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WHY DO I NEED A COMMUNITY AS A WRITER?: OVERCOMING THE HURDLES IN WRITING 05

You are highly welcome to this week's episode on our 5-week quest in overcoming the hurdles in writing. Last week, we were able to discuss why exposure is needed in your career as a writer and also how to go about getting the right exposure. You can catch up here https://farajacraftcircle.com.ng/blog/getting-the-right-exposure-as-a-writer-overcoming-the-hurdles-in-writing-03/ Associating with a community is something most upcoming writers struggle it. Some wish to reach out but are scared of rejection, some don't know why to reach out or even where to reach out to. WHY DO I NEED A COMMUNITY? As a writer, you need a community that...

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GETTING THE RIGHT EXPOSURE AS A WRITER: OVERCOMING THE HURDLES IN WRITING 04

Yippee! It's the fourth week and my adrenaline hasn't dropped one bit.Welcome to this week's episode of our 5-week quest in overcoming the hurdles in writing. Last week we were able to discuss how to cope with financial challenges, You can catch up here https://farajacraftcircle.com.ng/blog/overcoming-the-hurdles-in-writing-03-a-5-week-quest-with-the-owanbe-book-party/ Today, we will be discussing another vital hurdle which is getting the right exposure as a writer. One thing most upcoming writers fail to realize is that no one will blow their horn for them! No one will reach out on your behalf! Even if they do, not as you would have done it! One...

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OVERCOMING THE HURDLES IN WRITING 03: A 5-WEEK QUEST WITH THE OWANBE BOOK PARTY

It's a beautiful Saturday over here.Welcome to this week's episode on our 5-week quest in overcoming the hurdles in writing. Last week we were able to discuss how to cope with the blues. You can catch up here https://farajacraftcircle.com.ng/blog/overcoming-the-hurdles-in-writing-02-dealing-with-the-blues / Today we will be discussing another vital hurdle which have to do with finance. As a writer, money is what you will need in it's entirety. Getting your tools, enrolling for courses and some other things involve payment of one kind or the other. Write with your budget! One lucky thing about writing is that you don't have to have...

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OVERCOMING THE HURDLES IN WRITING 02: DEALING WITH THE BLUES

HelloHow was the week over there?Welcome to this week's episode on our 5-week quest in overcoming the hurdles in writing. Last week, we were able to discuss how to cope with the loss of a manuscript. You can catch up here https://farajacraftcircle.com.ng/blog/overcoming-the-hurdles-in-writing-01-a-5-week-quest-with-the-owanbe-book-party/ Today we will be discussing another major hurdle which I tag "The Blues". Having the Blues can be described as a situation whereby a writer feels discouraged and gloomy by his/her works. Coming up with a work of art is a daunting task in its rights. Having a bad feeling about the work is even more daunting. Have...

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OVERCOMING THE HURDLES IN WRITING 01: A 5-WEEK QUEST WITH THE OWANBE BOOK PARTY

This isn't my first experience with lethargy but this just hit me so bad, very bad. But one thing I realized from the whole episode is that at one point or the other, people have been in this situation. Creatives have been in this situation and will continue to be. Hey!!It's been a whopping 6 weeks if I'm not mistaken. My sincere apologies to you all. I sincerely had you at heart the whole time but then my head was just so heavy. A lot of thoughts weighed me down, even those I thought long forgotten. Everything seem so clogged....

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THE OWANBE BOOK PARTY EPISODE 3

Hey! Welcome to today's edition of our Owanbe Party. Here's the link to our last party just in case you missed it https://farajacraftcircle.com.ng/blog/the-owanbe-book-party/. Today we'll be discussing on how to keep your reader's attention on your works. So let's dive right into it! WHAT MAKES A GOOD PIECE Most times, when we pick up a book we either stay with it till the end or drop it after some time. The reason for that may vary but often we say things like "I'm not enjoying this book" or "It's not flowing again" and other sentences like this. An average reader...

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THE OWANBE BOOK PARTY EPISODE 2

HelloYour favourite Compere is here again. So so sorry this is a late post. Trust you are enjoying your week? Last week, we discussed on who a writer is, you can catch up here…https://farajacraftcircle.com.ng/blog/the-owanbe-book-party-episode-1/.. Today we will be examining What to write and who to write for. WHAT TO WRITE? One thing you need to know is writing is not just for fun. Whether you like it or not, whether you agree or not, anything you put down is sending a message to someone out there. It is now up to you to determine the message you want to send...

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The Owanbe Book Party Episode 1

It's Saturday. The day looks promising with activities here and there. Many owanbes rocking the towns today but this right here is the best of all(winks). As rightly stated above, this is THE OWANBE BOOK PARTY, The TOB party for convenience. Here we're going to be discussing all about reading, writing and the writing process. Do well to ask your questions and get clarity on your writing journey. Your writing can never make sense, can never hit the shelf or be a best seller if you don't write it first! I will be the compere of the party and I...

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WELCOME NOTE

You are most welcome to Faraja Craft Circle. It brings immense joy to my heart welcoming you all here. For the past couple of months, this has been a dream the Faraja team has been on toes pursuing and we're glad not only because we're live but also because you're with us. We promise you all-encompassing growth if you stay with us on this journey. Here are the layouts of our schedules: Mondays are for Vocabulary building where we learn new words, their first usage, and lots more. Tuesdays are for polls where we get to interact and hear our...

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