Author : Akínjídé Akíntayo

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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: ..

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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 ..

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  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 ..

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Writing is a journey. Most times, we don’t know where we are  going, but we are exploring the events as they unfold. In this Authorview, we would be reading the words of a brilliant Okadabooks’ author, Emem Bassey, as she describes her thematic journey. Writertain: So let’s get to know you   Emem Bassey: Emem ..

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​Where is The Third Answer?- A Review of Juliana Olayode’ Rebirth by Akintayo Akinjide Stores:  Okadabooks, Amazon, Kindle, Paperback In Nigeria Price: N5,000 In the movie, Scandals (created by Shonda Rhimes), Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) told Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young) that the only thing people want to read in her book is why she stayed ..

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Title: Strange Encounters Author: Okoribe Arukpo Publisher: Writertain Synopsis: Sheila looked forward to a date with Chris an acquaintance; however, her love went the opposite direction, using her as a bait. Deborah needs money to complete her project but she meets an unlikely source who she fears is intent on sleeping with her. Ewoma wins the ..

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Today’s Prompt is under the action genre, let’s see you kill it. Situation: Character wakes in a cave.  Detail: He has a USB drive hidden in the sole of his feet. Complication: His arm is broken.   Objective: He’s a hitman. He must finish what he started. Drop a snippet in the comment ..

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During Rainy Period in a poor character houses and area Sight Greyness of the sky, water splashing from roof  Leaky roofs for some  People running to pack their clothes and foodstuffs  People pouring dirt from dustbins into drainages Women and children scrambling about to drop buckets and big bowl under roofs  Fallen soaked clothes Arrow-like ..

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Searching For Hope By:  Akíntayo Akínjídé  Cast your vote here: http://imbube.org/contestants/searching-for-hope/ Grace Ademola was searching for hope and the only place she was sure she could find it was in death. One problem with her was that she wasn’t one that conformed with the ways of others. So, she couldn’t die the same ways others ..

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