India Forums Fiction Awards 2019 *Nomination Closed*

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Hi guys

In collaboration with Writer's Corner, Fan Fiction Forum brings you India Forums Annual Fiction Awards 2019

We are sure that both the writers and the readers are excited about this. It is going to be slightly different from the awards that have been conducted before.



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Post One: Timeline of the Awards

Post Two: Categories and Sub Categories

Post Three: How to nominate? and Where to nominate?

Post Four:  Co-ordinator sand Incharge

Post Five: Submission Details and Voting Queries

Post Six: FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions


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Awards Name: BitterBerry aka. Ankita

Tags and Write Up: Koeli

Edited by Koeli - 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

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Fiction Awards Nomination Thread (GA): 25/05/2020 closes on 09/06/2020

Popular Category Voting Thread (GA): 14/06/2020 closes on 24/06/2020

Critics Category Voting Thread (FFE Section): 14/06/2020 closes on 29/06/2020 (subject to change depending on the number of entries).

Winner Announcement: 10/07/2020 (+/- 5days)


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p.s This is a tentative timeline. The result announcement will depend on no.of entries to be voted by critics.

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Fictions nominated by Authors and Readers will be awards in two categories.

Popular Choice: Fiction that will get maximum votes by members.

Critics Choice: Fiction that will get maximum votes by Fan Fiction Editors (Koeli, Sam, Madhuri and Ramya). Please note that the scoring will be done on grammar and narration.


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Fan Fictions/Novel


Romance 

Tragedy 

RomCom

Thriller/Suspense/Mystery 

Comedy

Drama

Mythological/History


Fan Fictions/Short Stories


Romance 

Tragedy 

RomCom

Thriller/Suspense/Mystery 

Comedy

Drama

Mythological/History


Fan Fictions/Shots


Romance 

Tragedy 

RomCom

Thriller/Suspense/Mystery 

Comedy

Drama

Mythological/History



Fan Fictions/Drabbles


Romance 

Tragedy 

RomCom

Thriller/Suspense/Mystery 

Comedy

Drama

Mythological/History



Original Fictions



Poems/Poetry

[It can be fan-fiction or original-fiction but will be nominated and voted under one category]


Others


Non-Fiction

horror/paranormal/supernatural/shapeshifter/psychological/sci-fi

[It can be fan-fiction or original-fiction but will be nominated and voted under one category]


Best Author


Fan Fiction Novel

Fan Fiction Short Stories

Fan Fiction Shots and Drabbles

Original Fiction

Poet



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What is a?


Fan Fiction

[Established characters/intellectual properties from original creators.]

Original Fiction

[Fiction that includes original characters and own-made worlds. The opposite is Fan Fiction.]

Non-Fiction

[Prose writing that is informative or factual rather than fictional.]


Novel/Novella/Novelette

[(Typically over 7,500 words) A fictitious prose narrative of book length, typically representing character and action with some degree of realism.

Short Stories

[(under 7,500 words)  A story with a fully developed theme but shorter and less descriptive than a novel.]

Shots

[(under 1000-1500 words) A story that starts and ends in one chapter. There is no restriction of no. of characters.]

Drabbles

[(typically within 100 words) A drabble is a short work of fiction of ideally one hundred words in total. It is for testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in a confined space.]

Poems/Poetry

[Piece of writing in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by particular attention to diction (sometimes involving rhyme), rhythm, and imagery.]


Romance: Romance/Love/happy-ending

Tragedy: Suffering/Sad Ending

RomCom: Comedy/Humorous/Romantic/Lighthearted

Thriller/Suspense/Mystery: mental uncertainty/anxiety/undecided/ doubtful/Adrenaline/Cliffhanger/Conflict/detective story/murder mystery/police novel/crime

Comedy: Funny/Humorous/Inducing Laughter

Family Drama: Multi-characters/Familyissues/Performance-oriented

Mythological/History: Legends/Historical events/Gods/Myths

Horror: frighten / scare / disgust / startle

Supernatural: Paranormal / witches / vampires / ghosts / werewolves / shape shifters / demons / angels

Psychological:

Sci-Fi: Science Fiction

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For further information, you can check

What are the Fan Fiction and Original Fiction Terminologies?

