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Peace Habila Wins N100k For The #ValentineContest 

The brain is very good at finding reasons not to attempt. But if you don’t attempt you will neither fail nor succeed. Yet failure...

The Winner Of N100k For The 21-Day Challenge Is…..

Becky Peleowo! We had a peer review to select the winner of our creative assignment for the 21-day challenge on 7/01/2024 with the following criteria. i....

Winners: #WritingContest

We published 11 stories and 9 poems summing up to 20 entries for this #WritingContest and you can read them here. The winners of the...

Writing Challenge: Free Graphic Design Training

The prize-winning for this challenge is the FREE graphic design course worth N40,000 each for 10 writers. If you attended our last Talkshop please...

Write A Book In A Year With Cmonionline.

The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better. ~ Stephen King We are finally here. It is...

Want To Write A Book In A Year?

I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning. ~ Peter De Vries Starting with De...

Winners: Easter Contest

We published 12 entries for this Easter Contest which you can read here and the winners of the N100,000 cash prize emerged following our...

Easter Writing Contest.

Holidays make good writing prompts and with the general elections behind us, we now have the time to do what we love doing. So...

Scholastica Moraa wins 2022 Kendeka Short Story Prize

The winner of the 2022 Kendeka Prize for African Literature, announced on September 24, is Scholastica Moraa (Kenya) for her short story titled “Chained”....

Nigerian Poet Tares Oburumu wins 2021 Sillerman Prize for African Poetry

Nigerian poet and essayist Tares Oburumu is the winner of the 2021 Sillerman Prize for African Poetry for his manuscript "Origin of the Syma Species".

Nigerian Stanley Anigbogu Named in Top 50 Shortlist for 2022 Global Student Prize

Stanley Anigbogu, a 22-year-old student from Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Global Student Prize 2022.

Idza Luhumyo wins 2022 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing

Kenyan writer Idza Luhumyo was declared the winner of the 2022 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing in a ceremony in London, UK on Monday, July 18, 2022.

Summer Break And Cmonionline Writing Retreat

We're organising a writing retreat which will run from 18 July 2022, and will be held in a closed WhatsApp group. Participation will be based solely on individual interest.

The 2022 Sunday Times Literary Awards: 56 Books Make Longlist

The Longlist for the 2022 Sunday Times Literary Awards has been announced. We feature all the stunning books on the list in both the fiction and nonfiction categories.

eSwatini Author Ntsika Kota Emerges Winner of the 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The 29-year old author was announced as the winner of the prestigious prize in an online event organised by the Commonwealth foundation.

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