Thanks for enthusiastic participation in “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”. We received extraordinary response – around hundred short stories. Each short story excels with others in one or another way, animating the picture by giving it unimaginable meaning. However we needed to select winners on “technical basis”. Let’s together congratulate the winners. Once again, thank you all for joining our mission through this club – Chief Editor
FIRST PRIZE – INR 2012 (~US $40)
SECOND PRIZE – INR 1000 (~US $20) Each
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- The Devil’s Benevolence – Short Story Suspense
- The Trans-sexual Lover – Love Short Story
Can you think of any incident or story by seeing pictures? Yes? You can win exciting prizes by sharing it with us. Welcome to “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”
Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition
We, Team yourstoryclub.com, announce another mega short story writing competition “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”. Under this scheme you can win up to INR 5012 (approximately US $100) by writing short stories on given pictures. Please read rules and details below and feel free to contact us if you have any further question or doubt.
What is “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition” and how to participate?
“Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition” is a short story writing competition. This short story writing competition is contest for creative story writing from pictures. One can take part in this competition by writing a short story with theme, plot or setting based on any of the given three pictures.
What are rules of “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”?
1. Short Story must be submitted for publishing before MAY 10, 2012 23:59 IST.
2. Short story should be based on ANY of the below THREE pictures. While submission, please ensure that right PICTURE CODE is mentioned as first line in the story.
3. Language of Short Story must be ENGLISH.
4. Length of Short Story must be between 300 (THREE HUNDRED) words and 3000 (THREE THOUSAND) words.
5. There is NO specific category for short story.
How I know that my short story is selected for “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”?
Our editors will review every short story submitted and check whether theme, plot or setting of submitted short story relates to the chosen picture (as per picture code specified by writer in first line of the submission). After review, our editors would decide participation of submission for “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”. When selected short story is published, below its title, it will have comment “This short story is participating in Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”. You may also confirm the participation of your submission by contacting us by providing us your user id, title of story, and date of submission of story.
Please note that our editors’ decision to select short story for “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition” will be final and it would not be possible for us to explain reason for non-selection if any.
How will a story win? What is Prize amount? When will result be declared?
Our editors will, using pre defined criteria, critically review and score all the stories participating in “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”. The highest scoring short story (among short stories submitted for all the three pictures) would win FIRST PRIZE of INR 2012 or US $40. Among remaining short stories, three top scoring short stories one each for each picture would win SECOND PRIZE of INR 1000 or US $20. Result will be declared on or before May 20, 2012.
Our editors’ decision will be final and we may not provide any justification for given result.
What are criteria to decide winner?
There are two main criteria on which scoring would be done. First criterion is relation of the short story with chosen picture – how close theme, plot or setting of the story describing the picture. Second criterion is five key elements of short stories. Please visit 10 Tips – How to Write Short Stories to know these five key elements and tips from our chief editor for how to write short stories.
Following score card would be used to score contesting short stories:
|Description of chosen picture by theme, plot or setting of short story|
|Selection and development of characters in short story|
|Settings in short story – selection of time frame, description of place and environment|
|Plot of short story|
|Conflicts in short story|
|Theme of short story – do character, setting, plot and conflict align with the theme?|
Will score of all or winner stories be published? May I know score of my story?
No it wouldn’t be published. Yes, you may contact us by providing us link to your story from your email id registered with us and we will send you the rating. Please note that it may take a week time.
Can I submit more than one story? Will it be possible for the same writer to win more than one prize?
Yes you can. We recommend so because it increases your chance of winning. Yes it is possible. Our editors will review all stories and select FOUR short stories – one top most and three best score for each picture irrespective of whether they are submitted by same or different writers.
If my story is selected for “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”, can it still participate in Earn it Your Way to become SPIXer and win weekly Jackpot?
My story, selected for “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”, has already won Jackpot as SPIXer under Earn it Your Way, will it still be considered for “Write Story from Picture India 2012 – Short Story Writing Competition”?
How will prize be delivered?
Delivery of payment is same as that of Earn it Your Way. Click here for details.