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Amazon for Authors, The Advantages

Amazon for Authors, The Advantages

Timeless Flyer – In one way or the other, you may have been handed a flyer by someone advertising a certain business or you were actually the one who gave out some flyers as a way of advertising your business or services. The person you gave the flyer could have just grabbed it to read...

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Writers Interview: Bloom Tizora

Writers Interview: Bloom Tizora

Zwnews24: Briefly describe yourself (background, personality, passions, dreams and aspirations etc.) so that readers (audience) can have a clear picture of who you are and what you stand for as a writer/blogger/author etc. Author: My name is Bloom Tizora, I am an author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, security advisor and a travel writer. I joined the...

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POETRY, ONLY FOR THE DISCIPLINED WRITER

POETRY, ONLY FOR THE DISCIPLINED WRITER

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words ~ Edgar Allan Poe Art is all about capturing or creating beauty.  What differs, maybe, is how and what is used to achieve this by those in the different disciplines of art.  In poetry, it is said we create beauty with words and not just any...

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Amazon, The Platform Where Every Writer Should Be On

Amazon, The Platform Where Every Writer Should Be On

Amazon is a massive online trade centre for any product or service that you can imagine. As a business, it has a net worth of billions and billions of dollars, while its owner is one of the richest people on earth. The above narrative on its own shows that there is something big happening there,...

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RESEARCH IS EVERYTHING | THE WRITERS CLINIC

RESEARCH IS EVERYTHING | THE WRITERS CLINIC

A few years ago, I was contracted to do some manuscript reviews by one Zimbabwe’s oldest publishing establishments. One manuscript that interested me was centred on a legal drama. What I observed, however, was that the author had a judge in the story who presided over a case in a magistrates court.  Already that was...

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Africa, a Perennial Colony Inhabited by the Custodians of its own Poverty

Africa, a Perennial Colony Inhabited by the Custodians of its own Poverty

Africa has been a serious victim of foreign colonialism for a long time under the brutal grip especially of former imperialist nations such as France, Belgium, Britain and Portugal among others who are believed to have impoverished and brainwashed its citizens. The consequences of Europe’s colonisation of Africa can be highly conspicuous but that should...

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THE ART OF BLURB WRITING

THE ART OF BLURB WRITING

WHEN Longman Zimbabwe (now CPS Publishing) decided to publish my debut novel, The Haunted Trail, sometime in 2005, the company’s then Commissioning Editor, Lorraine Nyamapfene, asked me to write the blurb for the book. Well, let me not speak in tongues and break this down for you so that we are on the same page. ...

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