6 THINGS THAT CAN MAKE WRITERS WRITE SUCCESSFULLY

 The publishing business begins with the author. An author or a writer is loosely defined as the creator of any written work – fictions, academic textbooks, biographies, autobiographies, etc. A publishing house is essentially out to make profit. No publisher will be interested in publishing a book that will not sell enough copies to make […]

10 SAMPLES OF BOOK REVIEW COMMENTS

What I had done was to make the essential modifications and improvements on ten of the sixteen stories based on the editor’s assessment you earlier approved of, and made some other necessary amendments with inadequacies in the plot structure, inconsistencies. Names, as noticed in AFTER THE FLOOD and its sequel, THE SEARCH FOR MOSES and […]

5 BEST INSURANCE YOU NEED FOR SAFETY

Under a life assurance, an insurer undertakes to pay a sum certain to the assured in consideration of an agreed premium. However, the insurance may be taken covering the whole life of the assured, in which case nothing is payable until the assured is dead. 1. Life Assurance It may also be a kind of […]

SECRETS IN SELF-PUBLISHING IN NIGERIA: FROM WRITER TO PRINTER (1I)

It is against this background of printing business in Oyo State that we now want to discuss some reasons why writers will want to take their manuscripts directly to printers, bypassing the traditional publishers. Arguments in Favour of Writer-to-Printer Publishing As hinted above, perhaps the greatest attraction to writers in doing this is the assurance […]

SECRETS IN SELF-PUBLISHING IN NIGERIA: FROM WRITER TO PRINTER (1)

The unfortunate trend in Nigeria nowadays however is that as the population of book users grow, the number of printers diminishes. This is not unconnected to issues of power failure, incredible foreign exchange rate and the economic depression in general. One unavoidable consequence of this is that writers are now left at the mercy of […]

4 TOP TIPS TO KEEP YOUR HOME ORGANIZED

It might seem like one herculean task but the actual fact is that it is very much doable; you can even achieve a far better result if you keep at it and never relented. How nice would it be seeing your home well-kept and organized? The question should be for every discerning mind that truly […]

6 WAYS ENHANCING POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS IN ORGANIZATIONS

The existence of positive relationship within communicators in an organization has been accepted as one of the successful factors in effective organizational communication. It is, therefore, necessary for organizational communicators to make some effort at bringing about positive relationships for successful organizational communication. Positive relationships in communication will prevail if there is favourable perception about […]

HOW TO SPEND YOUR TIME SMARTLY

Time is precious they say, but how can you spend your time wisely? In the next lines below, I have carefully, list out some of the best ways you can spend your time smartly and more productively. Shun lackadaisical attitude. There is nothing as interesting as spending one’s time smartly, people that do this go […]

HOW TO SOLVE /MANAGE CONFLICTS IN ORGANIZATIONS

Conflict is an inevitable situation in organization. It can be a serious problem to ensuring organizational effectiveness. Conflicts have always had a less positive side and they are always considered very bad. But as to whether conflicts are bad or not we need first to define what they are: Conflicts in organizations are defined and […]

86 NOTICEABLE ENGLISH COMMON ERRORS THAT AFFECT COMMUNICATION

Errors are persistent derivations from norms. Common errors in English therefore are the most noticeable derivations from norms of English usage as it relates to many Nigerian users of English as the second language. 1. Incorrect: I took my breakfast Correct: I had my breakfast 2. Incorrect: Don’t dribble around, please Correct: Don’t order me […]