The Writers’ Guide is an essential handbook to aspiring writers who not only wish to acquire writing skills but are desirous of succeeding at the craft too. Based on the author’s own personal experiences right from when, as a young and inexperienced writer, she started to write, to the present day when she is an acknowledged successful author of international repute, the book is full of practical information an useful tips on different topics and step by step instructions on how to overcome obstacles on the way to becoming a published writer.
This guide particularly targets African writers who are likely to face the same challenges the author faced as an upcoming writer and on how to overcome them. It provides comprehensive useful information on the following topics: Writing Techniques, Plots, Settings, Dialogue, Style, Publishing and Marketing, Writers’ Associations, Residences, Writers Grants, Fellowships, and Literary Prizes for African Writers.
I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.