Got New Writings? Here’s a List of Contests to Enter!
The stay-at-home order necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has left some writers with more reading time and of course, writing time. If you have just completed some new pieces of writing or edited old poems, works of fiction, essays, etc, here’s a number of contests…
How I Stopped Being a Closet Poet
The first time I stood before an audience to share a poem was October 2016. I remember it like yesterday. It was the grand finale of the Scribble the Future Poetry Competition for all-female student poets at the University of Ibadan. I was wearing a…
The Quramo Writers’ Prize, worth 1M is Open for Submissions
The Quarmo Writers’ Prize is free to enter for those writers who have manuscripts of 30,000 words. If you have been working on something you, get those manuscripts out, edit and format them and enter. The winner of the 2019 edition, Vivian Ibe was the…
Enter the Spirit First Poetry Contest to win $450, No Entry Fee Required
Poetry Contest with a Deadline in March, 2020. Free to enter.
Six Writers Share Snippets of their Lovelife with EBOQuills
They say writers/poets often have it rough in love relationships. WB Yeats is one poet who easily comes to mind. There are other prominent writers who got roped into unrequited love by ill-fate. They wrote that part of their lives into poems and stories, some…
100k up for the grabs at Tush Magazine Writing Contest
Submissions are now open for the 8th edition of the Tush Magazine Bi-Monthly Writing Contest. The contest since inception has allowed more participation and we are keen on getting more participation from young writers resident in Nigeria. “Like the previous editions, the most essential take from…
8 Must-read Expository Interviews with Prominent African Writers
I have been combing the internet for interviews with my writer-crushes as well as hunting for new African writers and poets to add to my reading bucket list. And I found these eight amazing interviews which were everything expository and inspirational. Now I know why…
Enter Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest, February/March, 2020 Edition
Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers is now receiving entries for the February-March 2020 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). The theme is ‘FRIENDSHIP’. “Of a truth, there are very few things that we can really say have as much an impact on our happiness and enjoyment…
Meet the Winner of EBOquills Most-Read Guest Piece of January
Caught up in the festivities of December and a personal hiatus which was more or less what I needed at the time, I couldn’t get by with reading through a pile of entries, editing, accepting contributors’ pieces in December. However, in January, we had a…
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When you're reading something you like written by someone who is not you, please, please do not copy out lines if your intention is to use them in your own writing. That's how you get into trouble. It's plagiarism.
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