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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
Thanks to #WAWFM angel investors, 5 slots to the WAW Fiction Masterclass S01 E02 are up for grabs. All you have to do to win a slot is write a six-word story and – who fainted? *looks under table* LMAO. But hey, no jokes. Instructions are below: Write a six-word story. Post it on Twitter, Facebook […]
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 […]
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 […]