The Right of Self

We all, at some time or other, feel the urge to create something. We don’t do it for others, we create because we are driven to do it.

The Right of Self

Sometimes, in the middle of a creative endeavor we pause and consider: what am I doing this for?

The Right of Self

Sometimes, in the middle of a creative endeavor we pause and consider: what am I doing this for?

Research, Research, Research…!

Research, Research, Research…!

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Thoughts on research and character creation.

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My new novel entails a lot of research, something I actually love to do, as I hate reading a book and realizing the author has made a factual error!

My previous books, Genghis Khan, my Brother: The story of Temulin,and Van der Bijl required hours and hours of searching for information. I had background…

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Research, Research, Research…!

Research, Research, Research…!

My new novel entails a lot of research, something I actually love to do, as I hate reading a book and realizing the author has made a factual error!

My previous books, Genghis Khan, my Brother: The story of Temulin,and Van der Bijl required hours and hours of searching for information. I had background knowledge to some of the South African history, the flora, fauna and geography since I grew up…

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Delving into the Past

I had already begun thinking of my next novel before I had completed the last one,” Van der Bijl”, the South African family saga.

Delving into the Past

I had already begun thinking of my next novel before I had completed the last one,” Van der Bijl”, the South African family saga.

Allium Sativum, Garlic as a Remedy

The healing properties of garlic have been known for millenia. We add it to our food to enhance the flavor, and if we believe in vampires we supposed to hang a bunch of it around our necks to ward off evil.

Allium Sativum, Garlic as a Remedy

The healing properties of garlic have been known for millenia. We add it to our food to enhance the flavor, and if we believe in vampires we supposed to hang a bunch of it around our necks to ward off evil.

My latest novel, published!

My latest novel, published!

I am excited to announce that my latest novel, a historical saga about the Van der Bijls who settled in South Africa in 1660. Gerhard Van der Bijl, an employee of the Dutch East India Company sets off on an adventure in a strange, inhospitable land at the southernmost tip of Africa. He fathers a child by a slave woman, a deed that will have far reaching repercussions, many generations later.

I…

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