Prompt:
A person receives a letter asking them to be at a certain place on a particular day. For reasons known to them, they go to the said place. What happens next?

Event Rules: 

  1. Write a story based on the scenario given in 900 (minimum) and 1000(maximum) words. Entries lower than or exceeding the word limit will not be accepted. (Use http://countwordsfree.com/ to check your word count.)
  2. Do not send previously published works. Strictly fresh stories only. We don’t encourage plagiarism. Kindly refrain!
  3. Only one entry per person.
  4. The last date for submissions is the 2nd December 2018, at 23:59 and the results will be declared on 6th December 2018, at 18:00.
  5. Entries submitted after the deadline will also be shared on the website and our associated social media) but would not be included in the event.
  6. Submit your stories through a Word document (ONLY) to writers@artoonsinn.com. The subject of your e-mail MUST be “Entry for #UniK-2”. Alternatively, you can also send us your story through “Submissions” tab on our website (https://artoonsinn.com/contact-us/)
  7. Send us a 2-3 line introduction about yourself (in the third person) if this is your first time in ArtoonsInn and write it in the body of the email.
  8. Your story MUST be accompanied by a high-quality picture relating to the story to feature as the cover. The pictures must be non-copyrighted. Attach the image separately (as in a .gpeg, .gpg, .png extension file). (Refer Pixabay.com for high-quality, free pictures.) The stories submitted without a picture will be delayed.
  9. Make sure you follow the above-mentioned rules to avoid delay in publishing your work on our website. Entries are posted in the sequence of First In First Out (FIFO).

Disclaimer: By sending your story you are allowing us to share your story on our website www.artoonsinn.com accepting the ArtoonsInn website policies.

Join our community: Do join our Writers and Readers base where your stories will be shared first: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WritersAndReadersRoom/

Use the hashtag #SaveTheDate while sharing your stories.

Winning Criteria:

1. To create a learning environment, all the participants are encouraged to rate their co-participants’ stories in the comments section of the story either on the website or in the Writers and Readers Room based on the following criteria which will be taken into consideration.

• Subjective rating: Rate how much do you like the story on a scale of 1-10?
1-3 needs improvement
4-6 can do better
7-9 good
10 perfect

2. The winner will be getting a beautiful novel delivered to their address.

3. A team of ArtoonsInn Writers and Readers Room judges also play a key role in deciding the winner.

***ArtoonsInn awaits your stories.***