WRITER’S MISERIES AND NIGHTMARES: EMOTIONAL BREAKDOWN The most electrifying and interesting part of a writer’s life is to hold his or her hardcopy published book on his or her hand, to read or to show some friends and family members and relations. This means a lot to many writers out there. Some have not gotten … Continue reading Writer’s Miseries And Nightmares:Emotional Breakdown.
WRITING IS NOT A CHILD’S PLAY Writing is not for lazy minds, it is not for those who cannot think beyond where they are or what they see. It is not for those who cannot think outside the box neither is it for those who want to do it because others are doing it. It … Continue reading Writing Is Not A CHILD’S play
IT IS A CRIME TO BE POOR HERE The other day I was listening to Olamide’s song “Poverty Die”. The chorus got me, it went into my veins, to my bone marrows; and I remembered how being poor here is a sin, how being poor here is a crime because you will be denied of … Continue reading It Is A Crime To Be Poor Here
WRITER’S MISERIES AND NIGHTMARES: FINANCE Finance is one of the nightmares of every writer out there. Every writer encounters the problem of finance whenever he or she tries pushing his or her book out there for publication. It is a major thing in every writer’s life especially these days when we no longer have traditional … Continue reading Writer’s Miseries And Nightmares: Finance
WHEN JIDE BADMUS WRITES… When Jide Badmus writes poems, he writes poems that grip you like a vice. When he writes, the prison walls are broken and hearts are amended like the sun rising from the East in a beautiful morning to enlighten the earth of its beauty. He is an exceptional poet from others … Continue reading When JIDE BADMUS WRITES
BURYING THE DEAD IS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN CARING FOR THE LIVING IN SOME PARTS OF NIGERIA. “The man that buried his father with cow and the man that buried his father with hen, each did according to their ability”. Igbo Proverb. The chaos and havoc experienced in some families when sharing what a dead man … Continue reading Burying The Dead Is More Expensive Than Caring For The Living
LETTERS: TO A GREAT PERSONALITY, IFEANYI BERNARD I won’t forget you in a hurry; I won’t. I will hold rivers for you. You have been a brother, a friend, a colleague, a teacher and motivator. You have been helpful to me in many ways in my writing career. You are selfless and kind and enduring. … Continue reading Letters: To A Great Personality, Ifeanyi Bernard
LETTERS: TO AN EXCEPTIONAL YOUTH LEADER AND GREAT THINKER, SOUL’E RHYMEZ I will hate myself if I fail to acknowledge your impact in my life. You stood to defend my art when the storm came. You came to my inbox some years back, 2016 precisely to tell me to keep writing when they said I … Continue reading Letters: To An Exceptional Youth Leader And Great Thinker, Soul’e Rhymez
WRITERS ARE NOT POOR NOISE MAKERS OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. JK Rowling: With a net worth of $1 billion, JK Rowling currently has the accolade of being the richest author in the world and is also the first author to ever achieve this level of financial success from their writing. She is best-known for writing … Continue reading Writers Are Not Poor Noise Makers Or Something Like That.
LETTERS: TO A GREAT WOMAN OF HONOUR, Ogwiji Ehi Dear Ehis, it is a great opportunity to me to tell you that you are a great writer of this generation. You are good with what you do; building words together like castle of knowledge, breaking walls with words, giving freedom and hope with words. Keep … Continue reading Letters: To A Great Woman Of Honour,ogwiji Ehi
Being THE BOY in “A Boy’s Tears On Earth’s Tongue” – A universal review of the book. The first time I saw the book title: A Boy’s tears on Earth’s tongue, I smiled and grinned. I decided to take a deep breath and think about the subject matter. We have a boy and his tears … Continue reading Being The Boy In A Boy’s Tears On Earth’s Tongue – Book Review
LETTERS: LETTER TO GOD Dear God, We’ve been friends even as my mother conceived me. You told her that you love me. You told her that everything that concerns me touches you in the heart. You told her that you knew me even before she conceived me. You said to her: that my expectation shall … Continue reading Letters: Letter To God
WHY ARE YOU NOT MARRIED? A famous animal does not always fill the hunter’s basket. Why are you waiting for the pension that never comes? You can’t complain about not having shoes while the person you are talking to has no legs. Why don’t you want to hear the patter of little feet? Why are … Continue reading Why Are You Not Married?
LETTERS: TO OLA. W. HELIM WHOSE HEART IS A PYRAMID OF LOVE Sometimes the only way I could be able to relate my experiences is telling them like tales. The other times I found joy looking at the sun grin with alluring smile from the sky. I’m an observer, a listener and sometimes can be … Continue reading Letters: To Ola. W. Helim Whose Heart Is A Pyramid Of Love
LETTERS: TO A SOUL SISTER, ESTHER KALU Someday, we will sit together to talk about Nkporo. To talk about her maidens, the dusty road that colours the zinc along Etitiama and Elughu road whenever it is Christmas season, we will talk about the mountains and the hills; the rivers and the streams that surround her … Continue reading Letters: To A Soul Sister, Esther Kalu