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Passing Film Explained: Review Of The Movie Adaptation Of Nella Larson’s Novel.

Nominated by Time Magazine as one of the best movies of 2021, ”Passing” is a masterpiece. But this film is so complicated, it deserves to be explained and reviewed, hence the massive online search for “Passing Film Explained”. Particularly, the ambiguous ending. If this wasn’t the case, “Passing film ending” and “Passing film summary” won’t...

10 Statement Of Purpose Examples: How To Wow The Admission Committees Of Fully-Funded MFA Programs With Your Personal Statement (Guide + Samples +Tips)

Have you been struggling to write your personal statement or SOP? Reading some good statement of purpose examples and MFA personal statement samples can make your application season easier and less stressful. Also, it helps to read practical advice by professors who have sat on MFA in Creative Writing Admissions Committees, particularly professors who know...

Starting Your Own Online Literary Magazine: A Guide To Launching A Lit Mag

Have you always dreamed of running your own literature magazine? Maybe it’s something that you’ve never really intended to do, but you’ve spotted a gap in the market. And you’ve, at some point, wondered how to start a literary magazine. If you’ve decided that it’s something that you want to do, you need to start...

6 Amazing Poets Share Ideas on Editing, Rejections, and Books.

Recently, I reached out to six of the most amazing poets on the Nigerian literary scene at the moment: Sillerman Book finalist Nome Emeka Patrick; Brittle Paper Award winner for poetry and author of Sky Raining Fists JK Anowe; the editor and curator of Memento: An Anthology of Contemporary Nigerian Poetry and author of The...

How To Write A Novel: Steps To Writing A Bestselling Fiction Book From Start To Finish.

You can learn how to write a novel, if you work hard at it. Writing a novel isn’t rocket science. It can be learned. Yes, you can learn how to write a novel from start to finish. And that’s what this comprehensive book writing guide will teach you. Study this guide, if you are open...

Serendipity And Chika Unigwe’s Lecture At The Center Of Memories. I Learned About The Importance Of Owning and Controlling Our Own Narratives.

Some writers rely on serendipity to lead them to a writer they have long admired or an idea they have been trying to explore. I am not such a writer. I am a planner. A strange temperament, especially when you consider the capricious nature of a writing profession (or of any artistic pursuit). And yet,...