Did you ever want to write a great novel? You have tried and tried. You have written and erased. The paper landed in a bonfire. Now you have the chance for a second try. In this article you will 5 tips tow rite a great novel. NB a great South African novel. Do not try … Continue reading 5 tips on writing the great South African novel from a popular author
He is active in the world of mining. But on the side he mines words and puts them in a proper order. His name is Clinton Chauke and his book is titled Born in Chains: The Diary of an Angry ‘Born-Free’. In this interview you will hear more about this book and what he has mined.
In this article you will find an excerpt from The broken river tent. This book has been written by Mphuthumi Ntabeni. In this debut novel Ntabeni brings us back to the days of a Xhosa chief in the 19th century. This chief, Maqoma, was spearheading the struggle against the British who were the colonial masters. … Continue reading An excerpt from Mphuthumi Ntabeni’s The Broken River Tent
In this article you will find an interview with the South African writer Imraan Coovadia. He talks about his new novel, a spy novel. In this article you will also find a link to an excerpt of his new book.
In this article you will find Commendatio given by Bibi Burger at the occasion of awarding the writer S.J. Naudé for his book ‘Die derde spoel’. It was not the first time that Naudé has been awarded this UJ literary prize.
Wildlife in African countries is declining. We see it while it happens. What are some of the causes? Growth of population. Increasing urban areas. Exploding infrastructure. Unstable political systems. And the world of hunters and poachers and the traders behind it. The South African writer Michael du Preez brings us into the world of hunters … Continue reading Review of JUSTICE OF THE WILD