Can I submit a short story to the contest that is written in English but pronounced in Hindi?
No, for season 5 the entries need to be in standard English language. If the content includes English words pronounced in Hindi, it would not be considered eligible for Season 5. It is important to ensure that your entry aligns with the language and content requirements of the contest. For any other queries or assistance needed, feel free to reach out to the support team at help.iwp.care
Can participants submit translations of works written by someone else?
Yes, you can submit translations of works written by someone else. However, we expect the translations to reflect some level of subjective interpretation rather than being literal. It's important to note that the translated work should give credit to ...
Can I submit a story that competed in the India Writing Project to other organizations for publication?
Yes, you can submit your story, which participated in any season of the India Writing Project, to other organisations for publication. Stories that did not win any prizes are not considered as published on our website. Therefore, these stories can be ...
Can I write a story in a professional screenplay format?
Absolutely! At the India Writing Project, we value and appreciate a variety of writing styles and formats. If you choose to submit a story written in a professional screenplay format, you are more than welcome to do so. Our only requirement is that ...
Are submissions in Hindi accepted?
Unfortunately, at this time, we only accept submissions in English. We understand the depth and beauty of Hindi and other regional languages. However, for the sake of uniformity and fairness in judging, we have limited the language of submissions to ...
Can participants submit works that are part of a larger story or body of work?
Yes, participants can certainly submit works that are part of a larger story or body of work. However, it's important that the submitted piece should be able to stand alone and make sense to the readers. It should have a clear beginning, middle, and ...