Tag: short story

meet our writers: Chinenye Emezie-Egwuonwu

I am a prolific writer who considers herself a storyteller. I write both novels and short stories. I have just completed my first full length novel manuscript and have written dozens of short stories. I’m currently compiling my short stories into a collection for publication. My stories are centred around Africa and Africans living at […]

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meet our writers: Sasha Ross

Sasha Ross is a first year student at Rhodes University. She has a love of short stories, British rock, happy endings and all things magical. One day she hopes to be writing for a major music magazine. What inspired you to write your story? Growing up in a rather small town where private affairs seem […]

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meet our writers: Catherine Shepherd

Catherine was born in Port Elizabeth in 1970 and graduated from Rhodes University in 1992 with a BA degree. The end of Apartheid was the highlight of her young adult years and still inspires her to this day. Although happily married now she was for many years a single mother of two children. Bringing up […]

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The Perfect Kiss by Duduzile Mabaso

  “You kiss like a frog!” For once Dlozi was grateful that she had to chop up onions for her mother’s stew. Tears streamed down her face as Lizwe’s horrible words crashed about in her mind. Stupid boy! She had put all her passion into that kiss. The kiss. Their first kiss. Her first kiss. […]

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STEPHEN KING on Writing, Scary Stories, and More

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Kurt Vonnegut on how to write a short story

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