May 2014 archive

March Crime Fiction Judge’s Report

Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to judge the March SAWC short story competition. I was impressed with the level of many of the entries and it was not an easy task to choose a winner. Short stories are difficult to write because one does not have the luxury of an unlimited word count. […]

Author Interview: LS York

In keeping with our Fantasy theme this month we interviewed fellow SAWC member L.S York about her enthralling New Adult fantasy, Book of Seconds. It is the first book in The Seventh Circle series. She chats to us about self-publishing and the hard work of writing. 1) How long have you been writing this particular […]

Author Interview: Julianne Alcott

Happy launch day to Julianne Alcott! Seeing as Julianne is an SAWC member, we thought we would pull a few strings and ask her some questions about her book and writing in general: 1. How long have you been writing? Was it something you have always wanted to do, or is it a newfound passion? […]

Annual Awards Lunch at The White House

On the 26th of April some of the SAWC members gathered to enjoy our Annual Awards Luncheon. This year the theme was ‘fashion of the 1950’s’ and most of the guests happily obliged by wearing fantastically 1950’s outfits. As usual, The White House in Hillcrest, hosted us in style. Below you will see a few […]

May Meeting: Fantasy

Please join us for our May meeting where we will be focusing on Fantasy. With our upcoming – and rather grand – fantasy competition mere weeks away, we encourage you to join us and brush up on your fantasy writing skills. There will also be a surprise message from someone awesome… you’ll have to come […]

April: Historical Article Competition

Here are the entries for our April Historical Article Competition. We will post the winners as soon as we have them. Amazulu African Palace Colenso Derailed Dorothea’s Puzzle The Durban July Durban Jewish Club Hidden Treasure One desirable Residence On the Rocks A Spot overlooking Durban that is steeped in History The Defence of Rorke’s […]