Tag: Daystar Creatives academy

  • Daystar Creatives Academy 2015 is coming

    Daystar Creatives Academy 2015 is coming

    The Creatives Academy is one of the coolest events for the Kenyan creative in 2014. The academy had students of Daystar University get to meet up with writers, media personalities, bloggers, publishers, and editors for several weeks. Some of the names that came through to mentor the Daystarians include Kinyanjui Kombani, Yvonne Odhiambo Awuor, Binyavanga…

  • Scenes from the Daystar Creatives Academy Kap Kirwok and Ken Walibora

    Scenes from the Daystar Creatives Academy Kap Kirwok and Ken Walibora

    Saturday morning saw several aspiring writers show up at the Daystar University Valley Road campus where Kap Kirwok and Ken Walibora gave tips for those who want to write books. Here are some images from the event courtesy of the organisers. You can view the whole album on the event their official Facebook page.

  • Nganga Mbugua, Kap Kirwok and Ken Walibora for Daystar Creatives

    Nganga Mbugua, Kap Kirwok and Ken Walibora for Daystar Creatives

    Three of the best-known writers in Kenya will be giving advice to budding writers at the Daystar Creatives Academy on Saturday. The Daystar Creatives Academy series is one of the most innovative things to come out of the country in recent times. It allows for younger aspiring writers to learn from the people who have…

  • Creative Academy lecturer Billy Kahora working on new book.

    Creative Academy lecturer Billy Kahora working on new book.

    Billy Kahora is a well known name in the writing circles in Kenya and around the continent. He is known for his many exploits as; a) Writer – non-fiction novella The True Story Of David Munyakei, short story ‘Urban Zoning’ (shortlisted for the Caine prize in 2012). b Editor – of Kwani? b) Movie scriptwriter…

  • Writivism and Daystar Creatives this weekend

    Writivism and Daystar Creatives this weekend

    It’s good to be an aspiring writer on the continent right now with opportunities to learn the craft available to allow you to possibly become the next big thing in writing. For those in Nairobi, you want to head over to Daystar University where they are currently running their weekly Daystar Creatives program for writers…

  • Tips for Writers, By Writers at the Daystar Creatives Academy

    Tips for Writers, By Writers at the Daystar Creatives Academy

    So you want to be a successful writer making tons of dosh? Usually, the process in Kenya for many a writer is to write a manuscript and go knocking on the doors of several publishers. If it is half decent the publisher takes it on and after several months/years of edits and rewrites the product…