#SM Boss - Task 5

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Welcome to the house of SM Boss!

StoryMirror presents a very unique creative writing contest - SM Boss.

Concept

Inorder to be a part of SM Boss house, you need to submit at least one content. You will be given tasks periodically. You need to complete each task or otherwise you will be disqualified from the winner category.


The tasks will be displayed here -

Task 1:

For story category -

Write a romance where the characters pretend to be dating each other in order to win a reality show.

For poem category -

Write poetry based on old age romance within the word limit 90 - 150 words.

Task 2:

For story category -

Write a space adventure story that features a visit of an alien to Earth.

For poem category - 

Write a Sonnet.

What is a Sonnet? 

Sonnets traditionally have 14 lines and are often about love—lost love, married love, forgotten love, the longing for love etc.

Task 3 

For story category -

Write a story that spans exactly a year and takes place in a single room.

For poem category -

Write an Elegy.

What is an Elegy? 

Ans- An elegy is a poem of mourning, often for a particular person, but it can be about a group of people or about a broader sense of loss. Elegies often move from mourning toward consolation.

Task 4 - 

For story category -

Write a mystery where the detective realizes at the last moment that they have the wrong suspect.

For poem category -

 Write a Ballad.

What is a Ballad? 

Ans- If you want to read a story or tell a story in a poem, it is called the ballad.

Task 5

For Story Category -

Write a love story about an older couple who’ve been together since they were teenagers.

For Poem Category -

Write a free-verse but in patterns of rhythm or rhyme

*Next task will be announced on April 22, 2021

Rules:

  • Participants need to submit their content based on the task given
  • Winners will be decided on the basis of editorial scores and number of tasks completed .
  • Participants should submit their original content. There is no limit to the number of content to be submitted.
  • Use #SMBoss in your content.
  • You may choose to write for story category, poem category or both.

Categories:

Story

Poem

Languages:

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.

Prizes:

All participants who complete all the tasks will be given SM vouchers worth Rs. 150

Winners will receive certificates of appreciation.

Top 50 in each language and category will be published as an ebook.

Submission period: April 02, 2021 to May 01, 2021

Declaration of Result: 31 May 2021

Contact:

Email: neha@storymirror.com

Phone number: +91 9372458287