Season 2 is here, and it’s still as simple as it used to be. Write a poem and following the instructions on the Submissions page, give it a chance to appear on Poets’ Thursday. 5 POEMS 5 SEASONED REVIEWS ARE YOU READY?
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 […]
Hello all; it’s Suyi here. So, our first Dear Writer Newsletter went live on Friday. Man, if you haven’t subscribed yet, you’re missing out terribly. June’s newsletter was titled Dear Writer: What d’you mean you don’t have time? and was packed with lots of advice and a barrage of fun. Here are some excerpts: Chisom says: Think […]
Hello guys, Suyi here. First, I want to say a big welcome back to everyone. The WAW team has been on a bit of a hiatus, trying to build more structures behind the scenes, and for that lapse in time, we apologise. However, we’re glad to say we’re back in the fray now, coming in slow-and-steady. Since we’ve […]
Setting is one of the more important elements of fiction (and even nonfiction) writing. In this two-part series, we tell you how to choose your setting and how to make the best of it. Read Part 1 if you missed it.
Setting is one of the more important elements of fiction (and even nonfiction) writing. In this two-part series, we tell you how to choose your setting and how to make the best of it. Part 2 – Next week Wednesday
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 […]
WAW at Social Media Week Lagos 2017 #SMWWordsAreWork Venue: Masterclass suite (2nd floor), Landmark Events Centre, Oniru, Lagos. Time: 4pm – 5:15pm Guest speakers: NWA Fiction Writer of the Year and Okadabooks bestselling author of ‘The Fourth Finger’ 2. Winner of TNC ‘The Writer 2016’, WAW fiction editor and speculative fiction writer Suyi Davies Okungbowa […]
#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 […]
Hello, WAW fam. This is our first meet this year, so Happy New Year? Just want to quickly let you guys know what to look forward to from us between this month and March of this year. 1. BLOG SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! We’re now open to submissions! We’ll publish one fiction and one nonfiction/poetry piece per month. […]