Omphile Sharon aka Shaz is a Motswana writer and a poet. She has been long-listed for the 2018 Writivism Short Story Competition and shortlisted for The Poetavango Award for Short Story Fiction 2018. Shaz has had her stories and poems appear in two locally produced anthologies... one on tourism and another on gender-based violence. She blogs at http://theelyricwriter.wordpress.com and is an avid reader, knowing that reading is at the heart of being a great writer. She loves to travel, enjoys baking and cooking up a storm, and is an enthusiastic Naturalista.