Africa :: Kenya

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10 months ago
Heeeey everyone. My name is Eli and I'm the new Municipal Liaison for Africa : Kenya region. It's my very first time doing this and I am so excited to be able to do this with all of you. I reside in Kenya and am a full time writer. I am all about worldbuilding, dabble in a bit of poetry, but my true passion is storytelling. With time I hope that we will all get to know each other better, but for now I wanted to let you know that I am here for you. It's been rather quiet in here for a while and I think it's about time we sparked back to life, don't you think? Whatever ideas you have I'd be happy to hear and discuss with you. My email is, feel free to drop me a message and we'll take it from there. Otherwise, I'd love to hear what ideas you all have about this year's NANOWRIMO. I'll be working on a historical fiction based on the precolonial years of Kenya. Hbu? What will you be working on this NANOWRIMO 2019?
over 2 years ago
Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2017!

My name is Samer. I'm your ML this year.

If you have any ideas as to how we can make this year's experience awesome, feel free to message me and I'll do whatever I can to make it happen.

We can also organise to have Write Ins, and maybe order stickers etc for those interested.

I've proposed the idea of collecting donations via Mpesa, then forward them to the organisation (since many Kenyans don't have/prefer using internet-enabled credit cards), but I'm yet to get approval on that. It's also a bit tricky since you're unlikely to get your halos for your donations...but hopefully they can help with that.
*fingers crossed*

Anyway, just wanted to say hi, and wish you the best in your writing this year.

Good luck!

almost 4 years ago

Welcome to NaNoWriMo!

Your region is without an official Municipal Liaison this year. But you can still have fun on the forums and meet in-person with other Wrimos. Just start a post and propose a get-together or chat.

Please follow the Codes of Conduct.

If you would like to apply to be an ML next year, more details are on our Local Volunteers page.

Have a great time!

over 4 years ago
I think they should get a whole month of appreciation for what they do...what do you think!?
over 4 years ago
The write-ins are kinda thin this year. If anyone has a suggestion on how to make them better...let me know.
over 4 years ago
Virtual write in starting at 12:30. Join in if you can.
over 4 years ago
It's day 5....yes!! Hope all of you are on line for the five day word count update badge. Hope to see a few more of you at the next write-in :D
over 4 years ago
We're coming into the last stretch and I hope your fingers are itching to get started. Virtual write-ins are already underway in time zones that are ahead of us...let them inspire!
over 4 years ago
Hey there my fellow Kenyans. Hope you are looking forward to November because it's just around the corner. Want to get your opinion on write-in venues. With the number of Java options might be nice to change things around a little this year. What say you?
over 5 years ago
It's almost time people. I hope everyone who intended to get through NaNoWriMo this year with a 50k novel is well on their way to finishing and verifying. If that's not you...worry not. There is room enough to finish your novel in the coming months and celebrate what has always been a great writing adventure.
over 5 years ago
Three day writing extravaganza @Java Adam's Arcade from friday 28-30th and we get to celebrate the end of NaNoWriMo in style - with plenty of purple banners.
over 5 years ago
Week was it for you? I hope it was the kind that leaves you feeling like a writing superstar. And if it didn't...there's still time to get back on track. Week we come!!
over 5 years ago
We're coming to the end of week one and I can still see some blank word count bars. People...let's do a lot more writing. Or perhaps a little more presence on the forums. Come around, tell us what your up to this fine November of 2014.
over 5 years ago
One more day peeps. Hope you're as excited about it as I am!!!
over 5 years ago
It's only three more days to the start of NaNoWriMo. Hope your prep is all done and you are dying to get started. See you at the kick-off - Saturday 1st November Java Junction from 10a.m.
over 5 years ago
Only 15 more days to the beginning of NaNoWriMo 2014. Anyone else as impatient as me?
over 5 years ago
Hi everyone. I'm your new ML and I'll be doing my best to make this NaNoWriMo awesome. Please let me know if you have any questions.
over 6 years ago
NaNoWriMo is brought to you by ... people like you!

If you enjoy writing with us this year, please donate and help make the challenge available next year!

No cash? There are other ways you can help us out!
almost 7 years ago
Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2013!

Your region is without an official Municipal Liaison this year. But you can still have fun on the forums and meet in person with other Wrimos. Just start a post and propose a get-together or chat.

Please follow the Codes of Conduct.

And have a great time!
over 8 years ago
The final stretch! Don't forget - there's a TGIO party this Friday night at Brew Bistro in Nairobi (6pm-8pm). Come and meet your wrimos. Hopefully we'll continue to encourage each other as writers throughout the year.
over 8 years ago
Don't forget there's a sale on halos this week. All it costs is a donation to nanowrimo to keep the website running.
over 8 years ago
One week just flew by! We have a write-in this Tuesday at the iHUB @ 6pm - check calendar below for details. See images of the art we made during last week's kick off event here:
over 8 years ago
Congrats wrimos! The Africa::Kenya group just pass 50 members. Tanzania still boasts 110 members, so we have our work cut out for us in recruiting this weekend.

Your homework: Dress up for Halloween and hand out candy with an invite to join nanowrimo. (And sleep a lot)
over 8 years ago
Nanowrimo search should be up in a few days. Until then, we don't know how many Kenya wrimos we have yet - but keep recruiting. I know you've needed that excuse to strike up a conversation with that cute girl/guy in the coffee house/matatu. Tell them about Nanowrimo today!
over 8 years ago
This is a new region on nanowrimo for 2011! If you'd like to help spread the word, do it! (You can also email me and we can tag-team the outreach effort) -- Marc

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elimwalimu Winner!
  • Joined October 14, 2018
  • Role Municipal Liaison
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Age 27

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