Inter-School Creative Writing competition (2018-19)

Gurukul Skylights organised Narratives, a creative writing competition for students of classes 6 to 10. This was in the month of September 2018. Students could send their entries online.

The junior group (classes 6 and 7) had to write on any one of the following topics -

1)Story with an unexpected ending

2)Story with a funny/Humorous ending

3)Story with a mysterious ending

The senior group (classes 8, 9, 10) had to write on any one of the following topics -

1. Do you believe in magic? Why or why not?

2. If you could turn one of your dreams into reality, which would it be and why?

3. What meaning do the following lines hold for you: 'Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference'.

Winners: Junior Group
Position
Name
Class
Topic
School

Malishka Vemu

7
Bombay Scottish, Mahim
Arianna Thomas 7

An unexpected ending

Bombay Scottish, Mahim

Advik Viswanathan

6 An unexpected ending Bombay Scottish, Mahim
Special Mention

Andre Fernandes

6 An unexpected ending Bombay Scottish, Mahim

Nishtha Sridharan

7 An unexpected ending Bombay Scottish, Mahim

Sushil Samagod

6

A funny/ humorous ending

 

Winners: Senior Group
Position
Name
Class
Topic
School
Samar Mhetre 9

What meaning do the following lines hold for you: “Two road diverged in the woods, and I took the road less travelled by, and that made all the difference"

Parle Tilak Vidyalaya ICSE
Sydelle Fernandes 9 If you could turn one of your dreams into reality, which one would it be, why?
Shiva Surendran 10 Do You Believe In Magic? Why Or Why Not?
Special Mention Bhagyashree Birje 10 Do You Believe In Magic? Why Or Why Not? Pawar Public School, Bhandup West.
Devanshi Anandpara 10 Do You Believe In Magic? Why Or Why Not? JBCN International School Borivali
Shriya Krishnan 10 Do You Believe In Magic? Why Or Why Not?

 

 

Judges' Profile

Priya Pathiya has been writing and editing professionally for 21 years about food, travel, social trends, popular culture and interesting people – in mainstream newspapers and as founding editor of the Indian edition of an international magazine. She now does freelance writing, micro-blogging and tweeting.

Antoine Lewis is a chronicler of food and culture. Apart from being a regular contributor to a variety of national and international publications and websites, he has been the Editor of Savvy Cookbook, Food & Drink Editor, Paprika Media and Editor of burrp.com.

Punam Chadha- Joseph has received much acclaim for her first book of poems ‘The Soulful Seeker”- a collection of the author's thoughts, emotions and feelings. Currently working on two new books, she has participated in various poetry readings and panels such as Lit-O-fest, Women Writers, Kala Ghoda Arts Fest, Writing through Movement and many more.

Thank You so much, judges!