I had the pleasure of participating in the Second OL Book Reading Festival held at The Lawrence School, Lovedale recently.
One of the requirements of being an author is the ability to condense the entire book you have written/or are writing to a few key lines. This is an important element in your repertoire of writing skills. How easy or difficult is it to describe the story line of a 80,000 word book in a few lines? As you know, it is widely advocated that you shouldn’t even go beyond two sentences! Continue reading “A book in two sentences.”
Here’s a confession. The titles of my writing work have come to me as flashes of instinct. They have not come as a result of long hours of torturous thought on the pros and cons of each title. Continue reading “Book Titles”