Creative Writing, Freelancing and Online/ Magazine Publishing Workshop

Writers’ Training Institute and Media Career Development Centre present Creative Writing, Freelancing and Online/ Magazine Publishing Workshop. DATE: Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th of August 2018 VENUE: WTI Training Centre, Ogba, Lagos TIME: 10.30am A practical based interactive session for aspiring writers, freelance writers, prospecting newsletter/magazine publishers, self-published authors and online writers who desire to develop journalistic skills to write creatively to enhance and advance … Continue reading Creative Writing, Freelancing and Online/ Magazine Publishing Workshop

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 writersโ€™ supportive brands. Following the successes of the first and second editions, the … Continue reading Nigerian Writers Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open

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,ย 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 gotย 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:
? โ€‹So, editing is beyond correcting typos, grammar and punctuation with text editors like MS Word? Amazing! We can’t stay calm ๐Ÿ’ƒ. Our first ever Instagram Page Takeover with ย Funmi Adebayo (Instagram handle –ย @funmie_adebayoย is going down in a bit๐Ÿ’ƒ . Details: Date: Tuesday May 16 (TODAY) Time: 12 noon Venue (๐Ÿ˜‚) : 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:
โ€‹ One of the most confusing things inย writing is the use of punctuation, especially with brackets and quotation marks. Today, ย 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 insideย 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?

โ€‹ โ€‹ 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?