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Behind the Scenes of Young Adult Writing

Behind the Scenes of Young Adult Writing By Andrew Manyuru Today the guest I interviewed is the renowned Hillary Namunyu . He is the author of a wide range of books that are both available in the English and Kiswahili language. Some of the titles are “The Heroine Of Muwanza”, “Uamuzi Wa Wanyama” and “Faults …

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What is Writers Guild Kenya?

Q1. What is Writers Guild Kenya? We are an award-winning writers’ organization, committed to serve, educate and grow authors aspiring to use their writing & reading as a tool to be and do good. Through various education and empowering programs, we work unconditionally towards truly growing writers and encouraging reading in our families. Using personalized, …

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“Write Your Passion” Intensive 2, February 2020

WRITE YOUR PASSION Overview Whether you are staring at a blank page and need the inspiration to proceed or you’re polishing your work for publication, Write Your Passion, will strengthen your skills, light your path and energize you to make a move.   ABOUT THE COURSE Have you thought of writing a Non-Fiction book? Or …

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Poorly done books hurt writers and readers alike

By Gabriel Dinda I see a lot of pressure among upcoming writers to write and publish. This is coming at a time when it appears that if you are a writer and you haven’t published, then you are ‘intellectually challenged’. The pressure to publish comes at a very high cost. Quality is being thrown out …

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Ida Kemunto

Ida Kemunto: Writing is my therapy.

By Juliet Mwangi   It is every writer’s dream to finally have their literary work on the shelves, either locally or internationally. Nothing beats the joy of launching your book; the pride, the relief from all you have gone through. For Ida Kemunto, her journey of filling our bookshelves just began with her recently launched …

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Charles Okoth

Charles Okoth: The pen that never stops writing

By Juliet Mwangi A teacher of Physics and Chemistry, Charles Okoth is what we call a man of many hats.  He has a voice that speaks loudly against corruption and a heart that wants the best for his students. He majored in Physics at Kenyata University, attended Kakamega and Nyang’ori High Schools. Born in Busia …

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What I learnt from Aspire 2018 Conference

By Rehema Zuberi Aspire 2018 Conference themed Make Your Mark surpassed all the expectations it set. The event running for two days, 6-7th September was fruitful, enlightening, engaging and significantly worth the time. As promised by the organizers, it was almost purely youngin’! From the delegates in attendance to the speakers, panelists; not forgetting the …

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