Creative Writing and Poetry Competition

Do More Than Just Exist

The Writer encourages all of our readers to practice their craft and put their stories in front of the eyes of as many people as possible. Writing contests have always been a vital part of the writing world, giving writers the chance to have their work reviewed by editors and possibly published. Literary journals, universities, and even The Writer regularly host writing competitions, helping authors gain exposure and hone their craft.

Choose your inspiration, submit before the deadline, and, as always, keep writing.

Last Date of Registration: 2nd July 2022

Register For Creative Writing and Poetry Competition (Can submit up to 10 poems/creative writings)

1st Prize – Rs.80,000/-
2nd Prize – Rs.50,000/-

Below 9 years of age
350
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Between 10 to 19 years
450
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20 years and above
550
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The registration fee will be refunded if you are not selected under the top 100.

The competition is completely online, registered candidates will be sent instructions regarding the online procedure.

Last Date Of Registration – 2nd July 2022
Last Date of Sending Writings – 30th July 2022

Last Date of Registration
2nd July 2022

Last Date to Submit Writing
30th July 2022.

Competitions Final Result
Dates will be informed to participants after the last date of submission.

Language
All Indian Languages and English
(Any writing which is not in Hindin or English will have to provide the translation of the writing.

Theme/Topic of the Competition
All Types Of Poetries/Creative Writings Are Allowed In The Competition. Writers can choose any theme or topic for the competition.

Word Limit
Minimum Limit – 20
Maximum Limit – No maximum word limit.

Selection Rounds

Step 1: Best 100 writers/poets will be selected from all the registered participants. (this selection will be done by judges)
Step 2: Best 100 writings will be posted on the website for voting.

Selection Procedure

  1. From all the registered writers/poets top 100 written works will be selected by the judges, after that, all the screening will be done on the basis of the audience voting.
  2. The best 100 writers/poets will receive the instructions about the competition. (Our team will promote the work of the top 100 writers/poets)
  3. Audience voting will be done online on the website. (The voting system will be explained to the participants).
  4. Judges will also evaluate the writers/poems on the basis of their creativity and writing skills and the score given by the judges will carry 50% of the total votes. (voting calculation will be explained to the best 100 writers/poets)
  5. Writers/Poets receiving maximum votes will be selected for the next round.

Perks of the Competition

  1. First Prize will receive Rs.80,000/-.
  2. The Second Prize will receive Rs.50,000/-.
  3. Receive Royalty For Life Time.
  4. Writers/Poets will get names and fame because our team will be promoting the work of Writers/Poets.
  5. Participating Certificate will be given.

How To Register?

  1. Choose the Age Category and pay the registration fee.
  2. Post-registration within 24 hours link to submit writing will be sent on registered mail ID. [Do enter the correct mail ID while registering and after 24 hours if you don’t find a submission link on your mailbox, do check your spam box as well.]
  3. The submission has to be done in typed form in word document only.
  4. The submission has to be done before the last date of submission.
  5. Makes sure you are doing one submission at a time.

Royalty Details

  1. Royalty will only be given to the writers sending videos.
  2. Video will be featured on our Youtube channel.
  3. Our team will organically promote the video to reach the maximum possible audience.
  4. Our Youtube channel is a monetized channel, whatever revenue will be earned from your video 10% of the royalty will be sent to you along with the proof of the earning.
  5. Payout will be made annually.
  6. Payout will be made between the 5th of January and to 25th of January.

Rules Of Submission for Royalty

  • Video has to be submitted without background music.
  • The video should not have any copyright violations.
  • Video must have a human voice only.
  • The audio in the video should be loud and clear.
  • Video duration – Minimum 30 seconds and no maximum limit.

Competition Rules

  1. A poem/creative writing in its entirety must be an original work by the person entering the contest.
  2. Poems/creative writing submitted in the competition should not be published anywhere else.
  3. Poetry can be written in any poetic style and on any subject.
  4. Creative writing can be written in any style on any subject.
  5. Any poetry containing clichés, or overused phrases will not be accepted. Examples:
    • Roses are red
    • I love you
    • All work and no play
    • Time after time
  6. The poem must adhere to basic rules of capitalization:
    • Do not type poems in all capital letters.
    • Do not capitalize the first letter of every word.
    • Only capitalize words that are proper (i.e. names and places).
    • The first word of each line may be capitalized if it is done consistently throughout.
  7. Do not use “texting” lingo. Properly spell out all words and numbers.
  8. Poems/Writing containing language that is vulgar, offensive, or wholly inappropriate will not be accepted.
  9. To ensure proper lineation, please use the “Enter” key to start a new line, indicating all intentional line breaks.
  10. Do not include your name or any other information at the end of your poem/creative writing. (Our team will add your name as registered).
  11. Copyright The author retains the copyright to his or her prose (short story or piece of creative non-fiction), and/or poem(s), and spoken word/performance poetry.
  12. All Indian Language and English. (If your writing is not in English or Hindi you will have to provide the translation in English or Hindi)
  13. Post-registration it can take up to 48 hours to receive the link to submit your writing on your registered mail ID

For any queries feel free to write to us at hashtagkalakar@gmail.com

Hashtag Kalakar