So, you might’ve heard about this already on Pulse, The Cable, Brittlepaper or when we tweeted about it. You might still be finding it hard to believe, and we hate to be the harbingers of bad news, but sadly it’s true: the Farafina Creative Writing Workshop is cancelled for 2017. Here’s that word from Chimamanda Ngozi […]
Isn’t it funny how everything becomes urgent only when you have little time to do them? Think about it. That last project you stayed up all night to complete, only because you had a deadline to beat the next day. Well then, having six months to live feels the exact way. Talatu is seated beside […]
A place in the sun pits modernity against tradition, places them in a ring, and watches them exchange blows. Verity Publishers, South Africa July 2016 | 248 pages | Adult Fiction R229.00 (Print) | R69.00 (Ebook) | Where to buy A Place in the Sun is a racy novel, rich in history and suspense. Written by Kola […]
Have you ever wondered what it takes to plot a story? The elements required to be present within every story? In this excerpt, we take you through the three critical elements of plot every story requires.
On Thursday last week (2nd March, 2017), we were at Social Media Week Lagos 2017 to discuss how to Use Technology To Make Your Writing Pay. If you couldn’t make it there, no problems! We’ve got you covered with a great dose of photos from the event. Peep them all below. Photos: Peter Nwadike (@Peterarnold92 on Twitter) If you missed this […]
You hate Mondays. You get your weekly wages on this day, but you still hate it. And today is just like every other Monday at this Chinese flip-flop manufacturer where you work. The manufacturing hall is just as unbearably hot–hotter than the machine that cakes the rubbers into their formatted shapes—and it t swarms with german […]
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#WhyNotWrite See our essays and other interviews here Sarah Ladipo Manyika was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, and England. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and for several years taught literature at San Francisco State University. Sarah currently serves on the boards of Hedgebrook and the Museum of […]
#WhyNotWrite See our essays and other interviews here Interview Notes About: 00:52 – Amara discusses her work as an all-round artist – writer, painter, designer, photographer – and her city loves, Abuja and Lagos. 02:00 – She discusses writing fiction (many genres), nonfiction, writing for comics and animations. 03:02 – She talks about how people stories […]
#WhyNotWrite Kindly share and distribute with the hashtag above. Prelude: For The Love Of Words by Suyi Davies Okungbowa Interview: Amara Nicole Okolo *[UNVEILED!] Interview: Sarah Ladipo Manyika *[UNVEILED!] Responses: Comments, forums, blogs, tweets, and discourse related to #WhyNotWrite Support us WordsAreWork spends good amounts of time, effort and amounts like N75,000 to bring good stuff like […]