Of Impending Disappointments, Rejection and Whatnot

I like to prepare for disappointments. I never have high expectations of anything hence I’m never (overly) disappointed. Same goes for rejection. I like to know my place at every point in time. I like to be fully armoured before embarking on any note – worthy project. It goes without saying, I cannot handle rejection …

Finding My Voice

There are times when you stumble on stuff by accident. Instead of moving along, some invisible string of sorts keeps drawing you back trying to make a connection. I recently joined Medium – I know right, it’s exhausting – and I’ve been feeling some kind of way. I’m yet to place my finger on it. …

How I Avoid Blogger Burn Out.

For folks like me, who write/blog for a living, blogger burn out is inevitable. Take it or leave it, writing is exhausting! There are times – which is more often than not – when my brain’s on overdrive. I’m obsessed/addicted to my posts. I sleep on them. I dream about them. I’m constantly thinking of …

Of Conferences And Life Lessons

In the last six months or thereabout, I’ve attended about a dozen or so seminars/conferences/trainings. This is mostly as a result of my streamlined Twitter timeline. I follow quite a number of public speakers who are always promoting one event or the other. From Subomi Plumptre to Iyin Aboyeji who is awesome btw. I’ve listened …

Writer’s Diaries: The Fictional Struggle

I’m reading Stephen King’s On Writing and I’m thinking – I’m probably not cut out for this profession. I’m never gonna be a bestselling author. Yes, there are days when I’m sure I was made for it but those Eureka moments are few and far between. Then again, Stephanie Mayer’s Twilight Saga¬†was her debut as …

Writer’s Diaries: Weighing the options.

After sending in my first guest post, I subconsciously decided to send at least one monthly until the end of the year. I figured if the editors were easily accessible and responsive I shouldn’t have any issue at all. So I wrote another one enthusiastically with so much hope that it would be published asap! …

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