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It is every writer’s dream to see their words on the pages, out there, for the world to read. We are aimed at creating milestones for this dream of yours to come true. The Creative Circle (TCC) is thrilled to invite you to Nocturnal Echoes. This contest is associated with the annual Halloween event hosted by The Creative Circle. Selected entries will be included in ‘Nocturnal Echoes- An Anthology of Epic Scares’ that will be made available worldwide. The anthology will be marketed by TCC to bestseller status. We hope you provide your best submission(s) for us to consider.

Submission Guidelines:

  • We are accepting 1 entry minimum and 2 entries maximum per participant.

  • Please include the title of your work during submission.

  • Please do not include submissions containing profanities, racist, toxic, sexist or inflammatory content designed to hurt sentiments of any particular section of society.

  • Selected submissions will be included in an e-book titled ‘Nocturnal Echoes’ that will be made available worldwide. The publishing rights will remain with The Creative Circle. If published by TCC, the work cannot be included and published elsewhere (including other anthologies, writing contests, blogs, etc.  If a work is not selected for the ‘Nocturnal Echoes’ anthology, the participant has all rights to publish and/or submit it elsewhere.

  • Please make sure that the entries you submit are your original work(s). In case of a plagiarized submission, the entry will be rejected and the author will be banned from participating in any future anthologies and competitions created/hosted by The Creative Circle.

  • If any of the submission guidelines are not followed, Team TCC reserves the right to not consider it as a valid entry. No refunds will be made in such a scenario.

Payment Details:

Maximum of TWO submissions are allowed. Submission fee for one entry is RS 300-/ and for two entries is 400-/. No more than two submissions will be considered 

  • Please pay the complete participation fee via UPI to nilshekhar10@okaxis or 6289603417@ybl. If payment via UPI is not possible, please contact The Creative Circle’s WhatsApp Business number (8697085485) and we will promptly send you the bank details.
  • Please note that ‘Transaction ID’ is a mandatory field in the form below and needs to be filled with accurate details.
  • This is the only payment required for your participation in the Nocturnal Echoes contest. Team TCC does not ask for any additional payments.
  • In case you are contacted by any individual asking for additional payment for this particular contest, please notify Team TCC via e-mail or the WhatsApp Business number promptly.
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Participation and Co-author Benefits:


Free copy for all participants

Co-author Certificate

Social Media Shoutouts

Special Mention Of Author’s Other Book(s)

Book Launch Event

Special Video

Author’s Badge

Entry Into TCC Author’s Community

Mention In TCC Newsletter

Feature on TCC Website

Special Invitation To Annual TCC Halloween Meet


Registration – 30th September

Submission – 10th October

So dive deep into your nightmares, get talking to the monsters under your bed, and keep your pens inked. It’s spooky time!