Welcome to YoAlfaaz, it's your personal online diary and a writer’s community to Share Your Feelings in words. Write, learn, socialise, get feedback, get exposure and improve reputation by being active on YoAlfaaz.  You can start by Registering here. For any query visist F.A.Q.

Short Story Competition

The YoAlfaaz Short Story competition (Best Short Story of the Month) will be a month-long competition. Anyone can share their Short Stories on YoAlfaaz irrespective of any age or topic. Short Stories which are allowed on YoAlfaaz are only Flash Fiction and Micro Fiction.

Competition Details:

Start: 1st November

End: 30th November

Result: 20th December

Prizes

  1. A Book (Scream and Other Urbane Legends) by Dr Koshy A.V.
  2. ShoutOut by Dr Koshy A.V. and YoAlfaaz
  3. Get featured on YoAlfaaz
  4. Winner's name will be added to Winners page on YoAlfaaz

Guidelines

  1. You can share as many Short Stories as you want.

  2. This particular competition has no specific theme, so you can surprise us with your best write-ups.

  3. The Short Story you share should not be copied from anywhere else.

  4. No matter, if your Short Story has published anywhere on the internet or not. You just need to make sure that when you publish your work here, either your real name or pen name is same as that on any other websites.

  5. You are most welcome to share other posts as well (like poems, rubaiyat, songs, nazm...) but those will not be considered for the competition.

  6. Try to keep the spelling of the words as such, they can be understood by everyone else, because that will matter in the competition.

  7. You can promote your posts by sharing them on social networks but the promotion of any other stuff through your posts is strictly prohibited in YoAlfaaz community.

  8. Follow YoAlfaaz on any of its social profiles like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram.

  9. Be sure that in any case the admins of this website will not win the competition and they will not give the prize to any of their known participants.

  10. We will contact the winner by email and the prize will be sent through courier.

  11. The posts which are already shared on YoAlfaaz (before the starting of competition) will not be considered under competition.

  12. If you delete your existing post to share it again on YoAlfaaz for competition then also your post will not be considered under competition moreover, your account can be banned for such an act.

Criteria for Selection of Best Short Story

The meaning of the lines and words always matter when we organise this kind of a competition, but what other things matter are:

  1. The meaning of the lines written.

  2. Overall meaning of the Short Story

  3. The message that your Short Story deliver.

  4. The number of views your Short Story get. So do share your post on your social profiles in order to have a better chance of winning.

  5. Your post should not be abusive to any individual, group or religion.

Please follow the last rule point strictly otherwise, either your posts will be removed or even user's account can be banned from the community.

How to take part in the competition

  1. Login to the website (if you are a new member then register first).

  2. Go to Share a Post page

  3. Type your post and then click the share button.

If you face any problem during the process then check F.A.Q.

Finally, we will assess and shortlist the best Short Stories shared on YoAlfaaz and those will be sent to our judges for final assessment. The names of the judges will be shared with the result. We are currently not sharing the names of the judges to not to give any unwanted benefit to any participant.

For any query, you can contact us and we'll try to solve that as soon as possible.

We hope that you enjoy the competition and will become an integral part of YoAlfaaz community.

Now you can start to Share Your Posts.

Regards

YoAlfaaz

 

Connect with us:

YoAlfaaz is a community for writers where you can share Shayari, Poem, Short Story, Quotation, Ghazal, Song, Essay, Nazm, Rubaiyat, Memoir and you can also socialise with other writers.

Categories

...