Guidelines

 Submissions 

 Submissions are now closed

Please send in your submissions in the form of an attachment addressed to “writers DOT asylum AT gmail DOT com” (spam drives us up the wall, and not in a good way!)

In order to ensure a common format, contributors must adhere to the following:

  1. In the Subject line, write Submission followed by the genre the work belongs to. For example, for a poem submission write “Submission-Poetry” in the subject column.

  2. The work should be sent as an attached word doc.PLEASE DO NOT COPY PASTE THE WORK  IN THE  BODY OF THE  EMAIL.

  3. Send us a brief bio so that we  and the readers get to know you better.

  4. If you want a picture or a photograph to accompany your work, please email it to us.

  5. Word limit for short stories – 8000 words, flash fiction 300 to a 1000 words,reviews – 1500 words ( Can be stretched to 3000 words if the article is good ).

  6. We do not remove works from the website once published. It is a request that you consider this point before you send in your submissions.

  7. For short notes on films, the films need not be current releases nor is the note required to be in the form of a review (it can be your musings on the aesthetics of cinema and its techniques)
    Notes on vintage, European and regional cinema are also welcome.
    1. Please do not send notes on pot boilers.
    2. Please do not concentrate your note on the synopsis of the film. 

 

Registered Users 

Once the submissions have been accepted, the contributor will be provided with a username and password and  from then on can  submit their future submissions by logging in here.

THAT DOES NOT QUALIFY THAT ALL FUTURE SUBMISSIONS BY A CONTRIBUTOR WILL BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE BUT ONLY PROVIDES THEM WITH AN EASIER METHOD TO POST THEIR WORKS.

 

 Frequently asked Questions 

Q: What kind of submissions do you accept?

A: We are open to poetry, reviews and short stories and short notes on films. Plagiarized works will be removed as well as the contributor. The responsibility will solely rest with the contributor.

Q: How will I know whether my submissions have been accepted or not?

A: Editors will notify you about material accepted for publication. You will either get a reply on your email if you are a first-time submitter or through the publishing interface if you are a registered user.

Q: Who will own the copyrights of my work?

A: Copyright for submissions published on this website will rest with you, with first publication rights to Writers Asylum. The website  will not be responsible in any way for copyright infringements. For further details, look up at terms and conditions – http://www.writersasylum.in/terms-and-conditions-of-use/

Q: Will the work I submit be edited in anyway or will it be published verbatim?

A:  If the editors feel that the submitted work requires changes, then you will be informed beforehand about it otherwise the work will be published as it has been submitted.

 

 

 

 

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