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Interview with Denis Meshack, Winner of 2017 Engineering Essay Competition

Interview with Denis Meshack, Winner of 2017 Engineering Essay Competition

  Question 01: Please introduce yourself. My name is Denis Meshack. I am a very energetic and organized person. This is why am into this wonderful and great interview. Academically, I am a science student at the School of St. Jude located in Arusha, Tanzania with a vision of becoming an effective Engineer. I am also a self-made Writer and I do have my passion for...

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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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8 Advantages of Self-hosted blog over Blogspot blog

8 Advantages of Self-hosted blog over Blogspot blog

As a newbie blogger, the most confusing state is to decide which Blogging platform to choose. Though, most suggested platforms are BlogSpot, WordPress, Tumblr. Now, when we talk about creating a blog from the professional front, WordPress is a rock-solid choice. There are many things which you can do with a Self-hosted WordPress blog, which you can’t do on a BlogSpot blog. BlogSpot and WordPress...

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How to Improve Your Online Portfolio

How to Improve Your Online Portfolio

Having an online portfolio is essential for anyone who wants to be a professional writer or blogger. This is a place where you can showcase your work, turn up in search results, and direct potential clients to see if they think you are up to par. However, if your online portfolio isn’t  impressing anyone, you will need to make some improvements. Here’s how to get...

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5 Disadvantages of Free Blogs You Must Know

5 Disadvantages of Free Blogs You Must Know

In this post, I have decided to put down the five disadvantages of free blogs that most people don't know and probably most folks out there won't tell you. One may ask, why focusing on disadvantages? Okay, this prepares well your mind so that if you decide to go for free blogs you won't lament someone for not telling you this before.There are many reasons...

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8 Reasons Why You Should Start Blogging

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Blogging

You need to start blogging! Here are the some strong reasons, why you need to; 1) Improve Your Writing Craft; Writing proficiency comes with regular practice and starting a blog helps you write regularly. 2) Influence others and become a better person; Blogging strengthens creative muscles. It helps one to think critically and communicate his/her mind. 3) Make your voice heard and build an audience;...

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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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Goal.com Nigeria/University of Sussex #WritingGamesNG  Essay Writing Competition 2017

Goal.com Nigeria/University of Sussex #WritingGamesNG Essay Writing Competition 2017

Nigeria’s biggest football website, Goal.com, and the University of Sussex are welcoming entries from suitably qualified candidates for the #WritingGamesNG 2017 essay competition. Leading up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the title of this year’s competition is: “Making Nigerian football attractive in a digital age”. The essay is open from August 21 to September 11, 2017. The competition is created to spur young Nigerians...

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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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2017 Lifesaver Essay Competition, Applications Open!

2017 Lifesaver Essay Competition, Applications Open!

Lifesaver Essays-Call for Essays AUG 2017 – NOV 2017 Hello! Lifesaver Essays, an academic help platform, announces its third Essay Writing Contest. We welcome entries from passionate writers. So feel free to pick up your laptop, activate your caudate nucleus and get the juices flowing! Guidelines Anyone, from any country, is free to apply. There is no entry fee. 1) Word count – The essay should be at...

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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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Rewarded Essay Writing Contest 2017

Rewarded Essay Writing Contest 2017

Deadline: 20 October 2017 Open to: all high school students from anywhere in the worldAward: monetary prizes of 500 USD, 350 USD and 150 USD Description Write an essay of no more than 900 words on any of these 4 different topics:  What life skills can students master while in college? Which three are the most important and why?; What do you see as the most pressing social issue we face?...

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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 Tanzania Pharmaceutical Students Association Call for Essay Competition 

2017 Tanzania Pharmaceutical Students Association Call for Essay Competition 

TAPSA Call for Essay Competition 2017 On behalf of the TAPSA academic committee, I am pleased to announce the call for the essay competition  2017. TOPIC: “The preclusion of antimicrobial resistance in the enhancement of sound health”. Guidelines: The essay should: - Be between 500-600 words. - Clearly show the necessary information and content in line with the topic. - Have clear references from trusted...

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2017 World Bank Writing Competition for Young Tanzanians

2017 World Bank Writing Competition for Young Tanzanians

The World Bank has launched a writing competition in which young Tanzanians aged between 18 and 28 years and living in the country stand a chance to win trips to Washington D.C., the Bank’s headquarters in October. The newly launched #Blog4Dev Contest for Tanzania, Malawi, Somalia and Burundi, is derived from a similar contest that the Bank has been running in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya,...

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2017 Peter Drucker Challenge Essay Contest 

2017 Peter Drucker Challenge Essay Contest 

Topic/Context Prosperity is not just a financial notion — inclusive prosperity encompasses the opportunity for lives in dignity, with purpose and roles to contribute to common endeavors in the communities one is part of. It is definitely more than material well-being. A holistic view of prosperity includes all — the material and economic aspects as well the social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual side. The biggest...

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Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC) Essay Competition 2017

Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC) Essay Competition 2017

JFTC is sponsoring JFTC Essay Competition 2017 to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance. ESSAY TOPIC: The Ideal Future Free Trade System – Tasks and Solutions – Free trade aims to achieve economic development by promoting free transactions of goods and services in a global economy which is becoming increasingly interdependent. On the...

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