One very beautiful way people have come to enjoy books is through book reviews. Through it, the hidden messages are unveiled and a lot of writers begin to see even what they weren’t seeing. Moreover, it is a great way of publicising a book. In Nigeria today, these are the top 8 book review website. ..
Writers improve when squeezed, and the best way to that is when their creativity is the edged towards certain directions. More so, competitions have the potential of boosting our confidence in our writing. It is, therefore, expedient we know and set bookmarks and even subscribe to great websites that have taken it upon themselves to ..
Book Review By Osii Wow. Intense. Although the book started out very slow paced, it picked up after a while and I finally began to enjoy the action-packed novel. The ending, I must say, marveled me. I totally didn’t see it coming. Good one. Character development and resolving. Nosa: I fell in love with this ..
This is an excerpt of my work. I might post it one after the other, but it would be weekly and would be stretched and would have so many breaks within. The book is out. Ready for your consumption. You can get PDF, Epub or any other version on Smashwords for $2 Through the link: ..
Armed Robbery Sight Heavy Gun, Fierce looking people, armless clothes, masked people, black or[and] red, hand gloves, canvas, Cutlass or any other weapon, blood when someone is shot, sweaty bodies and cloth, marks of human body on the floor, people hiding in ridiculous, some people taking video coverage, people wetting their pant, hands on head, ..
To build a great character’s voice (where we discussed the other things that help build a wonderful character’s voice), and a unique one at that, some of the things you need to apply are some quirks to your characters. Quirk refers to being odd. This indicate that that every conversation is measured by their abilities or ..
Metaphor/ Similes/ And Mannerism For some times now, we’ve being discussing Character’s voice and we divided how to use them into four. 1.Choices of words Confidence Level Quirks and Mannerism Metaphor/ similes/ comparison Today we would be discussing Metaphor/ Similes/ Comparison. Character’s voice as we have considered is something that would make your reader ..
Let’s discuss self publishing. And today we would be dealing with Origami Imprint. Origami Imprint is one of the new Self-Publishing houses that came into business in 2013. Some of their authors include Micheal Afenfa, Author of ‘Don’t Die On Wednesday’; Kayode Oguntebi, Author of Viral Lord; Dumebi Ezar Ehigiator, Author of The Spider’s Web. ..
Bushes Sight Dancing leaves, few dispersed trees, different shades of green, dry leaves around trees, birds, insects, rodents running about, wastes Sound Whooshing leaves, silence, once-in-a-while cracking of tree limbs and leaves, rustling dry leaves, rusting leaves. Smell Chlorophyll, decaying rubbish, coolness Feeling Peace, serenity, choked &nb..
Kachifo Limited has made a public notice that they are open for submission. What are you waiting for? The official Deadline for Submission is 31st of March, 2018 If you need to know how to publish with them: How To Publish With Farafina Book Publisher In case, you’re busy and you need help with ..
Your main character is uninhibited 40-year-old woman. The story begins on a lonely street. Someone is tormented by dreams of a dead relative. Theme..
How to Publish with Parresia Publishers Parresia Publishers is one of the new TradoPublishing houses that have stepped out of the norm of regular printing presses and publishing houses, and have made books fun for readers. They publish strictly publish five fictions per year. Some of their authors include Ifesinachi O. Okpagu, Author of ‘The ..
Quramo Publishing,Umari Ayim, ‘Guardian of the Fall’, Vivian Kay, ‘ Secret Places’, Nike Cambell-Fatoki, Bury Me Come Sunday A..
Your main character is an aggressive 19 year old man. The story begins in a cinema. Someone loses money at gambling. Theme:..
Hook for literature is simply the suspense embedded in your fiction. It is the embodiment of all the things that spike the interest of your readers. Books can be boring, tiring and exhausting. But you have to know the right places to put this hook before you even begin your stories. Over the next ..
Many times, themes don’t just erupt like molten magma. Well, on a second thought, they are like molten magma. They don’t come out like seed of a fruit that must be planted before the huge tree comes forth. They wait for the period the people of the land can’t really escape from their eruption. The ..
Self-publishing, as we have discussed in one of our previous posts, is something that everyone can do. However, it would take sometimes. You can either use popular self-publishers or you can try doing it yourself. If you want to consider doing it yourself, you would need this checklist to forge ahead. 1. Book Covers Design: ..
So, in recent times we started a series on Characters. We are exploring Character’s voices and how to strengthen it. Confidence Level Confidence level refers to the background building of your character. They are the things that encourages the speech of the character. Let’s take Clarisse from the Percy Jackson series for examples. She was ..
Cassava Republic is one of the most reputable TradoPublishing houses that have stepped out of the norm of regular printing presses and publishing house, and have made books fun for readers. Some of their authors include Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Author of ‘Independence’; Teju Cole, Every Day is for THE THIEF; Marilyn Heward Mills, Author ..