Via an email sent by Chintan Girish Modi
Do you have kids who aspire to be writers or simply love writing and have an unpublished collection of poems ? Or a finished manuscript waiting to be shared with interested listeners ? Or maybe a story they feel would be better listened to, than read ?Words.Rhythms.Images presents Nine Minutes of Fame ( STUDENT EDITION ) on 17th January, 2011 at Kunzum Travel Cafe ( Hauz Khas Village ).The jury will select from amongst the entries the final 9 writers who will get 9 minutes to share their manuscript with the like-minded audience.Registrations will be open till 5th January, 2011. Those interested can register themselves at CMYK Bookstore.Registration fee – Rs.500.00.Genres – novels, short stories, poetry, film scripts, plays and anything in between. The underlying objective of the event is to create a platform for good writing that may not otherwise find an audience beyond friends/family.In case of poetry – 3 sample poems, in case of prose – a synopsis and 3 pages of prose, in case of film/play – a synopsis and one scene.