Remember the last post where I said I was going to 98.1 Smooth fm for a Book Reading/Review session, Author Interview and all? Well, I had a lovely time with the presenter, Hauwa. I hope some of you listened to the interview oo. I ended up taking few pictures.
My interview with TITI on Inspiration fm is this Friday, by 11.00 a.m. Please, don't forget to tune in. Thanks.
|Hauwa, the presenter, and I|
So as the topic implies, I need your help once again. I am currently working on a project and I think this approach is good, as it will make me more accountable. When i was a diary writer for my department in my former office, I realised that my articles were funniest when they gave me a specific topic or tagline to work on. I had to crack my brain and had to deliver well.
Anyway, I am working on a project, in which most of the articles must be funny but if I wait for inspiration from myself alone, I might take longer than required. So this is what I need you to do for me. Everyone should give me a topic or theme they want me to write on. I determine the setting, the characters and how the story will go. All I want from you is a topic or a theme. Then after writing, I will submit the story to you through your email address. So you get the story for whatever topic you choose, but you are only allowed to read the story aloud to one person. The story is yours and must not be shared. Let’s just put it this way, you are the teacher, I am the student. You give me an assignment, and I submit to you.
The guidelines for giving me a topic are stated below.
1. I, Atilola, should be able to relate to or understand the topic. For example, prism wrote about ratchet, which I believe is a reigning slang in US used for a very tacky person. That’s what I understood after googling it, I might be wrong. In this instance, I won’t be able to write about ratchet cos i can’t relate with it. So I won’t be writing about US or Asian slangs for that matter. Softly softly on me.
2. It must be a topic or a theme I can turn into something funny. For example, you can’t ask me to write by taking on the character of a paedophile. I am currently working on an article where I am a paedophile, but in no way can that article be funny to me or any right-thinking person. It can only be a melancholic or bitter article.
3. Please, think wide. Think outside the box. Be creative with the topic. You are allowed to suggest more than one topic, suggest as many as you like.
I am sure you are wondering why I am, stressing you guys when you the ones helping me. Abeg, I am on my knees, please, just be my teacher for once. Please
After you guys give me your topic, once I have decided that I can write on your topic, I will be committing to a submission deadline to each person, which I will mail to you guys. If I don’t submit it by then, unfollow me on my blog and twitter. I sure don’t want to lose followers, so this is a serious punishment for me.
Thanks in advance for all. You guys are too much. So let me see what kind of suggestions I will be finding in the comment section.