Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of the stars of the contemporary African writer world, tackles a narrative of love, race and displacement across continents in Americanah (2013).
Seven days back to writing fitness: a writing experiment set up to get me back in the swing of writing and to make some progress through my novel.
Over the course of the last nearly two months, I have scratched out a little over 25 000 words of blog. It has been immensely satisfying to keep writing daily, and to maintain my unbroken streak as yet. At some point, I’m going to have to symbolically end my streak. Obviously. Today I’m starting aContinue reading “Project Songbird: a start”
I spent several years studying Literature at university, including some time studying postcolonial literatures, medieval literature (have a thesis to prove that much), the genres and structures of literature, and how to analyse literature. I found, much to my distress, that (in my beloved department, in any case) genre fiction was not really viewed asContinue reading “Book Review: Quantick’s How to Write Everything”