Category Archives: Publishing / Writing Tips

Lessons from the Farafina Workshop

Lessons from the Farafina Workshop

Short Note: Hey my dear Naija Stories people. I recently had the great pleasure of being a part of the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop which ended Saturday, July 2, 2011. It was simply divine. There really is no other way to put it. It was and will remain one of the most beautiful and … Continue reading Lessons from the Farafina Workshop

Will Authorhouse promote my poetry book?

Will Authorhouse promote my poetry book?

INTRO These posts are reproductions of some emails and FB messages I’ve received since being published. I hope you find my replies useful and I’ll take further questions in the comments. I’ll also appreciate those with further info to share with us too.     Hi, I’m from India. I was looking to publish my … Continue reading Will Authorhouse promote my poetry book?

Writing and the Inconsequential Fraud

Writing and the Inconsequential Fraud

Every writer, I hear, gets to feel very much like a fraud now and then, that feeling of inadequacy, of pretending to be something he/she has little if no right to assume. Well, this is something I feel very much right now and by putting pen to paper, or more realistically, putting finger to key … Continue reading Writing and the Inconsequential Fraud

Are online courses helpful for writing?

Are online courses helpful for writing?

Hello Myne, I’m a fan of your blog and your writing. Lately, I realise I have many ideas that I’d like to write down but can’t seem to be articulate. I remember a previous post in which you mentioned that you took free writing lessons. Could you please recommend any online programme? Many thanks, _________________ … Continue reading Are online courses helpful for writing?

Authorhouse will publish my books without reading?

Authorhouse will publish my books without reading?

So I often receive emails from various people. Some of the mails are just to say congrats, ask where they can get my books, and so on. But a lot of the emails are usually asking about blogging or self-publishing, and I have decided to start a series here and share some of these information. … Continue reading Authorhouse will publish my books without reading?

The African Muse Seeks Contributors

The African Muse Seeks Contributors

Seeking writing and photography contributors to cover the African arts scene–film, literature, dance, music, culture–for The African Muse. The African Muse features the best original thought on African culture, art, and artists for international patrons and creative practitioners. Supporting the work of fine artists and entrepreneurs, TAM incites a cross-cultural dialogue that challenges conventional notions … Continue reading The African Muse Seeks Contributors

Social Media and the future of books in Nigeria – Myne Whitman

Social Media and the future of books in Nigeria – Myne Whitman

First Published in the Vanguard Newspapers, Sunday May 15, 2011. As the Nigerian International Book Fair began in Lagos, Nigerian born but United States of America based writer and book promoter discusses how the new forms of social media can help to drive the future of book culture, market and promotion. The Nigerian International Book … Continue reading Social Media and the future of books in Nigeria – Myne Whitman