Tag Archive for Science fiction

Book Review: I Heart Robot by Suzanne van Rooyen

When I read the blurb for this book I knew I needed to read it. I wasn’t disappointed. Suzanne van Rooyen writes an entirely believable future where AI androids are fighting for equality. Tyri loves playing violin despite her mother’s insistence that she should forget music and follow the path of science like herself. Tyri has no intention of abandoning… Read more →

Yes, I am a Robot.

I was pleasantly surprised to find this quirky-sci-fi-esque write up about my recent Sci-Fi talk in the South African Writers’ Circlemagazine, WRITE NOW! It is so much fun I just had to share it. The only problem is that Clint may have to ‘go missing’ now that he’s revealed my secret identity… Report on testing phase 3 of Cristy SciFi… Read more →

The Sci-Fi Girl

Today I did my talk and workshop at the South African Writers’ Circle. It was a little strange to be on that side of the meeting but once the nerves settled, I had so much fun I barely noticed that most of the writers there ‘weren’t really into sci-fi’. I think, by the end of it, some of them were… Read more →


How exciting to finally be able to share this here: I have a short story coming out in an African SF anthology called AfroSF. My very first published story – and alongside incredible names in the SF world (see the table of contents at the bottom of this post). I’ll admit to being a little star-struck. Submitting the story and… Read more →

Winning NOVA

This morning I received some more good news… my short story, Inactive, was given first place in the Nova Science-Fiction and Fantasy short story competition. Again, I am ridiculously excited about such an accolade, especially with it being my first science-fiction win. I really laboured over this story, for the first time picking away at the rough edges and taking… Read more →