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The race to 50 000 words

The race to 50 000 words

Fiction writers all over the world are busy preparing for NaNoWriMo. We asked Allaboutwriting mentoring programme participant, Fiona Coward who is  Municipal Liaison for the Johannesburg region to tell us a little more about NaNoWriMo. What exactly is NaNoWriMo? Nanowrimo is a fun way to attempt fiction writing along with hundreds of thousands of other hobby … Continue reading

October Writing Challenge and Writing Tip for the month

October Writing Challenge and Writing Tip for the month

A story doesn’t consist of a series of unrelated events. Everything that happens is linked causally or psychologically to what came before and what follows. People often forget this, particularly when they’re writing non-fiction. They think that, because the events are “true” and “really happened”, they don’t have to give any thought to the flow … Continue reading

October Writing News

October Writing News

Some of you will be girding your loins this month to take part in Nanowrimo, during which participants will challenge each other to produce 50 000 words of a novel during November. (More details below.) If this is your intention, or if you hope to use part of the December break to get some writing done, … Continue reading

Invitation Cape Town workshop – 1 October

Invitation Cape Town workshop – 1 October

Allaboutwriting’s Creative Saturday Enjoy a bit of literary fun at our next creative writing workshop on 1 October 2016 Be inspired by the cry of gulls as you release your creativity, build your confidence and allow your imagination to take flight.  The workshop will be of equal benefit to more experienced writers wanting to augment their skills, … Continue reading