To sign up for a free account, you'll first click on the 'sign up' link on the top navigation bar on the storymakery.com home page. After you fill out your information, you'll receive an activation email and a welcome email. First, click on the activation link in the activation email. You'll be redirected to an activation page and asked to complete some additional information. Once you're done, you'll be logged in to your free account. Your temporary password is included in the welcome email- you'll want to reset that password to something that is easy for you to remember.
Check out this video for step by step instructions on how to sign up and activate your free Storymakery.com account.