In less than a month, I will be releasing my fourth chapbook! Woot!
My favorite kind of people are not a certain group of people, who have certain skin colour, ascent, language group or whatever tags that segregates humans.
The Boys Are Not Stones Initiative (BANSI), is a movement founded by John Chizoba Vincents, Maazị Jaachị Anyatọnwụ, Adéwálé Àlàdé Ebubechukwu Nwagbo and Onyemaechi Maxwell Opia-Enwemuche in 2018 to highlight the ignored plight of the boy child.
Beautiful resolutions, I must say. But, like every other resolutions they made in the past, these too will not be respected by the Fulani-run Federal government of Nigeria.
Every father was once a boy. How well or badly the boy child is groomed will determine the kind of father he becomes. Fathers are men who have been threre for us when we need support and advice. They teach, they love, they support, they pick us up when we fall and give us the encouragement we need.
Marketing yourself as a poet may be a daunting task, but there are strategic steps you can take to be a successful poetprenuer, have your voice heard, put your name in print and tattooed in the hearts of every generation.
We are all on our own journeys and no one’s journey is more special or any more worthwhile than the next person’s. Know that if you break down it does not mean that you’re weak or that you’re not worthy.
It’s no news that Twitter was banned in Nigeria by the Federal Government. This ban has caused a lot of pain to most people especially individuals and businesses that make their living off Twitter.
I read books primarily to learn, grow, and feed my curiosities. This means that I mostly read poetry and non-fiction books about great people, lifestyle, and business/marketing, and then, of course, there’s a great deal of multi-genre reading. Here are five books I love and why.
Ask any poet you know if they ever considered making a living from their writing and you’re likely to get an incredulous laugh in response. That’s because most poets—particularly the ones who have tried to do it—understand that the prospect of making a career out of their poetry is slim… well, very slim.
WordPress user interface is not optimal for mobile usage. But with the WordPress app which is designed to be touch-friendly, mobile optimized, and easy to use, one can easily make posts and create pages on a WordPress site.
You are a writer. You want to publish a book this year. Everyday, you stand before the mirror and say to yourself ‘I will publish a book this year’. You really want to but wanting isn’t doing.
There’s something utterly captivating about the guitar that draws me in and hold me spellbound. It’s about the freedom, peace, and whole other level of cool; other instruments simply can’t compare.
Before Nigeria gained independence from Britain, Ahmadu Bello, the Sarduana of Sokoto, was asked a simple question by a BBC journalist at Sandhurst.
According to a popular saying, he who do not know history is bound to repeat it. An Igbo proverb tells us that a man who does not know where the rain began to beat him cannot say where he dried his body.
Writing is hard enough with all the self-evaluation and doubt about your abilities. But then sharing your work with other people so they can critique or review it? CRINGE.
Writer’s block is no joke, and the path to publishing is a long and sometimes bumpy road. Take comfort in knowing that many bestselling writers were once in your shoes and can share their wisdom based on their experience for your benefit.
Written A Book But It’s Not Selling Well?
If there’s something I can tell you concerning this journey of becoming a published author, it’s telling you not to write a book that you can’t sell.
The funniest response you get when your hear newbies in business talk is… “I think that everybody can benefit from what I do.”
Seduction isn’t making someone do what they don’t want to do. Seduction is enticing someone into doing what they secretly want to do already.