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PRIVILEGED OR NOT PRIVILEGED

By Prescott Egbo, Co-covener Blot Drop. At different junctures of our existence we have had to question our levels and accolades of the privileges we have received or come across in life. Merriam Webster’s dictionary points out privilege to “accord a higher value or superior position to…”, so I can inevitably say, not being privileged […]

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7 African Literary Texts That Have Been Adapted Into Blockbuster Movies by

by Jayne Aimuens Project Manager, Blot Drop From J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Porter, Hollywood has a history of making movie adaptations of books that were greatly enjoyed by readers. Nigeria, Africa herself can also boast of same. Some of these books have even been adapted by Hollywood itself, […]

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LITPRINT

Top 5 Women Doing Exceptionally Well In The African Literary Art

Written by Jane Aimuens, Project Manager, Blot Drop. In a continent as ethnically and culturally diverse as Africa, it comes as no surprise that the literature that has emerged from it is equally diverse and multifaceted. Dealing with a range of social and cultural issues, from women’s rights and feminism to post-war and post-colonial identity, […]

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3 weapons you need to have to conquer Literary exams⚔️⚔️

Apart from the disdain for rules, dislike of a large number of lecturers and the dwindling educational system, there’s one more thing students have in common: The dislike for exams! You know that period you do all you can, in order to know all you can, just so that you can move to doing it […]

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ROUND THE WORLD!

Today on BlotSpot, we are taking you on a little trip around the world. It’s free, you can relax easy. There are readers all around the world so we have decided you shouldn’t be calling book lovers anything but these! Here we go! Idoma: Ochodokokpa – a person that loves/wants book. Enuani, Igbo: Ogun akukwo […]

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DUE REVIEWS

OMO GHETTO – THE SAGA; A TALE OF VICES

Funke Akindele’s Scene One production decided to ride her own “penny farthing wheel” by securing a rank in the phylum of Nollywood’s latest films that are sequels with her latest Omo Ghetto: The Saga. Upholding the fact that Nollywood is making progress, this trend of throwbacks by producers is a toss amidst concepts and stories […]

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Kudos to Headies!

Song Writing Finally Gets Recognition. I’m sure before now you would have felt all hope was lost in the entertainment spotlight when it comes to you and your sleepless nights trying to compose mad ass songs. But then, the jinx is finally broken! Headies just made yet another gold head to recognize the creativity and […]

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3 movies that spell Romantic.

Henyways… a couple of movies add salt to that already stinging injury

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DUE REVIEW

THE DINING TABLE

THE DINING TABLE BY GBANABOM HALLOWELL ANALYSIS AND REVIEW BY PRESCOT EGBO (PIE)  PLOT STRUCTURE/ANALYSIS Being a Sierra Leonean and as traceable in most of his literary pieces, The Dining Table is majorly influenced by the war between the rebelling guerrillas – an anti-corruption armed force and the government forces which lasted for about […]

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5 CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS you NEED to know about.

Oh, so you need a little motivation to keep writing. Showing your work to just your friends isn’t cutting it for you? You’re starting to believe that they don’t even read your work, they just promptly respond with a fire emoji or three? Well, good news for you, you can totally participate in creative writing […]