Write a 1000 word tale set within 24 hour time frame of August 15, 1947 (preceding or succeeding 24 hours). The story can be set in India, Pakistan (East or West) or UK or all of the above places. The event is genre-independent. So, let your imagination surprise us.
–> This is an open event for everyone to participate in. However, we may not be able to accept submissions from Mars and Pluto at the moment. We are working on it.
UniK-10 Event Rules and Guidelines
–> This is an open event for anyone to participate in.
- Word limit: Minimum 900 and maximum 1000 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
- 1 entry per person. No previously published writings.
- You are expected to post your entries on the ArtoonsInn Writers Room website | writers.artoonsinn.com. Sign up on the website in case you haven’t already, to submit your writing. Ensure you checkrelevant categories (Genre/Theme) that your story is most relevant to while submitting.
- Upload a non-copyrighted cover picture along with your writing (Refer www.unsplash.com). Make sure to add photographer credits at the bottom of your writing.
- Share the link to your story, once it is approved, in the ArtoonsInn Writers Room Facebook group with your post description and hashtags #ArtoonsInnWritersRoom #trystwithdestiny#UniK-10.
- Submissions deadline: 19th August 2021 at midnight IST. Entries submitted after the deadline will be considered as Guest entries. Winner/s will be announced on Recognition Day, 31st August 2021 on www.facebook.com/ArtoonsInn.
- Take care of your Mental Health as much as you do of your Physical Health.
- Enjoy writing/reading UniK-10!
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Disclaimer: Your stories may be subjected to receive serious criticism.
–>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 on any online or offline platforms are neither considered competing nor encouraged.
–>Participants found guilty of plagiarism will be removed from ArtoonsInn.
Prompt by Shankar.
Event Organizers: RN, Mallika, Sarves and Shankar
Photo credit: Hindustan Times
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