Starting Monday off with a local favourite! Qarnita Loxton is the author of three books in a series that centres women and their friendships. Being Kari, Being Lily, and Being Shelley which have been described as Cape Town's Sex and the City. She has managed to pull this off in amazing time, publishing three books… Continue reading Writing advice from Qarnita Loxton
Last year I purchased a Masterclass pass for my husband as his birthday present. He was interested in taking the class by Neil Gaiman and I was interested in taking the class by Margaret Atwood and so it made sense to get the all access pass where we could access both of these and others.… Continue reading Writing advice from Shonda Rhimes
Bernadine Evaristo won the Booker Prize in 2019 for her novel Girl, Woman, Other about 12 primarily black British women. She was the first black woman to win this prize, which has been running since 1969. Prior this this she had received a host of awards and acknowledgements for her writing. Evaristo has spoken candidly… Continue reading Writing advice from Bernadine Evaristo
Anne Lamott's bird by bird: some instructions on writing and life is one of those books you finish and release a deep sigh of wellbeing. It makes it all seem possible. It was given to me as a gift by some in-laws and it has been a great book to dip in and out of… Continue reading Writing advice from Anne Lamott
At the start of the COVID19 lock down I saw a lot of people saying that they were going to use this time to GET SHIT DONE. Hm, I thought, not me. I feel like I need a nap. Nap I have done, dear reader. Many a nap has been had. But I have also… Continue reading Writing While Feminist – a writing prompt series.
Exciting news! Living While Feminist will be on the shelves at all good book stores on 30 March! This collection follows the Feminism Is collection, but instead of reaching out to already famous feminist voices, I pitched it as an open submission collection. I received more than 200 000 words in submissions and with the… Continue reading Living While Feminist is on shelves in March!