Celebrating East African Writing!

Story of the Week – Insect Conversations by Marvin Tumbo

Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is…

Insect Conversations by Marvin Tumbo Read it…

Congratulations Marvin!

Would you like your story to feature here? Please  follow the rules below and you will be there!

1. Always double edit your work before you send it to us.

2. Use Times New Roman Font, with 1.5 spacing to make it easier for the editors to review your work.

3. Always title your pieces, and make sure your story has author name, even if it is a pen name!

4. Keep to the word count. Minimum 1200 words, maximum 1600 words.

5. Send in your work in word 97 attachment to

6. Language of your piece should be English. Occasional sheng, swahili and mother language allowed, with translations in bracket.

7. If you have a blog or personal website, please feel free to include hyperlinked blog name at the bottom.

8. If your work has previously been published, please indicate where and when.

9. I f you would like us to add images, please send them to us with the article, and ensure that you have the rights to use it.

10. Let your writing rule, with the scepter of creativity, the signet ring of your unique style, the crown of excellence, upon the throne of the African spirit of strength and resilience!

Do you have any ideas about how to make your weekly reading more fun? Please send your suggestions to Join us here on Monday for the next batch of stories and be sure to vote for the next Story of the Week.



This entry was posted on March 5, 2010 by in Writing.
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