Category Archives: Books

Talk of Writing Wrongs


GloMoWriMo Day 15 Prompt is as follows: ‘Today, I’d like to challenge you to write your own dramatic monologue.’ I write; but when I write then should I yearn For all to like what I set out? And if they … Continue reading

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A Friend Like Ben


My recent ‘holiday’ to undergo a surgical procedure has enabled me to read a few books. This is a luxury I have not enjoyed since my last such visit. On this occasion, one of the books I took from my … Continue reading

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The Goddess of the Devil Progresses


Interest in the promotion for The Goddess of the Devil continues, and the YouTube here  has now received going on for 1.6 million views. With that amount of notice, the next step is to make it known that the book … Continue reading

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The Blue Between Gets a Turn.


                              Another day, another book launch. The librarian had influenced a move to Saturday morning, assuring me that it was always buzzing on that day and … Continue reading

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Out to Launch With Lunch


The latest of my launch dates was by invitation to an affair this morning hosted by District Six of the Durban Library network as part of their initiatives following Durban’s selection as the only UNESCO City of Literature in Africa. … Continue reading

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Actual activity deactivates virtual activity.


The more one does that one might blog about, The more one’s blogging time is put in doubt; I have been kept completely on the hop, And thus my blog came screeching to a stop! Let me at least give … Continue reading

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Book Launch but Forgot Memory Stick!


  I fly to pitch light novel Sing praises . . . stranded, grovel — Stick promising slides for machine  Yearn for; miss; at home left been! Wasted journey for talk is seen.   I have taken poetic licence, here. … Continue reading

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