Calling All Writers

Unleash the Potential of Your Writing and Become a Published Author!

How does this work?

All writers who register for the anthology will be given a form to fill out and send in their short-story they have written. There are no limitations on the theme and writers can submit maximum 1 story upto 3000 words (minimum 800 words).

  • Publishing Certificate - We will send a Certificate to each participating writer.
  • Complimentary Copy – We will send you a copy of the book.

Book Publishing

All submissions will be reviewed by our editors and curated short-stories will be published as a book. The book will be sold and distributed by us and will be available for sale internationally in Paperback and eBook formats. 100% registration fee will be refunded if your submitted work is not selected for publishing.

The following are the details of the book publishing kit:

  • ISBN number & barcode allocation
  • Book will be published as paperback and eBook
  • Author retains complete ownership of the submitted work(s)
  • Royalty equal to 100% of the profit on sale would be distributed amongst all authors
  • Once the book has been published, each author’s share of royalty will be finalized
  • Access to author dashboard to track sales and royalty.

Book Marketing

When your book is out, we will run email and digital campaigns to promote the book. We'll also send promotional material to help you promote it.


The short-stories published in the anthology will be nominated for the EMINENZA Award 2023. The panel of jury will select 5 short-stories for the award. The selected writers will be presented with our limited-edition trophy and certificate to honour their accomplishments. The result will be announced after the book has been published and the trophy and certificate will be shipped to them within 14 days. This one will definitely stand out among your achievements!

Please Note

  • The last date to register is 3rd August, 2023.
  • Registration and Processing Fees: 1500
  • All your queries have been answered in the FAQs here, but if you have any more queries, please raise a ticket (cs@walnutpublication.com) with subject line "Whispered Tales" (subject line is important).

Unleash the Potential of Your Writing and Become a Published Poet!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q 1. Is this a one-time fee or do I have to pay anything later?

As we have mentioned on our website, this is a one-time fee for participation and you do not have to pay any other amount whatsoever unless you purchase any of our add-on services.

Q 2. Will you publish all works or selected ones?

All submissions will be reviewed by our editors and curated works will be published as a book. In case your submitted work is not selected for publishing, we will refund the registration fee paid by you.

Q 3. Can I submit the short-story I have already written?

Yes, if you can submit the short-story you've already written as along as it is upto 3000 words. Submitted work must be of at least 800 words to be considered for publishing. Please note that you must not copy others work or generate content using AI.

Q 4. How will I submit my writings?

You will be provided with a form, in which you will have to submit your writings. Once you register, you will receive an email with more information on submitting your writings.

Q 5. How much time will it take to publish?

It usually takes up to two weeks for the book to be published and live for purchase after the end date for submission is over.

Q 6. I have paid for my registration. What to do now?

Thank you for completing your registration! Kindly check your email inbox for the confirmation email and further information. In case you are not able to find our email in your primary inbox, please check your spam folder.

Q 7. Which language can I write in?

We are currently accepting English only.

Q 8. How can I be sure that I can trust you with my work and money?

We are a Govt. of India recognised publishing company, registered under The Companies Act, 2013. We have an active community of 1500+ authors and published 3000+ books.