Category: Research

KBT Progress

As of today, I’m just under 40k words of a first rough draft. It’s going to be a hot mess to edit – because it’s all notes and bursts of dialogue and some plot and many plot holes. It’s embarrassing and difficult to transcribe, but occasionally I’m bolstered by something decent landing on the page […]

Kombuis Taal Progress

Basically, it’s been reading time: season of the sponge. Currently reading Pieternella – Daughter of Eva (English translation) by Dalene Matthee. She wrote South African historical fiction, with her book Fiela se Kind (Fiela’s Child) arguably being her best known work – curious thinking about it now: but maybe I’m saying that because I grew […]