Writing advice from Lauren Beukes

More local writing advice! Lauren Beukes is an award-winning South African author, and comics writer, screenwriter, journalist and documentary maker. Her books have been sold all around the world with huge acclaim. Her most recent novel is a dystopian post-pandemic piece of fiction set in the USA. Afterland (listen to her talk about it on… Continue reading Writing advice from Lauren Beukes

Writing advice from Sally Rooney

I read Normal People in 2019 in a one-day sprint, drawn into the story and the lives of the characters. This year Normal People was made into a series screened on the BBC. I watched it over a weekend, completely immersed in the story again, and particularly moved by the music. For me, this was… Continue reading Writing advice from Sally Rooney

Writing advice from Ann Schuster

I love buying books about writing. It makes me feel as if I am a real writer and makes me pay attention to the books I read in a different way. But, many of these books contain the disappointing news that this act of buying books about writing, an act I take great pleasure in,… Continue reading Writing advice from Ann Schuster