The Treasure by Corrie Fopma

The Treasure by Corrie Fopma

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Corrie Fopma’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? My story is purely fiction.  It was inspired by my aunt who once told us about our own family’s so-called lost treasure. Have … Continue reading

Unravelling the Knots by Joan Evans

Unravelling the Knots by Joan Evans

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Joan Evans’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? Fiction most of the time with a regular dose of the classics and some history. What was the inspiration behind your story? A … Continue reading

500 word creative writing challenge

500 word creative writing challenge

Bluebeard’s Wife This is a superb etching by the artist Diane Victor, part of a series, Pandora’s Sisters, courtesy David Krut Projects Cape Town, the venue of our first Cape Town face-to-face Creative Writing Course under the baton of Jo-Anne Richards. The work is called Bluebeard’s Wife. Bluebeard, you might remember, was a serial killer who knocked … Continue reading

Pilgrimage by Melanie du Plessis

Pilgrimage by Melanie du Plessis

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Melanie du Plessis’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? My story is fictional What was the inspiration behind your story? Someone told me about their Camino walk and it made quite … Continue reading