Hashtag Kalakar Creative Writing and Poetry Competition

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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.

Registration of only First 100 participant will be accepted.

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

1st Prize – Rs.8,000/-
2nd Prize – Rs.6,000/-

Poetry & Creative Writing Competition
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The competition is completely online, registered candidates will be sent instructions regarding the online procedure.

Registration of only First 100 participant will be accepted.
Last Date of Sending Writings – 3rd December 2021

Registration of only First 100 participant will be accepted.  

Last Date to Submit Writing
3rd December 2021.

Competitions Final Result
January 15th, 2022.

All Indian Languages and English

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 the voting.

Selection Procedure

  1. From all the registered writers/poets top 100 written work will be selected by the judges, after that all the screening will be done on the basis of the audience voting.
  2. Best 100 writers/poets will receive the instructions about the competition. (Our team will promote the work of top 100 writers/poets)
  3. Audience voting will be done online on the website. (Voting system will be explained to the participants).
  4. Judges will also evaluate the writers/poems on the basis of the 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.8,000/-.
  2. Second Prize will receive Rs.6,000/-.
  3. Writers/Poets will get name and fame because our team will be promoting the work of Writers/Poets.
  4. Top 10 writing will be featured in Times Business News
  5. The work of top 100 writers/poets will be published in our #Kalakar Magazine.
  6. Participating Certificate will be given.

How To Register?

  1. Post registration within 24 hours link to submit writing will be sent on registered mail ID. [Do enter correct mail ID while registereing and after 24 hours if you dont find submission link on your mail box, do check your spam box as well.]
  2. Submission has to be done in typed form in word document only.
  3. Submission has to be done before last date of submission.
  4. Makes sure you are doing one submission at a time.

Competition Rules

  1. A poem/creative writing in it’s 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 entry containing cliché, overused phrases will not be accepted. Examples:
    • Roses are red
    • I love you
    • All work and no play
    • Time after time
  6. Poem must adhere to basic rules of capitalization:
    • Do not type poem 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.
  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 query feel free to write to us on hashtagkalakar@gmail.com

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