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Food for thought: It struck me recently while going through proofs of my next novel – The Rabbit Hole – that there was a lot of food and drink in the story. Not only pizzas, pasta, sushi, fish ‘n chips, delicious takeouts from such places as Giovanni’s Deli in Green Point, but meals consumed in…

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Food for thought
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Food for thought: It struck me recently while going through proofs of my next novel – The Rabbit Hole – that there was a lot…
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Writing sex
Writing sex scenes: some writers have no trouble at all; others squirm with embarrassment and avoid the subject altogether. “I can’t do them,” one writer…
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I see you (2)
Part 2 Last week I mentioned how useful the first-person observer could be as a writing tactic; this week I’ll look at some ways authors…
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I see you (1)
Funny how with the start to each book comes a new revelation, and a new writing tip. Even 20 books later. So my theme of…
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Goodbye 2020
Goodbye 2020: it is certainly one year I’m not sorry to see the end of. Although it is probably going to be a year with…
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Imagine
Imagine. Remember John Lennon’s brilliant song? He said people called him a dreamer because he could imagine a world without hunger or greed. And he…
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Telling our stories
A past student emailed this week to say he really needed to get down to writing and stop wasting time. He did a creative writing…
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Shaping your story
If shaping your story is proving a battle it might be because you’re not sure of your genre. I’ve found that if you can nail…
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A new look
There is nothing like a makeover. It not only brings with it a new look, but creates an exciting buzz. And that’s what has happened…
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Telling our stories
How books get written is one of those issues which really intrigues me. Sometimes they are written in a rush – at least I’ve heard…
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