Monday, August 10, 2020

News: C. M. Okonkwo, elected as Secretary, ANA Lagos

Dear all,

#Monday #Motivation

Over the weekend, ANA Lagos held its State Convention and elections into the various Executive Council offices.

I joined ANA Lagos on 8/8/2015, and on 8/8/2020, exactly five years later, I was elected Secretary to serve for two years.

It was nice seeing fellow authors again after five long months.

If you’re an author in Lagos, you should join us, let’s continue to make Lagos Literarily Great! 



Literarily Yours,

Sunday, August 9, 2020

ANA Lagos - State Convention and Executive Council Elections


Date: August 9 2020

The General Assembly of the Lagos State chapter, during its State Convention on August 8, 2020, dissolved its five-man Caretaker Committee that had been set up on January 11, 2020 and voted in a new Executive Council to run the affairs of the chapter for the next two years until August 7, 2022.

The Executive Council
The following members were voted into the offices of the Exco, with the exception of the Treasurer, who was co-opted by the Exco and accepted by the General Assembly.

Ifeanyichukwu Avajah, Chairman
Ifeanyichukwu Avajah, Chairman

Brenda Nwafor, Vice Chairman

C. M. Okonkwo, Secretary

Solape Adeyemi, Treasurer

Olusanya Anjorin, Financial Secretary

Funke Awodiya, Publicity Secretary

Yemi Adebiyi, Ex-Officio 1

Linda Edem-Davies, Ex-Officio 2

The new Executive Council members met shortly after the ANA Lagos State Convention to draw up a strategic plan to manage the affairs of the chapter for the next two years and to also set up various committees for the chapter.


Literarily Yours,

Monday, June 29, 2020

New Book: On Keeping It... a book of quotes

Dear all,

#Monday #Motivation

Over the weekend, I finally gave in to the idea of writing a book of quotes on different themes, but related to the current pandemic and how it affects every one of us.

The quotes will not be a copy and paste of existing ones, but will be created from scratch by me... and you.

You can contribute and feature in the book by dropping a pandemic related theme and your full name on any of my social media pages. I'm at @cmokonkwo

I can do 100 or 200 quotes, or even more, but we’ll see.


Friday, May 22, 2020

Writing Guide - Learn To Write A Book In Under Two Weeks

Hello readers,

I hope you all are doing well.

It's the weekend and it's also the best time to learn a new skill
Learn a new process
Learn the basic elements of writing
Learn to create templates
Learn to start and finish your book in good time without compromising quality

Learn those and lots more from my guide.

Start now!

#KeepSafe #Friday #TGIF #Weekend

Literarily Yours,

Monday, May 4, 2020

New Novel: Reality TV Pals

Dear all,

#Monday #Motivation #Isolation

This has been long overdue, but I would like to introduce you to my pandemic hat trick, my third work during this period titled “Reality TV Pals” inspired by the lockdown.


Monday, April 13, 2020

New Short Story Collection: Voices Inside Your Head

Dear all,

#Monday #Motivation #Isolation

This wasn't done while you were sleeping, but here's my pandemic inspired brace "Voices Inside Your Head."

It started as just one very short story, then transformed into a collection of short voices, I mean stories from the lives inside the head.


Monday, March 30, 2020

New Novella: Eight Days To Live

Dear all,

#Monday #Motivation #Isolation

While you were all sleeping, me and someone were looking for a cure to the deadly coronavirus.

Wondering who the someone is? She’s a character in my new novella titled “Eight Days To Live” and written in a record 2 days while battling malaria.

It’s fiction, but also a story of hope.

Here’s the description: