How to Make ‘ A Great Read’

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Do you know how to make a great read? When a highly skilled practitioner delivers a world-class performance or product, it’s easy to look up in awe and assume that we mere mortals will never be able to achieve that. Verity Price won the 2021 Toastmasters Global Public Speaking competition.. … Read More

Personal Freedom Collab

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Ingrid Lotter has created a remarkable piece of art as an interpretation of the poem, ‘Personal Freedom.’ As an artist, Ingrid works with a wide range of mediums, creating work that is sometimes practical and sometimes purely aesthetic. For this poetry collab, she has produced a graphic work including paint, … Read More

Rock Your Writing Explained

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I am proud to announce the launch of Rock Your Writing: an 8-module online course designed to help you compose better writing for any purpose you may need it. The interview below should answer most of your questions about the course. Most of us were never taught how to properly … Read More

Everything Hurts

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Dominic is one half of the electrodub duo Binary Dredd. Having been inspired by the Joburg 90s rave scene and the seminal works of bands like The Orb, Laurie Anderson and The KLF, the two wannabe rastas settled on a style halfway between the buildup structure of rave and the … Read More

How To Print A Book

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A limited-edition print version is born! With All Of You was always going to appear in many formats, that was the plan. But the plan was always to use the Amazon print-on-demand function to fulfil that need. While I do still intend to do that, I made a discovery that … Read More

Holy Cows

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Josuël Rogers a.k.a Da C.H.A.O.S.  a.k.a Buck Rogers developed a love for hip hop in the early 90’s and eventually started rhyming and writing in the mid 90’s. He was one of the founding members of the St Maarten HipHop Foundation and the St. Maarten rap collective known as Foreign … Read More

Just Start

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Can you just start? As a writer, the most frequent thing I hear at dinner table conversations (when we had such things) when I mention I have published books is, ‘Oh, I am writing a book too…’ But on further discussion, it emerges that the person has an idea for … Read More

Maverick Up A New future

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Can we really Maverick Up a new future? Well, what did Einstein say? ‘We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them!’ He may as well have been observing today’s world. And yet look at the words we use to describe people … Read More

Creativity Feeds The Soul

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Creativity feeds the soul. We know that Forbes always rates creativity as one of the Top 3 Skills for the future and there is no doubt that our capacity for fantasy and thereby invention, is crucial to reversing the negative trends of climate change, economic deprivation, and all related ills. But … Read More

Diversity IS Creativity

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I wouldn’t say I haven’t been creative during the pandemic. But I have noticed I have slowed down and have had to dig really deep. Diversity really IS creativity! That was made all the more apparent a couple of days last week: I actually left my home, caught public transport … Read More

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