Writing

Handling Rejection

Recently, I spoke with a client I worked for in 2018. I edited his manuscript, he churned out a good story and I was impressed. I had not seen his creative work anywhere. I decided to reach out to him and that was when he told me that he didn’t publish the book like aimed… Continue reading Handling Rejection

Reality, Reviews

A Stitch in Style by Adebukola Bassey

"To edit means to remove mistakes or parts that are not acceptable. To edit properly, you rethink, re-work, polish and finally rewrite your first draft. Try to look closely at your first draft to spot errors that spoil your written work." The above is not new to people in the editing industry. It's what we… Continue reading A Stitch in Style by Adebukola Bassey

Blogging, Reality

Why Should I Care? …Personal post

You have a lot on your plate. Everyone has expectations and you think to yourself "why should I care?" One thing that remains in the forefront of our minds is becoming successful. Mind you, people will try to give you a template for success. This works, that works,you should sign up for this or you… Continue reading Why Should I Care? …Personal post

Blogging, Reality

Moving to Africa

I'm friends with an African American woman on Facebook, Ms. Mitchell. One day, she wrote on her timeline, "Let's talk: What's so bad about African Americans going to Africa and start building and investing? Financial wealth is realistic."I had to reply and here's what I wrote. Africa is big.Africa is a lot of shades but… Continue reading Moving to Africa

Blogging, Reality

THE “SPECIAL PACKAGE”

Two days ago, I wrote the post you are about to read on Facebook. It's something happening in Nigeria right now. I didn't think about sharing it with my international audience but last night, a friend said "You express good reasoning through writing and you're a world changer in your own way." This made me… Continue reading THE “SPECIAL PACKAGE”

Sunday Corner

RETURN to Conversation – Talk it Out!

Friendships die through neglect, and a thriving relationship must have communication. There is no substitute for conversation. Talking situations over, discussing thoughts, and having a dialogue on upsetting issues is all part of the friendship dynamic. Pay attention to these three points when your friendships are faltering.a. Don’t expect others to read your mind. b.… Continue reading RETURN to Conversation – Talk it Out!

poetry

Excuses

She didn't mean it,It was just a fling.He slapped her,It was the devil's handiwork.She mocked her friend,It was only concern.He ignored her calls for days,Work was exhausting.It was easy to hideBehind the excuses.She knew;He knew.But it was easier to hideThan let everythingFall apart.©2020 Booky Glover Booky's Poetry

Blogging, Reality

Book Collector

I am a book collector. I don't know if there's another name for people like me. Some time ago, I discovered I love reading to the extent that I panic when I discover I have no new books.I came across the word abibliophobia - the fear of running out of books. I have this phobia.… Continue reading Book Collector