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Competition Rules

  • There is only one competition under the theme THRIVING IN A CRISIS, for which 10+ prize winners receive up to Kes 10,000 each to be utilized on CLC Kenya’s Print-On-Demand facility.
  • This year’s theme is “THRIVING IN A CRISIS”.
  • Entries must be in English.
  • Entries must be by Christian authors from East Africa.
  • Authors must be members of CLC Kenya’s Authors Collaboration or CLC Kenya’s Print-On-Demand facility.
  • The length is 5,000 – 10,000 words.
  • Double quotation marks should be used for speech and single quotation marks for other appropriate purposes.
  • British English should be used for all entries i.e Favour, Neighbour, Colour, Labour.
  • Entry to the competition are online only, with entrants submitting their story (as text). 
  • There is a template available below to  ensure your story is formatted correctly. You do not have to use it, but if it helps, please do so.
  • When you make the entry, start with the title of your story and your author name.
  • The closing date is 28th February 2021 and entries will be accepted up to midnight on that date.
  • There are no entry fees for this competition.
  • All submissions should be the writer’s original work.
  • Copyright will be fully retained by CLC Kenya and the published analogy will be distributed for free or at a price at the discretion of CLC Kenya.
  • If shortlisted, the story must not be published elsewhere.
  • If NOT shortlisted, entry implies permission for your story to be published in CLC Kenya’s and its subsidiaries website and social media platforms and used for Competition publicity purposes.
  • If NOT shortlisted, there will be no prize money awarded to the author.
  • If NOT shortlisted, copyright remains with the author and the entry can be published elsewhere.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence can be entered into.

Contacting You

  • By entering the competition and providing your details, you are consenting to us contacting you by email, phone or WhatsApp about the 2021 competition and related events. We may do so to give more information, update you on shortlisted entries, let you know about available training courses, invite you to the African Christian Authors Book Award entry and ceremony or even let you know if you have been shortlisted.
  • We will not share the contact details of entrants with any other organization without the consent of the entrant.

Provisional Shortlisting and Award Dates

  • Deadline for submission is 28th February 2021.
  • Shortlists announcement on 15th March 2021.
  • Awards Ceremony on 27th March 2021.

The shortlists will be announced online via this website.

Please note that should there be a convened awards ceremony, the shortlisted authors will be invited to the awards ceremony. However, the competition organizers will not and cannot pay any travel fees or sponsorships to attend the event.

Hints and Tips

As one of the aims of the competition is to promote editorial excellence from Africa, the judges will include in their criteria the following:

  • Use of imagination;
  • Originality of thought and interpretation of theme;
  • Entertaining content that is thought provoking, intriguing, moving and, above all, enjoyable.

Story Template

1. Accurate use of spelling, grammar and punctuation;

2. Single space left after full stops, colons, etc.;

3. Carefully consider titles and subtitles, and put in CAPITAL and in bold.

4. Each page should be numbered;

5. Cover page should bear (a) the title of your story

(b) Description of the target readers

(c) Your full author name – this can be different from your legal names

(d) Your legal names – if different from ‘c’ above.

6. All text 12 point, Verdana (for judging – it’s easier to read);

7. Line spacing is 1.5;

8. No indentation on paragraphs;

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