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”

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”

Self-Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Your Story

1: Self-publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Your Story Self-Publishing Fiction means you’ve sat down and come up with characters, a plot, and one heck of a story that you are going to share. When you choose self-publishing, you’ve made a choice to sell or share (free read) your story with an audience. The mostContinue reading “Self-Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – Your Story”

Self- Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – The 411

Self-Publishing fiction e-books in Kenya – 101 This is a series of blog posts on self-publishing fiction e-books online. Self-publishing fiction is not easy. Let’s remember that and know that as we continue. This is no walk in the park. You’re not going to publish your amazing story that you’ve written for years and getContinue reading “Self- Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – The 411”

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”

Writing Resources: Conflict and Why It’s Important

Conflict! You need it in a story, and it has to have purpose. Different types of Conflict Man Vs. Man Man Vs. Man is the most common Conflict.  Your character having a villain in his life who just wants to cause trouble.  This is the conflict used with most superhero stories, supernatural stories, and evenContinue reading “Writing Resources: Conflict and Why It’s Important”

Writing Resources – Creating Characters in Nairobi

I love writing Fiction, and as a result, I’m always on the prowl for new tricks to use to make my writing better.  This week, I’ll share some of those articles that are useful, entertaining, mind boggling and a bit intimidating.  This Writer in Nairobi wishes there were more chances to attend Creative Writing Seminars,Continue reading “Writing Resources – Creating Characters in Nairobi”