Life is Novel Co., Ltd.
Held the 1st Life is Novel Literature Award, a novel contest on the theme of “people close to you or your own life.” More than 100 entries by pre-application.
Life is Novel Co., Ltd. (location: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; representative: Yoshito Yamamoto), which develops the service “Life is Novel” in which writers interview customers’ lives, write novels, and deliver them as books. The Life is Novel Literature Award will be held once. The prize money is 100,000 yen. We are looking for works until October 31, 2022. [Image
For this year’s literary award, we are looking for stories about the lives of ourselves and those close to us, regardless of whether they are ordinary people or writers.
Overview of the 1st Life is Novel Literary Award
■ The theme of the work
A short story based on someone close to you or your own life. Please write a novel about the experiences and episodes of people close to you obtained in interviews, or your own experiences and episodes. It doesn’t have to be a non-fiction novel, it can be a novel that adds a dramatization (fiction) to the events you experienced.
■ Award-winning work
Grand prize: Prize money of 100,000 yen
■ Manuscript volume
3500-4500 characters (about 10-15 sheets of 400-character manuscript paper) ■ How to apply
(1) Entry from the application form in advance
(2) Submission of work by e-mail only for those who have entered ■ Deadline
Entry and work submission deadline October 31, 2022
Winners will be notified in November 2022 and announced on the Life is Novel website
*For details, please check the following page.
■ Thoughts on holding the literary award
“You are the hero of your life”
With these words, Life is Novel started.
Everyone creates a variety of stories while living a long life. The job went well, it didn’t. loved someone, was loved To be born, to die–. Each and every experience becomes irreplaceable, gives life a brilliance, connects, and becomes one big story of life.
For the Life is Novel Literary Award, we are looking for novels based on the life of a person who actually lives in this world, which symbolizes the “you are the main character of your life” that we advocate.
We hope that this award will bring new talent to the table and bring together a variety of living stories.
We are developing a service “Life is Novel” that turns your life and the lives of loved ones into novels. It is a service in which a writer listens to a life story, writes a novel, and delivers it as a book. We aim to provide a service that allows you to create a life story, such as important memories and thoughts you want to convey, that can be passed on to future generations.
Company name: Life is Novel Co., Ltd.
Location: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
Date of establishment: May 17, 2022
Representative: Representative Director Yoshihito Yamamoto
Business description: Novel writing service for individuals / Novel writing service for corporations / Management and operation of novel reading sites, etc.
・ Official website: https://www.lifeisnovel.jp/
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