Pollution Stopping Dar es Salaam from Gaining Eco-city Status

Dirty air filled with exhaust fumes from motor vehicles and factories has become the norm in Dar es Salaam. It is in dire need of environmental management strategies, as pollution becomes a potent problem. This is especially poignant as Dar es Salaam is a very green city, with a lot of flora and vegetation aboutContinue reading “Pollution Stopping Dar es Salaam from Gaining Eco-city Status”

Creativity Is Its Own Animal: how to create when you’re froggy

You know the quintessential artist. This person does not produce much for periods at a time, but then comes up with a storm of creations all at once. I totally became this person. Just now, I came up with two stories after a long while where I was questioning my creativity. It’s like I’m asContinue reading “Creativity Is Its Own Animal: how to create when you’re froggy”

The Archaeologist’s Secret and New Story Collection Out Soon!

I am very excited to share that my new story, The Archaeologist’s Secret, will be out soon, on November 22nd, 2019. I have added it to my other short stories to also form a new short story collection book titled Four Very Different Short Stories. It will be out soon. I cannot wait for allContinue reading “The Archaeologist’s Secret and New Story Collection Out Soon!”

Intelligence is Fluid

The static nature of intelligence is something that may be perceived by many in society. We all have an IQ and that is how it is, for life. I plan on challenging this notion. Intelligence is not such a rigid thing. This essay explores the fluidity of intelligence. Firstly, children are the picture example ofContinue reading “Intelligence is Fluid”

Is Writing Block Real?

A professor, some of whose courses I took, once challenged the validity of mental blocks. That inspired this article and the question is writing block real? It is not just a question whether it exists, but whether popular conceptions that it cannot be overcome are true. This paper articulates the exact opposite. Writing block mayContinue reading “Is Writing Block Real?”

Writing Cartel Wanted!

All great writers have cartels they belong to. While this may not be necessarily true, writers have a way of grouping up to strengthen their chances of success and learn from each other. Take Ernest Hemingway, for example. He, like other great writers, belonged to a group that helped each other write better. If youContinue reading “Writing Cartel Wanted!”

Writing Hacks: Ten Tips to Becoming a Better Writer

Hi there, if you are reading this, then you probably want to be a better writer. I have just the article for you. In this piece, I share ten writing hacks that I found useful. I gained inspiration from an article that I read on the same subject. I hope this proves useful to you.Continue reading “Writing Hacks: Ten Tips to Becoming a Better Writer”

What is Irony and Why Do People Confuse It With Coincidences?

The Literature teacher whose classes I took once said that people did not know what irony really was. He taught a class on how Alanis Morissette sang a song called Ironic and yet she did not talk about one truly ironic thing in the song. “It’s like 10,000 spoons when all you need is aContinue reading “What is Irony and Why Do People Confuse It With Coincidences?”

Writing Tips from Best-selling Authors

Masterclass is an online set of classes offered to aspiring writers and authors. In these classes, leading figures in different fields teach their students the tricks of their chosen trade. People like Helen Mirren, Margaret Atwood and Gordon Ramsey teach people acting, writing and cooking respectively. I’ll be focusing on lessons from worldly writers andContinue reading “Writing Tips from Best-selling Authors”