My Book My Tale Contest Participant Writing Guidelines:
Hey Book Buffs! We’re super pumped to hear your take on how a book has shaken up your world. So, share your thoughts on how a book has shaped your world. Dive into your feelings, spill the tea on the highs and lows, and let your words be the show’s star. So, get cozy, spill the ink, and share with us the unique story of how a book has become an unforgettable part of your life.
Now, remember your submission should reflect on the following aspects:
- Choose a book that’s become a cherished part of your life, whether it’s a novel, a self-help gem, or any genre that’s made a real impact.
- The book can be of Nepali or English language.
- Share the standout themes, characters, or lessons that resonated most with you in your chosen book.
Influence on Your Life:
- Explore how the book has shaped you – changed your outlook, fueled personal growth, or been a source of comfort in tough times.
- We welcome all genres, recognizing the transformative power in every type of book.
Inspiration for Others:
- Your literary journey can inspire fellow readers; share the magic and lessons your chosen book brought to your life.
Contribution to the Literary Community:
- By sharing your story, you add to the celebration of the written word, connecting with other readers in a shared love for books.
Here is a sample story that you can take as a reference before you begin on your story!
Book Name: “The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle
“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle is a transformative masterpiece that has left an indelible mark on my life. In this profound exploration of mindfulness and presence, Tolle challenges readers to break free from the shackles of their own minds and embrace the present moment. The book’s major takeaway revolves around the idea that true happiness and fulfillment can only be found in the now, rather than dwelling on the past or anxiously anticipating the future. Tolle’s teachings encourage a shift in consciousness, urging readers to let go of ego-driven thinking and connect with a deeper, more authentic self. The concept of stillness, as elucidated in the book, has been particularly impactful for me. Learning to quiet the incessant chatter of the mind has opened up a space for clarity and inner peace that I had never experienced before.
One of the most significant impacts of “The Power of Now” on my life has been the way it has altered my perspective on stress and anxiety. By focusing on the present moment, I’ve learned to navigate challenges with a newfound resilience and calm. The book’s teachings have become a guiding light in moments of turmoil, reminding me that the power to find peace lies within my ability to remain present. Additionally, the notion of accepting the present without judgment has fostered a greater sense of self-compassion. Instead of being weighed down by regrets or worries about the future, I’ve become more adept at embracing each moment as it comes.
Furthermore, “The Power of Now” has influenced my relationships, both personal and professional. By cultivating a mindful approach to interactions, I’ve learned to listen more attentively and respond with greater empathy. This has not only strengthened my connections with others but has also created a more harmonious and fulfilling social environment.
In essence, “The Power of Now” is not just a book; it’s a guide to living a more conscious and purposeful life. Its teachings have permeated the fabric of my existence, prompting a profound shift in my mindset and approach to living. The impact of this book is ongoing, as I continue to integrate its principles into my daily life, savoring the richness of each present moment and embracing the transformative power of now.
We eagerly anticipate reading about your transformative experiences with books. Let your words inspire and connect with fellow literary enthusiasts. Happy writing!
Writing Contest: Rules and Regulations
Welcome to our exciting My Book My Tale Contest! To ensure fairness and thrilling competition, please take note of the following rules:
- Submit pieces within the 300-400 word limit. Verify your count using standard word processing tools.
- You can write your story either in English or Nepali language.
- Your writings should include, book name, key takeaways and how the book has impacted on your life
- Send your writings to firstname.lastname@example.org, including your name and contact details.
- Submisssions from all over the Nepal are welcomed and will be accepted.
Social Media Engagement:
- Your work will be shared on our social media. Spread the word! Share, like, and encourage friends to engage in your particular page.
- Remember, the like, comment, and share counts will only be from our posts. So, encourage your friends and followers to like, comment, and share on the main post (i.e., Hansikar’s Facebook and Instagram posts*).
- Ensure you’ve liked and followed our Facebook and Instagram pages.
- The winner will be decided by total points from likes, comments, and shares.
- Each like, comment, and share earns one point.
- Remember, the score will only be counted from the main posts from our official posts.
- The campaign will run till 20th January, so any submissions after that will not be valid. So, submit your story before that date.
- Your story will be posted on our official pages on the day of submission.
- The participant with the highest total points (likes + comments + shares) on the main posts (i.e., Hansikar’s Facebook and Instagram posts*) with their content will be the winner.
- Winners will be announced on 25th January 2024.
- The winner gets an exciting gift voucher of Rs. 5,000/- as a token of appreciation.
- First Runner Up gets an exciting gift voucher of Rs. 3,000/-
- Second Runner Up gets an exciting gift voucher of Rs. 2,000/-
Follow all rules for a valid entry. Inappropriate tactics (spamming, bots) lead to disqualification. Organizer decisions are final.
We’re eager to receive your creative submissions and witness the engagement on social media. Best of luck to all participants!