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Rise above Rejection

Did you know that “Chicken Soup for the Soul” was rejected no less than ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-THREE times, before eventually finding its home with a small (and apparently almost bankrupt) publisher?? This must be amongst the best of all … Continue reading

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Ask an author’s advice

I had the pleasure of attending a book signing by John van der Ruit of SPUD fame on Saturday…well, it was a second attempt, after abandoning the pre-launch signing of ‘Spud–Learning to Fly‘ because of the freezing temperatures and looong … Continue reading

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“Anyone can, but who will?”

I overheard this comment on TV last night, on an insert about a major golf tournament (i.e. who would win it?). Brilliant!!! It can be applied to just about anything, and definitely to writing a book. Apart from talent, the … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food!

Big thanks to Paula Marais (friend, writing teacher, editor, author, publicist, etc!) of Logogog, for inviting me to the recent launch of Sharon Glass’s latest releases. We were treated to amazing inspiration and delectable snacks, as well as the opportunity … Continue reading

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