Powerful Africa Perspectives on Modern Culture

In 2008, not long after I began a stint as a journalist in Uganda, a Kam­pala-based newspaper reporter named Lydia Namubiru regaled me with...

Words That Can’t Be Left Behind

Some words just can't be left behind after you close the book. When I read a novel, poem, or non-fiction, I keep a small...

CONTEST – NO CONTEST

Your finished manuscript has been edited to within an inch of its life. You’ve taken well-meaning criticism and feedback from your critique partners, beta...

SUBMISSION AND PUBLISHING

You have perfected your manuscript and now it’s finally time to submit your finished manuscript. This is where your work description changes. Until now...

WRITING, READING AND PUBLISHING by Lynda Rees

For the most part writing is a solitary business. We spend countless hours pouring our hearts out to a keyboard because we have much...

THE ETHICS OF EAVESDROPPING

Some would say it's unethical--snooping, spying, sneaking, and downright rude to eavesdrop on private conversations. Even King Solomon advises against it in the Bible,...

Pressing Toward Destiny

Scripture Reference: Philippians 3:12-14 12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend...

I’m Too Stupid!

I was a teacher for a long time. It wasn't as important to me as my writing, but it was pretty close, largely because...

Why You Should Be Prepping for Doomsday

Should you be a doomsday prepper? Are the end times coming? If so, are you prepared? The end times are not just a Biblical...

Destroying The Box – Finding New Ways to Terrify Your Readers

Writing original fiction can be challenging.  Forget writer’s block.  Just coming up with something unique, that hasn’t been done to death, can be a daunting task...

Powerful Africa Perspectives on Modern Culture

In 2008, not long after I began a stint as a journalist in Uganda, a Kam­pala-based newspaper reporter named Lydia Namubiru regaled me with...

CONTEST – NO CONTEST

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