Art Directory India

Short Stories Competition


All india short stories competition is a creative writing competition open to writers

Contest Deadline December, 2019 – 11:59 pm PST

Entries will be up to 2,500 words in English language, fiction, written by an author not yet published in book format.


Short fiction prose; up to and including 2,500 words (title excluded), English language

· Not previously published in any format

· Must be writers original work

· Multiple submissions welcome – (only one entry per writer is eligible for award)

Shortlisted winners will be notified by email and posted on our web sites and social media platforms

Before you submit your entries, please follow the directions below

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How to Enter

All entries must be submitted online. Entries must be accompanied by name email and the entry is checked by

Your entry must be original, in English. Art directory retains one-time nonexclusive publication rights to the winning entries to be published in a art directory Any piece posted online, anywhere other than a personal blog, is considered published.

All entries must be formatted to A4 paper. All manuscripts must be double-spaced. Entries files should not include name, address, and phone number in the upper left-hand corner of the first page since that information is collected on the form.

BE SURE OF YOUR WORD COUNT! Entries exceeding the word limits will be disqualified. Type the exact word count (counting every single word, except the title and contact information) at the top of the manuscript.

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