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Celebrating East African Writing!

Story of the Week – Butterfly People by George Kinyua

Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is… I am still reeling from the 187 points y’all awarded this story! Butterfly People by George Kinyua Read it… … Continue reading

April 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

Kenyan nominated for the 2010 Caine Prize!

Kenyan writer, Lily Mabura, has made the shortlist for the prestigious Caine Prize of 2010! Lily Mabura received her MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from the University of Idaho and … Continue reading

April 30, 2010 · 1 Comment

Storymoja Presents…

April 28, 2010

The Person of the Writer

Women do not always have to write about women, or gay men about gay men. Indeed, something good and new might happen if they did not. ˜ Kathryn Hughes Now … Continue reading

April 26, 2010

Story of the week… And a call out for Poetry

Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is… I am still reeling from the 187 points y’all awarded this story! Strained choices by Karest Lewela Read it… … Continue reading

April 23, 2010

Figure out your Mystery Story

We have discussed Science Fiction/ Fantasy (SF/F) writing here before. We have also discussed Crime Fiction(CF).  We touched a bit on dialogue and character creation. We went through story plots. … Continue reading

April 19, 2010

Story of the Week – The Love of one Family

Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is… The Love of one Family by Mary Kariuki Read it… Congratulations Mary! Would you like your story to feature … Continue reading

April 16, 2010

When Fear Gets in Your Way

I know that I can write. I have hundreds of ideas, either written down or dictated on tapes. I have read over 30 books on writing. I really don’t believe … Continue reading

April 12, 2010

Story of the Week – Tell me your Thoughts by Savvy Kenya

Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is… Tell me your Thoughts by Savvy Kenya Read it… Congratulations Savvy! Would you like your story to feature here, … Continue reading

April 9, 2010

The Editor’s Vote

So you have submitted your finished manuscript to an editor. What now? Many a young/ novice writer have come to this point. Generally, every writer receives a rejection letter or … Continue reading

April 5, 2010

Story of the Week – Oh well… by Mwangi Ichungwa

Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is… Oh well… by Mwangi Ichungwa Read it… Congratulations Mwangi! Would you like your story to feature here, please send … Continue reading

April 3, 2010