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Searching for Sarah
Lawyer, writer, blogger. Dominique Malherbe is a name to be reckoned with. I’ve known her for a number of years and watched her reputation grow.…
Food for thought
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Food for thought: it’s a touchy subject cannibalism because if anything speaks of extreme characterisation (Hannibal Lecter, for instance) then it is those characters who…
The writing process
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The writing process can get off to a slow start. You might wander around for hours, days, weeks, trying to find a way into your…
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The writing process 3
Two weeks ago (in The Writing process 1), I quoted extensively from John McPhee’s excellent book, Draft No. 4 , about the writing process in…
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The writing process 2
With the start of the WriteOnline Writing Fiction course next week, I thought it a good idea to talk about an essential aspect of the…
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The writing process 1
It’s never too late to learn, especially when it comes to the writing process. From my start-out days, I’ve had a copy of E M…
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Writing fiction
Last year Kwanele Kunene did the WriteOnline Writing Fiction short course. She’s at the start of her writing career. So how did she find the…
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Food for thought 2
Food for thought: so you want to use food as a way of bringing your character to life but you’re wondering how to do it?…
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The writing life 2
Part Two Last week I had an email Q&A with Michelle Edwards whose debut novel Go Away Birds is being published by Modjaji next month.…
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