All posts by Emmanuella Nduonofit

Petit prose/petit poem/petit play, respectively

Petit prose/petit poem/petit play, respectively

WARS, WARS EVERYWHERE AND NO PEACE It is said that if there is no war, there is no peace. But unfortunately, even if there was peace, it never lasts. It can take towards the end of a millennium to obtain peace after an hour, a day, a week, a month, several months, a year or … Continue reading Petit prose/petit poem/petit play, respectively

Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 3

Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 3

There was a time Jerry Agada flagged off his new project to promote reading and literary activities in Benue State tagged Reading tour and lecture circuit. This project was intended to promote reading in the state and encourage writers to get more involved in their literary calling: “It is unarguable that science and technology have … Continue reading Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 3

Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 2

Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 2

Minerva Press is a typical example of vanity publishing. A report says that it was Britain’s largest vanity publishing company, but now it has ceased trading. Its phones at its Leicester office have been cut off and creditors, mostly writers are likely to lose money as its website has ceased to exist. The director of … Continue reading Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 2

Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 1

Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 1

There comes a time in a person’s life when one wishes to express himself in writing. Most people at some point in their lives have this desire, this dream to write a book, whether a factual study of a favourite subject, a gripping suspense novel or simply the telling of a life story. It has … Continue reading Creative Writing And Publishing: Fears And Prospects – 1

The Theme of Social and Political Injustice

The Theme of Social and Political Injustice

The Theme of Social & Political Injustice in Zulu Sofola’s ‘King Emene’ & Esiaba Irobi’s ‘Nwokedi’ It has been said that injustice is a wrongful action, a situation where people are treated unfairly. This research helps to throw more light on the subject, preferably using drama which is an effective mode of communication. It can … Continue reading The Theme of Social and Political Injustice

The Poet As A Moralist: Review Of Mabel Segun’s “corruption”

The Poet As A Moralist: Review Of Mabel Segun’s “corruption”

The legendary English Romantic poet, William Wordsworth defined poetry as “an outburst of powerful emotions recollected in tranquillity”.  I wish to accept Wordsworth’s definition in this case. In an interview conducted by Obu Udeozo, a Jos-based poet and architect, Maik Nwosu says that “poetry lends itself to a kind of immediate and passionate resonance; it … Continue reading The Poet As A Moralist: Review Of Mabel Segun’s “corruption”

Living In Smoke

CHARACTERS:- PETER, a legislator’s son CHARLIE, a senator’s son SAM, a civil servant’s son MONICA, a politician’s daughter ANGELA, a judge’s daughter ASSUMPTA, a farmer’s daughter (In a small but expensively furnished room, there is great merry-making amongst a party of five university undergraduates: PETER, CHARLIE, MONICA, ANGELA and ASSUMPTA.  There is a lot of … Continue reading Living In Smoke

The Tragedy Of The Voltas

The Tragedy Of The Voltas

CHARACTERS:- MRS. VOLTA SMADA NEERI DANGE DOCTOR POLICEMAN (The setting of this short play is the normal arrangement of a rich-looking parlour.  MRS. VOLTA, a woman of middle age, is seen sitting on an expensive armchair.  She is richly endowed in an expensive and colourful bubu with scarf to match.  She is sickly, but the … Continue reading The Tragedy Of The Voltas

Public Presentation of Unoma Azuah’s new book, Edible Bones

Public Presentation of Unoma Azuah’s new book, Edible Bones

Oracle Books and Orange Academy with the support of CORA, Committee For Relevant Arts, present EDIBLE BONES, a classic and exciting coming-of-age story by the multiple award winning writer, Unoma Azuah. Time: Saturday, December 17 · 2:00pm – 6:30pm Location: National Library, Adjacent to Casino Cinema, Herbert Macauley Way, Alagomeji, Yaba, Lagos. Some of the … Continue reading Public Presentation of Unoma Azuah’s new book, Edible Bones