When I set off on the path of building my own platform, I decided to embrace self-publishing. In 2016, I set one major goal for 2017 – to write 12 paid books in. So far, I’ve written 5.
As a budding writer, writing for free pays. It gives you the opportunity to practice your art by putting in hours. It gives you exposure too, especially when you write for platforms that have great followership. Being a
Grandmother’s stories titillated our hearts to no end. Our compound in the village housed the three different families that made up my extended family, fenced in by high concrete walls. At the middle stood a native pear tree, called
It’s time you start making money via ebooks! One ticklish issue I’ve observed amongst those who have perceived that they have a writing gift is locking into a conjecture of deciding that they are actually writers. They have
In my journey as a writer, I discovered that the pieces I wrote which garnered the most engagements and virality were those I shared my personal experiences. Yes, it could be frightening to put the details of your
Everyday, we see happenings around us. We see fights. We see dogs mating. We see people exchanging ugly side looks. We see the smile of the setting sun. We see weary bodies returning from the day’s hustle.
“The brain is not a Christian. The brain is not a Muslim. The brain is the brain.” That was what I heard as I sat in class today during a training on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I sat at
Part of being a creative artist is the willingness to dive into doing work that might not work. When you’re standing on the edge of the unknown, it’s very natural to be afraid. I’ve tried so many things in
Write everyday! That’s the best advice I’ve ever received since I decided to embrace writing fully as a professional career. That advice turned to be one that lighted my path so brightly. Creating time to write daily can
When I came to accept the truth I was really a writer and began to call myself one, I was in a haze of sorts. I had the read the works of many writers and there were many