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Suidoosterfees roundup

On Friday, my publicist Kabous rounded Derick and myself up and put us in front of a room full of eager kids and made us speak about ourselves and the future of writing. My intense fear of public speaking aside, it wasn’t that bad. I found that trying to convince these kids that there is in fact a reason to be excited was more important than being afraid of them.

Let’s be honest here, never before has there been so many colourful titles for the teenage market than right now. And never has there been a better time to start writing either. I couldn’t quite believe that these guys had no enthusiasm for the explosion thats happening in the literary world. (more…)

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