You might strike lucky and your rambling might actually be interesting to the writer, but if you are not that lucky, you will bore your reader, and put them off your work.
“Dear Mr. Death please consider me for your next shipment from planet earth, Amen”. They came again, this time sent by Mr. Death. The python coiled around her bony body and as it squeezed her she thanked Mr. Death for answering her prayer.
Good writing allows the writer to be taken seriously, and being taken seriously is always important in communicating ideas. If a person’s writing is awkward and clumsy, readers get the mistaken notion the person is that way, too.
Organizing a 3-day literary festival for the first time is a very difficult thing but it is more difficult if you have never attended such an event.
Moses got up and shyly asked me to dance, to which I demurely accepted. On the dance floor it was as if no one else existed or mattered. It was just the two of us. Looking into his eyes I could see his love for me shine through.
A lot of the writing that is published online should ideally be very short. Online, readers get bored easily and are not likely to return to a page more than once. So if you want to make your mark on the online publishing world, you need to learn how to ‘deliver your impact’…
Imagine an Africa – vibrant and strong,
Her countenance bright,
Her virtue, her praise – her song…
The following takes place between the hours of 6am and 4pm. Or maybe longer, I really can’t remember.
It’s not to fight nor ignite,
Battles with my neighbours once tight,
It’s not to be reduced to beg,
Nor partake of a democratic bootleg…
This project is run by The Imagine Company’s Events and Special Projects division with funding from the Changamoto Arts Foundation.