poetry social justice philosphy

Have you ever stopped to think?

have you ever stopped to think that maybe you’re the problem? brainwashed and obedient you think only what has been approved   have you ever stopped to think that maybe you’re the perpetrator? blindfolded and self-righteous you commit the very crimes you claim to hate   have you ever stopped to think that maybe this is not justice after all?

Dead End Chapter One

The Fight (Dead End 1)

JP cleaned the bar over and over again that evening. It wasn’t that dirty, to be honest. But it was a good excuse to keep his eye on the stranger in the corner. The man was their only client, even though it was the summer holidays, high season for mountain tourism. Ever since Dad died, the Obertass’ flow of clients had slowly been shrinking. It might also be since Tendos rolled into town, but JP didn’t want to think about that tonight. Since Mom wasn’t there to whack him upside the head for gawking at a client, he stared and […]

de villiers character interview

Character interview – Antoine de Villiers

It’s time for a character interview again, friends! *does a celebratory war dance* De Villiers is the main character in my new novella, Dead End. God willing, I’ll be posting the first chapter next week. Fun times! Who’s de Villiers? As stated above, Antoine de Villiers is the main character in Dead End. There are two things one notices about him right away: his height and his eyes. He is an extremely short guy. As in knee-high to a grasshopper levels of short. His eyes are an extraordinary rich shade of green, and they are excellent for glaring people into […]

world record

We’re trying to break a world record!

One anthology, one hundred writers. I am part of a group of 112 writers that are trying to break the Guinness World Record for most authors contributing to an anthology. The previous record is held by a group of fifty people. We are trying to publish an anthology of a hundred stories by a hundred unique authors. The publisher and brain behind the whole operation is a South African from the Western Cape! I’m super excited to participate in this event (and it’s totally not just because I think the certificate would look cool on my bedroom wall. Come on, […]