Bingeing on Books – August Adventures

This month has been incredible, in that I found myself reading more books. I celebrate this kind of stuff. Because it’s easy to get lost in important activities during the day, or in conversations that leave you no time to take time and read a book. I’m grateful for the time to be in aContinue reading “Bingeing on Books – August Adventures”

4 Ideas on what to do with your completed manuscript in Kenya

Have you completed your Manuscript and are wondering what to do? You have finally finished writing your manuscript, be it Fiction or Non-Fiction, and you have saved your work on your laptop or in the cloud.  You’re asking, ‘What do I do now?’ First, Congratulations on finishing your writing project, a finished manuscript is causeContinue reading “4 Ideas on what to do with your completed manuscript in Kenya”

Church Fairies and Catways – The Little Girl

“Hubert, where are my red heels!” she shrieks out, as she frantically searches for her shoes among her many pairs. She has a particular set of shoes in mind, matching her newly bought handbag from Duscs wear. She needs to stand out, look good, it mattered to her. I join in the search, a slightContinue reading “Church Fairies and Catways – The Little Girl”

Happy and Grateful for having a Reading Culture

Happy New Year! 2020 is currently very beautiful. My Sunday is full of perfect sun, and birds chirping on the trees around our compound. Peaceful perfection. This post is a gratitude post. I was on Goodreads deciding on my 2020 reading challenge number, and got to check out last year’s accomplishment. It suddenly occurred toContinue reading “Happy and Grateful for having a Reading Culture”

Nanowrimo and Picture Perfect

November is here! You know that means NaNoWriMo! Have you started writing your novel for the month yet? The NaNoWriMo: Kenya Region has an exciting whatsapp group, that keeps you going even on the days you want to stop. If interested, join the daily writing sprints. Here is the link to the NaNoWriMo whatsapp group.Continue reading “Nanowrimo and Picture Perfect”

Okada Books – Save My Heart

This week has been super inspiring! I get excited when I hear from readers, so it has been awesome to get emails on Save My Heart. I burn with excitement. Anyway, a bit of news, I’ve published my books on Nigeria’s Okada Books. It’s an e-book platform with a very exciting audience. This week, IContinue reading “Okada Books – Save My Heart”

How do you find out the cost of self-publishing your book in Kenya?

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 looksContinue reading “How do you find out the cost of self-publishing your book in Kenya?”

Six Things to know when Self-publishing in Kenya

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 dedicationContinue reading “Six Things to know when Self-publishing in Kenya”

Olympus Art by Mike Omondi

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 workContinue reading “Olympus Art by Mike Omondi”

The Client Meant for Me

Her biggest challenge in life, was not running a business, she was managing that. No, her challenge was getting a decent access road, one that didn’t flood, or get muddy with each flash of rain. She needed money to fix the access road to their home. Her business could not afford it as an expense, yet. She couldn’t get a loan, so it was not a quick fix.