Creativity is what you do In the spaces between doing What is neccessary- Getting an education Learning a skill, Getting a job, Building nerves of steel. Creativity is proof Of your light, It is evidence that You are alive. Creativity is joy. It is making everything Out of nothing. Ivie M. Eke 2021.

3 Things (5).

Instagram Reels. I randomly decided to try my hand at creating book-themed Instagram reels. I'm enjoying matching the music to whatever book theme I have in mind. I'm still learning but so far, so good.I attended 2 social gatherings this month-a World Record! Just call me a party animal now 😎 (though as I type... Continue Reading →

The joy of a new notebook.

The joy of a new notebook 😍 Even though I have been writing to share online for over 5 years, my heart still skips a beat when I go through my notebook stash to pick out a new one. It symbolizes new beginnings, more opportunities to be creative and pure joy. I am currently on... Continue Reading →

My notebook collection.

  ...well, most of my notebooks!   My favourite places to buy notebooks from in Nigeria are Miniso, ASOS (they stock a nice variety and they deliver to Nigeria) and department stores like H-Medix. If you spot a notebook you like in Miniso, just grab it immediately as you might never find that particular one... Continue Reading →

Ivie’s Musings: Writing for the world…and for myself.

In today’s newsletter, I talk about how I make the distinction between writing things to share online and writing for myself. I also talk about how you can start your own journal. I hope you enjoy reading it! Please feel free to share afterwards. Stay safe. Ivie 🤗

Writing A Story: My Current Process.

  Once in a while, I like to give some insight on what my writing journey looks like. Let me tell you my current story-writing process: 1. Come up with a general idea for a story by digging deep into my brain with a flashlight and staring into space. This could take a day or... Continue Reading →


  He says he wants to worship at my feet. _____________________ I say I am a mere mortal, the sum of life's victories and defeats. _____________________ He says that my forehead radiates the sun; that there no one who has enchanted him so sweetly and completely. _____________________ The casual garments that I put on are... Continue Reading →


  What message do I want to convey through 1. I am a creative person. _____________________ 2. We are all free to explore our creativity. _____________________ 3. Creativity is a gift-but it requires effort to sustain it for a long time. _____________________ 4. Creativity is joyful: enjoy it! _____________________ By Ivie M. Eke 2020.

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