Reading Thoughts: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

While scrolling through my Facebook timeline I noticed a link to a blog, so obviously with my curiosity I clicked and found myself on the following page

City Chicks Journal is a virtual story series/diary-like series. It is purely fiction. The story follows the journey and cosmopolitan lifestyle of women and men juggling between careers, relationships, spiritual and emotional issues. The main character is Khanyisa, a woman in her late twenties, single mother and survivor of all sorts.

I will not lie, after reading the first entry of the series, I was hooked! It became a daily ritual of mine to read at least two posts a day and to journey with Khanyisa through her life experiences. The storyline starts well but over time, it gets too complicated and confusing.

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Why I Write: On Being a Writer

One of the first clear memories I have is of reading.

When I was about four years old I went through that “why?” phase that so many children have, and my parents well almost always, without fail, would try to entertain my inquisitive mind with their simplified version of answers. It was all very exciting back then; first came the ABC song and then learning how to string letters together.

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