There are many who still hold the belief that the writing profession is not a cash cow. Global Center for Creative Writing is thus a resource for grooming as many aspiring writers as possible world over. In the dawn of a dearth of Writing Schools or Institutes, Abiose Adelaja Adams, founded this platform to give writers an opportunity to be tutored share ideas, compete and grow together. The need to mentor young writers and give them a sense of identification, help them market their skills, thus converting talent to gold, is the driving force behind this.
Abiose breathes with a combustible passion of a writer and a journalist. In her mid-career as a writer she has authored at least three books published on Amazon.com, A Girl’s Calender, Viral Diamonds, I am Not Afraid, she is passionate about coaching aspiring writers. She is the Chief Executive of the Global Center for Creative Writing as well as co-director of Pressplay Media Events, a company committed to mirroring societal ills through literary lens. For the purpose of Creative Writing, you can follow her on @itizwritten and www.facebook.com/pressplaymediaevents
As a journalist however, she has her raw skills in Science Journalism with a knack for gum-shoeing work though. She was formerly Assistant Editor at the International Center for Investigative Reporting, the Managing Editor at www.thesecuritywatch.com and a freelancer for Premium Times. She is fellow of the Thompson Reuters Foundation and the International Institute of Journalism, Germany. She holds a B.Sc in Microbiology and a Diploma in ‘Science Journalism’ awarded by World Federation of Science Journalists, Quebec, Canada. She was a two-time grantee of the Nigeria Investigative Reporting Project (NIRP) where she investigated more than 25 failing primary health centers across the six southwest states in Nigeria and the failing Cocoa Trade in Nigeria. She was also a grantee of the Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism’s Report Women Project, where she investigated five communities in Southwest Nigeria, still practicing Female Genital Mutilation, as well as Child Marriage, despite forbidding laws. Early in her career, she won the Red Ribbon Awards on breaking Silence on HIV/AIDS.