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Introducing myself and my journal: The World Downside Up, Outside In, Backside Down

About Me:
A young Zimbabwean novice writer, (aged 21) of lofty literary ambitions! Currently attending university at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa. Have short stories published in the anthologies 'Echoes of Young Voices: Identity and Diversity Beyond Scribbled Words' ('amabooks publishers 2007, Zimbabwe), 'Silent Cry: Echoes of Young Voices II' ('amabooks publishers 2009, Zimbabwe). Have an upcoming publication in the BED antholgy (Modjaji Books 2009, South Africa). Attained third prize in the prestigious annual Intwasa Short Story competition 2008 (Zimbabwe, adult category). Believing in the wordsmith's power to shape and transform our understanding as well as experience of that fluid quality we call humanity. Or a lack of it. Inspired by the genius and ambition of young literary voices such as Nigerian Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

My Passions:
To create, create and create! enjoy the process of conceptualising ideas. an avid reader. an ambitious writer. an entrepreneur in the making.

My Challenges:
gather all resources necessary to bring my ideas to fruition

My Vision for the Future:
The creation of opportunity in Africa! ( particular reference made to my country Zimbawbwe). to assist in the creation of a positive mindset for Africans so that they may harness their talents towards the vigorous development of their countries

My Areas of Expertise:
an author. also currently pursuing a bcom degree at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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The Story

Welcome! Congrats on your courage. If you want to know the story of World Pulse you can read about it here, by downloading our Vision Book. http://www.worldpulsemagazine.com/wpm/pdfs/VisionBook.pdf . Cheers!

Jensine Larsen
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