Spotlight on South Africa: Carin Marais

Originally posted on Flash! Friday:
Flash! Friday may be winding down, but the global writing community’s growing stronger than ever. One of the greatest joys of our particular contest here has been the privilege of meeting writers from around the world; we are the better for expanding our naturally narrow patterns of perspective and understanding.…

Welcome to Hersenskim 2.0

Welcome to the new home of my blog Hersenskim. The previous content (including flash fiction, reviews, and writing resources) can still be read over here at the old Hersenskim. Now that I’ve found my blogging feet, I hope to bring you some interesting reads! But first… What is a “hersenskim”? The word hersenskim Afrikaans, from the Dutch hersenschim and…… Continue reading Welcome to Hersenskim 2.0

Afrikaans, tegnologie en nuwe woorde: ’n paar gedagtes

Die mate waartoe ’n taal kan groei en verander – veral kleiner tale – moet nie onderskat word nie, selfs nie in die geglobaliseerde wêreld waarin ons vandag woon nie. Daar moet, byvoorbeeld, nie aangeneem word dat almal Engels magtig is nie. Dit is ook nie nodig om slegs Engels te gebruik nie, veral nie…… Continue reading Afrikaans, tegnologie en nuwe woorde: ’n paar gedagtes