EA Friday Feature – Prompt Week #2

The EA Friday Feature: Write a story of only 1,000 words using the prompt given.  Post it on your blog on Fridays and share the posts of fellow bloggers participating in the feature. Participating Bloggers: Nilichoandika Flashes of Vice Children of Destiny Books Love in Nairobi Week #2- Prompt is: Places: Beaches, Mountains, Forests orContinue reading “EA Friday Feature – Prompt Week #2”

Between Death and Heaven – Book Review

Exciting! This blog now has 100 posts! I have had a hundred things to say apparently.  I can’t wait to reach 200 posts, but for today, I celebrate the small victories. And the Hundredth Post is….. A book Review! Between Death and Heaven by Annemarie Musawale What happens after we die? A vindictive ex-girlfriend (maybe,Continue reading “Between Death and Heaven – Book Review”

The Bachelorette Diaries : 2012 – Book Review

The Bachelorette Diaries : 2012 Shiri Golan has found the perfect man at last, but one day skeletons start crawling out of his closet hauling with them betrayal, a dark past and deadly secrets. Hurt, betrayed and seeking vengeance, Shiri finds herself caught between forgiveness and justice. As she lives on, she discovers that, obliviousContinue reading “The Bachelorette Diaries : 2012 – Book Review”

E. A. Friday Feature

What is the E.A. Friday Feature? –          Write a story in response to the weekly prompt given of only 1,000 words.  The story can be a stand alone story.  It can also be an ongoing story to which you’ll write chapters every Friday for the feature. You post the story or chapter on your blogContinue reading “E. A. Friday Feature”

Picture Perfect 11

Picture Perfect 11 Victoria tugged on an emerald dress and zipped it with finality. Not sparing her figure a look in the mirror, she turned to the mess on her bed. All the dresses she owned were scattered on her bed.  To think she’d ended up with the dress she’d picked first. Her phone buzzedContinue reading “Picture Perfect 11”

Let’s Talk Money – Self- Publishing

Is it easy to make money with Self- Publishing in Kenya? I think on any level, this is a Tough Question. If it’s something you’re thinking about doing, please Don’t quit your day job just yet, you keep trudging on, working your day job and writing fiction in the dead of night.  You’re thinking whatContinue reading “Let’s Talk Money – Self- Publishing”

Self- Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Promotion & Awareness

5. Self- Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Promotion & Awareness Books are sold by authorpreneurs who take an active role in publicizing their work. Authors working with big publishing companies are lucky in that they get creative, marketing and PR departments working for them.  You have chosen to self-publish a book. You’re choosing toContinue reading “Self- Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Promotion & Awareness”

Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Short Description / Blurb

4. Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Short Description / Blurb When you pick up a book, you turn it to the back where you read a description of the story. The description lets your reader know who the main characters are, what they do, and what makes the story worth a read. In short,Continue reading “Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Short Description / Blurb”

Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Plagiarism & Copyrights

3. Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Plagiarism & Copyrights I’ll touch a little on this.  Copyrights are a contentious issue in Kenya, mostly because there are many copycat entrepreneurs. When we talk self-publishing in Kenya, you’re mostly going to have your books published online, on your website or on international platforms. In this case,Continue reading “Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Plagiarism & Copyrights”

Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – A Cover

2. Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – A Cover So, your story is complete.  Now, you need a great cover for your e-book. This is also the reason why you need to choose a genre. Covers often interpret what your story is about to your audience. Every book you’ve ever bought has a cover thatContinue reading “Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – A Cover”