WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH NIGERIAN LITERATURE: A TREATISE BY HILLARY UGO UZOMBA

What is the problem? We need solutions. But I figured a popular problem is that there are fewer books by Africans (Nigerians in view) to take our experiences to the west. Rather we see the opposite. So we began to live and structure our African values to fit into these boxes of western consciousness. The… Continue reading WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH NIGERIAN LITERATURE: A TREATISE BY HILLARY UGO UZOMBA

 4 SIMPLE HABITS THAT CAN MAKE YOU A SUCCESSFUL WRITER

Whenever young writers are gathered, one question that is always asked – in varying forms, is ‘how can one become a successful writer?’ It goes without saying that this poser has no direct ‘A-B-C’ answer. As a matter of fact, successful writers will offer different tips on excelling in the writing craft because writing is a… Continue reading  4 SIMPLE HABITS THAT CAN MAKE YOU A SUCCESSFUL WRITER

MYSTERIES IN WRITING: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT WITH A DIFFERENCE

Sometimes you don’t even know how to explain what you have written.  You look at yourself after reading what you have written and ask yourself if truly you were the one that wrote it.  Sometimes you proffer solutions to some issues and problems and the other times, you leave those problems to their problems.  The… Continue reading MYSTERIES IN WRITING: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT WITH A DIFFERENCE

DEFINITION OF A POEM: NOTES IN VERSE by Aremu Adams Adebisi

We don’t just write a letter, string some letters into a word, some words or some lines, a group of words or lines, a long sentence or another broken off into a clause, a phrase, a syllabic sound, a morpheme or an inexpressiveness of what the mind intends, what the heart beats for in anticipation… Continue reading DEFINITION OF A POEM: NOTES IN VERSE by Aremu Adams Adebisi

5 WAYS TO ENRICH YOUR VOCABULARY AS A WRITER by Lucy Adams

What stands behind rich vocabulary? Obviously, that’s a huge intellectual wealth that makes you a great orator and pleasant companion. Unfortunately, libraries were replaced by computer games and other entertainment stuff, which has led to a decline of eloquence. Books, as well as offline conversations, are out of fashion. But how to deal with it… Continue reading 5 WAYS TO ENRICH YOUR VOCABULARY AS A WRITER by Lucy Adams