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
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.