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Graduation of Write Your Passion Program

By Elias Muhatia This is a brief summary of the remarks by Mr. Raphael Obonyo, the Guest Speaker during the Write Your Passion Program Graduation (April 17, 2021). Raphael Obonyo emphasized the remarks by John Lewis, the late American politician, statesman and civil rights activist, that you should never keep silent when you see injustice …

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Should Sheng be Recognized as a Language?

Should Sheng be Recognized as a Language? By Colin Stanley Sheng has evolved from the then disregarded secular music that was listened to in the early 2000’s to being ingrained as part of Kenyan urban culture. Back in 2000 the classroom disdained it: teachers upheld Kiswahili and asked their students to shun ‘street music’ from …

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The Last Call to “Write Your Passion”

Every three months, we begin to guide a tiny group of writers 100% determined to achieve their writing goals. Whether that means: Starting your own blog, website or any other channel Writing the best book, you can Making money writing Or whatever else you dream of This is the most practical and personal mentorship that …

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I have never graduated before so this is my first graduation. I am beaming with gratitude and humility and I would like to thank God for this chance. He’s the author of all. I would like to thank the teachers that took us throughout this class: Dr Waweru who was full of passion, Ms Omwa …

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MY GRADUATION SPEECH By Sharon Gwada I am elated to be here, not only to address my fellow graduates and alumni of this course but to be able to do it from the comfort of my home. A year ago if somebody told me graduating via Google without being coaxed is possible, I would have …

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Describing the Master of descriptions; Phil Ibsen

Describing the Master of descriptions; Phil Ibsen By Juliet Mwangi  Meet Phil Ibsen, or as he likes to refer to himself, ‘Master of Descriptions’. A creative Writer and freelancer who describes his writing journey as a great, but nonlinear process featuring both growth as well as moments of doubts. It took some time, but I …

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Impressive Endeavors in Unfrequented Waters

Impressive Endeavors in Unfrequented Waters By Juliet Mwangi The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a season of global anxiety and uncertainty that is too grievous to ignore for anyone including passionate writers like Kevin Gundi, a freelancer and recent graduate of the Write Your Passion Course offered by Writers Guild Kenya. When …

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DAVID NGUGI

Achieving Immortality Through Writing

Achieving Immortality Through Writing By Juliet Mwangi Charming and insightful, David Ngugi is perhaps the true embodiment of the quote, “True humility is staying teachable regardless of what you know.” –Anonymous Despite his age and vast experience in shaping and educating young minds, Mr. Ngugi, now a retired teacher, still held much enthusiasm as he …

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Provoking Minds, Changing the Course of Society

Provoking Minds, Changing the Course of Society By Juliet Mwangi “I want to be remembered as the conscience of society. I’ve noticed nowadays people seem to have thrown humanity and boundaries away. There’s no longer right or wrong. I don’t want to hit them on the head by telling them what’s wrong and right. But …

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The Subtle Art of Editing; Lessons from Lucas Wafula.

The Subtle Art of Editing; Lessons from Lucas Wafula. By Marion Jepkosgei. Editing is the most underrated expertise in Kenya. Despite it being the cornerstone of writing, the relationship between writers and editors is a strained one. Editors are known for their brutal honesty, which in most cases, isn’t much welcome by writers. Today, Lucas …

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