Book launch Campaign for Naija Stories Anthology: Creativity unleashed!

Title : Naija Stories
Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villians
Publication Date: Mar 12 2012
ISBN/EAN13: 0615613551 / 9780615613550
Page Count: 260
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 6″ x 9″
Language: English
Color: Black and White
Genre: Fiction / Anthology

List of Stories and Authors.

I. Tears

A Glimpse in the Mirror – Yejide Kilanko
If Tears Could Speak – Salatu Sule
Too Late – Bidemi Odeshilo
The Catalyst – Meena Adekoya
Illusions of Hope – Ola Awonubi
Wiping Halima’s Tears – Elohor Turtoe
Every Wrinkle is a Story – Pyneapples
Nnamdi – Sonia Osi

II. Kisses

One Sunday Morning in Atlanta – Uko Bendi Udo
Seeing Off Kisses – John Ugoji
It’s Not That Easy – Lawal Opeyemi Isaac
Two Straws in a Bottle – Remi-Roy Oyeyemi
How I Kissed Hadiza – Seyi Osinowo
All I Wanted Was Another Baby – Mercy Ilevbare
Nothing Good – Damilola Ashaolu

III. Heroes

Can I Please Kill You? – Seun Odukoya
Mother of Darkness – Rayo Abe
Showdown at Rowe Park – Babatunde Olaifa
Visiting Admiral John Bull – Adiba Obubo
Kitchen Practicals – Tamo Iruene
A Kind of Bravery – Myne Whitman
The Old Man in Our Neighborhood – Chidozie Chukwubuike
Rachel’s Hero – Henry Onyema

IV. Villains

Blame It on a Yellow Dress – Uche Okonkwo
The Writer’s Cinema – Bankole Banjo
Jesus of Sports Hall – Lulufa Vongtau
What Theophilus Did – Gboyega Otolorin
Best Laid Plans – Kingsley Ezenwaka
Co-operate! – Tola Odejayi
The Devil’s Barter – Raymond Elenwoke

Edited by Tade Thompson, Remi Oyeyemi, Tola Odejayi

Through a press release, the following lists the various fora via which you can key into the campaign and get a copy of the Anthology:

1) eBook Price Slash Promo:
The price of the Naija Stories Anthology eBook will be slashed to $3.99 and N500 for one week (March 29 – April 5). In addition, buying the anthology through us(naija stories) at these prices, you will be entered to win a cash price of $50, and one autographed paperback copy.

2) Video Debut of the Faces behind the Anthology:
Pictures of all the writers showcased in the Anthology will be made into a video to be uploaded on to Youtube and promoted on various platforms.

3) Anthology Writing Competition:
A small writing contest where the winners will win free paperback copies of the book. What do you have to do? Choose a section or a title of one of the stories (there are 4 sections and 30 titles) and write a story of your own in the comment section. Your comment/story should not be more than 5 sentences.

4) Visiting the Author’s Blogs:
All writers who have blogs will update it with at least one post about the anthology. They will have some fun and random questions about their story to get people commenting. They will also have an excerpt of their story included in the anthology.

5) Facebook Splash:
Change your profile picture to the cover of the NS Anthology.

6) Twitter Hash-tag Party:
Tweet with us between 3 and 5 PM Nigerian Time, using the hash-tag #NSAnthology. We’ll be discussing with the authors about their favorite books and writing advice they took away from being part of the anthology. Ask your questions about “Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villains” and don’t forget to use #NSAnthology or to follow us @Naijastories. By joining in the tweet chat at the designated time, you stand to win a paperback copy of the anthology.

7) Facebook chat with the authors:
Join us as we discuss Naijastories, writing, editing and being published in an anthology.

8) NS Chat with Authors:
For each of the following three Mondays 2, 9, and 16 April at 3 – 5pm Nigerian Time, we will be chatting on the NS website with the authors featured in the anthology. Participate in any of the above or all.

Naija let’s do this…

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4 Responses to Book launch Campaign for Naija Stories Anthology: Creativity unleashed!

  1. eyo justice ellis says:

    Good evening, please I would like to know where I could purchase a copy of Niger Stories, how to register for the writing competition and when the competition would take place. Thanks for your anticipated reply.

  2. jenny says:

    I’m a scriptwriter, I would love to participate in the writing competition.But the question is, should I win or not, what happens to my story after the whole competition?

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