Emmanuel Idaago Odogo: Lagos, Nigeria Poetry is my thing. It lets me express myself in the most creatively captivating way. In poetry, every word is heavily pregnant, and can be beautifully understood in different ways; even in ways different from the poet's, but equally beautiful. As a poet, I can express myself and still be my … Continue reading Emmanuel Idaago Odogo
Hannah Faleti I. has spent a lifetime in Nigeria. She is currently living in the cosmopolitan city of Ibadan, north of Lagos and the Gulf of Guinea. She begins law school in March of 2018 at Obafemi Awolowo University where she hopes to become an advocate for civil rights. Her poetry and writing reflect the … Continue reading A Voice from Nigeria
Lupé flipped his hand in front of his face to shoo the fly. The grey of the morning had begun to creep into his room. He smelled the beans his mom was cooking. He’d brought home a satchel of eggs for his mom yesterday so he was looking forward to them this morning. He swung … Continue reading A Life in Mexico: The Witch
I’ve walked this road time and time again. My worn sneakers find the larger stones to step on as I make my way up to the mountaintop. The stone road has been here as long as I can remember. My mother can’t recall a time when it wasn’t here either. It’s the road that I … Continue reading Up the Trail
Hannah Faleti I. has spent a lifetime in Nigeria. She is currently living in the cosmopolitan city of Ibadan, north of Lagos and the Gulf of Guinea. She begins law school in March of 2018 at Obafemi Awolowo University where she hopes to become an advocate for civil rights. Her poetry and writing reflect … Continue reading A Voice from Nigeria
This is a series focused on showing emerging writers that genre is a personal choice... I’m Becky Kapjon and I am a contemporary romance writer. Since I am an avid romance reader, I decided why not tell my own stories. I take my stories one step further, my stories are not a typical romance novel. … Continue reading Writing Genre Series: Becky Kapjon
There they were. Those two words you thought would never happen. Six little letters. You type slowly and reverently: The End. The act of completing a novel is huge. Of the billions of people on the planet we are in a very small, select group of Homo sapiens. Soak up the ambiance because shortly you … Continue reading Self Publishing…Is It Worth It?