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SA Partridge

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My last reviews of the year (plus LEGO)


For me, the December holidays is the perfect time to finish all my writing projects before the new year and to catch up on all the books I’ve been dying to read, but just haven’t had time for.
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Sally’s gift guide 2015

It’s a cliché to say, but 2015 was a great year for books. (Isn’t it always though?)
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It was a dark and stormy night…

Bloody Parchment

Last month SA Horrorfest held its annual literary chapter, Bloody Parchment, at the historic (and suitably spooky) Labia Theatre in Cape Town.
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Bloody Parchment 2015



It’s no secret that October is my favourite month of the year. Halloween, SA Horrorfest, dress up parties, trick or treaters squealing up and down the streets. If it’s in any way spooky or scary you can count on me being there. So naturally I was delighted when I was asked to take over the Bloody Parchment event this year.
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Worldbuilding in YA

My YA masterclass returned to Open Book again this year and to my absolute delight, was one of the first events to sell out. Last time we tackled How to write a YA novel, so this year I decided to narrow the focus a little bit.
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Open Book in pictures

The Open Book Festival came and went in a whirl of events, gatherings, bubbles and memories.
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September here we come

The Open Book Festival programme is live! And it looks like it’s going to be a good one. I’m taking part in four awesome events this year.
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An appetite for murder

A nasty case of bronchitis recently left me with plenty time to read, which is a rarity in my life. Day job + book reviewing + novel writing + numerous other projects = no time for reading.
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A passion for storytelling

Hugh Howey

One of the highlights of being an author is that sometimes I’m invited to formally talk to other authors.
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Hugh Howey is coming to The Book Lounge

The Book Lounge in Cape Town has some incredible events coming up next week.
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