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Thank You – Poetic Pains

The Storymoja Writers’ Blog would like to thank all of you who submitted your poems to the Poetic Pains contest. We will now go through your entries and a shortlist … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

The Writing Life – Annemarie Musawale

I started writing as soon as I learned how to write. I was always writing little stories to please my mother, many times, not finishing them. I thought that everyone … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

This John… – An Invitation to Participate in an Ideagasm

John has 3 Oranges. His father gave him 4 Oranges. If Wanjiku gave John 2 Mangoes, a pen, a notebook, a copy of Hekaya za Abunuwasi, how many laptop computers … Continue reading

March 31, 2014

Poetic Pains – April Poetry Call Out

There is a pleasure in poetic pains Which only poets know. – William Cowper   Finally it is here, a chance to craft and share our poetry on this forum. … Continue reading

March 31, 2014

Art Against Poverty – Call for Submissions

Deadline: 8th April 2014
To apply you should be 18 – 35 years old and based in Nairobi

March 26, 2014

Don’t Miss This! – The Catch Up [Brought To You by the Arterial Network]

Storymoja’s Muthoni Garland will be speaking at the Arterial Network’s The Catchup. Don’t miss it! Invitation to ARTerial Network’s artist community forum- The Catchup Date: 29th March 2014 Time: 2-5pm … Continue reading

March 24, 2014

ArtBeat Afrika – Call Out for Submissions

Artbeat Afrika, a community of Contemporary African Creative Writers announce the call for submission for her first short story anthology. We are looking for stories that tells the true African … Continue reading

March 20, 2014

Brief Encounters – The Winning Story

We apologise for the delay in announcing the February Short Story Winner due to unavoidable circumstances. The challenge was:  1. Pick up a book that you have already read. The book must … Continue reading

March 7, 2014

The February FanFic Challenge – A Shortlist

February’s writing challenge was definitely something we have never done on the Storymoja Writers’ Blog. As a reader, it has been my pleasure to look in at extensions of worlds … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Writing Life – Kinyanjui Kombani

1.  How and when did you start writing? I actually started off as a cartoonist. Inspired by the works of Frank Odoi and Paul ‘Maddo’ Kelemba, I had a running comic … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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