Category: writing

Write, pitch, love – #ROSACon2020

(This post first appeared on the Romance Writer’s Organisation of South Africa blog) 2020 has been the year of the parties that weren’t. Weddings canceled. Theatre shows. Dream trips. Family reunions.  But there’s one show that is going on, and it will, as usual, bring all the feels: the love, the excitement, the joy, the camaraderie, all the good stuff…

Love and Launches

Wow. What a week I had last week. It’s taken me a while to pause and reflect on it. First I had the pleasure of making a trip down to the Cape Talk Studio for an interview with John Maytham. To say I was nervous is the understatement of the year. My mouth was dry like the Sahara desert and…

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…

April’s Author 18 Feature: “One of 19 Debut you novels …. you definitely won’t want to miss.”

A Conversation with Jennifer Haupt, Author of In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills   Jennifer Haupt’s moving debut novel, In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills, is a multi-cultural story deftly weaves together the journeys of three women from vastly diverse backgrounds searching for personal peace in post-genocide Rwanda. At the heart of this novel that Bustle.com named as one of…