Category: Creative Writing

Comment parler aux gens fous + Plus en vente maintenant


Trouver le cadeau parfait pour la saison Comment parler aux gens fous et comment écrire Creative Non-fiction à la fois par Donna Kakonge à http://kakonged.com Disponible dans un livre électronique, livre de poche et également relié. Entrez les codes FELICITAS pour aujourd’hui seulement ou…

Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater with Paint


La peinture CIL® offre des conseils faciles et économiques pour embellir les espaces de vie en plein air   Utilisez des alternatives de coloration. Si vous avez un pont en bois surélevé, où l’air est facilement ventilé, envisagez de lui donner un aspect terre…

Façons naturelles d’arrêter la transpiration excessive – Mais rappelez-vous … La transpiration est très bon pour vous !!!


Des moyens naturels pour arrêter la transpiration excessive Tout le monde sue dans les aisselles parce que nos corps ont juste été faits pour fonctionner de cette façon. Cependant, la transpiration peut aussi s’accompagner d’une horrible odeur qui peut causer beaucoup de problèmes. Non…

L’enquête du CRTC incite Rogers à cesser de ralentir le trafic Internet (publié initialement le 10 août 2012)


Aujourd’hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a fermé son enquête sur Internet de Rogers Communications pratiques de gestion du trafic. Le CRTC est convaincu que Rogers a répondu à ses préoccupations concernant la pratique de l’entreprise de ralentir certains…

Projets d’écriture à venir de Donna Kakonge


Comme Cane et Abel de la Bible … comme Jessica et Ida the name of the new character de Sweet Valley High … les jumelles vivent une vie compétitive et réussissent. Un jumeau est responsable de la mort prématurée de sa mère et ce…

Sico Paint lance de nouveaux outils pour faciliter la sélection des couleurs


Les factures de câblodistribution grand public seront ajustées avec l’élimination progressive du fonds


OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 18 juillet 2012 -Aujourd’hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes Le Conseil des télécommunications (CRTC) a annoncé que la programmation locale Fonds d’amélioration sera éliminé d’ici le 31 août 2014. La contribution Le Fonds sera progressivement réduit jusqu’à sa…

Un appareil unique en son genre fabriqué au Canada


Se rend aux Jeux olympiques avec les triathlètes du Canada Nouvel appareil portatif Venowave lancé récemment pour traiter les problèmes circulatoires tels que la thrombose veineuse profonde, les plaies diabétiques et le gonflement chronique tout en améliorant la santé globale Stouffville, Ontario – 24…

CanUgan — An Evening of Celebration‏


CanUganNewsSummer2012 Dear friends, I am delighted to inform you that we will be holding an evening of celebration on Friday, October 12, 2012.  The event will be held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Uganda’s independence and it will give you an…

Guelph Federal Liberal Association in violation of Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (Originally published August 24, 2012)


L’Association paie une pénalité de 4 900 $ et entreprend une conformité complète programme OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 24 août 2012 – Aujourd’hui, la radio-télévision canadienne Conseil des télécommunications et des télécommunications (CRTC) a annoncé qu’un avis de Une infraction a été émise à l’Association libérale…

Diaspora Dialogues


Friday, July 24, 2009 Unsubscribe | Printable Version | Send this to a friend In this issue: Malvern’s triple sensations: Young writers celebrate their fiction, poetry and graphic novel writing

Want the best Canadian writing? Read short fiction


By Rachel Muenz A couple of weeks ago, British Giller judge Victoria Glendinning bashed Canadian writing in the Financial Times of London. She said our stuff is too homogenous and that it’s easy to get grants and be published if you’re Canadian, no matter…

The evil alternatives to Site 52: Part five of a five-part series


By Zema Luncher North Comise County politicians are disgusted with recent suggestions for the storage and use of garbage at Site 52. Protestors say a landfill is not the best option for the site and there are other methods that would be better for…

Stories in Red and Yellow to be Published This Week


I am currently working on a collection of stories that have been dug up from past work called Stories in Red and Yellow. It should be published this week. Look out for it! It’s going to be as fantastic as red and yellow. Look…

A Good Home


By Rachel Muenz I don’t like cleaning because it’s not something where you use your head and when I don’t use my head, it wanders into things I’d rather forget. But I don’t like living in filth either. I’ve had enough dirt in my…

The Fool


I was embarrassed to tell my boyfriend’s parents I was out of work again. It had been a year and I was on welfare, but at least I had love in my life. Richie, my boyfriend, just got a job as a public relations…

Abandon


By Rachel Muenz Uneven rows of umbrellas bobbed towards her. Their metal frames frightened her to the edge of the sidewalk and then back into the alley against the cold dumpster. The thin spokes reminded her too much of wing bones. Her fingers dug…

The Discoveries of Columbus


By Rachel Muenz Lorian sat in the sand, his lap cold without the dog. He glared at the black and silver points of the waves. His father had no right to get rid of it. But Lorian figured he should have seen it coming…

Two New Books Published


The first book is My Mind Book which features an example of creating a book that will be inspiring and bring the things you want into your life. It is based on the law of attraction, as well as inspired by Mind Movies that…

Grad School Public Affairs Class


Here is a recording of a public affairs class I took while doing my grad studies at Concordia University. The main important information is at the beginning.  For more stories by Donna Kakonge, visit her online store at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged:

W.E.B. DuBois Celebration in New York


Heading down to New York with some old friends of mine from undergrad, we discovered that there was a lot more to black history than we knew about before:

