Views & Vistas The perfect vehicle for your author aspiratio
Authors have the ability to shape the world, influence others and share their own special insights about life and the times we live in. If you have thought about this, and admired the skill that makes authors turn everyday experiences and memories into fine books for a wide audience, this contest is for you! Set your imagination free even as you bring thoughts and feelings into the discipline of narration. Begin your journey as an author writing about what you believe in. We are a young publishing house seeking to launch fresh, talented, passionate voices that reflect vibrant, contemporary India. So check our contest conditions and get started! You could be only a few steps away from becoming a published author. Views & Vistas – Contest Rules -------------------------------------------------- This contest is open to citizens of India aged above 18 years.
It will run from the opening date of 15th April, 2015 to the closing date of 31st August, 2015.
No submissions will be entertained under this contest beyond the closing date mentioned above. The contest invites manuscripts for books under the following 4 categories: 1. (Fiction)
Mystery/Thriller 2. (Non-fiction) Lifestyle/Wellness
Business Submitted manuscripts must be at least 30,000 words long. There is no upper limit, but manuscripts of over 75000 words will need a very good rationale for their length. The categories can be explored according to the author’s imagination and inclination – for instance, Mystery/Thriller can cover a whodunit detective novel, or an adventure saga with suspense and travel elements. Lifestyle/Wellness can cover topics of health and well-being, food and nutrition, aesthetics, and self-improvement. Business can be based on personal experiences and profiles, or offer ideas and innovations on classic topics and practices. Innovative ways of presenting the content are also welcome. Submissions must be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Views & Vistas is presently open to authors in English and Marathi only.