Writing this while sitting alone at a designated table set up in front of the new Exclusive Books store at the V&A Waterfront with a poster advertising that I will be signing books, like a mirror behind me. Sanitiser and a bottle of water to my left, books – both Afrikaans and English - in… Continue reading Normal people. And some reflections on a Sunday book signing by an ordinary writer.
So, you want to write a book? Super. Go for it. Bum in chair and write. Until you are finished. If you are dead keen, you will . Otherwise, you probably won't. But now you need readers? (Not necessarily 'cos of course you could just stuff it under the bed and forget about it though it… Continue reading On writing a book. Or just becoming an Author.
As you know, I recently launched my book From Courtrooms To Cupcakes at the most quintessential of book stores, The Book Lounge, in the Eastern Precinct of Cape Town. Nestled amongst other historical buildings on Roeland Street, The Book Lounge is the kind of independently-run book store you'd dream of owning. Complete with the ideal… Continue reading a gem of paper and words – The Book Lounge