"Your Story, Your Words" contest is a call for the most vivid stories of your life! Stories which are just a casual moment of your life, but stay with you for a lifetime.
IndiaBnb has conceptualised this story contest to encourage our patrons to share the experiences of their life and enjoy a stay in the mesmerizing beauty of Himachal. It can be your story, from your life experiences- a life changing incident, a usual tale, a mystery, a joy, a horror etc.
The contest will be judged by the team from Shimla Hills. The results will be announced in the first week of August 2015. Best story will be selected from the entries and the writer will be awarded a stay of 2 Nights/ 3 Days in Himachal Pradesh."
Last Date: 31st July 2015
Eligibility: The Contest is open to all writers of the age 18 and above. Only one entry per person is allowed.
Entries must be received by Indian Time 6.00 p.m. July 31, 2015. Submissions should be through the Submissions Manager tool on Link: http://www.indiabnb.com/story-contest/. There is no entry fee for submission.
Stories must be written in English, original and unpublished up to the time the winners are declared on or about August 15, 2015.
Stories must be double-spaced, in Times New Roman font size 10 and not less than 500 words to 1000 words.
The name of the story and total word count must be printed on the front page of the story.
All submissions are final. No changes or substitutions to a story are allowed once your entry is received.
Queries before submission are welcome but must relate to the contest rules or if there are difficulties in submission. You can make queries to – firstname.lastname@example.org.
By entering the contest, entrants agree to allow "Shimla Hills" to publish their stories, names and biographical information in all media, including but not limited to newspapers and online websites, without any compensation, save the prizes as detailed under 'contest rewards' to the notified winners. However, the above clause shall be null and void if the entry does not make it to the long list after first round of judging, and all rights will revert to the authors.
Do not send photographs with entries. Winners will be conacted about a photograph at a later date and must agree to publication of his/her photograph.
In connection with your submission, you affirm, represent and/or warrant that (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to use and authorize Sponsors to use all copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights in and to your submission to enable inclusion and use of the submission in the manner contemplated by these Contest rules.
Sponsor reserves the right to reject and disqualify any submissions that could be offensive or inappropriate or that do not meet the terms and conditions of these rules.