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Staunch in Times of India

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The Staunch Book Prize in London has announced it’s latest competition for best crime novel entries but with a very strange condition. It will be awarded to an author who can write under thriller genre in which no woman is harmed.

Bridget Lawless, London based writer and founder of Staunch Book Prize said, “We haven’t really moved on from silent movies, women are still tied to tracks before being rescued, it’s just that they have to be raped first.”

Having enough from the trending books, movies and TV shows, where women are harmed to instigate an element of motivation for the protagonist, she decided to launch this competition… Read More