Picture Perfect 5

Picture Perfect 5   An hour later, leaning on a tree in the gorgeous garden belonging to Taylor’s aunt, Victoria watched Eric focus his lens on a laughing Beth. They were standing by a bush of pink roses, Beth holding one up to her nose. Her wedding dress gorgeous in the afternoon sun. Victoria wonderedContinue reading “Picture Perfect 5”

Storymoja Hay Festival 2014 – Intern Group 5 Lunch ^_^

Lunch at For You Chinese Restaurant – Valley Arcade Our awesome group won a lunch at our last Storymoja Festival Meeting.  Ms. Makena promised us a lunch and we had it on Sunday afternoon.  We met at For You Chinese Restaurant, a gorgeous restaurant tucked away at Valley Arcade, Nairobi.  If you get a chance, checkContinue reading “Storymoja Hay Festival 2014 – Intern Group 5 Lunch ^_^”

Picture Perfect 4

Chapter 4 Eric focused his lens on Beth as she prepared for her wedding. He locked away his emotions, snapping pictures as the woman doing Beth’s make-up ran a brush over her soft brown skin. He shifted angles and concentrated on capturing Beth on the most important day of her life. Her dress was stunning.Continue reading “Picture Perfect 4”

Picture Perfect 3

Chapter Three Victoria sat in the waiting room on Thursday morning, fighting anxiety as she waited for her doctor’s appointment.  She’d called her doctor the same day Grace told her about Ronald.  Olive had insisted she come in the evening after work.  They’d taken her blood for testing, her anxiety had started building from thatContinue reading “Picture Perfect 3”

Choosing a Genre for Your Fiction in Kenya

What is a Fiction Genre? It is a fiction classification based on content, setting, and mood of the story.  A book may fit more than one genres but most times a story leans to one type of genre. Why is it important to choose a genre when you write Fiction? Choosing a genre helps you focusContinue reading “Choosing a Genre for Your Fiction in Kenya”

Picture Perfect 2

Chapter Two Eric Kabuto was at a disadvantage.  He worked hard to escape sobbing women unless it was his mother or four sisters.  The experience of dealing with the women in his family had taught him that a woman’s tears were a powerful weapon. The woman at his feet buried her face in her handsContinue reading “Picture Perfect 2”

Picture Perfect 1

Chapter One Dinner for one, Victoria thought with a sigh as she stared at the clean plate across her. This wasn’t the first time her boyfriend had canceled on her.  She chewed the spicy piece of chicken she’d spent hours marinating and swallowed it along with the lump in her throat.  She’d made dinner thinkingContinue reading “Picture Perfect 1”

My Nairobi, My City : Bright Kyadiva

Mr. Bright Kyadiva is the the Coordinator of Phanicey Charitable Foundation.  An organization  committed to improving lives of the poor and the vulnerable (particularly women and youth) in social, cultural and political settings by creating an enabling environment for their participation in community development. PCF runs different programs in the community, all of them focusedContinue reading “My Nairobi, My City : Bright Kyadiva”

My Nairobi, My City : Maureen Kamari

Our first Interview on the My Nairobi, My City goes to someone I know very well.  Her name is Maureen Kamari and she’s the founder and owner of Amari Bakery in Nairobi.  She was born in Nairobi, grew up in the Waithaka/Riruta area.  Her primary education was in Nairobi Primary School, which she remembers fondlyContinue reading “My Nairobi, My City : Maureen Kamari”

My Nairobi, My City Challenge

This October, I’m going to be doing a My Nairobi, My City challenge. 1. The goal?  – I love Nairobi.  I’ve lived outside of this city and I always return to it because I feel happiest when I’m in Nairobi.  I’m surrounded by people who feel the same and I just wanted to share thatContinue reading “My Nairobi, My City Challenge”