17 Jul, 2024

THE WINNERS OF THE NIGERIAN WRITERS AWARDS 2016

Finally, the winners have been announced. I apologise for this belated post. I was too excited that creative writing news had won literary blog of the year. Performance poet, Iquo Diana Eke, was there to receive my trophy. Click to HERE download the List of Winners. And a little bit of picture panaroma below. I […]

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Book Review: Failing Forward By John Maxwell

Failing Forward is a sixteen chaptered book, and includes a preface at the beginning, titled: Becoming a REAL Success; as well as pages for bibliographical references/research and information about the author at the ending pages. Read: Tips On How To Apply for Writing Contests Failing Forward is broken into 4 parts: Introduction, Redefining Failure and […]

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Head Above Water by Buchi Emecheta: Book Review

  Published in 1986, Head above Water is a 1986 non-fiction book by Nigerian novelist Buchi Emecheta. Described by some as an “anecdotal autobiography,” Head above Water was published in the African Writers Series by Heinemann. Read: 5 Benefits of Writing Internships Title: Head Above Water Author: Buchi Emecheta Length: 229 pages Genre: Autobiography, Non-Fiction, […]

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Review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

This is a review of the book: The reader by Bernhard Schlink. Bernhard Schlink is the author of the internationally bestselling novel The Reader. He is a former judge and teaches public law and legal philosophy  Title: The Reader Author: Bernhard Schlink (translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway) Length: 218 pages Genre: Young Adult, Fiction. Publisher / Year: Vintage Books […]

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