Puns to Ponder


By Brikena Ribaj Tip of the hat to Chris for the pointer. He and I have such a great time together playing with language. I thought I’d share with you all what he just sent my way. Enjoy. And as a medievalist, my very…

Creating Things: Profile of Roger McTair (Originally Published on Impowerage.com)


Roger McTair is a director, poet, professor and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. He has had short stories air on CBC Radio and BBC Radio. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago on October 7, 1943. Not having much to do while growing…

Rookies


By Rachel Muenz Jo Henday, Sister: I should be proud of you but I’m not. Not of a single shot. Your first goal came off my stick, remember? The puck was pinned to the boards by a couple pairs of skates and there were…

Blue Death: A five-part series by the Teeny Tracer on how protestors are destroying money and lives at Dump Site 52


The plight of North Comise garbage: Part one of a five-part series By Zema Luncher In homes across North Comise County, the garbage bag is kept hidden from sight in cupboards or garages, unable to socialize with the families it lives with and treated…

SO IS THIS IT?


By Hyacinth Harewood I’m a parasite on an interminable past that will outlast my gourmet greed, I’m Tantalus in consummation, never stopping eating – under the curse of my past. Yesterday’s spices drive me to wishing wells of the future that never fulfill water,…

Kiddie Card Whiz (Originally Aired on CJOH-TV)


This story aired back in 1993 with CJOH-TV in Ottawa, Canada while I was doing my undergraduate work in journalism at Carleton University. I was on internship there and found out about a 7-year-old at the time who had his own business:

Financial degradation at Site 52 puts species at risk: Part three of a five-part series


By Zema Luncher Protests at Site 52 are putting a severe strain on the financial ecosystem, damaging the habitats of taxpayers and politicians, says Comise County Warden Tom Gudgeon. Blockades at the proposed dump site in Teeny Township are not only harming these species…

Brainwashed by Site 52 protestors: Part four of a five-part series


By Zema Luncher Charlene Rawston used to love garbage. Instead of keeping it in bins or in the garage, she kept the bags in the living room where she could talk to them and share stories. When Site 52 was first proposed she wholeheartedly…

Horrific violence at Site 52 shocks county: Part two of a five-part series


By Zema Luncher Local politicians are starting to fear for their lives as protests to the dump site in Teeny Township heat up. Comise County Warden Tom Gudgeon said people have been sending more and more letters of concern about the dump every day….

Bicycle Time


By Rachel Muenz The road unrolls before him, cracked and purple-grey. The pavement is worn but good, better than that behind him, cratered and half-repaired with uneven disks of tar. On either side, trees slide past the corners of his eyes, their branches reaching…

Excerpt from Spiderwoman


Spiderwoman is the third book that I officially published, actually the fourth if you include the short story I did for Headlight Anthology. This book was a long process that started with stories I did in a Carleton University creative writing class with Tom…

It’s A Great Deal


Photo Courtesy of Dreamtimes.com Can you imagine that I am offering free life coaching on any of your life’s challenges for the low, low cost of one book sale from you? Yes – this is not a gimmick – it is true. We can…

Books You Can Buy With Free Life Coaching


Donna Kakonge has written 25 books that you can choose from along with FREE  life coaching for your challenges in life. You can contact her at: dkakonge@sympatico.ca to find out more.

Courses Offered at New Opportunties Learning Centre


Starting July 5, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Isabella and Church Streets in Toronto, I will be offering a writing course costing $40.00 for nine weeks. This special course will also include elements of self-publishing.  If you would like to attend…

Mute


By Kirk Verner Timid lips finally spew jargon. You have less of an accent than expected. Racing eyes, rarely locking. Your fear lies in direct eye-contact. Crossed arms, your knuckles are white again. You look like a librarian, neat and gentle. Your wet palm…

Babylon


By Kirk Verner A thousand worlds. Stretching from Babylon, To the mines below. I love you more than the beauty of flying geese. Uniform precision, instinctive direction. More than a flower needs the sky’s rain. Bright eyes of a daisy, tall and lean. I…

Prague by Morning, Venice by Night


by Aaron Wilson “Mr. Wilson! Mr.Wilson!” My eyes snapped open and a man appeared a few feet from my face. “Check Out,” he demanded in an accented voice.  I snatched the phone lying next to my head – 10:34 am.  I sprung up and…

Summertime


Riding on a cool bus listening to hot tunes. Windows open so the air can breathe.

Donna Magazine’s Updates


Donna Magazine has another site called Donna Magazine’s Updates at: http://kakonged.blogspot.com/. There you can find information on education matters. I also have another site at: http://donnasalonutopia.blogspot.com. This site is about beauty issues. Donna Kakonge, owner of Donna Magazine, also has five new books out…

Up to Us


Scene 1 – (Sun is setting and Jake Watkins sits at his dining room table snorting fine white powder into his nose. When he is done, he clears away any remaining traces of the powder and sits back in the chair and waits to…

Together Forever


By Marco Biscaini Marie Johnson is a stay at home wife. She spends her days alone and practices mental rituals and obsessions for hours on end, until maybe the phone rings.

Digital Journals and Numerology Just Published


This book is meant to emphasize how powerful keeping a journal can be with the aid of numerology. I started writing one at the age of seven and keeping a journal has been a constant for me – more than some friends, some jobs…

Young Black Women in Toronto High Schools – Buy on Lulu.com Today


http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged?searchTerms=Young This research fills the gaps in the literature surrounding the career aspirations of Black female high school students in Canada. The literature surrounds five key factors regarding career aspirations, educational programs that help young Black females to succeed in high school, the portrayal…

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