Help Ugandan Writer, Carolyne Afroetry Ma, Publish her Books
One of the major things we love to do at Eboquills is to support writers and lend a hand as they are on their way to make their dreams a reality. This is why our writing consultation sessions often begin with a question, “what are…
Ten Thoughts on Iwu Jeff’s Play, Verdict of the Gods
Eboquills has been in talks with Iwu Jeff about the reception of his latest book, Verdict of the Gods. We are pleased to share with you, from a pool of positive reviews, these ten thoughts from prominent members of the literary community. Sit back, enjoy…
Free to Enter Writing Contests in October
Every month, we take the time to comb the internet for free to enter writing contests, zero-reading fee submissions to which you can send your work. We made no exception in October. So, yay! Get ready to enter as many of these as possible. Those…
Want to Attend Ake Festival, 2020? Here’s How to Register
Have you been wanting to attend any of the biggest Literary Festivals in Nigeria? Ake Arts & Book Festival, 2020 will be holding next month and this could just be your chance to meet, network, and connect with the best of minds in the African…
A Peep into the Writers’ Life: Is Creativity a Curse?
An examination of creativity from two lenses; experience and observation. I came across a Facebook post recently. At first read, the post earned a chuckle from me. But after I ran the sentence through the new sensitivity checkers in my mind, the chuckled faded. Contemplation…
Writing Contests to Enter this September
For many, nothing spurs creativity as much as deadlines do. Like I always say, we are all temporarily superhuman in the face of deadlines. Include a reward for beating the deadlines, and you have just created the biggest motivation for any writer. Here are some…
Writing Contest Deadlines to Beat this August
We often tell our readers that any writer who wants to make headlines in the literary community must know how to beat deadlines. We made a list of writing contests for you to enter, we encourage you to do your best and work towards beating…
Free to Enter Writing Contests for the Month of June
June is a few days down and the year is almost halfway gone! What were your writing resolutions/goals for the year? Our aim here at Eboquills is to help you achieve your writing goals. This is why we have put together this list of contests…
What Is The Difference Between a Cover Letter and a Bio?
Preparing your work for submission to literary journals is sometimes scarier than the process of crafting those pieces of art. You are first faced with the challenge of selecting your best work ever from a pile of poems, if it is a poetry submission. Or…
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Unaltered prayers fell
And drowned herself in our eyes’ salty lake
Still, we hung above our trust
As our eyes were watching God"
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The times are difficult and especially so, for Nigerian #creatives who are unable to gather their thoughts. Daniel Ezeokeke shares his perspective about these times, in striking #poems and we love it and thought to share: https://eboquills.com/2020/10/17/three-poems-by-nigerian-poet-daniel-ezeokeke/
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