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South Africa Writers and Writing

Here’s the story … Need a kick-start as an aspirant writer? Well, you could spend a luxurious weekend at De Hoek Country Hotel from 12 – 14 October, soaking up some inspiration from nature and having internationally published novelist, journalist, columnist and broadcaster Hamilton Wende give you the heads-up on how to get published in all … Continue reading “The Write Weekend to Go to De Hoek Country Hotel, Magaliesberg”

South Africa’s landscapes have had some incredible fictional and biographical yields. Take Olive Schreiner’s Story of an African Farm, capturing the nuanced moods of the African veld from the supremely memorable setting of a farm on a Koppie in the Karoo. Or the exquisite view Eve Palmer brings us of six generations of her family in the … Continue reading “If Elizabeth Gilbert were to write in South Africa, would we have Feast Prey Tan? Our landscapes have inspired great novels, so which spot would inspire yours?”