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Shortlist For The #ChallengeMe Contest For New Writers

At this stage of our latest contest, we have finally been able to select the shortlist of 5 stories that stood out for the judges. There were 12 entries all of which met the guidelines of the contest. Though the judges wished we had received more posts, we were duly impressed with the quality of some … Continue reading Shortlist For The #ChallengeMe Contest For New Writers

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Winners – ‘Minority’ Story Flash Fiction Contest

We have finally come to the end of the Minority Story Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the ShortSharpShot website, in conjunction with Naijastories.com The organizers of the contest have now launched their website, and they have also selected and published the winning stories. Check out their website HERE. AND THE WINNERS ARE – FIRST PRIZE … Continue reading Winners – ‘Minority’ Story Flash Fiction Contest

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Shortlist For The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

We have finally been able to collate the judges scores to select the shortlist of 10 stories that stood out for the judges. Winners will be announced on the 24th of November, a week from now. Please read the stories and share in the comments what you agree with the judges on, and which story … Continue reading Shortlist For The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

Longlist – The ‘minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

Longlist – The ‘minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

  THE LONGLIST (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER AND WITH LINKS) Note – Entries on the Igbo, Hausa or Yoruba tribe were disqualified. Longlisted are stories that met the word count, were free of typos and infused culture. Shortlist will be announced in 2 weeks time. 1.       A DIFFERENT STORY By Omotayo 2.       A TWENTY NAIRA GOODBYE By Damilola … Continue reading Longlist – The ‘minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

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The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

  ShortSharpShot.com in association with Naija Stories, The Green Heritage and Visual Eyez Multimedia, proudly presents an online contest in commemoration of the 54th Independence Day of Nigeria. This contest aims to help Nigerians better appreciate their collective cultural wealth through the power of exceptional storytelling. THE CONTEST Adamu. Emeka. Funmi. We engage everyday with … Continue reading The ‘Minority’ Story Independence Flash Fiction Contest

Changes to the Naija Stories Points Reward System

Changes to the Naija Stories Points Reward System

Hello members, As you know, Naija Stories was formed with a view to encouraging Nigerians to read more, write more and enjoy themselves while doing so. This is why since our inception, we have launched various initiatives to reward people for doing so. One of these initiatives is the point system, where if a member accumulates … Continue reading Changes to the Naija Stories Points Reward System

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New Lagos Book Club Meets Sunday June 29 – 3pm

A book club with a twist. The event features book-lovers reading passages from their favourite books. Be part of the critical analysis and the rousing critiques. This highly interactive social event will provoke ideas and challenge the norm- from sex to love to culture and tradition, humour and adventure; there’s a lot to share. Several … Continue reading New Lagos Book Club Meets Sunday June 29 – 3pm

Buy Affordable Paperback Novels And Have Them Delivered Anywhere in Nigeria

Buy Affordable Paperback Novels And Have Them Delivered Anywhere in Nigeria

We are pleased to announce our market places on several online platforms are now live, bringing our books to a wider audience all around Nigeria. You can now buy your favorite books still at the same affordable prices from Konga, Kaymu and 3AL. This is in addition from buying direct from our online store at … Continue reading Buy Affordable Paperback Novels And Have Them Delivered Anywhere in Nigeria

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Longlist For The NS Publishing Writing Contest

NS Publishing is delighted to announce a longlist of 20 out of the total of 37 titles received in the call for manuscripts. They are as followa : Navy Boy Memoirs by Okwuje Israel Chukwuemeka Matchsticks by Daniel Okoli There Is an Empty Space Here by Nmadiuto Uche Mind over Matter by Oluwatobi Ogundiran Mistakes … Continue reading Longlist For The NS Publishing Writing Contest

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Call for Submission of Manuscripts – NS Publishing

NS Publishing Ltd is having a writing contest! To celebrate our first batch of ten books and also make up our next 10, we are calling for manuscripts from members of Naijastories.com and beyond. All authors who submit manuscripts of between 15,000 to 40,000 words between March 3rd and 31st, 2014 will be entered for … Continue reading Call for Submission of Manuscripts – NS Publishing

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Naijastories Member Uche Okonkwo Wins Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

On February 23rd, Etisalat gave out the prizes for their inaugural fiction prizes. Naija Stories member, Uche Okonkwo received £1,000 for her flash fiction piece while Zimbabwean writer, NoViolet Bulawayo, won the £15,000 first book prize. Noviolet who won for her book, We Need New Names, will also get to attend the Etisalat Fellowship at … Continue reading Naijastories Member Uche Okonkwo Wins Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

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Report of the Naija Stories Book Launch

On Sunday, 26th of January 2014, NS Publishing Limited in collaboration with the British Council launched 14 of their branded Naija Stories fiction books into the market. Published over the past two months, 10 of the books are collections of short stories from the highly popular website, www.naijastories.com, and the other four are Myne Whitman’s … Continue reading Report of the Naija Stories Book Launch

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The Naija Stories Book Launch – Hosted By NS Publishing

Hello All, INVITATION TO THE NAIJA STORIES BOOK LAUNCH HOSTED BY NS PUBLISHING LIMITED AND THE BRITISH COUNCIL NS Publishing Limited in collaboration with the British Council is pleased to invite you to the launch of our branded Naija Stories fiction books. There will be 14 titles premiered on that day, 10 of which are … Continue reading The Naija Stories Book Launch – Hosted By NS Publishing