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Idembeka Creative Writing Workshop 2022 / How To Apply

Writing is often done in isolation, away from community. This, in itself, can make creative writing a very alienating experience for artists. The organizers of the Idembeka Creative Writing Workshop know this and that’s one reason they have established a prestigious virtual workshop for African writers living in the continent. Eligible writers are invited to...

How To Edit Poetry: A Guide On How To Become One Of The Best Poem Editors In The World.

Serious poets want to be better writers of poetry. Also, they want to learn how to edit poetry. Many poets understand that editing is as important as the actual writing. It’s your opportunity to examine and refine your work into a better and more developed piece worthy of awards. It makes sense to learn how...

SBMEN’s 2020 Creative Writing Workshop For Women Is Supported By Ford Foundation / How To Apply

Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is proud to announce its Virtual Creative Writing Workshop for young female writers.   The aim of the SBMEN Creative Writing Workshop For Women  is to: enhance the skills and talent of female writers; explore the literary works of inspiring female writers and provide a platform for female writers...

Upskilling With Edtech Tools: All You Need To Know About  Writing Certifications

Are you a writer who wants to upskill? Completing a course and getting a writing certification can bring you one step closer to landing the writing job of your dreams.  Choosing the right writing course can be very daunting for both early career and established writers. In this article, Haley shares tips on how writers...

Narrative Arc, Story Arc, Plot Arc and Character Arc (Definitions + Examples + Tips For Creating A Narrative Arc In Your Story)

What is a story arc? Does it mean the same thing as narrative arc or plot arc? These are questions many budding and professional writers often ask. And they are very important questions too. Storytelling arcs help to make great stories memorable and outstanding. In this article, Charles Opara will give apt narrative arc definitions....

Juggling Three Balls: A Review of Mmirinzo by Achalugo

Book Title: Mmirinzo Author: Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe Length: 283 Genre: African Speculative Fiction Publisher/ Year: Winepress/ 2020 Source: Got a copy from a friend Reviewed by: Ernest O. Ògúnyẹmí Mmirinzo by Achalugo begins simply. Olivia will be twenty-eight in a few months. She has bucket lists to tick before her twenty-eight birthday, and her younger...

Creative Writing Jobs And Free Writing Courses that Can Help You Land Gigs

It is not unusual to meet writers who desperately want to find creative writing jobs. It only makes sense to earn a living doing what you love, right? Especially since the internet has made it easy for writers to keep their heads above water. Also, many youngsters what to know what kinds of creative writing...