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Award Winning Author Sade Adeniran Talks African Writers & Podcasts…

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Sade’s World Short Story Podcasts Over to you, Sade! Thanks Lola for letting me be your guest blogger and talk about my project Sade’s World Short Story Podcasts. Before I get into that, a little bit about me for those who have never heard my name. I’m a writer and a filmmaker, if I had to, I’d define myself as a storyteller. People always ask you, what made you want to become a writer? The first time I heard that …

Writing Coach Rosemary Dun on First Drafts & The Alchemy of Teaching Creative Writing…

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  Shoes and $&!££y First Drafts: The Alchemy of Teaching Creative Writing              I teach creative writing both at an adult education centre and for The Open University. I approach all my classes with the same two goals: to pass on what I wish I’d known when I first started writing creatively, and to help new writers get in touch with their subconscious from which all creativity flows. Over the years I’ve witnessed magic in …

Like buses…

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 …You wait for one post and two arrive at once. I’ve been in Atlanta since June, so I do have an excuse (sort of). During this time, I’ve been blessed to visit New Orleans and attend the Essence Festival for the very first time. Lots of celebrities were present and I did manage to listen to Alicia Keyes talk about the AIDS crisis, Mary J Blige sing her heart out and observe many just mulling around (sometimes aimlessly). I kept …

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