In recognition of creative writing as an invaluable talent worthy of reward, JLF, a Nongovernmental and not-for-profit organisation has introduced a writing competition tagged ‘JLF Writing Competition’.
The winner of this competition will be rewarded with =N= 150,000 while the first and second runners-up will receive =N= 100,000 and =N= 50,000 respectively.
The top 3 winners would have the opportunity to be mentored by the judges.
JLF writing competition was organised in a bid to discover and promote literary talents in Nigeria.
According to the foundation, it is instituted for the purpose of identifying talents in literature with the intent to evaluate and maintain the success of each competitor by selecting the best. The 2016 edition is planned to be bigger and better!
As this scheme works, participants are required to pick a story, chapter or verse from the bible and write a synopsis into present day or the future.
Contestants would be given 2 weeks to submit their synopses, while they judges would each pick the best 6 synopses.
The shortlisted contestants would be given 2 weeks to fully develop their synopsis in either of the categories below.