Winners of the Short story writing contest on Idioms and PhrasesWe are pleased to announce the results of the Short Story writing contest on Idioms and Phrases. There were 13 entries received for this contest with a unique presentation of short stories based on real-time experiences and bringing out an idiom/phrase. As this was the First time contest of its nature, we hope there will be good improvement and participation in future.
The Winner of the first prize of a cash award of Rs.200/- is Soundharya for her contest entry - Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the victory conveying the Moral : A picture paints a thousand words.
The Runner Up i.e. the Second prize carrying a cash award of Rs.100/- eachgoes to:
1. Saji Ganesh for his entry - Berth Number 64- Train Number 16268- An enlightening journey , the real-time experience which conveys the message: Don't judge the book by its cover.
2. Venkiteswaran for his thread - What lesson my tooth taught me really bit into me which carries the moral - A stitch in time saves Nine.
Now, the Consolation Prize carrying a reward of Rs.75/- each will be given to these following:
1. Neelam for her entry -Dark Colours based on the Moral: Hard work always pays dividend (Idiom used- Apple in the eye).
2. Sankalan Bhattacharya for his entry -When your guess becomes as good as mine which introduces a new Idiom: Barking up the wrong tree.
3.Sanjeev Guptafor his thread - The darkest hour is just before the dawn, a true story best fits to be an example for the Idiom: Where there is a will, there is a way.
Congratulations to all the Winners. Members, please join with me to greet the winners.