A year ago today I celebrated the soft launch of my book baby on Amazon. Just over two months later I threw my official, in-store launch party. Those were heady days! Not that things have slowed down much since then. In fact, the past year has been one of the busiest and most productive of … More Book Birthday
During an average week, I receive at least two or three queries from people, mainly via Facebook, requesting advice on two areas where I have managed to carve a niche for myself: a) psychological support for the adopted child, and b) the art of successful self-publishing. After recently sharing a stage with the charismatic Douglas … More Don’t hide your light under a bushel
Come along and listen to Sam Cowen, Deon Maas, Douglas Kruger, and yours truly, chatting about our books and our unique publishing journeys at Authors’ Day on Thursday 20th April 2017, during the inaugural Johannesburg Design Week, at the annual Rand Show. You are encouraged to ask us as many questions as you like, and … More Calling all aspiring authors!
My word, it’s been a hectic start to the year for me and my little family. We put our house on the market on the 9th of January, Goran started Grade 1 on the 11th, and my beloved mom-in-law lost her battle with pancreatic cancer on the 18th, just four days before her 61st birthday. … More 2017
Here, dear readers, is the brand spanking new cover for the 6″ x 9″ print version of Umbilicus, targeted at the Young Adult realistic fiction market. It was conceptualised by me (using some broken knick-knacks from my craft cupboard, and table décor I nicked from someone’s wedding), then photographed by my beloved husband, and designed … More Cover Reveal!
Hi, beta readers! Welcome to the bare bones of my author site. I will be adding to it over the next several weeks, as and when we inch further along in the birth of my book baby, Umbilicus. In the meantime, please take a look around and let me know what you think? You can leave … More Welcome!