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Writers must develop their own imagery


Every writer is taught to show instead of telling. One way writers are taught to do this is by use of imagery, which consists of metaphors and similes.

Writers must develop their own imagery

By Lucas Wafula | 4 years ago

Young writers should honour Marjorie by writing more texts

Young writers should honour Marjorie by writing more texts

Slightly over ten years ago, as a budding editor at East African Education Publishers Ltd, (EAEP) my boss, Mr Kiarie Kamau, assigned me the task of proofreading novels and novellas ahead of the 40th anniversary of the former Heinemann Publishers Ltd, the home of respected African Writers Series.

Henry Munene | 5 years ago

God must wonder about terrorists’ heinous acts done in His holy name

Even in his omniscient majesty and grace, God must often wonder and get disgusted with his creation called man. Chinua Achebe has told us in a story titled “Civil Peace” that you cannot puzzle God.

Barrack Muluka | 7 years ago

Writers must rise above parochial biases to tackle African issues

African writers have, over the years, explored major issues in their societies in a disciplined, bold, sometimes dangerous eloquence that saw some of them either hunted down like prey or shunted into exile.

- Henry Munene | 7 years ago