Posts Tagged ‘writing contest’

Varsha Seshan is a writer of to-do lists, detailed notes to self, and emails. In between all that, she writes stories. Her story ‘Wilderness’ is about the feeling of being chosen to get a tiny glimpse of the wonderful wild world. It is also the winning entry of our Travel Writing Contest. Editor’s note: Going to look...

We had a great time reading all the entries of the ‘I Got Fired’ writing contest. The entries were many and the competition was tough. However, after great deliberation our judges have finally settled upon one entry which triumphed over all the others to rise as the winning entry of the contest. The winning entry is...

Reading all the entries sent for the kids writing contest was really fun. Short, humorous, simple, sweet, funny – in other words everything that a child would enjoy. However, the winner could only be one. Our judges have chosen Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar. Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar The...

We had a great time reading all the stories of our ‘Relationship Status: Complicated’ writing contest. A little romance here, a little humour there – each one was special in its own way and our judges had a tough time deciding the winner. Each entry was so good! The contest was judged by Debeshi Gooptu, author of many...

We got to read some amazing, motivating and outstanding stories in our Sheroes #SheWrites Challenge. It was a tough time for the judges to decide upon the winner. All entries were so good. So, at the end, our judges have finally decided upon ten winning entries for the contest. All the winning entries will be...

Suneet Sasidharan’s Walkies is the honourable mention for the Time To Thrill writing contest. Editor’s note: Walkies portrays the unease a lot of us feel about how technology is reducing our life to a joyless existence and how the act of rebellion against it might come at too high a price. One feels for the...

We got to read some thrilling stories in the Time To Thrill writing contest. Have a look at the top two entries. The Invisible Neighbors by Prachi Sharma The winning entry of the contest, The Invisible Neighbors is a thrilling tale with a shocking twist at the end. Prachi has won herself a contract with us....

‘Visionman’ by Dr. Prashant Pradhan is the winning entry of our Padman writing contest. Dr. Pradhan is an orthopaedic surgeon by profession. Since childhood, reading and getting inspired from the stories about great philanthropists such as Andrew Carnegie and achievers like Shahrukh Khan, he has the aim of achieving...

Rudra Narayan’s The First Time is the honourable mention for the Kolkata Lit Meet contest. Editor’s note: The story is beautifully evocative of the late 80s and 90s. It is the time of Lux, Liril and Rexona, when two boys set out to fulfill a teenage desire. The reader is left guessing on what this desire is, through...

We got to read some amazing stories in the Kolkata Lit Meet contest entries. Have a look at the top two entries of the contest. The Crafty Statesman by Janaki R. The winning entry of the contest, The Crafty Statesman is a riveting tale of a retired civil servant recollecting his experiences working with his political...