Monthly Archives: October 2018

13 Simple ways of overcoming writers block

Writers experience a block from time to time, especially when they are working on a book project and they need to complete sections or chapters or advance a story line further. Writers block is not respecter of age, race, religion or gender. It happens to every one. This post suggests creative ways to handle writers block. Wikipedia defines writer’s block as a…

Top 5 Books to read before 2019 ends

Here, we have compiled a list of 5 books every Nigerian should read before the end of 2019. 1. Becoming Nigerian Author: Elnathan John. This book will guide you into all you need to know about becoming a Nigerian. A very good Nigerian. Purchase Links: Amazon, OkadaBooks (Preview) Roving Heights (hard copy) Cassava Republic (Hard copy) 2. Children of Blood and Bone…

5 anti-solutions to writers block

Over coming writers block could be challenging. here are 5 anti-solutions to writers block: 1. You do not overcome writer’s block by refusing to write until you feel “inspired”. There by wasting so much time. 2. You do not overcome writer’s block by wallowing in self-pity. 3.. You do not overcome writer’s block by procrastinating or making excuses like great stories and…

Why you should publish on bambooks

BamBooks is one of the top ebook stores in Nigeria. The platform enables authors to publish their books and readers can read them on the go. The system is quite different from Okadabooks in that BamBooks operates a monthly subscription-based system. For just 500 naira a month, readers can read as many books as they want. At the end of the month,…

Why you should publish on OkadaBooks

Okadabooks is one of Nigeria’s foremost ebook stores. The platform has helped Nigerian authors who before now were not able to publish their books traditionally, to publish their books as ebooks on the Okadabook store. The store boasts of over 300,000 active reading audience home and abroad. This means that upcoming authors can now publish their ebooks to thousands of audience without…

Publishing on Amazon for Nigerian Authors (Requirements)

Publishing on Amazon has not been easy for African authors, especially Nigerians. Today, this post focuses on the financial requirements for you to publish your book on amazon. Previously, African authors on amazon were able to publish their books and got paid in dollars. To withdraw funds, amazon writes a cheque and they go cash it in their banks. Not so anymore.…

Hard Copy books vs Soft copy books

Books are important parts of our lives. The way people consume books differ. Their preference to the kind of books also differs. In this posts we will examine hard copy books versus soft copy books. Hard Copy Books. These are the traditional kinds of books. Generally, people like physical books that they can hold, feel and touch. There is this aura that…

How to create time for reading

A good number of people hardly find time to read. They want to read but the time is not there. Considering the kind of work they do and other engagement, finding time to read has become a challenge. In this post, we share simple ways to creating time for reading.   1. Start small You can start by saying that you will…