A Biography of A Nation

Quramo Publishing Limited is pleased to introduce our new title, A Platter of Gold, a thrilling tour through a critical period leading to Nigeria’s independence. In this critically acclaimed new work, Olasupo Shasore, SAN, explores the premise that the British Empire handed Nigeria over on a platter of gold; without struggle, without incident. A Platter […]

Defrag Your Sentences

Writers are constantly reminded to be concise, to cull the unnecessary word. While this is generally a good advice, writers can leave out essential elements of a sentence in the process and cull necessary words instead. Fragments are incomplete sentences Incomplete sentence disrupt the flow and confuse readers. Usually, fragments are pieces of sentences that have […]

 “LET ME CONVINCE YOU”

The purpose of persuasive writing is just as the name implies – to convince readers to agree with the author’s point of view.  Unlike expository writing, persuasive writing contains the opinions and biases of the author. It is often used in letters of complaint, advertisements or commercials, affiliate marketing pitches, cover letters, newspaper opinion and […]

WHY YOU SHOULD JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER

  Nick Thacker through his blog LiveHacked.com, writes about writing as well as the many tasks the modern writer takes on as a digital entrepreneur. In this article he addresses the importance of your book cover and how indie authors can get it right. Why You Should Judge a Book By Its Cover… …Because everyone […]

Substantive Editing, Copy Editing Or Proofreading?

  Both beginner and experienced writers often wonder what differences (if any) there are between the various types of editing. Knowing the difference makes getting feedback on your writing easier when you know what exactly it is you need done. The publishing process is in different parts: When a writer submits a manuscript, there are […]

Show Don’t Tell

  ‘Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.’ – Ernest Hemmingway Almost every writer has heard the classic writing rule ‘show don’t tell’, but not everyone understands it. Telling is useful when writing as it is supplying information, but that is not enough. To make a story more real and effectively capture the reader, ‘showing’ […]

Why I Write

Originally posted on philmcclennan:
Clash Of Worlds. Out now on Amazon:  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Clash-Worlds-Philip-Mcclennan-ebook/dp/B018T0BDMG/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1450732372&sr=1-1&keywords=clash+of+worlds  Why do I write? It’s pretty simple. Writing brings up so many possibilities when anything and everything are possible. When you write, you are the god. You have total freedom and deep control over the world. You can make things the way you want…