“Everyone wishes to be a good writer but not everyone will; only those who put in the work will achieve this feat” is something I accepted at the start of my journey to becoming a good writer
"Without publishing, a beautiful writing piece is just a pile of rubbish useful only to its writer."- Ekoja Solomon
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Inherent Skin Bleaching Culture
In 2009, my writing journey was revived when a relative of mine gifted me an internet-enabled Nokia phone. With this device, I signed up for accounts on Facebook and Twitter.
“Your services are no longer required.” Mr. Aku said with a smile. “My wife and I have sorted things out between us. Just yesterday after church and a nice Sunday jollof, she confessed everything!”
Some years back, a tipsy man down the road transitioned his wife to glory. The neighbors reported that the pounding, yelling, and screaming were almost ‘normal' routine. Love for husband and children were the justification the now...
The milky cream of the ceiling seemed to be out of focus no matter how much I attempted to concentrate.
Now writing is way different than when I started. Now I feel a lot more confident to call myself a writer, though writing had not been any easy for me.
Just as I have sincerely realized, laziness visits once in a while. Sometimes, in the form of a single sleepover. Other times, in the form of a visitor that wants to spend months of unwanted vacation with you.
I spoke to a certain senior who talked me out of quitting. Indeed I was very close to. He encouraged me to be relentless and resilient; I just wanted to rest.
Through it all, my approach to writing has been a deliberate one. It has involved distinguishing myself by using simple, clear and unambiguous language devoid of weird and heavy-sounding vocabulary
It is sad when a life ends. But just as the words and characters from one writer’s story can inspire the words and characters in another’s, the words and character of the people that once lived can inspire the words and character of those still living, continuing life on a larger scale.