The Writers’ Guide is an essential handbook to aspiring writers who not only wish to acquire writing skills but are desirous of succeeding at the craft too. Based on the author’s own personal experiences right from when, as a young and inexperienced writer, she started to write, to the present day when she is an acknowledged successful author of international repute, the book is full of practical information an useful tips on different topics and step by step instructions on how to overcome obstacles on the way to becoming a published writer.
This guide particularly targets African writers who are likely to face the same challenges the author faced as an upcoming writer and on how to overcome them. It provides comprehensive useful information on the following topics: Writing Techniques, Plots, Settings, Dialogue, Style, Publishing and Marketing, Writers’ Associations, Residences, Writers Grants, Fellowships, and Literary Prizes for African Writers.
Words From A Granary is a collection of fifteen short stories, which tell different tales and recapture different experiences. These stories explore various aspects of life and highlight issues of concern in contemporary Uganda and offer the reader a glimpse into the lives of ordinary people faced with odds and how they deal with them, each in their unique way. From the dramatic to the lyrical, the humorous to the absurd and the poignant, the stories are written in a range of different styles and offer diverse readings for a variety of different literary tastes. It is an entertaining and inspirational collection.