the prose. It really seems to hear a speech given by the protagonist, an "astrotrasher" who, with his lexical mannerisms and his colloquial register, has unfolded a future but fully plausible world with a very strong internal coherence.
Not just a beautiful science fiction story with solid scientific foundations and a very strong ecological perspective.
Also a masterful example of how one can intelligently and compellingly contravene the "show, don't tell" principle, avoiding the point of view of an all-knowing narrator who only wanted to explain in a didactic manner.
The message is finally very strong and it touches us all very close.

♥♥♥ My vote is for @darthgexe with The Water World ♥♥♥

This story captivated me from the beginning, Thraz fighting only against an alien species that almost completely seized the earth; Thraz product of an experiment that turned out to be the weapon to eliminate its creator. Just imagining Thraz's solitude shook me, yet the story was kind despite his reality, he encounters love in the midst of all this and finally forms a family with the birth of his daughter Amelia. This story took me to the depths of imagination.

Good wishes to all.

@bananafish, Keep up and have a wonderful time ahead. Stay blessed.

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This was HARD ... but still, @gaby-crb handled this approach in a way that made me feel like an octopus ... the movement across the sand, the viewpoint of the intelligence of a non-human creature achieving human language, in the face of a situation that man needs Creation to solve for everybody. That man has to look to the beasts to come together to save everybody ... humbling, but handled delicately and beautifully.

My favorite is Liquid Border by marcoriccardi, though it was a really close run with the superb Super Blue. The humor and strangeness made me feel at sea, floating around disoriented with only gleams of sunlight and bursts of bubbles to guide the way.