Writing resources

Latest writing contests



I) Contest: Toto Funds the Arts

Deadline: September 15, 2013

Genre: Poetry/Short Stories/Plays

More details: Click Toto Funds The Arts





Other resources (No deadline)

I) Url: http://www.everywritersresource.com/
Genre: All kinds of magazines
How do i submit?: Check this

About: As the name suggests,

a mini encyclopedia for writers. Check it out!

II) Url: Fb Page: Verses and Verbs
Genre: Poems, anecdotes, articles
How do i submit: Mail your submissions to verseandverbsmagazine@gmail.com

Started by Nick, masters in English Literature,

at Delhi, the magazine focuses on literature

and improving the quality of reading.
The categories are:
1. My Voice- Any personal experience worth

sharing with the world (Word limit- 1500)
2. Life. Lesson. Pause-

An original Short Story (Word limit- 1500)
3. Review-

Your take on your favorite anthology of Poetry (Word limit- 1200)


III) Url: One Minute Writer
Genre: : Everything Non Technical
How do I submit? They have everyday prompts.
Check their Web site and more importantly FAQs section.

About:It is run by c. Beth to help one write every day.
The main principle is “You have 1440 minutes everyday use one of them to write”

IV) Url: http://chillibreeze.in/forums/content/chillibreeze-forum-rules-4/
Genre: Generic Writing Web site

About: A Website for writers/ freelancers/book reviewers

Latest: An opportunity in Australia is open for Freelancers for anywhere in India. Contact me for more details.
Remuneration is included.

For friends in Chennai, if you wish to freelance for a start up owned by Film Actor Kamal Haasan, let me know.

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Writing Contests [Recurring]:


I) Contest: Heart Talk by Oxford Publishing House (No entry fee)

Genre: poetry
Last date of submission: This is a recurring contest.
Key Contacts/Website:Heart Talk Contest

About:No limit to any topic. Write what your heart says.

A few Rules:
Oxford Bookstore is back with HEARTTALK .
Best four poems (ENGLISH)will be published online!
Mail us your poems at feedback@apeejaygroup.com
Send your poem mentioning HEARTTALK in the subject line along with the details given below:
…b) AGE

II) Contest: Reading hour (No entry fee)

Genre: Short Stories, Verses
Last date of submission: It is a recurring contest. There is no deadline
Key contact/Web site: http://readinghour.in/write_for.php

From their Website “a quality magazine of short reads – fiction, verse, real life, general interest articles, interviews and reviews. It is a bi-monthly print publication for circulation in India.”

III) Contest: Nether Print (No entry fee)
Genre: Poetry/short film/drama/art/
Last date of submission: This is a bi-monthly magazine
Key contact/Web site: http://netherprint.wordpress.com/about/

The follow a couple of rules for their magazine. Do check out the Web site. Nether is available on Flipkart.



A few Thank you’s:
Thank you Michelle for the Writers Digest Competition! :)
Thank you, Jatin for suggestion on the format! :)
Thank you Ramakanth J, for the Nano writing Month Link!:)


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