Every year I set myself a goal of writing more. I don't say how much more and I don't set a word count or time-at-my-desk target. This is probably against the advice of every goal setting self-help book you've ever read but it works for me. I know when I set myself harsh or impossible… Continue reading Four free things to support your writing this February
Last year in the doldrums of 2020 employment opportunities I received an email that really excited me from Karen Van Drie. Karen is an American librarian working in Istanbul, Turkey and is as Executive Director of the Global Literature in Libraries Initiative -- a collection of publishers, translators, librarians and authors working to get more of… Continue reading The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative – My January 2021 Blog Takeover
2020 was very many things, but it was mostly staying inside my house and looking at my bookshelf. It was waking up and being unable to tell what day it was, and only attaching myself to any one week or moment by the book I was reading, what I had last read, and what I… Continue reading 2020 in 61 books
While 2020 has (obviously) not been the year that many hoped it would be (understatement of the year, perhaps?) it has propelled people to reflect on the way they're living, the world they want, and the things they want to do. For me, one of the things that 2020 allowed me to do was take… Continue reading Book recommendations from eleven feminists
This year, one of South Africa's favourite independent book stores - The Book Lounge - has put together a festive reading guide. It's fantastic to see that Living While Feminist is on that list, among many other brilliant books and collections. Even more exciting is that every book you purchase from the Festive Reading Guides… Continue reading Get Living While Feminist as part of the Book Lounge Festive Reading Guide competition!