Steve Harris, motivational speaker and bestselling author of From College Dropout to Corporate Sellout, has just written a new book, From Friend to Fiancée. We caught up with him to ask him some questions. 1. What inspired you to become an author? I’d never really thought I had anything to put down, but when I [...]
Some weeks ago I received a call from a friend of mine, asking me how he should go about writing a business proposal. I giggled a bit before responding, because I felt he ought to be able to draft a proposal by himself at this stage of his business, but then it dawned on me, [...]
The week July 8th-14th was a life changing experience for me. Fidelity Bank organized a Creative Writing Workshop and I was privileged to be chosen as one of the participants. I’ve never written so much within a few days like I did during the workshop. I’d usually just wait for inspiration, which takes forever to come around. I like to say that it’s like a girl, you know, fronting and all.
Described as Africa’s leading literary award, the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing was yesterday awarded to Nigeria’s Rotimi Babatunde. He took home a cash prize of £10,000 at the awards dinner held at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, UK, for his short story about Nigerian soldiers who fought in the Burma campaign during Worl War 2. The story entitled ‘Bombay’s Republic’ was published in ‘Mirabilia Review’.
A curriculum vitae – popularly called a CV – is literally your work history, a summary of your educational and work experience, for the information of possible future employers. It’s a bit different from a résumé, in that a resume is typically used by people in all professions except academia and medicine
Writers get ready. Calls for entries have been made for the 2012 edition of The BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition. The competition is open to writers from around the world over the age of 18 (as at 31 July 2012) resident outside Britain. Entrants are to write and submit a 53-minute radio drama for up to [...]