Tag Archive for publication


I’ve had to pinch myself repeatedly over the last few weeks because this last slog of getting the book ready for print (final edit, page layout approval, cover approval, general my-book-is-coming-out chaos) has been incredibly surreal. I know, beginner enthusiasm. But I think you get people who achieve something, enjoy it, but don’t take any time to savour it because… Read more →

Another Sneak Peek

In just a few weeks The Dreamer’s Tears will be sent off to the printers. In the meantime, I thought you might like to know a little more about this book I keep talking about. Here is a little snippet from the promotional material: Ivy Bauble is about to become Apprentice to the Master of Transformations, the Protector of Newton.… Read more →

Pre-book excitement

There are a minimum of 8 weeks before my book comes out (I promise to let you know the EXACT date as soon as I have it) and things are becoming very real for me. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be releasing prequels, fantastic audio-things, sneaky newspaper reports, a book trailer (fingers crossed), a spectacular cover reveal… Read more →

Oh frabjous day!

About seven years ago I decided it was time I learned more about the publishing industry in South Africa and what it would take to get published. I did what every self-respecting, over-enthusiastic beginner would do: I bought a book called How to get published in 30 (relatively) easy steps by Basil Van Rooyen. I mean, who doesn’t want to… Read more →