Guidelines to Participate in Contest 2018

Welcome to the 9th year of the Wordweavers Contest! Kindly read these guidelines before mailing us your submissions.

Our Contest is now open to people across the world. Kindly register your entries here before making the submissions.

Note: The registration process does not apply to Indians. However, feel free to go ahead and support us on the link if you wish to.

Submission Dates
Microfiction Contest

Maximum Number of Entries: 6
Drabble: April 1 to April 30, 2018 (Word Limit: 100 words)
Prose 300: April 1 to April 30, 2018 (Word Limit: 200-300 words)
Prose 500: April 1 to April 31, 2018 (Word Limit: 300-500 words)


Poetry:

Maximum Number of Entries: 6
Haiku Contest: April 1 to April 30, 2018
Regular Poetry
April 15 to August 15, 2018
(Word Limit: 2 to 100 lines)

Short Story:
April 15 to August 15, 2018
Maximum Number of Entries: 3
Word Limit: 600 – 5000 words
Kindly mail the same to escribespublications@yahoo.com with the Category in the subject line of the mail. All submissions for a single category (eg. Poetry, all poems in one Word document,) should be in a single mail containing the details as suggested below at the beginning of the document.

Participant Name:

Participant Email:

Participant Address:

Phone / Mobile No:

Personal Blog Link (OPTIONAL):

Contest Section: Flash Fiction/Short Story/Poetry –

Number of entries:

Has this entry been published somewhere before?

Kindly go through the basic spell check routine. You could opt to read out your work to someone in the profession of writing who could offer you some invaluable suggestions.

Please read the following before submitting your work to us.

Submission of your work tells us that you’ve read this, agree with it, and still want us to publish your work.

  • Entrant from all countries are welcome.

  • Please understand that we reserve the right to accept or reject your work. Several factors are considered in our final decision whether or not to include your work in our publication, including the message, the method by which it’s conveyed, the style, and how much of it works when combined.

  • Entrant should be above the age of 18, having completed 18.

  • Please fill every detail of specified above including your entries.
  • Please mail a scanned copy of your identity, address proof, could be a standard recognised ids including your college ID. (Contestants who have submitted the proof in the previous year’s contest need not send it again.)

  • Your work must be your own, original, unaided work. Kindly avoid any Copyright hassles.
  • All the entries must be in English only.
  • There is free for Indians, for all participants of non-Indian origin the entry fee is $ 3 for one entry in each category and $ 1 for each extra entry.
  • Your original work must be submitted by email and received by the deadline posted on the page to be considered for the contest.
  • We will not be accepting previously published entries. We reserve first publication rights to the work published on our site.
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Terms and conditions

  • These terms apply to the entrants for of Wordweavers Contest, Escribes Publications. You agree to abide by these terms in their entirety. If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, you should not use this service. The organisers reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time.
  • You declare that you are over the age of 18 at the day of submitting the entry.
  • You agree that you are legally capable of entering the Wordweavers Contest and agree to the Terms and Conditions, and that you are competent (i.e. you are of sufficient age and mental capacity) and eligible to enter into a legally binding agreement or your parents have consented to your entry of the Contest and use of this service, with its rules and terms and conditions.
  • By submitting your creative work, you declare that the it is your own, original work, that it contains no matter which is defamatory or is otherwise unlawful in India, or which invades individual privacy or infringes any proprietary right or any statutory copyright; and you agree to indemnify and hold the organisers harmless against any claim to the contrary.
  • You agree that while you retain ownership of your work, and by submitting an entry to the contest, you give Escribes Publications, permission to use your entry, with acknowledgement, but with no payment to you, in their websites, as part of Press Releases (from where they may be reproduced by media organisations). Should your entry be selected for publication, you give the editors and publishers of the compilation the right to edit your work as they see.
  • Should you be declared a prize winner, you will be contacted solely through the name and address you had given at the time of entry submission, so that the organisers can get your mailing address. You therefore agree that you will respond to this notification within 30 days from the day of the results, and should you fail to do so, (1) the organisers have the right to award the prize to the next highest scoring entry, and (2) you forfeit all claims to the prize.
  • You agree that the decisions of the screening jury and the contest judges are final and binding, and no correspondence will be entertained regarding these decisions.

14 thoughts on “Guidelines to Participate in Contest 2018

  1. For poetry contest am I supposed to submit my entry during April 15 to August 15?
    Or am I supposed to submit it now?

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    1. No but we suggest you hide the post, it can be published later if/when the work is published and link it with the page here. Looking forward to reading your work! 🙂

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