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October 2, 2018

When I'm not writing, I'm doodling. I love doing illustrations, but I'm limited in what I can do. I often get asked to do illustrations that are far beyond my capabilities, and I will never do anything that I know I can't do jus...

September 6, 2018

They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but let's face it... we all do it. You get a few seconds to make a good impression, so you might as well do it well. I did a little internet digging for covers I liked, and I rea...

July 25, 2018

While I've titled this 'the other side of books', this blog post can apply to any of the creative arts. Ever since becoming a published author, I've gained a whole new respect for anyone who makes this leap. The moment you put s...

March 20, 2018

I recently read The Ghostwriter by Alessandra Torre. I loved it so much that I took a chance at emailing the author to see if she'd answer some questions for me. I was surprised when she replied and agreed to the interview. It's...

February 13, 2018

BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS!

We chat to five amazing readers, who give us a little glimpse into their reading lives...

Your best book of 2017?

Joni Janice Mielke: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.

Sergio Pereira: The Last Day of Jack Spa...

October 19, 2017

I love podcasts, especially writing related ones. It's hard to find time for them sometimes. I mean, I should be writing and I certainly can't multitask. But I squeeze in the time when I can - in between work, while cleaning the...

September 26, 2017

Suzanne is a tattooed storyteller from South Africa. She currently lives in Finland where she finds the heavy metal soothing and the cold, dark forests inspiring. Although she has a Master’s degree in music, Suzanne prefers conj...

September 21, 2017

"For many years after that night, my memories of what happened after he held the blade to my throat and threatened my life were fragmented …. Difficult to piece together.  It was too extreme, too violent for me to understand"...

September 19, 2017

We to chat to South African author, Graham Downs. Read about his self-publishing journey, his first novel and his amazing Goodreads game (which I'm definitely going to do myself!)...

Have you always wanted to be a writer? Or did...

September 14, 2017

I was excited to chat to the talented Joanne Macgregor who has an amazing new YA book out - 'The Law of Tall Girls' (isn't the cover amazing!). 

Have you always wanted to be a writer? Or did life step in and change your plans?

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