Journaling is an effective way to gain deeper access into your inner life. This increased awareness will help light your path toward desired life changes. Guided journaling with others creates synergies that enhance its benefits as participants become witnesses of one another. This online workshop is an opportunity to embark on or boost your reflection … Continue reading WRITING YOUR HEART: A Journaling Experience
Technology to the rescue! Little did we know, when we planned the Write Now! course in January, that we would be under lockdown in April, as is most of the world. In late March we had to make a quick decision: cancel the course, postpone it indefinitely or do it online. Thankfully, the participants were … Continue reading The Mawazo WRITE ON! Workshop goes online
Do you have a book idea you have nursed for years? Turn your idea into reality now by taking this writing course, offered by Mawazo in partnership with Goethe Zentrum.
Vela Onke Mazibuko (South Africa) Vela Onke Mazibuko works in the fields of wellness and community development. His background is in psychology and public health, and he uses the principles of mindfulness to guide his personal and professional lives. Creativity and self-expression are central in his life. For Onke, writing is not only a way … Continue reading Writing the Novel II: Meet the Participants
By Doreen Anyango London surprised me. The weather forecasts had predicted hot weather, but I carried my jacket and scarf just in case their hot wasn’t like our hot. I needn’t have bothered. It was proper sun, blazing down on us like someone had pissed it off. It was just like home. My Mawazo co-traveler … Continue reading Africa Writes 2018: I Couldn’t Get Enough
Mawazo Africa Writing Institute this month announced a call for submissions for its second writing workshop: Writing the Novel, led by award-winning author Yewande Omotoso. The aim of the workshop is to provide advanced training and support to African writers who want to complete full-length novel manuscripts (normally of 80,000 words minimum). The workshop will … Continue reading Second Writing the Novel workshop with Yewande Omotoso
We at Mawazo are excited to be launching our second online novel-writing workshop, having just finished the first one. It has been an invigorating four months as our six budding writers engaged with Jennifer Makumbi, who brought such vibrancy to each session; it did not feel like they were tens of thousands of miles away … Continue reading Mawazo announces second Writing the Novel workshop