What are the types of Genres?




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Authors and Readers, both are eligible to nominate stories.


Please read carefully the categories and subcategories and carefully put the names of the stories accordingly.


It is not compulsory to nominate in every category. But please try to nominate as much as possible


You can nominate two stories under each sub-category and two authors under each sub-category respectively.


You have to provide an embedded link of the story (not just the story name) and name of the author that need to be embedded as well. If the links are not embedded, it won't be considered. Those who are nominating from the mobile you can provide the links of the stories/authors since the embedded thing isn't working atm.

eg. Correct way of nominating Ramya's Potpourri of Prose and Poetry by moonglade 

Incorrect way of nominating Ramya's Potpourri of Prose and Poetry by moonglade


For eligibility stories posted between 01.01.2019 to 31.12.2019 can be nominated. Don't worry if you are nominating migrated stories. If the original is posted during that period, it will be considered.


Fan-Fiction and Short Stories which are ongoing should have 3-4 chapters for eligibility. Shots and drabbles must be completed before 31.12.2019. Please note that stories that are abandoned for more than 3 months will not be eligible.


If the author of the nominated story is inactive and is not able to migrate we will see what we can do for those. Authors who have left IF their stories or the author will not be eligible to be nominated.


The whole story needs to be posted on IF. Any story which has mature content or any part posted on another website and not on IF will not be eligible.


Please note that all nominated stories will be further contacted for migration in the new fan fiction forum. If any author doesn't respond to this will not be considered in the voting round. Migration of the story is a MUST. Authors need to add hashtag *#IFFA2019*


Authors who posted stories between 01.01.2019 to 31.12.2019 will be eligible for these criteria.

Provide the embedded name of the author and any story by her/him posted in 2019 for confirmation.

eg. Correct way of nominating moonglade for Ramya's Potpourri of Prose and Poetry

Incorrect way of nominating moonglade for Ramya's Potpourri of Prose and Poetry


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Example of how to post nominations


Fan Fictions/Novel

Romance:

1) Love is Eternal by xyz

2) Love Hate Stories by abc


Tragedy

1) Dooriyan by xyz

2) Why did we meet by abc


Fan Fictions/Short Stories

Romance:

1) Blossom by xyz

2) Bonded by abc

Fan Fictions/Shots

Romance:

1) Ice and Candies by xyz

2) Walk to not remember by abc


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Edited by Koeli - 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

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If you have any query regarding the awards please feel free to post it in this thread.

If you have queries now or in the future please contact the concerned person mentioned in the list. Your first point of contact will be the first name mentioned in the list. If that person fails to respond then only contact the other in the group.


Overall Award Co-ordinator:  Koeli , .iridescence. , MsChanadlerBong

Fan Fiction Novel : MsChanadlerBong ,  Sanskruthi

Fan Fiction Short Stories: .iridescence. , aftermath..

One-shots/Two-Shots/Drabbles : Viswasruti , Leenaaa

Poems and Others: moonglade, HateSober

Authors: Koeli , .iridescence.


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Edited by Koeli - 1 months ago
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Nomination Submission Last Date: 09/06/2020

Post your nomination here in this thread

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Any stories posted in any forum, not just Fan Fiction or Writer's Corner are eligible to be nominated. For eq. IPK, KZK2, Beyhadh2 etc Fictions posted in any forum can be nominated.


The whole story needs to be posted on IF. Any story which has mature content or any part posted on another website and not on IF will not be eligible.


If you cannot embed the links you can simply post it like this. It will be embedded automatically.

Eq.

Shall We https://www.indiaforums.com/fanfiction/615

       Koeli https://www.indiaforums.com/user/718859

Edited by Koeli - 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

Thoda sa stupid question but stories posted anywhere on IF are eligible or those posted in just the FF/WC sections?

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