Pick up a pen, unbridle your mind, unleash your imagination and become a part of the next immortalization of unwritten stories by getting published by The Write Place.
Crossword – I Want To Be An Author – with partners Fuji Films & Kotak Bank is back with its second edition after a blockbuster book launch of ‘young storytellers’ from the first season.
We are inviting budding authors to and endearing journey of unleashing your imagination, nurturing your creativity, getting mentored by eminent authors and sharing your stories with the word. Grab the platform and let the author in you take the center stage.
The contest is open for students from grades 5th to 10th across Mumbai & Bengaluru Schools.
Participation to the contest is free.
The story has to be written in English language only.
The genre of the short story should be Fiction.
The required length of the story should be within 800 -1200 words maximum.
Illustrations, photos or any other graphics are not allowed.
Only one entry per student is permitted.
This contest is open for students and they have to submit a fictional story
Entry should be accompanied by following information below your story: Name, Class & Age, Title of your Story, Word count (excluding the title), Parent's / Teacher's Email Id can be used here if necessary, Contact Number, School Name. The story should be the original, unpublished contribution of the person who is participating in the contest. Any story that is fully or partially copied from any other source will not be accepted. Each entry will be subjected to a complete plagiarism check.
By submitting the entries to the contest you confirm that it is your original work produced and processed by you and does not infringe on any other right of a third party.
Conduct Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. All Rights are reserved with 'The Write Place' and the participant will have no right whatsoever on the story or its content.
The chosen short stories will be published as a compilation into a book by 'The Write Place' --The Publishing arm of Crossword.
The shortlisted students will need to submit an attested photocopy of their school id for verification and if any discrepancy found shall lead to disqualification.
The decision of the Judges are final and are not subject to any appeal.
Stories will be judged on the basis of content & language.
Participant agrees to comply with and be bound by the decisions of 'The Write Place', which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest.
Crossword Bookstores Ltd. may update and/or modify any or all these Rules in its sole discretion and the participant agrees to accept and be bound by any updates or modifications.
Terms & Conditions: Standard Rules of Crossword Bookstores & The Write Place will be applicable.