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CTBF Day 2 Highlights

The Cape Town Book got off to a bustling start on Day 2 as thousands of book lovers descended on the CTICC.
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CTBF Day 1 Highlights

The Cape Town Book Fair opened with a bang and a clang when the Deputy Mayor of Cape Town and novelist Ngugi Wa Thingo’o cut the ribbon to reveal a brass band waiting behind the doors. Slipping past the throng of trade visitors, tubas and waitresses carrying trays of champagne, I was immediately overwhelmed by the sheer amount of books on display.
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Memories of the Cape Town Book Fair

The Cape Town Book Fair takes place from 15-17 June 2012 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The fair is one of the highlights of my year. (See this blog post to find out why).
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Short Story day competition for young writers

Know any budding writers under 18? Short Story Day is running a competition for YA fiction written by teens and the winner gets a Creative Writing Course from SA Writer’s College!
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Interview with Cat Hellisen (plus YA at the Book Fair)

At this year’s Cape Town Book Fair, publisher Pan Macmillan will be celebrating kid lit and young adult fiction (YA).
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Win tickets to the Cape Town Book Fair

I have TEN tickets for the Cape Town Book Fair to give away.
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Sally the meme

I wish I could show this to everyone who asks me “What is it like to be a writer?”
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Here’s to books

So it looks like I’m the official blogger for the Cape Town Book Fair. My crystal ball tells me there will be lots of books in my future….. loooots of books.
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Author’s Pie

YA book blogger extraordinaire Kelly Ansara has introduced a really cool segment on her blog It’s a Book Thing, where she interviews local authors.
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What inspires me

As part of the Franschhoek Literary Festival Book Week for Young Readers I spoke to some eager young minds (and one bemused principle) about what inspires me as a writer. Below is the abridged version.
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