Mike Omondi Mulinya is an artist focused on painting and mix media on canvas. He is the owner of Olympus Art and is based in Ngara, Nairobi. He often documents his progress on canvas on Instagram. You’ll often find a work-in-progress post and project-complete post on his feed. What I love most about his work… Read more
This question paralyzes the majority of writers in Kenya. It is the most asked question in my inbox. So, I am going to make a be-courageous-and-take-matters-into-your-own-hands post. Educate yourself on the words Word-count, Book size and Genre. Your manuscript is a product. Fiction or Non-fiction, it is a product. Know what your desired product looks… Read more
Self-Publishing is a learning journey. Think of it as a learning journey when you enter the publishing industry. At first, you don’t really know much, but as time goes you get to learn and know what is working and what is not. You will need patience and the will to put in work. Your dedication… Read more
Books by Elly Kamari
Looking for something to read? Click on the covers below for a fiction read set in Nairobi
The Enchanting Violinist
Nairobi’s water company had a special way of cutting the citizens down to the same size. Granted those with more money than she did solved their water problems with one call to a water broker. One full water truck about now would solve all her problems.
Sadly, she was broke.
It was the end of March, that no-man’s land between payday and tight budget. All the money in her purse was strictly reserved to basic needs: food, fare, credit for her phone.
Nyambura sighed again.
Curse the water company, to think she paid her water bill on time. Why couldn’t they service her with water on time too…such a one-sided commitment. She scowled. Sorta like love in Nairobi these days.
All the men she met had commitment phobia.
Nyambura laughed then.