Thoughts On Writing Outside Your Genre

If you’ve been following the blog, you probably noticed that most of my stories are fantasy, sci-fi or some form of speculative fiction. So you can understand my trepidation when I learned that the genre for the Jozi Shorts Anthology is contemporary fiction. Well, colour me challenged. The last non-genre story that I wrote wasContinue reading “Thoughts On Writing Outside Your Genre”

Of Working Two Months Ahead, Looking After Yourself, and Fiction Writing News

The last we saw our intrepid writer, she was busy outlining the whole of The Ruon Chronicles and taking Sir Tristan the Wonder Cat for walkies in the garden. Since then… well not much has changed and yet a lot has changed.

Jozi Flash 2018 Cover Reveal!

Yesterday (30 June) we had our cover reveal party for the 2018 Jozi Flash anthology! Held at The Silver Teaspoon in Randburg, we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, feasting like hobbits and writing away at our various projects. At midday came the big moment — the cover was revealed by Nicky from Chasing Dreams Publishing. AndContinue reading “Jozi Flash 2018 Cover Reveal!”

International Book Giveaway! (Enter now!)

Can you believe it’s been six months since the 2017 Jozi Flash anthology was released? Me neither. But, to celebrate the six-month anniversary (and starting the six-month countdown to the next anthology), there will be an International Giveaway! *drum roll* Win free copies of eBooks by three Jozi Flash 2017 authors! Beneath the Wax by Nthato Morakabi 1723:Continue reading “International Book Giveaway! (Enter now!)”

Writing update – July 2018, part 2

July (and Camp NaNoWriMo) is about 12 days from completion, and though I have not reached my target word count, I can say that I’m optimistic that I will still reach it as I double down and work on my projects and articles. Another “Mighty” article The Mighty has published another one of my articlesContinue reading “Writing update – July 2018, part 2”

Jozi Flash 2017 Anthology for Free Download

Throw together a bunch of local writers and an artist and what do you get? The Jozi Flash 2017 Anthology *cheers*. The free Jozi Flash 2017 Anthology contains 80 stories in 8 genres, written by 10 authors (including me). The anthology is now available in three formats; PDF, EPUB and MOBI. So you can readContinue reading “Jozi Flash 2017 Anthology for Free Download”

Jozi Flash Anthology and NaNoWriMo 2017 News!

It is with some trepidation that I watch the last days of October flit by, leaving me too scared to look at the date in my diary as that just reminds me how close NaNoWriMo really is and how much I still have to do before Wednesday! But first – Jozi Flash Anthology news! TheContinue reading “Jozi Flash Anthology and NaNoWriMo 2017 News!”