The 21 Day Challenge

One (1) writer will win N50,000 in the 21 day short stories contest. Have you got what it takes to take our breath away, or give us an emotional high with your short story? Then this challenge is yours! Choose your 1000 words carefully. 

Why You Should Participate

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Benefits of Participation

  • Free Book Club Membership.

  • Top 21 stories get published in an anthology.

  • Free features in The Bookworm, our online Channel featuring authors

  • Free invites to book chats, workshops, book fairs and exhibitions

  • Entrants can participate in the 2-week Global Campus Tour in the UK for £1,000. (normally £2,500 value)

How To Participate

Terms & Conditions

  • By signing up, you agree to the rules of the contest.

  • All participants must be 14 years or older. All entries must be original and must not have been published on any platforms (online blogs included)

  • All stories submitted would also be uploaded on the BookSale app, with all attribution given to the author.

  • Participation is free.

  • All entries should not be more than 1,000 words.


  • Your story should be entertaining.

  • Everyone likes to be amused, so your story should be able to capture our attention and amuse us.

  • Remember our favorite 21 stories would be published in an anthology, so give your best!


No, there is no participation fee for the short story contest.
Yes, you can write less than 1,000 words however, you should not write more than 1,000 words.
Your short story will be published on this page. You should share your story via social media and get votes for your story.