What they are and why you want them.
We use points to keep track of your activity.
Points are awarded for things like commenting, posting, updating your profile, and submitting to our Book Shelf.
Gems are awarded when you reach a certain point level. You can use Gems to purchase products, or enter prize-winning contests.
We have badges too.
Earn this Newcomer badge when you register to The Write Point.
Earn this badge by being super supportive and comment on activity stream posts.