Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Waiting Game

Running in the Wind


Anytime I tell someone I have written a book, they get really excited and want to know what it’s about. It’s funny because they have no idea whether its good or not, but they are excited anyway, as if I said, “I stood next to Adam Sandler in an elevator once.” Something about the fact that I wrote a book, seems amazing for some reason. At the same time it means absolutely nothing. For one thing, I honestly don’t even know whether it’s good or not. I think its good. The few people who know me, who have read it, tell me its good. But that means nothing. (No offense to them). For another thing, getting a book published, if you are an unpublished writer, is almost as hard as doing a back bend 9 month pregnant.

First you actually have to find a literary agent that you think fits…

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Emotion Press Launches New Shiny Website

On behalf of the management and staff of Emotion Press, I will like to introduce to you our new, shiny website : is the symbol of authority of the outfit. Please kindly visit to update yourself on our publishing policy, services and new releases of the company.

I will also like to wish everyone of you dear readers a merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year in advance!


Emotion Press, Ibadan: Call For Manuscripts

Emotion Press, Ibadan : Call For Manuscripts For Publication In February/March Season

How It All Started?

Emotion Press was established in the year 2011 to project young budding writers. With its two debut, The Grasshopper Race and The Man In The Moon, the publishing house is indeed strongly bent on a great literary mission.

Call For Manuscripts
After the editorial board meeting that held on the 5th of December, 2012, the management has hereby decided to call for manuscripts from budding Nigerian writers, who are willing to publish their manuscripts for a reasonable publishing charge.

The Genres We Publish
Prose – Submit up to three chapters of your prose work, alongside a short bio and publishing budget.
Poetry – Submit up to twenty pages of your poetry collection, alongside a short bio and your publishing budget.
Creative Non-fiction – [Diary, Memoir and Collection of essays] submit up to twenty pages of your creative Non-fictional work, alongside a short bio and your publishing budget.

Note: Please give us three weeks to receive a reply to your query.

Submissions: All submissions should be made to Follow us on Facebook @emotionpress.

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