National Level Short Story Writing Contest - 2019


Terms and Conditions

  1. Stories uploaded on NOVELLA.CO.IN between 20th November, 2018 and 30th January, 2019 will be considered for the Competition
  2. The Author is free to choose the theme, genre or topic for the Short Story.
  3. The stories should be less than 2000 words.
  4. The stories should be in ORIGINAL and in ENGLISH only; and should NOT be published or produced elsewhere.
  5. Competition is open for all.
  6. The competition will be held in three categories based on the age of author as on 30th January, 2019
    1. Juniors - Below 14 years
    2. Youth - 14 years and below 24 years
    3. Seniors - 24 years and Above
  7. One Author can submit more than one entry for this contest. Please note that each entry or submission will be judged separately.
  8. Shortlisted Finalist will be announced on 31st January, 2019 on our website and all our social media channels
  9. Lots of Prizes and Gift vouchers to be won.
  10. Shortlisting Criteria will be as below:

  11. Judges/Editorial Boards decision will be final and binding on all.
  12. Important Dates:

  13. Last Date of submission of stories 30th January, 2019 11.59 pm IST
    Declaration of the Shortlist 31st January, 2019
    Finale Event and Results 16th February, 2019, At Novella Fest 2019, at International Centre Goa
  14. Novella Short Stories or its editors reserves the right to accept/reject the entries if they do not conform to the standards with respect to content, grammar, storyline/plotline, etc maintained on the platform.

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