Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Hear ye, Delhizens all

quoth supreing-being-manifestation and all-round-star Shakti Bhatt:


Toto Funds the Arts, Delhi Chapter, invites entries for its flash fiction contest.

The winner will get a cash prize of Rs. 3000 and two runners-up will be awarded Rs. 1000 each. A public event will be organized for the winners to read their stories along with an established author.

Submission Guidelines

  1. You cannot be older than 30 on June 1, 2007. Include a statement confirming your date of birth and that the story is original and unpublished.
  2. The contest is limited to young Indians residing in Delhi and NCR. No NRIs, please.
  3. Only one submission is allowed per person.
  4. The story cannot exceed 500 words.
  5. Entries can be either sent by e-mail to tfadelhi@gmail.com or by snail mail to:

    TFA Contest, D/377 2nd Floor, Defence Colony,

    New Delhi 110024.

  1. The deadline is 20 April 2007. Please mention your name and contact details separately, not on the entry itself.

Toto Funds the Arts is a non-profit trust based in Bangalore, set up to encourage and promote the talent of creative young Indians.

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11 Comments:

Blogger J. Alfred Prufrock said...

Discriminatory. Age-ist. Gah.

1:28 AM  
Blogger ami said...

500 words ? WHAT ? How does one write a story in only 500 words ???????

2:24 PM  
Blogger ami said...

Oh. Flash fiction. I see. Oops :)

2:26 PM  
Blogger Anshul Agrawal said...

Is this competition only for writers based in NCR not from the other parts of India ???

And if yes, why is it so ???

2:27 AM  
Blogger oliver said...

city-ist too, if i may.

9:12 AM  
Blogger samit said...

this is where i remind you all gently that there's no point complaining on this blog; i'm just passing information along.
also, if you want to write, no one's stopping you, you know.

10:43 AM  
Blogger jerry said...

So you writing?

6:16 AM  
Blogger Danielle said...

you had better not be sending in anything. besides which, why is this competition restricted to delhi? that is just not fair. and don't worry about these stupid comments - mine included. GET BACK TO WORK ON UNWABA!!!!!
you better be giving some answers in it. hey, is lady temat maya's mom?

9:23 AM  
Blogger Shamash said...

what only delhi... what discrimination is that

10:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey,
so i know this has nothing to do with ur post or anything but i just wanted to know when the third book in the game trilogy is out and it's title (if any as yet)... also im sorry if uv already gone thru all this before but i dnt know how else to find out and i'll die a horrible miserable death if i don't!!!
ok, so i'm exagerating but seriously... cnt wait for ur next book... u r seriously the most entertaining writer ever!!!

9:31 AM  
Blogger Nauti Boy's Banter... said...

hey ther... im not as concernerd about the contest now... but when do u really plan to come out with the laso book of the game world trilogy... its irritating that three of my fav books have the last books still to b written... ????

12:33 AM  

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