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#A Writing Contest with a TWIST - Season 2

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Season 1 received an overwhelming response with over 2900+ participants. Check out the winner profiles and their content from Season 1 here - https://winners.storymirror.com/winners/english/contest/2ca74770-3b02-4726-bdd3-f57069e0ba09


In light of these positive results, StoryMirror is back with the second season of A Writing Contest with a TWIST.  


We welcome you to write a short hostel story and win prizes of up to Rs 41,000. But the twist: your short story should read like a sequel to the book “A (Really) Stolen Election” published by StoryMirror.

How do you do this?

  • Read the book “A (Really) Stolen Election” published by StoryMirror. Available at https://amzn.to/3AeXdIc
  • Understand the plot and characters
  • Then write a short hostel story that continues the plot of the book “A (Really) Stolen Election” and uses at least one character from the book 
  • Your story should read like a sequel to the book for it to be considered
  • Submit your story on the StoryMirror platform

CONTEST PRIZES

Prizes will be given out to the best story. For your entry to be considered for a prize, you must use at least one character from the book and the story must read like a sequel to the book “A (Really) Stolen Election”. StoryMirror’s judges will choose the winning entries. The decision of the judges is final.

The prizes are

  • First prize INR 10,000 + a Certificate from StoryMirror
  • Second prize INR 8,000 + a Certificate from StoryMirror
  • Third prize INR 5,000 + a Certificate from StoryMirror
  • Fourth prize INR 3,000 + Certificate from StoryMirror to six more entries

Other rules of the contest

  • You need to first read the book “A (Really) Stolen Election,” available at https://amzn.to/3AeXdIc. Then create your short story in a way that it looks like a sequel to the book.
  • The contest is open to all Indian citizens (except StoryMirror employees and the author of the book “A (Really) Stolen Election”)
  • Entries are welcome in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
  • The minimum number of words is 500. There is no maximum limit
  • You must make a submission as an individual writer (writing in groups of two or three or more are not allowed)
  • You must make your submission on the StoryMirror platform
  • Your story should be written like a sequel to the book “A (Really) Stolen Election” for it to be considered as an entry

Languages: Content can be submitted in any one or more of these languages - English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia & Bangla.

Start date: 29th September 2022

End date: 29th December 2022

Content type: Story

Result: 15th Feb 2023

Note: Click on the above blue button to participate.