Pick up a pen, unbridle your mind, share your adventures and immortalize your stories by getting them published by The Write Place.
Crossword – I Want To Be An Author is back with it's third edition after a blockbuster book launches of two seasons of Young Storytellers.
We are inviting budding authors to an endearing journey of unleashing your thoughts, getting mentored by eminent authors and sharing your stories with the world. Grab the platform and let the author within you take center stage!
Please mention your Name, Father’s / Mother’s Name, Contact number, Class & Section, Age, City, State, School & Locality.
Rules & Regulations
Participation to the contest is free This contest is for children of age group 11 to 15 years. The story has to be written in English language only. The submission should be Fiction Short Stories only and should not exceed 800 -1200 words. Illustrations, photos or any other graphics are not allowed. Only one entry per participant is permitted. Every entry should be accompanied by the information mentioned at the bottom of this page. The story should be the original, unpublished contribution of the participant who is participating in the contest.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 any other rights of a third party. 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 part of a compilation for a book by 'The Write Place' – The Publishing arm of Crossword Bookstores. The shortlisted students will need to submit an attested photocopy of their school id for verification and if any discrepancy is found, it shall lead to disqualification. The details shared will be the property of the organizers and partners. The decision of the judges, editors and the publisher are final and are not subject to any appeal. Stories will be judged on the basis of content and quality of grammar. Crossword Bookstores Ltd. may update and/or modify any or all these rules in its sole discretion and the participants need to accept and be bound by any updates or modifications. Standard Rules of Crossword Bookstores & The Write Place will be applicable.