All posts by Ugo Chime

Ugo Chime is a wife and a mom. When she is not occupied with thinking of her next short story or novel, Ugo Chime spends an obscene amount of time on Social Networking. Join her on Facebook, Twitter, and her personal blog, http://flourishingflorida.net. You can reach her on ugochime@writeme.com
Call for Submissions: Sprouter’s Win A Free Edit Competition

Call for Submissions: Sprouter’s Win A Free Edit Competition

SPROUTERS is an annual mentorship project, running from January to December, launched to groom Nigerian teens and young adult female writers on the art of creative writing. To celebrate the recent upgrade of our website, www.sproutersng.com, we are introducing WIN A FREE EDIT. WIN A FREE EDIT is a platform for all writers who do … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Sprouter’s Win A Free Edit Competition

Call For Application: Sprouters’ Free Mentorship Program

SPROUTERS is now accepting applications for her 2012 online mentorship program. We would like to invite all interested teenage girls, between the age of ten and twenty, who have a passion for creative writing, to submit an application for Nigeria’s pioneer online mentorship program. This is a great opportunity for young writers at any stage … Continue reading Call For Application: Sprouters’ Free Mentorship Program

Introducing SPROUTERS . . . grooming young Nigerian girl writers

Introducing SPROUTERS . . . grooming young Nigerian girl writers

SPROUTERS is an annual mentorship project, running from January to December, that was launched to groom young Nigerian girl writers on the art of creative writing. Through a maximum mentorship ratio of 1:5, girls between the ages of ten and eighteen will have their creative talents harnessed by experienced female writers. SPROUTERS is non-profit, therefore is … Continue reading Introducing SPROUTERS . . . grooming young Nigerian girl writers

The Water, Which Boils, Does Not Forget Its Home

I have been seriously missing in action from Naija Stories. I think the last post I made was in early 2010, is I’m not mistaken. Oh well, life has been seriously getting in the way. But, most accurately, I have been cooking. Like, seriously cooking the novel I hope to publish in the nearest future. … Continue reading The Water, Which Boils, Does Not Forget Its Home

Book review – Jude Dibia’s Blackbird

Pages: 322 Publisher: JALAA Writers Collections ISBN: 9789789125319 When I began reading Blackbird, my first thoughts were ‘oh no! Not another social-responsibility story about Nigeria.” It’s probably just me, but it seems as though there is an overdose of ‘the things that’s wrong with Nigeria’ messages on social networks, music, and online newspapers. Not that … Continue reading Book review – Jude Dibia’s Blackbird