experience in creative writing, while also establishing myself as a
Achebe, Shakespeare, Wole Soyinka, Myles Munroe, I aspire to quake the
earth with my quill, while keeping tabs on efficiency, originality,
consistency and accuracy.
poetry and found an online platform Poemify for budding African poets.
My mission is to help more aspiring young writers structure their craft
and attain authorship successfully. In 2015, my poems won the Pengician
of the Year Award and in 2016, the Chrysolite Writers Poet of the Year
‘Scriptophobia’, ‘You’re Loved and You Belong Here’, 'Creating Lead
Generating eBooks’, ‘Self Publishing Successfully’, 'Poetry Simplified'
and ‘How To Create Amazon Author Page’.
blogging. My writings have been featured on several literary platforms,
such as, CF Writerz, CWAN Pengician, Tush Stories, ACEworld, African
Writers, Power Poetry, Hello Poetry, WRR, Parousia Magazine, Academia,
Slideshare, TNW, among others.
be taught how to write poetry. A few requested mentorship and one-on-one
tutoring. But by reason of my busy schedule, I couldn't grant their
requests. So I thought it would it proper to put it into writing,
compile a simple handbook and put it up for sale. Five books were born
out of it. 'Poetry Writing: 10 Tips On How To Write A Poem' being the
unlike crosswords, don't have a straightforward solution. In fact, a
careful examination of the clues laid by the poet may lead to more
questions than answers. Hence many find poetry writing rather ambiguous
and for a select few.
celebrate, commemorate, or capture their own feelings towards writing
poetry in order to generate feelings in one's audience/reader (in which
case the poem exists entirely to serve the reader).
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