Organization : The Times of India
Competition Name : Write India Contest 2015
Applicable States/UT : All India
Contest Duration : 7 October – 30 October, 2015
Write India Contest 2015 :
Passage by Ravi Subramanian:
What the hell is going on between my husband and that bitch?’ Maya’s patience was at its lowest ebb and she was ready to burst.
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Sanjay knew that she was serious. ‘Look, Maya. There is nothing going on between the two of them. Just a little bit of healthy flirting, I’d say.’
‘Flirting? Healthy flirting? Really Sanjay . . .’ she rolled her eyes in disgust. ‘That’s what you men call it? There is nothing healthy about flirting, Sanjay, not for a married man.
Healthy flirting is a term introduced by perverted men who want to lend legitimacy to their extramarital dalliances. Flirting invariably has a sexual connotation to it.’ She got up from her seat and walked around the room gesticulating and muttering something to herself. Suddenly she stopped, turned back, looked at Sanjay and asked, ‘Did my husband sleep with her? You are his friend. Did he ever tell you anything about it?’
(Passage from Ravi Subramanian’s The Bestseller She Wrote)
Rules by the Author :
1. The passage can appear anywhere in the story.
2. Introduce any character that you might want or you think will add to the story.
3. No Murder. No Gore is permitted. Mind Games are welcome.
4. Originality will be appreciated
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** Each author has provided some rules he/she would like you to follow. Stick to the rules please.
** Stick to a minimum of 1500 words and a maximum of 2000-2500 words.
** The story must be written in English. Be careful with your editing, grammar and punctuation.
** Please submit your story before the last day of the contest for it to be considered.
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