Goethe partners with Rusinga Festival for Island Reading Series

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The Goethe Institute is partnering with Rusinga Festival for the Island Reading Series, a storytelling and reading event at #RusingaFest2018 which will feature author and publisher Hillary Namunyu, renowned and award winning storytellers Wangari the Storyteller and Chunga Otiende. The interactive literary session will be among the many events that will

Reasons why you should self-publish that book

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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

How Important is Culture to the Being of a People

Rusinga Island 2018

Mawuna Remarque Koutonin makes an interesting observation in a Facebook post about how African culture is pertinent to our own being as a people, in relation to how we relate with the West and Asian nations. "When a Japanese travels the world he sees Toyota cars everywhere. He is proud of

Wangari the Storyteller par Excellence

Grace Wangari has told stories as far as Sweden, Iran and Tanzania. You may wonder how on earth someone would pursue storytelling as a profession. Curiosity led us to one of the events she had helped organize with ZAMALEO at a restaurant in Westlands, and later on the Sigana International