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How I Buy Amazon Books In Nigeria Without Shipping Cost

How I Buy Amazon Books In Nigeria Without Shipping Cost

If you’ve ever tried to buy Amazon books, then you’d know that the shipping cost is insanely exorbitant and some titles aren’t sold to Nigerian residents. Many times than I can remember, I’ve attempted to buy books on Amazon and ended up dumping the transaction because the shipping fee is far higher than the book […]

Why I’m Stopping Essay Contest Postings On Naija Writers Coach

Why I’m Stopping Essay Contest Postings On Naija Writers Coach

UPDATE: To honour the wish of the many well-meaning readers who voted that essay contest postings should continue, I’ve reversed this decision. When the idea of stopping the postings of essay contests on Naija Writers’ Coach first struck me several weeks ago, I quickly discarded it as a terribly bad contemplation. That’s heresy and there’s […]

The Easiest Thing You Can Do And Why Doing It Is Stupid

The Easiest Thing You Can Do And Why Doing It Is Stupid

I have a question for you: what’s the easiest thing anyone can do? The short answer: nothing. The long answer: change is hard. It is risky. Starting something daring or revolutionary is scary. You would probably be resisted. You might be mocked. You might fail. And even if you succeed, you might not be respected. […]

The Pain Of Being A Writer And Blogger

The Pain Of Being A Writer And Blogger

Abdullahi’s Note: This is a guest post by Gabriel Longyon, CEO of The Writer’s Voice. You can get his free ebook, here. If you’ll like to write for me, see this guide. No, not what you are thinking. I can guess you think it’s about the stress of writing, coming up with an idea to […]

Obasanjo Thinks Blogging Isn’t A Profession. Here’s What You Can Do About It

Obasanjo Thinks Blogging Isn’t A Profession. Here’s What You Can Do About It

Have you ever filled “Writing” or “Blogging” as your profession in a bank account opening form or a voters’ registration form and have the attendant take you up? But blogging isn’t a profession! That was exactly what former Nigerian President, Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo told Omojuwa.

Blogcrastination: My Personal Experience

Blogcrastination: My Personal Experience

Abdullahi’s Note: This is a guest post by Babatunde Hafsah Folashade, a nutritionist and writer who counsels and shares nutrition and health information at NutriBeeper. If you’d like to write for me, see this guide. The thought of blogging had always floated on my mind. I really wanted to be a blogger but I just […]

You Don’t Need Permission To Make A Dent In The World

You Don’t Need Permission To Make A Dent In The World

Almost every day, I receive an email or a chat message from someone who wants me to critique his new blog, ‘have a look’ at his book or just tell him how better to be a writer. In essence, they want an assurance from me that they’re practicing their craft rightly. But that is a […]

How To Get Double Rewards As A Writer/Blogger

How To Get Double Rewards As A Writer/Blogger

Abdullahi’s note: This is a guest post by Muhiz Ogunwomoju (MOAB), a writer who breaks his silence with a pen. His aim is to teach others how to break their silence with their pen. You can get in touch with him and be notified when his new book “Write: Break Your Silence with a Pen […]

How To Overcome Procrastination As A Writer, Blogger Or Entrepreneur

How To Overcome Procrastination As A Writer, Blogger Or Entrepreneur

Abdullahi’s Note: This is a guest post by Abdullateef Abdul, an award-winning essayist, difference-maker, and progress-enthusiast. He posts insanely useful writing tips with doses of powerful motivation at mywordcraft. If you, too, will like to write a guest post for me, see this guide. You really want to open a blog, put in an entry […]

Something You’ll Really Need To Succeed As A Writer

Something You’ll Really Need To Succeed As A Writer

Abdullahi’s Note: This is a guest post by Mohammed Afrah Jemal, a Student at the University of Jos. She loves writing and though had been undercover for a while, has decided to move online. Follow her blog to make positive criticisms and help her improve her writing. To write a guest post for me, see this […]