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Do you love to play around with words, and are you good at it?
Given a topic would you be able to write up something short and sweet and make your point loud and clear in black and white?
You have a flair for writing, some free time of your busy schedule, what do you say about if you take up a challenge to write up something and then even win a prize for it?
If you are answers are yes, then you should definitely continue reading this.

Welcome to Reason‘ a web portal sharing thoughts in words, by John B. Monteiro, is here once again with a new challenge scribes.
Topics will be set every Wednesday starting from July 17, 2013 and ending on September 18, 2013.
Topics would be like:

  • Are suicides criminal?
  • Should rapists be hanged?
  • Is marital tolerance shrinking?
  • How to compute housewife’s value?
  • Is marriage a gamble?
  • Should children be pressure-cooked?
  • Do prayers heal?
  • Will basha deliver bread?
  • Should students have a dress code?
  • Should betting be legal?

All entries should be sent by, November 17, 2013.
Readers can respond to all the ten topics as also submit any number of topic articles/essays.
The contest is open to
(1) high school students, up to and including PUC
(2) college students up to the age of 22 years and
(3) senior citizens above the age of 60 years.
The word limit for the topics to be set is 400 to 600.
These topics should be emailed to the editor’s email address:

The six first prizes will be awarded the Website Editor John B. Monteiro’s recent book Corruption – India’s Painful Crawl to Lokpal, published in U.S.A and priced at $21.5. The prizes will be presented at next anniversary function of the website, July 17, 2014, at the Press Club.

For more details do have a look here.
For topics keep visiting every Wednesday.

So are you up for the challenge?

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