Written by Ingrid Jonker, this poem is from Kantelson (1966), which was publishedshortly after her suicide. Absolutely beautiful. … More Favourite Music Friday: “As jy weer skryf”
One of the characters in the novel Porselein is in a type of asylum – which leads me to research the topic (seeing as what I already know is probably just enough to let me get it completely wrong). … More Writing Research: Victorian-era Mental Asylums
Shards of Mirrors is a collection of 16 flash fiction pieces by Carin Marais. Get your copy on Noisetrade! … More Shards of Mirrors now on Noisetrade!
The past few weeks I’ve been reading quite a few books on writing — specifically how to write faster and streamline your writing. This is mainly because I’ve found that I want to find a way to write at least the initial draft of a story faster and learn how to better outline my stories. … More Books about writing I’m currently reading
My second wish that night was that I had rather stayed home to write. Sure I got some good time in watching all the people, but I was itching to work on Porselein… … More Rediscovering your passion, part 1
To that end, I’m doing more of my writing early in the morning, leaving my melted brain to focus only on simple tasks like crocheting in the afternoons while I wait for it to cool down again. Which bring me to what I’ll be working on during November. … More November writing plans: The Ruon Chronicles and Porselein
And there goes October whooshing by! I’m very thankful to have finished and published Forgotten before Halloween (more about that over here), but November promises to be a very busy writing month as well. More about that next week, though. #TheMerryWriter During October I’ve had some more luck with keeping up with #TheMerryWriter on Twitter, … More Final writing update for October
You can now get Forgotten on Kindle and Kobo! … More “Forgotten” now available!
The day is here! The final cover for Forgotten is ready! Behold – Blurb: Nine years ago a plane crashed outside the village. Since then sigils have kept the darkness away. Joshua dreams of flying and escaping the burning fuselage unhurt. Now fourteen, he goes to explore the plane’s wreckage but has no idea that … More Cover Reveal! Forgotten
Signed up to do NaNoWriMo (or even Camp NaNoWriMo)? Here are some tips to keep you at the top of your writing game. … More 5 NaNoWriMo Tips