A note on the conundrum many emerging (African) writers face, and what to do about it.
Reversion to longform is an exercise in building discipline.
When you care about professional-grade work, the thing you think is a finishing process may end up being yet another, intensive revision and even…
I doubt I have an innate sense of self-discipline… but I am a natural at rebellion.
Sometimes, when I'm stuck, it's not my mind that's the problem; it's my medium.
My most recent self-editing experience taught me to go beyond making sure a reader knows the story, but to ensure also that they feel present within it…
Creating something always takes longer than I think it will... But I'm slowly learning how to work with myself on this.

The Spinneret 🕸