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Bordeaux, Randburg

Johannesburg, South Africa


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Featured Posts

March 31, 2017

Nothing screams 'amateur' more than a writer who calls their novella a novel, or vice versa - and you certainly don't want to annoy readers by promising them a novel, but only delivering a novelette. So what are the publishing industry conventions?

March 24, 2017

In last week's post I talked about how writing is the only aspect of our lives where we have complete agency. Today, I'd like to talk about how our characters need to have agency in their own lives.

March 17, 2017

When we sit down at the laptop, or in front of a blank piece of paper, we are completely in control. The decision to put stories down on paper, which words we use, which characters and worlds we create, is completely up to us.

March 10, 2017

Existential questions aside, you're probably wondering why you should be taking writing/publishing advice from me. So here is a little about me.

March 3, 2017

If you find yourself lost in the big, wide world, trying to find your way back to Paradise, then this is the place for you. On this blog, I'll share advice (gathered the long, hard way over the last decade), answer questions, and demystify the publishing industry.

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