Over the next few weeks, every author who wins the Story of the Week, will have the opportunity to have their work in expedited review at the Storymoja Editorial Review Table. To win that spot, please send in a story that fits…
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.
Boniface Gachugu, the writer of this week’s story ‘The Ivory Tower’ is an avid young writer. He is published both in Kenya and Nigeria .
So really, my life audit began with the realisation that when people tell me that I have OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) issues, it’s not really an issue – it’s a positive trait, one they just don’t have!
I pictured some of the attendees in there and decided the Kenyan Anthologies would be an interesting issue.
Is it a play, is it dramatized poetry, what is it? Whatever! What we can confirm is that you will be entertained, challenged, invigorated and even understood.
He decided, some time ago, to observe and laugh at life…
Do you dream of writing but hesitate to start? Are your drawers full of manuscripts you dare not show anyone? Do you tell your kids wonderful bedtime stories and wish you could write them down? Here’s the chance to turn your dreams into reality! A writing workshop is the best way to hone your craft under the guidance of an expert published writer. The deadlines will encourage you to complete your stories, the workshop leader will help you polish them to perfection, and you would join a community of fellow writers. AND you will have the chance to get published by Storymoja, one of the most innovative publishing houses on the Kenyan scene today. What more could you ask for? Sign up now! DETAILS: Workshop Leader: Muthoni Garland. Her novella, “Tracking the Scent of My Mother,” was short-listed for the
Millie Dok is an event organizer by day, and a university student by night and in between juggles the city’s social scene.
Welcome 0 “Did you know that the evil spirit lives!?” said the street preacher, spiting more than just venom in my face. Looking right at me, left index finger in his nose and the other clutching a much worn out Bible, he continues: “He lives! He lives! He lives in every crevice of the city, in every institution, every corner, every bar. In every parliament, in every encounter, in every unsaved and unrighteous action. He lives, I know, even in YOUR house.” 1 We talk to my sister everyday on the phone. That is, when she doesn’t have to pretend she is doing something fecund in her office. Like the rest of the corporate world, she fabricates and manipulates things – however imaginary – to do, or that in the immediate near future need to be done.