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Balochistan Times launches short story contest for children

Balochistan Times invites Baloch children from all over the world to take part in its annual BT Short Story Contest for Children 2018. The winner will be awarded 50,000 PKR along with a certificate. The stories should be written in either Balochi or English.

Rules of the contest

1. The writers should not be above 17 years of age.

2. They have to submit proof of their age (copy of birth certificate/passport/identity card/school certificate)

3. The deadline for submission of stories is April 13, 2018.

4. The winner will be announced on May 1, 2018.

5. The stories should be written in either English or Balochi.

6. This year’s theme is science fiction.

7. The minimum word limit is 1,000 words per story.

8. Every candidate is eligible for a single entry.

9. The story should be written by the candidates themselves and it should not have been published previously.

10. The stories should be sent to children.contest@balochistantimes.com along with the following information:

a. Name
b. Age
c. Photograph
d. Title of story
e. Email address
f. School name (optional)
g. Country
h. Phone number

11. The winner will get 50,000 PKR (USD 500) and a certificate. The winning story will also be published in Balochistan Times.

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