Submissions open for the #Hauntedhotel Writing Challenge


Here’s an exciting challenge for writers. has announced its #hauntedhotel writing challenge, a fun challenge aimed at stimulating and inspiring short story writers.

All you have to do is read the prompts and write.

  1. The Freakish Roadside Hotel
    You are a midnight traveller on treacherous Nigerian roads. You could be travelling alone or with a group of people. Unexpected events force you to have to spend the night at a nondescript roadside hotel. And this is where the horror begins.
  2. Room 101c
    Someone once told you about that room, and you laughed at them. According to the myth, the room appears and disappears in random hotels all over Nigeria. Sometimes it is in a Lagos hotel, other times in a Sokoto Hotel, some other times in one of the many Warri hotels…

One day, it happens. You have cause to travel and get booked into room 101c. As soon as you open the door, you realize this is no ordinary room…
Submissions: Email your entries to
Word count: Preferably under 2500 words
Deadline: July 31, 2016
No. of entries: As your creativity directs
Prizes: 1st Prize: N10,000
2nd Prize: N7000
3rd Prize:  N3000

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