Nigerian Writers Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open

The Prestigious Nigerian Writers Awards is here again; a platform organized to reward excellence, network and celebrate Nigerian Writers of different genres from literature, journalism entertainment and arts also reaching wide to Nigerian writers in the diaspora. It is the first of its kind awards to reward writers of different genres and writers’ supportive brands. Following the successes of the first and second editions, the … Continue reading Nigerian Writers Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open

Tomi Adesina’s George’s Pieces of Me #GPOM goes LIVE with a BANG!!!

Title: George’s Pieces of Me Author: Tomi Adesina Edited by: Reaccentuated Ltd Cover Design: Rewrite Agency Layout and Design: Lucid Creative ISBN: 978-978-960-140-0 Release Date: 20th August, 2017 Media Type: Paperback and e-copy About the Book George’s Pieces of Me is a collection of poems and short stories exploring the complexities of human existence, an unending search for homes in people and journey towards redemption. … Continue reading Tomi Adesina’s George’s Pieces of Me #GPOM goes LIVE with a BANG!!!

Multi-award Winning Writer, Tomi Adesina, Launches Publicity for Upcoming Book, George’s Pieces of Me (GPOM) – @tomi_adesina

The literary world is getting more exciting by the day with recent influx of amazing new entrants, and innovative twists to writing, publishing and literary events by renowned industry players. One trending literary event that is bound to add to the thrill is the upcoming book launch of George’s Pieces of Me aka GPOM by the brilliant and multi-award winning author, blogger and (screen)writer, Tomi … Continue reading Multi-award Winning Writer, Tomi Adesina, Launches Publicity for Upcoming Book, George’s Pieces of Me (GPOM) – @tomi_adesina

New Book Alert: Presenting A Shadow War by Chukwuma Jonathan

Finally, A Shadow War , an action thriller by Chukwuma Jonathan is now available at okadabooks.com . A Shadow War depicts the sacrifices of few good men who put their everything on the line for nation and humanity. Guns. Terror. Action. Intrigue… It’s all in there. Set in a terror hot bed, you are in for a page turner. A Shadow War is now selling at … Continue reading New Book Alert: Presenting A Shadow War by Chukwuma Jonathan

Sorry Writer, It’s Never About Your Idea or Story…

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
Last Tuesday, I took over the page of our Service Uniton Instagram i.e. @funmiadebayodotcom, to host The Great Debate: Proofreading vs. Editing and Why You Need an Editor, our first Instagram event ever. It was an exciting time, and we got many questions, feedback and service requests via DM on Instagram and our Whatsapp number +234-)9095200210). Participants expressed gratitude as… Continue reading Sorry Writer, It’s Never About Your Idea or Story…

Instagram Takeover: The Great Debate: Proofreading versus Editing and Why you Need an Editor

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
? ​So, editing is beyond correcting typos, grammar and punctuation with text editors like MS Word? Amazing! We can’t stay calm 💃. Our first ever Instagram Page Takeover with  Funmi Adebayo (Instagram handle – @funmie_adebayo is going down in a bit💃 . Details: Date: Tuesday May 16 (TODAY) Time: 12 noon Venue (😂) : our instagram page and blog (@funmiadebayodotcom… Continue reading Instagram Takeover: The Great Debate: Proofreading versus Editing and Why you Need an Editor

Punctuation Tip: ‘Bracket Rules’

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
​ One of the most confusing things in writing is the use of punctuation, especially with brackets and quotation marks. Today,  let’s focus on the usage of full stop with brackets. The general rule for using full stop with bracket is: Use a full stop inside the brackets, if the bracket contains a complete sentence, and use the full stop… Continue reading Punctuation Tip: ‘Bracket Rules’

Do You Want To Learn The Secret to Self-publishing Success on Okadabooks?

​ ​ I started writing online in 2012. There was a lot to learn then, thanks to my readers who took it upon themselves to correct my mistakes. However, it wasn’t until 2013 that I ventured out into self-publishing. I started with Amazon and Crestespace. The experience was a sad one as nobody bought my stories. Later that year, I visited Mary Okeke on her … Continue reading Do You Want To Learn The Secret to Self-publishing Success on Okadabooks?

Basis for Love (2): Mama Don Die… By Sinmisola Ogunyinka @sinmisolaog

​ ​ Aaron Ezekiel returned a while later with David, and they walked into the boss’ office without sparing me an extra glance. The receptionist and the others came back, and I slid into my back office. I couldn’t pray Aaron would not come after me. He had, those eight years ago. I had resisted him then, and my only prayer now was the wisdom … Continue reading Basis for Love (2): Mama Don Die… By Sinmisola Ogunyinka @sinmisolaog