17 Jul, 2024

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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How to Get Free Editing and Writing Critiques

Editing and writing critiques play a vital role in improving the quality and effectiveness of written works. They help writers refine their writing, achieve clarity, and increase the chances of success, whether that means getting published or effectively conveying their message to readers. Have you just finished writing another masterpiece and you want another writer […]

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