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2022 Short Story Contest
Evrim Aslan, Gregg Sotiropolous, Nadia Theochari
LAST SUBMISSION DATE: Midnight 25th February 2022
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1st Place: Mobile Phone
2nd Place: Tablet
3rd Place: Smartwatch
- This contest is ONLY open to Nazmi Arıkan Fen Bilimleri Anadolu Liseleri 9th and 10th grade students. Any other submissions will not be evaluated.
- Participants are free to choose a theme and adapt their writing styles to a genre of their choice e.g., suspension, adventure, sci-fi.
- Entries must NOT exceed the maximum of 3,000 words and cannot be shorter than 1500 words.
- All entries must be unique and they will be checked for plagiarism. Entries must NOT have been published or broadcast on any platform by the date of submission.
- Entries will be graded based on four criteria;
- Understanding of the topic,
- Creative thinking relative to the participant’s chosen topic,
- Effectiveness in presenting a point-of-view,
- Literary style, grammar and spelling.
- Entries must be typed, in double spacing, using 12 Point Times New Roman or Courier font and font should be black.
- No more than ONE story may be submitted by any entrant.
- Entries can be sent by “Submit Your Story” button.
- Entries can be emailed to [email protected] or posted to the MM Publications Turkey Office at the address below. Hard copy entries will NOT be returned.
- In case of hard copy submission, Name, Name of the School and Grade, School Address, Telephone Number, E-mail address should be e-mailed separately, under the heading MM Nazmi Arıkan Fen Bilimleri Anadolu Liseleri Short Story Contest 2022.
- The decision of the adjudicators is final.
- Winners of Short Story Contest will be announced on March 10th.
- The awards will be announced at the MM Turkey Website and awards will be sent directly to the school(s) in order to avoid any problems.
- A certificate will be provided to each participant.
- The adjudicators will not enter into any correspondence concerning the award.
- Should an appropriate standard not be achieved, no award will be presented.
- MM Publications Turkey Office reserves the right to select for publication such entries as may be deemed appropriate, in any entry.