The money that will flow from writing requires patience. It requires you to understand that every word you pen down is a deposit into people’s hearts and minds, it is how you buy people’s trust. Trust cannot be a rushed job! And I believe this is one of the most important elements in securing your income through writing, it takes time for people to trust and your job is to build that trust and then protect it.
This is an initiative, an absolutely amazing initiative, founded by Anthea Ambursley in 2018. The AfriCan Authors’ Awards, from my understanding, is a platform designed to celebrate African authors. And it doesn’t disappoint as this year there were 100 winners in different categories and from different African countries.