Friday, January 20, 2012

Literary Star Search contest

Seems like January is the month for literary contest writers and with mouth-watering and palm-sweating prizes up for grabs, entering a competition or two is definitely a great new year resolution for 2012! 

WRITE Yourself to FAME & FORTUNE!!! in the Liteary Star Search contest for Nigeria’s star writers in the SHORT STORY category (not more than 3,500 words long).

One Million Naira Grand Prize, N300,000 and N200,000 respectively for the second and third best places.

The best 25 stories will be published in a collection and entered for competition worldwide, including the Caine & Commonwealth Short Story Prizes

To apply, write not more than a 3,500 word short story (double space typing) and enclose with Three Thousand naira (N3,000) Entry Fee in bank draft obtainable from any Zenith International Bank Plc branch nationwide, and payable (addressed) to Creative Alliance. Deliver by hand or courier service, addressed to:

Creative Alliance Nigeria Limited (Literary Star Search)
1, Oladosu Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos


Creative Alliance (Literary Star Search)
PO Box 2442 Ikeja, Lagos.

For further enquiries, please call: 08057712377; 08091031390



  1. But who's sponsoring this? Unless over 500 people pay N3000 the sponsors won't make a profit, so...

  2. Thank you for your contribution. Sometimes, organisers charge a fee NOT to necessarily make profit but to discourage writers from sending several week entries. But that being said, some organisers might not even have enough money to run the competition except through entry fees and when the response is too low, they either keep extending the deadline or cancel the whole exercise.

  3. Thanks for sharing the info about the contest...
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  4. Nice post, but i am not interested in writing stories. I have no experience of this job.
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