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Under 500 Words – May Short Story

We would like to thank you all for voting for in the BAKE blog awards! We took the Best Corporate Blog Award home thanks to your support and participation on the blog. Asante!

Let’s try our hand at this this month – really short fiction; flash fiction.

The May Storymoja Challenge is to write a complete story in under 500 words. Send in your work in a word document attachment to

Subject Title of your Submission Email Should Be:  Under 500 Words 

Deadline: May 22, 2015

Selected Stories will be published on 29th May 2015. The story selected for Editor’s Choice wins KES 1000/- Airtime and a choice of a ticket to either the Storymoja Festival: Careerpedia Edition in Nakuru [May 28-30] or The Storymoja Festival: Nairobi [September 16-20]

Read Blog Submission Guidelines.


2 comments on “Under 500 Words – May Short Story

  1. Gathoni wa Wairura
    May 4, 2015

    Hi, can I enter the competition even if I am based abroad (I am Kenyan). If I win, my mother can be sent the Ksh airtime. Kind regards. Gathoni


  2. Storymoja Africa
    May 11, 2015


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