الأحد، 2 ديسمبر، 2012

Short Story Contest Terms: Season 2

Who can participate?

Everybody from age 16 and above.

Terms:

1. No specific topic is required for the short story.

2. Participants should follow the general manifestations of short story (Intensity – Brevity).

3. Works are to be written in either Arabic or English.

4. Participants should abide by the grammar, spelling & punctuation rules.

5. Write not more than 4 papers (A4-size) using 12 pt Times New Roman font (for English short stories) or 14 pt Simplified Arabic font (for Arabic short stories), with double line spacing. Set the margins of your document to 2.5 cm on all sides. Create a header that numbers all pages consecutively.

6. You should write in your own words; plagiarism is forbidden.

7. Each participant is allowed to send only one short story.

In case the above terms are not met, the contest panel has the right to reject the submitted work. The panel also has the right to edit the submitted work before publishing it in case of language mistakes.

How should I submit my work?

Fill in the registration form via the following link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEpwcnFsTGVhLXpCMTN0Q3FQbHBCRlE6MQ

Then, send your short story (MS Word file) to infobib@bibalex.org. Please send the short story using the same e-mail address as indicated in the registration form.

When should I submit my short story?
From now until 11 November 2012

What can I win?
For those participating in Arabic, there will be three prizes for the first three winners, in addition to ten certificates for the first ten winners. As for participants contributing in English, there will be one prize for the first winner, in addition to five certificates for the first five winners.
The winners will be announced on 29 November 2012. Winners from abroad will receive a certificate by mail.
All eligible works will be published on the contest blog: http://bibalexshortstory-contest.blogspot.com

(Sponsored by Diwan Bookstore)

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  1. I sent a story a few days ago and it still hasn’t been uploaded, when will it be uploaded?

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    1. Dear Yasmine, your story is accepted and published on the following link http://bibalexshortstory-contest.blogspot.com/2012/11/home-by-yasmine-mohamed-saad.html

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  2. Thankfully, may I know whether my story has been accepted or not?

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    1. Dear Yasser, Kindly be informed that your story is in the evaluation step. Good luck

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    2. Excuse me, why did you remove my short story after posting it ? does that mean that it is rejected ?

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    3. Dear Yasser, your story is accepted but it's still in the editing phase. It will be published soon. Good luck

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  3. Hello,
    I sent my story on the 11th of November at 11:50 PM I am not sure if it has been accepted or not. Please let me know.

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  4. Dear Hagar,
    Kindly be informed that you story is in the evaluation step. Please follow the blog as we publish accepted stories

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