Tips on Promoting Self-Published Books in Kenya

Reader Question: What self-promotion tips result in high sales? I got this question on my blog, and it had me thinking, of course.  When I first started writing, I felt a little bit a lot like a fish out of water.  Gasping for air, with no real idea on what to do next.  I know whatContinue reading “Tips on Promoting Self-Published Books in Kenya”

Gardening for the Soul

Saturday was one of those days you just want to forget because nothing is going right.  From work, to interacting with people, to commuting, everything was just whack!  I got home, and I just wanted to bury myself under the blankets for at least twenty-four hours.  Alas, it was during the day, and sleeping withContinue reading “Gardening for the Soul”

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda From the river Nile to the teeming streets of Cairo, from the indigenous, pre-Islamic Egyptian Coptic civilization to an America struggling with its fear of the Arab world, Shenoda’s poems recall the sacred traditions of an ancient, enduring culture as they widen the political conversation surrounding ethnicity, pan-Africanism and pan-Arabism.Continue reading “Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review”

H_ART the Band Answers my Question.

Two weeks ago, I posted the lyrics to H_ART the Band’s Ask My shoes (Uliza Kiatu).  I’d also asked the guys on their Facebook Page what had inspired their song.  I’m glad to say that they responded today, so I can share their answer with you. Elly in Nairobi’s Question: – Hi Guys, I loveContinue reading “H_ART the Band Answers my Question.”

Poetry Week – Reflection

Dr. Maya Angelou – An Inspiring Woman Last week, one of the greatest Poet, Dr. Maya Angelou, passed on and it had me reaching for her works.  Reading back on the many great words she’s shared with the world.  Cataloging lessons learned in her life, and thought provoking poems that make us pause.  She’s taughtContinue reading “Poetry Week – Reflection”