Jane Austen Writing contest 2023
Celebrating the timeless influence
Jane Austen Writing Contest: Celebrating the Timeless Influence
Wingless Dreamer calling all aspiring writers and Jane Austen enthusiasts! It's time to showcase your literary prowess and pay homage to the beloved author who continues to inspire generations. We invite you to participate in the Jane Austen Writing Contest, where you have the opportunity to captivate readers with your own story inspired by the enchanting world of Jane Austen.
Theme: In this contest, we encourage you to draw inspiration from Jane Austen's remarkable works. Choose any one of Austen's novels, such as "Pride and Prejudice," "Sense and Sensibility," "Emma," or any other, as the foundation for your story. Delve into Austen's rich characters, intricate social settings, and timeless themes, while adding your unique perspective and creative twists.
Genres: The contest welcomes entries in various genres, including historical fiction, romance, comedy of manners, or contemporary adaptations. Feel free to reimagine Austen's world in a modern setting or explore lesser-known characters in her novels.
Submission Format: Entries should be Poetry: max 40 lines; Short -story: max 2,000 words in length. Ensure your writing is well-edited, polished, and reflects the essence of Austen's style while infusing your own literary voice.
Submission Guidelines: Please submit your entry in a standard document format (e.g., .doc, .docx, or .pdf) via our contest submission portal. Include a title for your piece, along with a brief author bio (not exceeding 100 words) to accompany your submission.
Judging Criteria: Submissions will be evaluated based on the creativity, writing style, adherence to Austen's themes, character development, and overall engagement. We encourage you to capture the essence of Austen's wit, social commentary, and memorable characters, while showcasing your talent and unique storytelling abilities.
Submission Deadline: The submission deadline is 31st August 2023 (extended). Late entries will not be considered.
Eligibility: The contest is open to all writers, regardless of age or geographical location. However, the submitted work must be in English.
Join us in celebrating the enduring legacy of Jane Austen and the power of storytelling. Submit your inspired work and let your creativity shine as you weave tales that honor Austen's genius. Whether you transport readers to the elegant ballrooms of Regency England or reimagine Austen's characters in a contemporary light, your writing has the potential to enchant and captivate.
Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to showcase your talent and pay tribute to the remarkable world of Jane Austen. Submit your entry to the Jane Austen Writing Contest today and let your words take flight in the spirit of one of literature's most cherished authors. Good luck!