Some self-publishing tips

Trust your creative history and instincts. I started this writing journey by writing short posts on Facebook in September 2015. I didn't have a plan at the time; I just had insight on some situations that had occurred in my life which I wanted to share. The feedback was amazing, and it encouraged me to... Continue Reading →

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 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 →

Pros and cons of not having a Publisher.

  Today's video on my Instagram page is about what the pros and cons of not having a Publisher have been for me. _____________________ A certain Publisher that I once considered had terms I didn't agree with: They would own the rights to my work, and I would be paid only 8% of profit AFTER... Continue Reading →

Self-Publishing A Book: 3 Things To Keep In Mind.

Writing a book is a tough activity, but self-publishing a book is an even tougher one. I chose to self-publish my book because getting the attention of established publishing houses has not been easy but I didn't want this fact to get in the way of achieving my dream of becoming a published author. If... Continue Reading →

The Five Ps for Publishing On Okada Books!

  Hey, everyone! I recently wrote an article for okadaplugs.com, about my experience using their app (Okada Books) to self-publish my poetry collection. I believe that the tips I listed would apply to anyone who wants to go down the self-publishing route, irrespective of what platform you decide to use. I also talked about dealing... Continue Reading →

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