A little under a year ago I landed an amazing job as Senior PR Writer on the Meropa/Ford account. Over the past few days, my GTB colleagues and I have been coming to terms with news of “the biggest account move in advertising history”, namely Ford’s announcement of BBDO as its new lead creative agency, effective 1 November 2018. … More Winds of change
Unfortunately I’m not nearly as far along in my manuscript for Incomer as I’d like to be. I’m still loving my PR writing job at the ad agency. But working with words for a living – eight hours a day, Monday to Friday, in a high-pressure environment – is mentally taxing. So the last thing … More N-n-n-n-nineteen
I’ve been invited to do an author talk and book signing at ‘The Art of Goth’, a first-of-its-kind event in South Africa, in celebration of #WorldGothDay. As a self-professed ‘old skool goth’, I was super excited to see an initiative like this happening on home soil. The main objective of the event is to raise … More Charlotte Sometimes
One week from now I will be returning to work full-time. Yip, as much as I have loved freelancing (working from home in my PJs) these past few years, it’s time. The small human has settled nicely into primary school (he starts Grade 2 in January), and my father-in-law (who came to live with us … More A quick heads up!
Last night I was invited to participate in a one-hour live online author Q&A, hosted by the fabulously interactive Books & Everything on Facebook, as part of their Annual Book Diversity Week. Check out a compilation of the highlights below. ON MEMOIR Books & Everything guest: A memoir is what I imagine to … More In the hot seat
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 email … More Welcome!