Month: November 2016

Daily Writing Prompt

Source for prompt: Six Word Story Challenges by Kelsye Nelson ~~~ Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. Writers Write – Write to communicate.

Book Review – Here I Am

by Jonathan Safran Foer (Hamish Hamilton) ISBN 9780241146187 The Blochs are an upper middle-class American family consisting of Jacob, the father: always questioning himself, ambivalent, neurotic; Julia, the mother: artistic, unfulfilled, controlling, argumentative, neurotic; Sam, the eldest son: intelligent, rebellious, aloof; Max, the middle son: hungry for facts which he is always collecting; and Benji, the youngest son: bright child, observant, impressionable. Sam, who is is …

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Book Review – Andy And His Magic Phone Visit The World Next Door

by Kim Ebner (Struik Children) ISBN: 978-1-43230-516-1 This is the first book from Johannesburg-based attorney Kim Ebner who has a penchant for fantasy novels. Andy receives a second hand phone from his parents for his twelfth birthday. He is over the moon. While at school with his new phone, he gets several urgent messages from …

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Book Review – Tannie Maria & The Satanic Mechanic

by Sally Andrew (Umuzi) ISBN: 978-1-4152-0767-3 Get out of the way, Jessica Fletcher and make way for the Klein Karoo’s Tannie Maria. This wonderfully-written South African read will have you laughing all the way to the kitchen to prepare of one of Tannie Maria’s Venus chocolate cakes. Her solution to all her agony aunt column questions in the local newspaper is one of …

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