Category Archives: Publishing Tips

New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

New Book Publishers, Kalimba Publisher ltd

Kalimba Publishing Limited is a new Nigerian publishing company dedicated to developing and distributing African written contemporary stories through eBooks, paperbacks, audio books and other channels. For now, Kalimba Publishing ltd has just one imprint which is “Kalimba Books”. Kalimba Books is a traditional publishing imprint which publishes two-five books each year. It must be […]

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Introducing Write4all Writing and Editing services

Write4all is a professional writing and editing firm that offers expertly written, well researched and perfectly edited documents to its clients. Our writers are experts pooled from fields such as academics, business, politics, finance, medicine, journalism, literature, and law. Our editing department fine tune manuscripts, web contents, and ensure that all written documents are original […]

Getting Paid for Writing

Getting Paid for Writing

It is every writer’s dream to earn from his writing. Even readers admire Shakespeare’s mastery. Many people today want to be Chimamanda, or NoViolet, or that Kenya’s writer who won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2003, Yvonne Owuor. Others like me want to be Danielle Steel, or Barbara Bradford, or some other celebrated […]

Call For Entries –  Abstinence (Collection In Celebration And Commemoration Of World Aids Day)

Call For Entries – Abstinence (Collection In Celebration And Commemoration Of World Aids Day)

WRITERS AGAINST AIDS AND TOBACCO SMOKING CALL FOR ENTRIES –  ABSTINENCE (A COLLECTION OF POEMS, ESSAYS, PLAYLETS, INTERVIEWS, SHORT STORIES, ESSAYS ON HIV/AIDS) IN CELEBRATION AND COMMEMORATION OF WORLD AIDS DAY GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION Poetry Minimum of 40 and Maximum of 50 Lines. It must be double-line spaced On any form – Epic, Ode, Epistolary, […]

SYNW Online Poster Library And Database Uploaded

SYNW Online Poster Library And Database Uploaded

Society of Young Nigerian writers in conjunction with the Society for Microsoft Practitioners uploaded three online poster libraries and database of authors across the world which was named after three outstanding Nigerian writers – Late Professor Chinua Achebe, Late Professor Ola Rotimi and Professor Wole Soyinka. The three uploaded projects are: Prof. Wole Soyinka Online […]

Call for Submissions – Anthologies By The Society of Young Nigerian Writers

Call for Submissions – Anthologies By The Society of Young Nigerian Writers

Voices of Freedom: Anthology of Poems to Mark Nigeria’s Independence The Society of Young Nigerian Writers is calling for submissions from young Nigerian poets residing in Nigeria and outside for Rhythms of Truth: An Anthology of Poems to Mark Nigeria @ 53 Independence which will also be dedicated to Prof. Kofi Awoonor who recently lost […]

Commonwealth Prizes Update – 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Commonwealth Prizes Update – 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

15 Aug 2013 Commonwealth Writers has re-focused its prizes to concentrate only on the Short Story. It will no longer offer the Commonwealth Book Prize. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is part of Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative from the Commonwealth Foundation. Commonwealth Writers develops the craft of individual writers and builds communities of emerging […]

Call for Submissions – Cordite Books

Call for Submissions – Cordite Books

Cordite Books, an imprint of Lagos, Nigeria based Parrésia Publishers Ltd, is calling on African writers of quality Crime Fiction to submit manuscripts. The winning manuscript will be published by Cordite Books and will receive a US$1,000 prize. Edited by award winning author, Helon Habila, Cordite intends to tap into a growing market for spy […]