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Dear Reader, trust you're keeping safe? Today we want to tell you that the key to taking your writing muscles from puny to brawny is to write every day. That...

WASTE NO WORDS!

In the production of your writing drafts, you have to make every word count. When you mean before, don’t say or write prior to, much less prior to the time...

6 tips to maximize your isolation period as a writer

The time is really here. The COVID-19 pandemic has emerged a new world order, altering the workplace from what you used to know it to be. Remote learning and working...

Why a University degree is not enough anymore – paths to success and a great career

This is a time when the rate of youth unemployment is on the rise in Nigeria. Competition to get a job with a decent salary has even increased more than...

10 WARNING SIGNS OF AMATEURISH WRITING

Most writers hate to appear as an amateur, how do you know that your write-ups are amateurish? However, there are several signs that every writer must be aware of, in...

Press Freedom Under Democracy

By AGBAJE, Ayomide The piece below earned our senior staff writer, Agbaje Ayomide, the first place in the maiden edition of the International Campus Journalism Conference Essay Competition (ICJC) 2020....

HOW TO TEST AN IDEA BEFORE WRITING THE FIRST DRAFT

A story idea! A story idea can come at any time. So, how do you know if the idea is worth the time, energy and commitment to write a book...

The Pison Books’ Venn Diagram: Passion Intersection Profit

Dear prospective applicant, Thanks for choosing to apply to join our literary and publishing company, Pison Books. This is one of the best decisions you'd ever make, I daresay. First,...

Nigeria, This We Pray

By Ibikunle Toluwani "We're tired of this enslavement" "We'll be better off on our own" They said. As a new born child struggles to stand, So we did. Like a...

A WAKE UP CALL TO NIGERIA YOUTHS

BY OWOSENI ADEDAYO ELIZABETH The Fertile Farmland A fertile farmland is a productive one, a farmland filled with green and good vegetables is a very fertile one, whatever is planted...

MY BELOVED NATION NIGERIA

By Adesalu Adenike They continue to rekindle the fire, it is so fierce now, the pot as turned completely black, they were not even conscious of the state of the...

ISN’T 59 ENOUGH

By Akinlolu Damilola Nigeria, a gun in the hands of the WhitesShot towards any wanted directionHer citizens so slippery like a bar of caustic sodaHer land is full of energy...

Happy October First

By Samuel Akintunde It's October first, the day of reckoning well for all NigeriansA day which can never be forgotten or neglectedA day our leaders always look forward to, to...

A CALL FOR THE FUTURE

By Dare-owolabi Gbenga Today, the phone rang and i felt the need to pick up the call, but it wasn't really my phone ringing. It was a call for truth...

HAS THE LABOUR OF OUR HEROES PAST TRULY BEEN IN VAIN?

By Agbaje Ayomide The sense of fierce patriotism to my country, Nigeria, was instilled in me at an early stage in life. I could remember how I sang the national...