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…
7 Literary Platforms Open to Submissions, 5 are Open all Year Round
Getting your work out is one of the preoccupations of a writer. We are constantly in search of a ‘home’ for the poems, stories, and non-fictional pieces we invested hours into creating. This is because the world will not trace us to our quiet writing…
Writing Contests to Enter in May
The stay-at-home order is taking longer than we expected and it is draining for self-employed people and those who just reared their heads out in the entrepreneurial path. For most of us, if not all, writing is so much of a side-job or a pastime….
A Complete Guide For Submissions to Literary Journals
As a writer, submitting to literary journals is nearly as important as writing because these journals showcase you to one fraction of the literary world, which ordinarily may not have a sip of what you brew except for the exposure of certain journals. Literary journals…
Got New Writings? Here’s a List of Contests to Enter!
The stay-at-home order necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has left some writers with more reading time and of course, writing time. If you have just completed some new pieces of writing or edited old poems, works of fiction, essays, etc, here’s a number of contests…
100k up for the grabs at Tush Magazine Writing Contest
Submissions are now open for the 8th edition of the Tush Magazine Bi-Monthly Writing Contest. The contest since inception has allowed more participation and we are keen on getting more participation from young writers resident in Nigeria. “Like the previous editions, the most essential take from…
8 Must-read Expository Interviews with Prominent African Writers
I have been combing the internet for interviews with my writer-crushes as well as hunting for new African writers and poets to add to my reading list. And I found these eight amazing interviews which were everything expository and inspirational. Now I know why Soji…
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If you go out everyday, with the consciousness that you could be living out a portion of your bestseller book, you will be immune to the popular writers' bloc
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July 25: wins Best Graphic Album
-Reprint for Africanfuturist comic, La Guardia, at the 2020 Eisner Awards
Aug 1: Wins Best Graphic Story for La Guardia at the @HugoAwardss
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My #childhood did not see the luxury of toys and dolls but it was colorful. The excitement of running after butterflies in my mother’s backyard garden where she grew melon and vegetables is indelibly registered in my mind.
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