Likh Punjabi

Writing Challenge

Competition Details

Word count : 4000 – 6000 words

Language : Punjabi

Theme : Open (You can write a SHORT STORY on anything you want)

Dates To Remember

Launch Date : 7th July 2018

Submission Deadline: 7th Sep 2018

Mentoring Round: 7th Sep – 7th Oct 2018

Results Announcements: 15th Oct 2018

Judging Criteria

How we will rate your content?





Grammar and Punctuation


Structure and Organization


Overall impact of story

Sum of all the factors will constitute your final score!

*Please see guidelines and strictly stay within them


reasons to participate



Get individual feedback. Improve. Advance to finals.


All finalists will receive a hard copy of their story at their doorstep.



To be announced after the Round 1 results.


people who made it possible


How to submit your story for competition?

signing up and submitting content


We require you to submit your stories directly on ‘Qissa‘ website.

Step 1 :

Open ‘Qissa‘ website and signup.

Step 2 :

Click on ‘Add Book’ button.

Step 3 :

Write your story title, a brief summary, select genre to “Likh Punjabi”, choose language and upload any random image as ‘book cover’. Click on ‘Save and continue Editing’

Step 4 :

You are now in Online Editor. Write, save and preview your work. Once satisfied click on ‘Publish’ button to submit your story.

P.S. Stories once submitted can not be edited. Stories submitted after deadline will not be considered.


Likh Punjabi

Writing Challenge