Self-Development


Is There An Age Restriction On Becoming A Writer?

Is There An Age Restriction On Becoming A Writer?

Many people dream of becoming a writer, but as time passes by, they may think that the opportunity has passed them by as well. Here are several reasons why there’s no age restriction on becoming a writer, even if you’re getting started at 93!   Older writers know more Being a good writer is often about writing truthfully, convincingly, or knowledgeably. All of these characteristics...

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My Writers Bureau September Read: The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

My Writers Bureau September Read: The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is for fans of short story, thought provoking novels. l personally don’t remember the last time I read a novel. Probably in 2007, when I read a Drama film directed by John Huston titled “The Treasure of Sierra Madre” in form of a story. I am not fond of novels, with fictions and all the imaginations I can’t understand. The first time I...

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7 Ideas You Can Blog About

7 Ideas You Can Blog About

Knowing the direction of where you are going guarantees you to reach your destination. One of the biggest challenges that beginners in the blogging world face is what ideas should one blog about. They are plenty of them. This depends on what you are passionate about and will love to read, research, write and blog about it for several years without running out of ideas...

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Start Your Own Blog Challenge Officially Opened

Start Your Own Blog Challenge Officially Opened

  Hi friend, welcome to My Writers Bureau blog. HAPPY NEW MONTH! And welcome to the "Start Your Own Blog Challenge" Let's be honest: there is no vibrant online community for writers in Tanzania. Many writers, artists, speakers, freelancers, activists and young leaders want to find their voice and confidence, but they don't know how to start. Again, some are already blogging, but they're just doing...

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Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) Funded Writing Fellowships 2018 – South Africa

Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) Funded Writing Fellowships 2018 – South Africa

JIAS invites applications for its writing semester from 1 February to 31 May 2018. Fellowships are open to people with any expertise – previous Fellows have included academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, humanities specialists, independent researchers and journalists. About the Award: The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is a joint initiative of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa, and Nanyang Technological University (NTU),...

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7 Article Marketing Tips to Double Your Sales

7 Article Marketing Tips to Double Your Sales

Article marketing isn't a new concept. It's when a business hires writers to write short articles for publication either in print or online to promote their business. And once a writer leaves his/her contact readers get in touch with him/her which translates to more earning. Some sites allow writers to do posting freely. The site owner collects revenue by placing adverts and as the site...

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Top Six (6) Hot Hints to Get Your Article Read 100K Times

Top Six (6) Hot Hints to Get Your Article Read 100K Times

Hi fam! Welcome to My Writers Bureau Blog. The purpose of article writing is to impart message and information and to make an article readable and enjoyable. If your article is boring and very bland then reading will be boring twice. I highlight in this article some points and guides needed to be reminded of for article writing to not be strenuous and straining, written...

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2018 Bitch Media Fellowship for Writers

2018 Bitch Media Fellowship for Writers

Bitch Media is pleased to offer the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers, a series of three-month intensive writing fellowships whose goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging, diverse voices in feminist, activist, and pop-culture media. The program is directed by Bitch cofounder Andi Zeisler. Fellows will work with Bitch Media during one of the following four quarters: January 1 – March 30 April 1 –...

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2017 Wakley Prize Essay competition: clinical truths

2017 Wakley Prize Essay competition: clinical truths

(Julius P. Kessy, the founder and editor in chief at My Writers Bureau with Ms. Heaven Chitemo during the 11th win and learn annual academic event. Heaven's poster "The Sprinkle of failure became the overall best poster)  2017 Wakley Prize Essay competition: clinical truths   "It seemed to illustrate the theory of medicine, yet it made no improvement in the practice”.1, 2 This 17th-century criticism of William Harvey's theory...

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My Newspaper Article to The County Times Kenya, July Edition, 2017.

My Newspaper Article to The County Times Kenya, July Edition, 2017.

PREGNANT SCHOOLGIRLS SHOULD NEVER RESUME STUDIES! IS MAGUFULI SETTING A RIDDLE FOR FEMINISTS? By: Julius Peter Kessy According to the last year’s Human Rights Watch report 1.5 million, more than 40% of Tanzanian adolescents are out of school with less than a third of girls making it to high school while 8000 girls drop out of school each year. The statistics are mainly attributed by...

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2017 Voice of Youth (VOY)-UNICEF Blogging Internship 

2017 Voice of Youth (VOY)-UNICEF Blogging Internship 

VOY Blogging Internship Applications for the VOY Blogging Internships are now open! This is your chance to apply for a 10-week blogging internship (August-October 2017) with Voices of Youth - UNICEF's vibrant online community. We are looking for 5-10 young people from across the world to join two UNICEF campaigns addressing major issues impacting millions of children: End Violence & Children Uprooted END VIOLENCE Violence against...

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Call for Entries: Etisalat Prize for Literature 2017

Call for Entries: Etisalat Prize for Literature 2017

The Etisalat Prize for Literature celebrates new writers of African citizenship whose first fiction book (over 30,000 words) was published in the last twenty four (24) months. For the purposes of this definition, first book means first printed production in book form of any type or genre. About the Award:  The Etisalat Prize for Literature which is the first Pan African Literary Award to celebrate...

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2017 CPR Certification Institute Scholarship Essay Contest for Health Care Professionals 

2017 CPR Certification Institute Scholarship Essay Contest for Health Care Professionals 

Are you pursuing a career of service in a medical related field? We respect and honor your choice, and want to help you achieve your goal of helping others! To that end, we cordially invite you to enter our 2017 CPR Certification Institute Scholarship for Health Care Professionals essay contest, which provides a $2000 scholarship. Our goal is to encourage your career choice by supporting...

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7TH REGIONAL RESIDENCY FOR AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS, KAMPALA, UGANDA, CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, 2017

7TH REGIONAL RESIDENCY FOR AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS, KAMPALA, UGANDA, CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, 2017

Apply for the 7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers! FEMRITE is delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers which will be co-hosted with Karavan, a Swedish literary magazine, with support from the Swedish Institute. The 10-day writing residency will take place, in Kampala, in February 2018. The 10 selected writers will re-work their submitted manuscripts,...

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MY WRITERS BUREAU-ARTICLE WRITING TRAINING

!SKYROCKET YOUR WRITING SKILLS! MY WRITERS BUREAU-ARTICLE WRITING TRAINING LEARN HOW TO WRITE ARTICLES THAT CLIENTS WILL LOVE AND PAY YOU FOR   Hey there friend! I’m Julius, the founder of My Writers Bureau and I’m so thrilled you landed on this page. Have you ever wanted to write professionally? Perhaps, as a part time freelance writer, you’d like to make some extra income from writing...

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The Power To Read By Judyannet Muchiri, Kenyan Writer

The Power To Read By Judyannet Muchiri, Kenyan Writer

THE POWER TO READ By Judyannet Muchiri, Kenyan Writer You can contact her through: [email protected] On the occasion of the International Literacy Day, I wish to focus on something that my generation has been accused of not doing enough; reading. Whether or not this statement holds any weight is a discussion to be held another day in detail today we talk about reading. While literacy takes...

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