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Vintage | Five00-9 | A Writing Event

Let the classic image below inspire you to write a 500-word tale for the event #Vintage by #TheRoom8.

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SPECIAL NOTE FROM ROOM9: Anthology by Room9 Publications – You may also submit your tale in 1500 (min) to 3000 (max) words for #room9Classics-1 and stand a chance to be featured in an anthology by Room9.

Check out the anthology details here: Room9 Classics

Five00-9 Event Rules and Guidelines

–> This is an open event for anyone to participate in.
–> Your writing should be comprehensible even without the given picture. In simple words, one should be able to understand the writing without looking at the given picture.

  1. Word limit: Minimum 480 and maximum 500 words.
    –>Please note that Endnotes/footnotes in entries will be excluded from Word count only when they stand independent of the story and act as a reference.
    Examples for Endnotes that will NOT be included in word count:
    Glossary, Credits, Reference links.
    Examples for Endnotes that WILL be included in word count:
    Epilogue, Author Notes (If the story depends on it for clarification), PostScript
  2. 1 entry per person. Only Word documents are considered. No previously published writings. (We do not allow modifications during the event period, however, they will be updated after the event results have been announced.)
  3. Send in your entries via the Submissions form on our website: Submit Entry
    Entries submitted after the deadline will be considered as Guest entries. Entries received after the deadline may not be shared in the Writers and Readers’ Room Facebook group.
  4. Send a non-copyrighted cover picture along with your writing (Refer via the submission form. Please note that entries sent without a cover or photographer credits attested may not be published.
  5. Entries will be published on Published Entries on the website will be shared on the ArtoonsInn Facebook Page or Writers and Readers’ Room | ArtoonsInn or any other ArtoonsInn affiliate sites for the public to read.
  6. Submissions close on 10th May 2020 at 23:59 IST. Winner will be announced on Recognition Day, 31st May 2020. The winner gets a book delivered to their (Indian) address.
  7. Entries are expected in Prose-style with coherent Short Story diction. Ballads/Narrative poems will be considered as non-competing entries.
  8. Wash your hands regularly. Avoid social gatherings. Stay safe.
  9. Enjoy writing!

Disclaimer 1: By submitting your story to us, you are allowing ArtoonsInn to share your story on our website accepting all ArtoonsInn website terms and conditions.

Disclaimer 2: Your stories may be subjected to receive serious criticism by the members of ArtoonsInn Writers’ Room.

–>Should you choose to present your entry anonymously, you may request for it to be done so. Your name will not be updated or made public until requested otherwise.

–>It is suggested that if you wish to see honest reviews on your story, you write honest reviews for other participants as well. ArtoonsInn encourages participants who support, encourage, and communicate with others in a diplomatic manner.

–>Stories written prior to the event or works previously published elsewhere are neither considered competing nor encouraged.

–>Participants found guilty of plagiarism will be removed from ArtoonsInn.

Prompt by: Watchers of Room8 and Room9
Event Organizers: Husna Thaslim, Kruti Bharadwa, Mithru Rachamalla, and Pallavi Suri.


Read some interesting writings picked by the watchers of Room8 here: Read

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