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Fill out the Become a Reader Registration Form on this page. Then Click the "Continue to Buy Points" button at the bottom.

You will be taken to a Payment Options page, where you choose how many points you wish to purchase.

  • 120 pts = $1.20
  • 520 pts = $5.20
  • 1000 pts = $10.00

Press the Check out with PayPal button under the option you choose which will then redirect you to the PayPal site.

At the PayPal site, you can purchase your points through a PayPal account or with a major credit card.

Once your payment is processed at PayPal, you will be automatically re-directed to the BestStory home page where you will log in with your new Username and Password.

You now have points in your account and can buy the stories you wish to read by perusing through the teasers on the page or searching through either Category, Location, Date or Contributors' Profiles.


During this ONE-TIME registration, you must complete Steps 1 and 2 without interruption.

For example, do not register and then leave the site, thinking you will buy your points at a later date because that will lock your account (a security feature).

If you become locked out because you did not follow this process, click here to send an email and our technical department will get back to you.

Become a READER Registration Form


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PLEASE NOTE: You MUST complete the BUY POINTS section in the next step or your registration will not be vaild. This is a one-time sign-up process. Once registered you can buy more points at any time.

Continue to STEP TWO: Payment Options