Win cash rewards worth Rs.45,000. Participate in "A Writing Contest with a TWIST".
Win cash rewards worth Rs.45,000. Participate in "A Writing Contest with a TWIST".

#A Writing Contest with a TWIST

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We welcome you to write a short hostel story and win prizes of up to Rs 45,000.

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 which 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
  • 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


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 25,000 + a Certificate from StoryMirror
  • Second prize INR 10,000 + a Certificate from StoryMirror
  • Third prize INR 5,000 + a Certificate from StoryMirror
  • Fourth prize INR 1,000 + Certificate from StoryMirror to five more entries

 

Other rules of the contest

  • 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
  • StoryMirror may publish winning entries and other entries on the StoryMirror platform


Start date: 15th November 2021

End date: 31st December 2021

Content type: Story


Result: 31 January 2022