PosterThe organizers of Rising Star Writing Competition & Awards, an annual children creative writing competition, have announced the take-off of the second edition of the competition. Entries opened on March 1, 2017 and closes on May 20, 2017. The maiden edition of the competition and awards was a huge success with children from schools across the country winning various prizes – Television sets, laptop computers, UPS, books among others. The competition which is organized by The Writers Corner in collaboration with Vuvuzela Communications Limited is to help develop children’s creative thinking and writing skills. The competition is open to Nigerian children aged six – eleven (Primary) to twelve – seventeen (Secondary) whether resident in Nigeria or abroad. Non-Nigerian Children resident in Nigeria are also eligible.

 

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The writing can be either a poem or a short story exploring the theme “The Beauty of Nature”. The word limit for a short story is 600 and 250 for a poem. Winning entries shall be published in Rising Star Creative Writing Annual (an Anthology of Children Creative Writing).

 

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Winners in each category shall receive the following prizes:

First Place Winners A TV set, Certificate of Award, books, special appearance at the Rising Star Writing Awards Ceremony and a chance to have the award-winning entry published in Rising Star Creative Writing Annual. Second Place Winners shall get Tablet Computers, Certificate of Award, books, special appearance at the Rising Star Writing Awards Ceremony and a chance to have the award-winning entry published. Third Place Winners shall receive Android phones, Certificate of Award, books, special appearance at the Rising Star Writing Awards Ceremony and chance to have the award-winning entries published while each of the Honourable Mention Winners shall go home with a UPS, Certificate of Award, books, special appearance at the Rising Star Writing Awards Ceremony and a chance to have the award-winning entry published too.

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The organizers of Rising Star Writing Competition & Awards, an annual children creative writing competition, have announced the take-off of the second edition of the competition. Entries opened on March 1, 2017 and closes on May 20, 2017. The maiden edition of the competition and awards was a huge...