Well, after a very slow start over the weekend (thanks in part to some sinusitis) I ended up not doing too bad this week word count wise. At about 5 000 words, I’m 25% of the way there. I upped my word count goal to 20 000 words as I’m still working on The Ruon Chronicles as well. And on that note… An almost new map!
Welcome to July! And good luck to those of you who are also taking part in this month’s Camp NaNoWriMo! I have quite a low word count goal for this month, as I will be doing a lot of editing and rewriting of the same text – the article for the SASMARS Conference. Yes, I…… Continue reading Time for Camp NaNoWriMo!
June is drawing to a close and that means that the second Camp NaNoWriMo is almost here!
Can you believe it is already the middle of June! So I figured it’s about time I let you know where I am at the moment with my different projects. Work(s) In Progress – Fiction This week I’m finishing up my WIP Dans op die maan (Dance on the Moon), for which the closing date…… Continue reading Writing Update: June 2016 (Part 1)
Not listening to that fear is perhaps the most difficult part of putting your writing out there. It’s the lies fear tells us that keep so many people not just from writing, but also from creating other art or showing their art to the world.
Since the previous writing update quite a lot of exciting things have been happening. Here’s a short update as to what I’ve been up to (and what I’m up to at the moment).
I imagine that I step on the ground lighter inside the cemetery than I do outside. Outside is everyday ground. Inside it seems hallowed.
aka The Independent Scholar In August there will be the 23rd biennial conference of the Southern Africa Society of Medieval and Renaissance Studies. While that is good news in itself, my big and exciting news is that my proposal for a paper to be presented at the conference has been selected! The paper is titled…… Continue reading Huge and Exciting News!
After returning from The Great Road Trip Weekend, things fell apart a bit. First I found that my bird, Pippin, which I’d had for fourteen years had died (of old age). Then, after burying him beneath a tree in the garden, I discovered that the bathroom and half the bedroom had been flooded thanks to…… Continue reading An Unexpected “Adventure”
INK is ’n wonderlike nuwe platform vir Afrikaanse skryfwerk waarby ek hierdie maand aangesluit het. Daar is nog nie té veel van my werk daarop gepubliseer nie, maar ek bou stadig maar seker daaraan. Verwag vonkfiksie, rubrieke en gedigte! Loer ook sommer terwyl jy daar is na van die ander skrywers se werk. Lees is…… Continue reading Ek is ge-INK!