Just. Keep. Writing.

Writers are makers of men! If you want to write, then write. Writing is a life time commitment.

Victoria (V.E.) Schwab

Hey there, lovelies!

I know it’s been awhile since I posted. I’ve spent the last few months buried under deadlines and finishing up coursework–so far this year I’ve gone to grad school, and written and edited THREE books, all coming out next year–and getting ready to head back to Nashville.

But in the slivers of space between, I’ve been reflecting a lot–about writing, publishing, advice–and I wanted to talk about a piece of advice that I know seems trite, but is honestly the best I can give. I’ll try to explain why.

Five years into my publishing career, I finally feel like I have my feet under me, and because of that, I’m often asked for advice.

When writers–aspiring, debut, and established–ask for insight, I always say, “Just keep writing.”

And I know that sounds like a very Dory thing to say, but the fact of the matter is, if…

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About oluwatosin1

Oluwatosin Philip Oguntunde is a value driven, purposeful, impactful, result oriented young professional, with a strong innovative spirit to creatively solve problems. His years of involvement in leadership, capacity building, social innovation, and experience in working with high performing youth-focused organizations has equipped him with value chain management capability skills. Oluwatosin constantly delivers unique results in social development initiatives, creative writing, public speaking and digital marketing while helping other young people grow to their maximum potential. He has received several commendations for his work both locally and internationally. At 23, he authored his first book titled ‘Rediscovering The Hidden You: Timeless Secrets for Manifesting Your Potential’ which has command wide readership beyond the shores of African. He is a passionate blogger, and an exemplary writer. He has core skills in critical thinking, creative writing, public speaking, brand and digital marketing. An excellent team player who has experience spanning industries including Nonprofit Organizations, Brand Management and Digital Marketing. He has had direct contact with not less than 2,000 people through book publications, seminars, trainings and conferences to mention a few. Oluwatosin Philip Oguntunde is the Executive Director and Founder of Social Impact African Development Organization and also the Social Media Manager Brand Media Consults, Nigeria. He is currently a volunteer member of World Merit Nigeria, Access To Rural Education Aid Initiatives (AREAi), Young African Leadership Initiatives (YALI) and a UN Online Volunteer. He is also a Youth Advocate and Brand Ambassador with offcampus.com.ng. He is currently working on PROJECT SEED (Student’s Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development Program) target towards empowering Youth in Nigerian Universities with entrepreneurship skills. Other projects include EDUTECH Camp, Technovation Challenge, Impact Conference and PROJECT RACE( Refining African Child’s Education).
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