Author: missmelissawrites

THAT Downwind

A kitesurfer at Fishhoek had a four and a half meter kite up on the day of my first Miller’s Run. If you speak Kite (which I do, because I am the GOAT Kite Widow) it means that either the kitesurfer is the size of Tinkerbell or the wind is stronger than you can imagine. Anyway, the husband ID’d the…

Six Degrees of Kai Lenny

Did you know that when someone writes ‘an SUP’  it means  they say  Ess Yew Pea? Uh huh. Indefinite article vibes. Surfers of the lie-down-arm-paddle variety say Ess Yew Pea all the time.  And why is that a problem, you may ask? Well for starters I’ve noticed that sometimes it’s a teeny weeny clue that the person may have a bit of disdain…

May’s Author 18 Feature – Joanne Serling

The debut novelist I am featuring for the month of May is Joanne Serling. Joanne’s book Good Neighbours is Literary Fiction and was published by Twelve. (Twelve is part of the Hachette Book Group, who also publish, among others,  David Baldacci, Jeffrey Deaver, Malcom Gladwell and Michael Connelly.) BLURB “Joanne Serling’s ice-pick of a debut novel, Good Neighbors, centers of…

March Authors 18 Feature: “Eight years is a long time to wait . . . He’s taking it all back. His honor, his freedom, and the woman he loves.”

For our March debut author feature, we are in conversation with Sharon Wray about her writing process and her romantic suspense novel, the first of her Deadly Force series, called Every Deep Desire: Rafe Montfort was a decorated Green Beret, the best of the best, until a disastrous mission and an unforgivable betrayal destroyed his life. Now, this deadly soldier…