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(Original Caption) George Rukidi, the Omukama of the Toro Kingdom of Uganda, photographed with his daughter, Princess Elizabeth, after he had been created a Knights Bachelor by H.M. Queen Eliizabeth II at the Investiture this morning.In the beginning there was dignity...

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MY INITIAL INSPIRATION: MY HUSBAND

By A P von K’Ory Although I’d been writing nonfiction political/humanitarian books before, meeting my husband inspired my first romance novel. At the time I lived in both London and Geneva and did my first internship with the ILO Headquarters.  I had been...

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Success or Love of Writing?

by Akinyi Prinzessin von K'Orinda-Yimbo (A P von K’Ory) I often get asked to reveal to the source of my achievements, even my “success” in writing. This is of course very flattering and good for my scribe’s ego. But I’m just as unsure of where I am or going to, same...

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Writing Emotions – Sad, Bad, Mad, Glad

By A P von K’Ory I was brought up to keep a stiff upper lip, to keep my composure, even from age four. Above all else, I wasn’t allowed to show emotions (at least not in public). So how could I successfully create emotional characters? By remembering all those...

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Why Do I Write? My To Be Or Not To Be

Often I think I know the answer to this question: Why Do I Write? I, personally, write because I have something I’m passionate about and want to share with others. Something I want to shout from the rooftops, quite honestly.  Other times, when the going is rough,...

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What Are You Writing About: Why & For Whom

by A P von K’Ory In today’s world, writers have it a lot easier to get their books printed, once they’ve written and polished it. Through POD and self-publishing, using outlets like CreateSpace, Smashwords or Lulu, to be a published author is no longer a writer’s main...

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Puzzled Over What Upmarket Fiction Means?

By A P von K’Ory I don’t know about you, but I’m overwhelmed by the number of genres touted out there for both writers and readers. I keep scratching my head and wondering: is this just chic lit or speculative? Merely contemporary romance, or speculative? It gets even...

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Puzzled Over What Upmarket Fiction Means?

By A P von K’Ory I don’t know about you, but I’m overwhelmed by the number of genres touted out there for both writers and readers. I keep scratching my head and wondering: is this just chic lit or speculative? Merely contemporary romance, or speculative? It gets even...

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