Calling aspiring writers ages 16-19 currently enrolled in A-levels or FA/FSc in Pakistan to submit stories of not more than 1,500 words on the prompt below. Don't miss out this chance to exercise your creative talent and be recognized on a public platform. Winners will receive exciting prizes to boot!
We look forward to reading your submissions.
"I pressed the red button and everyone around me lost their memory." Write a story that begins with this line.
June 30, 2021
Email address for questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMIT ESSAY HERE
- Submissions must be short stories and original works of fiction.
- Academic and argumentative essays are not included within the purview of creative writing in this competition.
- Submissions must be in English and cannot exceed 1,500 words.
- Participants must be aged 16-19 years and currently enrolled in A-levels or Fsc/FA in Pakistan. You are required to submit a photo of your school ID and either your B Form or passport copy for verification of your date of birth.
- Your story cannot already have been published elsewhere.
- One submission is allowed per participant.
- Be sure to include your full name on your submission.
- The deadline for the competition is June 30 at 11:59 pm. Entries submitted after this date will not be entertained.
- Plagiarism will be taken seriously and will serve as grounds for disqualification. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Copying another's work
- Taking an original idea and claiming it as your own
- Quoting specific phrases without attribution
- Translating from an original work and claiming it as your own
- Making slight changes to an original work so that you are paraphrasing while maintaining the basic structure of the original
- Results will be announced in August. The winning contestants will be awarded with certificates and prizes as well as the chance to have their story published in the USEFP newsletter!