• I often hear ‘write what you know’ being espoused to new fiction writers as a golden rule, and for awhile as a new writer I heeded it. Two minutes later, I realised how very poor literature would be if all writers did indeed follow that ‘golden rule’ to the letter, and so promptly abandoned it...

    Write what you Don’t Know

    I often hear ‘write what you know’ being espoused to new fiction writers as a golden rule, and for awhile as a new writer I heeded it. Two minutes later, I realised how very poor literature would be if all writers did indeed follow that ‘golden rule’ to the letter, and so promptly abandoned it...

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  • To celebrate Dambudzo's posthumous 59th birthday this year I will be putting together an ebook anthology entitled "Remembering Marechera", consisting of essays, reviews, short stories, poems etc. that follow this theme, to be published by StoryTime Publishing. To this end I invite your submissions until the 6th of April 2011.

    Call for Submissions: New anthology titled and themed “Remembering Marechera”

    To celebrate Dambudzo's posthumous 59th birthday this year I will be putting together an ebook anthology entitled "Remembering Marechera", consisting of essays, reviews, short stories, poems etc. that follow this theme, to be published by StoryTime Publishing. To this end I invite your submissions until the 6th of April 2011.

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  • It starts as a lone moan into the crisp winter air of a Johannesburg morning, but it is soon answered by another, and another, until the moans become a proud roar that encompasses the entire city. It was the 9th of June 2010 official Vuvuzela Day in South Africa, and at twelve p.m. everyone who owned one blew one, country-wide

    The Sound that Rocked the World

    It starts as a lone moan into the crisp winter air of a Johannesburg morning, but it is soon answered by another, and another, until the moans become a proud roar that encompasses the entire city. It was the 9th of June 2010 official Vuvuzela Day in South Africa, and at twelve p.m. everyone who owned one blew one, country-wide

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