Naija Stories, a social network for Nigerian writers of all skill levels and genre fiction lovers committed to promoting Nigerian Fiction, have put together a writing contest to commemorate Nigeria 50th Independence anniversary- October 1st.
Writers interested in participating will write a short flash fiction piece, 500 words themed “Independence Day”. This could be about an event that happens on any of the October 1st since 1960 till date and beyond. It could be about any thing your imagination can come up with that revolves around Nigeria since independence. The term “Independence Day” must also appear in the story.
Dates for Contest:
The contest is open from now to September 24th.
Popular Voting – September 24th – September 29th, 2010
Final Judging – September 29th – September 30th
The winners will be announced by October 1st.
First place winner – $150, and their story will be linked on the Front Page of the website.
Second place winner – $100, and their story will be linked on the Front Page of the website.
Third Place winner – $50, and their story will be linked on the Front Page of the website.
For more details, check out the website, http://www.naijastories.com/
If you have any questions, please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Luck and Get Writing!