Picking Up The Threads

Picking Up The Threads

The past two weeks until this Monday were without doubt two of the most frustrating weeks of my recent life. But oddly enough, as I pick up momentum and pace again, I realise I learned a couple of things and figured some stuff out that I maybe would not have without...
A Voice From Thailand…

A Voice From Thailand…

My guest writer today is Gregory Oliver … Greg is a South African and an English teacher in South Thailand, busy writing his second novel. He reckons he enjoys travelling to quiet islands where he can be alone with his thoughts and by extension, his writing. His...
The Theatre Of Books

The Theatre Of Books

Took myself to Montecasino, Pretoria South last night for an event at Skoobs, the Theatre Of Books. Now as a rule, I try not to venture north of Jan Smits avenue if I can possibly avoid it, but with Joanne Hichens speaking along with Peter Church, I was intrigued,...
A Novel Part 1

A Novel Part 1

So, I’ve been doing a lot of vague waffling around writing in general instead of talking about the actual writing of the novel. Well, here is a status update! It has taken a while to get back into the headspace and get some momentum going with writing, I will be...
Roger Smith: Criminal Mind

Roger Smith: Criminal Mind

Today we get to hear from Roger Smith. Roger is a South African crime writer with a very big international following which I guess kind of makes him an international writing guest here onthe site!  Roger was born in Johannesburg and now lives in Cape Town. His debut...