Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Win A Blackberry Playbook


Short story writer, editor and author of  the short story collection, The Son of your Father’s concubine, ‘Seun Salami, is proud to announce his first writing competition – End the Story.

The winner of the competition wins a BlackBerry Playbook, 3 books from Bookvine, an autographed copy of The Son of your Father’s concubine, an evening with ‘Seun Salami and another Bookvine author as well as first consideration for a Bookvine publishing deal.

The competition which is proudly supported by Bookvine, publishers of ‘Seun’s book, is basically aimed at challenging the creativity of young Writers of African origin in order to improve their art.

Participants are expected to provide a conclusion (of not more than 500 words) to one of Seun’s most popular stories first published on, titled, The Sex life of a Lagos mad woman. It must be a creative and logical conclusion to the story.

The original story of 1,347 words is available at

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The competition opens on July 2, 2012 and entries close on July 15. It is open to all writers of African origin regardless of age and current location.

One winner and two runners-up will emerge based on votes from readers and the decision of three judges whose identities will be revealed when winners are announced on July 31, 2012.

The first runner-up wins an exquisite Bookvine Writers’ (Tools) pack, two books from Bookvine and an autographed copy of The son of your Father’s concubine while the second runner-up also gets a Bookvine Writers’ (Tools) pack, one book from Bookvine and an autographed copy of The son of your Father’s concubine.

All entries must be sent via email to before midnight on July 15, 2012. Please send your entry as a Microsoft Word attachment, typed in Times New Roman, font size 14, double line spacing. In the body of the mail, please include your name, telephone number and a brief profile of not more than 50 words. Multiple entries are not allowed. Entries that do not follow these guidelines may be disqualified.

Entries will be published on in the order in which they are received.

1 comment:

  1. Decided to try my hands on it. Just a trial o. Not that Im planning to enter for the competiton. Pleaase let me just know what you think. Will send it to you via facebook. Thanks.