17 Jul, 2024

Writing Tips: The Controversial Aspects Of Story Design 3

  The long awaited concluding parts of Charles Opara’s articles are finally here! You’ve been waiting for it, I know, I know. I have split this article into two parts so you don’t get weary and miss out on these golden words. Don’t forget to read the final part! BY CHARLES OPARA If you missed […]

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The Village Square Journal is Here!!!

Hey People! Something big is here and I can’t keep still! The Village Square Journal has just been launched! What’s that, you ask? Well, The Village Square Journal is an online journal that is interested in the promotion and appreciation of all forms of visual arts, contemporary literature and politics. It promises to publish works from […]

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Opportunity For Travel Writers: Win An All-expenses Paid Trip To Argentina!

Are you a professional travel writer? Yes? Then this is for you. Win an all-expenses paid travel writing mentorship in Argentina. Please note, that you have got barely two weeks left to apply, so kick self-doubt away and start writing! Winners, in Buenos Aires during an intense 4-day workshop with professional travel writer and contributor to […]

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Story Making West Africa Workshop—Apply

To ensure the creation of children stories in indigenous languages, British Council, has collaborated with the African Storybook initiative to pilot an initiative.  This project aims to promote the arts, education and mother-tongue based multilingual education in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is an amazing opportunity for writers and illustrators to contribute to the production of these […]

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Call For Submissions:The Kerouac Project Residency For Writers

THE KEROUAC PROJECT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATION/SUBMISSION FOR THE 2018-2019 RESIDENCIES The Kerouac Project provides four residencies yearly to writers of any stripe or age, from any part of the world. Writers will be judged solely on the quality of the writing sample they submit – you may have no formal writing education or an […]

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The Dusty Manuscript Contest—Apply (Awards: Over 1 Million Naira)

Yet another Book Prize is here! GTBank, Farafina and OkadaBooks are launching the “Dusty Manuscript” initiative. It is a brand new literary prize created to discover a first novel manuscript written by a Nigerian author. We all know how hard it is to write a book- some might find it easier to attempt to soften […]

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