Yes. This. Again.

My personality dictates that whenever I go through a challenging period, I seek answers for particular questions. Did I do this to myself? Could I have avoided this? Will it happen again? How has it changed me? Are situations here to teach us anything? Or are well all just fumbling along, hoping that Lady Luck…

Because I can

I had an experience a week ago, that has shaped and refocussed my energy towards my writing. There’s a place in my mind where stories come from. I cannot say for sure where it is, or how the stories get formed or how they shape my life. They’re in there. I write something. They’re out….

No matter how your week has gone, even if the speed bumps of life have conspired against your plans, take a little time and refocus. You got this. bwandungi

Finishing First

Karibu Reader! How was your weekend? Cold? Sunny? I can barely remember mine! As an author I get this question all the time, “Are your books out?”. Usually you have to temper your expectations when someone asks that question. They are not suggesting that they are about to buy your book, oh no! It is…


No post today. The sun is out.

Evolution of Language

Hey Reader, I’m sorry to say, my greeting isn’t quite as enthusiastic as it should be this afternoon because I have come to a realization. I’m a fuddy duddy. I’m an English language fuddy duddy and have a difficult time keeping up with some of the trends in popular speech. Something in my head screeches…

When Up is Not Really Up

Hi! How was your weekend? Productive? Lazy? Relaxing? All of the aforementioned? Boy-oh-boy do I love the speculative fiction genre! Star Trek, Star Wars, Stargate, Eureka, Battlestar Galactica, Fringe, The Matrix. I can watch these over and over and over again. So now you know what I did this weekend! Traveling through space with a…

To Sum it Up

Hello readers! How are you doing today? I was burning yesterday, but today I’m frozen. I only noticed it once I stopped what I was doing. Here is the result. I hope you like it! UPDATE: Apparently you have to click the picture. I’ll figure it out for tomorrow. Right now I have a story…

Scripting my story

whenever I go by a store with Arabic letters written on the front I’m sounding out the words like a 6 year old, but I’m loving it

Thanks, But No Thanks.

Hurrah! The commonwealth does it again! How can we thank you? How can we convey our gratitude and thanks for the consistent and persistent support you have shown for African writers? In case you are reading this and do not yet know, the shortlist for the commonwealth book prize for 2013 includes FOUR African writers….