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 formatting ..
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 ..
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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 ..
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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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Location: It’s 3.00 a.m and character has given up on sleep Complication: He was involved in criminal activities and he’ll be prosecuted. Emotion: The stress is causing severe anxiety Detail/Twist: His dog is bark..
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 ..
Location: Character is at a fast food restaurant for lunch Complication: Someone close to her has gone missing Emotion: She’s feeling angry about at her situation Detail/ Twist: She’s meeting with someone that ni..