The concept of acceptance into a group is simply one that many people explore in story writing without knowing they are doing that. If we check great books we will see the same phenomenon in this books. The basis is to ensure group communication. Various characters, protagonist and antagonist alike, have to join a new ..
Describing the way your character dresses is a part of characterisation in the story you are about to write. The way you portray your character’s dressing will or must coincide with some other things that goes on in their life. That’s why this post is aimed at discussing Haute Couture. Haute Couture is when a ..
To go traditional in book publishing is something you should strive for, especially if you don’t have the financial chance to be so involved in the processes of Self-publishing. More so, if you publish with the right company, traditional publishing pays a lot. Books by Ayebia This article would focus on one of the Leading ..
Ejuma: this is a new Nigerian website that focuses on discussing compeytitions that are beneficial to Nigerian writers. They started operations in March and had started full operations. Check The Website Out Check O..
Experts In Their Fields Today on #Fortunecity4 These three people made me know that you don’t need to shout in training. In their small corner, these guys are making waves and I met them at NYSC orientation camp. They are Emmanuel Ujiadughele, Ajayi Olayinka, Abiodun Olubunmi. Of the three, I think I was closer to ..
Today, we would talk about another self-publishing company- Buboox. Buboox is a new eBook company in Nigeria. They have started cutting their own paths for readers. Their website only features PDFs and you might not find the DRM features like some other applications e.g. Okadabooks. Yet, you cannot miss the fact that your books can ..
Today on my #Fortunecity4, I will talk on people that I got connected to because of our love for Books. #Fortunecity4 is a story inspired by my story (A Dread in The Spine #ADITS). Who are your Fortunecity4? I might not have much to say because we really began to break the ice between us ..
Describing A typical Christmas day in Nigeria Sight New clothes on children, busy women, men gathering to gist, fume from small generators in case there is no power supply, chicken being killed, blood of chicken, women and young girls having new hairstyles, young ladies moving on bikes to visit family or boyfriend, young ladies being ..
There is a need to keep track of your event as a writer. Missing some details cause plot holes. I used this in keeping track of all events that happened in my Book Series, Fortune City Series (which includes ‘Purified Tomorrow: The Mad Awakening’. ‘A Dread in The Spine’, ‘Grabbing The Hot Gate’. Get your ..
For The Love of the Children Today on Fortunecity4, I’ll be talking about three other people that made friendship a good memory in my Place of Primary Assignment (P.P.A) even while we’re serving at Osun state. They are Benjamin Victoria(itunes), Victoria (Veeka), Oluwatoni (Proof… Famzing a big rapper). By the way, have you gotten the ..
I’m starting this throwback series called the #Fortunecity4. After writing my book, A Dread in the Spine, I saw how four friends were really connected and how little things brought back strange memories. I’m hoping to compile a book on the little things that really spur deep things in us. If you like to be ..
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In recent times, a lot of people have learnt how to write books, projects with their phone. There are many people I know that use their phones to write stories on Nairaland, and other blogs. Most importantly, since people are busy they prefer to use their phone to do most writing. Many of these people ..
#LiterallyWhatsHot: When Prostitutes See Heaven, Death follows – A Review of Akintayo Akinjide’s “Dread in the Spine” – OkadaBooks — The story is set in Fortunecity, a fictional private island in Nigeria that seems far more developed and more organized than what we have in our current Nigerian setting. The Private Island is divided into ..
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 ..