Apply for the Iceland Writers Retreat Scholarship 2019

iceland writers retreat april 2019

Talented writers from across the world can now apply for the Iceland Writers Retreat April 2019 programme. There are two categories of applications: Those who can fund themselves partially Those who desire a full scholarship Partial funding means you will sponsor your own accommodation and flights while the organisers take responsibility

Reasons why you should self-publish that book

self-publishing

You have probably come across several articles of authors who are selling or claim to sell hundreds of copies of their self-published books. It might be true, or not. In this article we explore advantages of self-publishing: Bigger royalty for yourself Yes, we write to sell. Many traditional publishers give 10

Reasons why you should not self publish that book

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Experience as they say is the best teacher. And we have years of experience from both the traditional and self-publishing industry. In this article, we give you ten reasons why you should not consider self-publishing as an option – well, we are just saying don’t do it: Marketing troubles Marketing tops

Call for Submissions for Young Adult Short Story

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Are you an African writer of any age who has an interest in writing young adult literature (13-19 years)? Do you have a story for this age that is written in Kiswahili, English or French? Will you be able to attend a workshop in either of these cities in February 2019 should

Kenyan Set Film Wins Global Award

Kenyan set film titled My Africa narrated by Lupita Nyong’o has won a global award. The nine-minute film won in the Virtual Reality/360° Storytelling category of the Jackson Hole Media Awards for “effectively using 360 technology and resources to advance an appreciation or understanding of a scientific discipline, discovery or

Lenga Ugaidi na Talanta Competition 2018

International Film Fund

Are you a Kenyan citizen? Are you a creative who produces film, poetry or music to counter violent extremism? Are you under 35 years? If your answer to the above questions is Yes, then Lenga Ugaidi na Talanta initiative is looking for you. The initiative seeks short films of maximum five minutes, poetry,