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CALL FOR SUBMISSION: DESIGNED LIFE LITERARY AWARDS

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As part of the launch events, Designed life is sponsoring one of the largest literary contest in Nigeria. We have the vision to Ignite the entrepreneurial drive and nurture exceptional talent, we believe that the Nigerian writing community is one of the most exceptional forces for social change. This Literary contest is open to writers all over Nigeria, its going to be a test of wit, strength, creative ability, and inspirational prowess.

THIS IS A FLASH FICTION CONTEST.

1. Entries should be between 1500-2000 word limit.

2. Plagiarized entries will be detected and disqualified.

3. Only one entry per person is allowed.

4. Drop comments in case of any query.

5. The story should reflect the ideals of Designed Life, take the time to go through the blog before writing.

Submissions: Will be Open from the 1st-10th May 2017, Submit using the form attached to this post only.

The contest would be evaluated by Literary Judges and Social Voting as Follows:

  1. Judges would award scores which would weigh 60% of total scores.
  2. Contestants will be rated by the number of social media shares and comments their story gets for the remaining 40%

This would be done in no specific order, immediately the stories are published, writers are advised to build their social rating by asking their friends to drop credible comments and shares. Post likes will not gather any scores, kindly note this.

Voting: 

Voting commences on the 30th of May at 12 midnight when every accepted entry has been published on this website. Readers will have until the 15th of June to Share and Comment on the stories they support.

JUDGES

JOE AITO – 2016 Shortlist, Writivism Short Story Prize.

CALEB SOMTOCHUKWU – 2017, Awele Creative Trust Award Winner.

PRIZES (#100,000 Total) 

First Prize – #50,000 (Fifty thousand naira)

Second Prize – #30,000 (Thirty thousand naira)

Third Prize – #20,000 (Twenty thousand naira)

Each winner goes with Designed life Ebooks and resources. Only entries for this award will qualify to feature in the CFW Freedom Magazine June Edition. This contest is also supported by Wipixar Solutions. 

ENTRY FEE

ENTRY IS NOW FREE, writers who have paid previously should send emails to hello@designed.life with their account details and evidence of payment.

When You are ready, use the form below to SUBMIT.

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16 Comments

  1. Adewale Fasipe

    Good day,
    Please, is there a theme to the story or writers are to write any story of their choice. Thanks.

    April . 04 . 17
    • designedlife

      Hello Adewale, the story should be written to fit the ideals of “Designed Life” as can be seen on the website.

      April . 04 . 17
  2. Luqman Morrison

    Hello….

    Can I submit an entry that I’ve previously published elsewhere ?
    Even if It’s 100% my work and not plagiarised ?

    April . 04 . 17
    • designedlife

      No you cannot submit that Luqman, we only accept unpublished stories for this contest.

      April . 04 . 17
  3. ED

    Hi.
    I don’t get the “post category” part please

    April . 04 . 17
  4. Gideon

    Please how will selected stories be notified about the contest?

    April . 04 . 17
    • designedlife

      By email

      April . 04 . 17
  5. Queen Somy

    Your Comment *:please how will the voting be done?

    April . 04 . 17
    • designedlife

      Hello Queen, the voting will be done on the designed life page, you invite your friends to tag and share. If you have sent in entries and paid before please send details of your payment for a refund to hello@designed.life.

      Please send you account details and evidence of payment

      April . 04 . 17
  6. OGB

    When would the stories be postef? This is 21st already

    April . 04 . 17
    • designedlife

      Hello OGB, we have extended the deadlines. Also entry is now free, if you have earlier paid for entries please send email to hello@designed.life with evidence of payment and a your account details.

      April . 04 . 17
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    […] The contest will commence on the 30th of May, 2017, Check the Previous publication for how to win. […]

    April . 04 . 17
  8. Ayegboyin Tobiloba

    What is the topic we are going to be writing on for the poetry entry or we can just make use of any of our poems….. Thanks

    April . 04 . 17
    • designedlife

      Please follow the instructions to the letter.

      April . 04 . 17
  9. BABATUNDE BABAFEMI BABAWALE

    LOVELY CANT WAIT TO POCKECTED THE GRAND PRICE 😀 😀 😀

    April . 04 . 17
  10. BABATUNDE BABAFEMI BABAWALE

    😉 🙂 🙂 😉 😉 my first time of entering a contest though I hope I win

    April . 04 . 17

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