In today's Newsletter, I shared my observations during this period of 'eased lockdown' in Abuja, my favourite poem that I've written recently, a review of my book, Colour Me Coral, and other random thoughts. I hope you have a great week ahead. Ivie.
Writing a story: Colour Me Coral.
I had the idea for Colour Me Coral as far back as in 2016. I had this story in my head about a young Nigerian woman who wanted to make a change in her life but was aware that she might face resistance from those close to her. I couldn't get the idea past the... Continue Reading →
Some Writing Thoughts.
My name, Ivie, literally means Coral 🙂but my book, Colour Me Coral is a fictional tale. When writing a story-especially from the first person perspective, I have to imagine the Protagonist's reaction to a situation. Sometimes it could be my own reaction. Other times I just exaggerate things to make the situation more interesting... Continue Reading →
My New Book: Colour Me Coral!
I'm very happy to say that I've completed my fourth book, Colour Me Coral! I talked about it on my Instagram page, and it is available to buy as an ebook on Okadabooks. It will be available in paperback on Amazon soon. I will share more posts about the book and the writing... Continue Reading →
Some book sales maths…
Mathematics, my favourite subject...okay, that's not true 😂 But as a self-published Author, I find myself tapping out figures on my phone's calculator whilst frowning and shaking my head at the results. When you buy a self-published Author's books on platforms like Amazon and Okada Books, do you know that the Author doesn't earn the amount... Continue Reading →
Dirt in the Dust by Ivie M. Eke (Audio Review)
Hey Everyone! The good people at Literary Everything reviewed my book, 'Dirt In The Dust'. You can listen to their audio review below. It's a wonderful thing when complete strangers read your work and enjoy it. I hope you have a great day ahead Ivie. via Dirt in the Dust... Continue Reading →
‘Dirt In The Dust’, now in paperback!
Imade and Chibuzor's relationship can withstand the truth and nothing but the truth...or can it? Hey, Everyone! 'Dirt In The Dust' is now available in hardcopy on Amazon 💃🏾 You can get yours here. Amazon ships globally, so I'm certain that you can buy a copy wherever you are in the world. ... Continue Reading →
I’ll be back after Christmas…
I hope you all have a great Christmas celebration. Don't forget that 'Dirt In The Dust' is available now on Amazon Kindle and Okada Books. Learn more here. Thank you 😊 Ivie.
Everyone Has Secrets…
Imade has several secrets which she is yet to share with Chibuzor. _____________________ Chibuzor has some secrets of his own, and he has avoided introducing Imade to his family until it was absolutely necessary to do so. _____________________ Half-truths, secrets and lies of omission have shrouded their courtship. _____________________ Imade and Chibuzor are engaged, and... Continue Reading →
Interview with The Spoken World podcast.
I was interviewed recently by The Spoken World podcast about my book, Dirt In The Dust' and my writing experience in general. Please listen to the episode here. My interview is the second on the episode, so just scroll to the 18 minute mark if you're in a hurry 🙂 Please leave... Continue Reading →