Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Pinoy Story Writing Contest

My thanks to Village Idiot Savant for emailing me about this: In celebration of the 13th Philippine Book Development Month, the NBDB is sponsoring a Pinoy Story Writing Contest. First prize per category is P15,000.00, and the deadline is 5 p.m. on October 5, 2009. Some other details:

- The contest is open to Filipino citizens, eighteen (18) years old and above.

- Only one author of the submitted work is permitted, which may be of novel length or an anthology of several shorter works from that form a collection

-Each entry should have a minimum of one hundred (100) pages letter-sized bond paper, double-spaced, using 12-pt font Arial, Times New Roman, Times, or Book Antiqua.

-The NBDB will accept only original and unpublished works in the following categories: Tagalog/Filipino Romance; Horror/Crime or Suspense; Chick Lit in English; A collection of short stories or a novel in English, Filipino, or any of the regional languages provided a translation in English or Filipino is provided.

Click here to read the complete guidelines.

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