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Opportunity for African writers! 2017 Yeovil literary prize is still on. to end 31st may, 2017.

Organised by the Yeovil Community Arts Association, here is an opportunity to enter four very different categories of writing. Aspiring writers throughout the world are invited to enter this prestigious writing competition. Category 1 Novel Requirement : Synopsis and Opening Chapters (combined maximum 15,000 words) Judge : Brianna Beehler, teaches writing and is a literary critic in USA and England Prizes : 1st £1000   2nd £250   3rd £100 Entry Fee : £12 Category 2 Short Story Requirement : Maximum 2,000 words Judge : …

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How to write a good short story

In other to write a short story you must first understand what a short story is. A short story is simply a story that contains 300words to 7500 words. People often make the mistake of writing a short story with the same mindset as writing a novel. A novel and a short story does indeed have a lot in common since they both entail writing a story but there is still a big gap within them, bridge that gap and you would be writing the …

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