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.
For so long, a successful career has been tagged to getting a job and due to the stifled job market currently, Frank Kabushenga found it very important to redefine the understanding of career and make it commensurate to the reality in the market place, with the purpose of inspiring all to overcome the economic vagaries and be able to live a prosperous life against all odds.
Surprisingly he keenly observed that while there is a vivid deadlock between the colonial successful career progression and the anticipated employment, not that everyone is affected. There are many who have paid little attention to academic career progression either circumstantially or intentionally and these make some of people who remain afloat of the economic vagaries. In this book he, together with views taken from some acclaimed career gurus, endeavor to position you for success whether academically successful or not by helping you develop a robust and smart career.