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  • Each person can submit a maximum of one entry with a nominal handling fee of INR 1000 only.
  • All entries must be unpublished, but can be submitted by a either a published or unpublished writer.
  • The submission can follow any genre (Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, etc.).
  • Entries must entirely be the work of the entrant and by submitting he/she confirms that the work his/her own.
  • The programme is open to writers of Indian nationality, writing in any Indian language. We, however, require the synopsis to be submitted in English and Hindi only.
  • Entries must be uploaded as a PDF (Max size 2 MB; no word.doc please). Please use Times New Roman Font in size 12.
  • The maximum word limit is 1500 words per entry in the case of a novel.
  • Entries for short stories should be full.
  • Entries for poetry should include 2 poems and can also have an introduction to the collection.
  • Please mention the title in bold at the top-centre, and your name, age, occupation, city of residence, contact number, email address and a short bio at the bottom within the document.
  • The deadline to submit entries is before 12 am (IST) on 25th November 2018.
  • Shortlisted names will be announced in the last week of December, 2018.