Indrukke: Verbeel jou dis somer deur Abraham H. de Vries

“Ek ken min skrywers wat ’n mens so bewus kan maak van die onafheid van alles, die gebrokenheid van die wêreld.” – Joan Hambidge “Die ernstige De Vries skryf pynlike, maar kragtige verhale.” – Louise Viljoen Ek het Verbeel jou dis somer by my plaaslike Exclusive Books aangeskaf en is nie teleurgestel nie. De Vries […]

Camp NaNoWriMo Kickoff!

After some preparation and brainstorming with my fellow Jozi Wrimos, I think I finally have the story I’m doing along with the editing of the NaNoWriMo novel The Charms of Life and Death all figured out. So far the working title is Terug na toe (Back To Then) (it’s an Afrikaans project).

Jozi Flash Anthology Now Available!

The Jozi Flash flash fiction anthology is now available to read – and it’s free! The anthology consists of 29 stories by the following writers: Candice Maree Burger Carin Marais Nthato Morakabi Sharon Parkinson Nicolette Stephens The stories are all under 500 words long and were inspired by a number of prompts. The length makes […]

Publication Alert: Jozi Flash Anthology

I am glad to announce that a publication date for the Jozi Flash anthology has been set – you will be able to read it from 20 March! The anthology contains flash fiction stories written by various Johannesburg writers (including me and the very talented Nthato Morakabi). The Jozi Flash anthology will be available to […]

Camp NaNoWriMo Prep

If you’re taking part in Camp NaNoWriMo for the first time this April, you may wonder what you can do to prepare for the month of writing or preparing for NaNoWriMo in November. I would say that it’s a good idea to prepare for the Camp in much the same way as you would for […]

Tips for Coping with Chronic Illness

Disclaimer: This post is not meant to be medical advice, if you are in need of medical assistance or advice, please, please, please contact your closest doctor/clinic/hospital/helpline. Living with a chronic or mental illness (or illnesses) takes its toll every day; there are no two ways about it. But there are some steps you can put […]

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Writing Update – Excitement!

The past week has been quite a productive week (yay!) and I have exciting news! So please excuse the use of exclamation marks! I promise I won’t use more than one at a time! Flash Fiction Anthologies! As of today, my final edits for the Jozi Flash flash fiction anthology are finished. And the best […]