Author Archives: margieswrite

About margieswrite

I am a published freelance writer, of children's stories, a memoir, travel articles, birding articles, and articles of general interest to magazines and newspapers, with an interest in photography. In addition I am able to edit and undertake writing commissions for businesses and schools who wish to promote themselves.

WATERLESS

Last night we had a preview of what it will be like on a “DRY” run – if you will pardon the pun. At about 18h00 we, like many others, found that there was not one drop of water coming … Continue reading

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LIVE A LITTLE, LEARN A LOT

This week has been quite revealing and quite daunting. I have battled on many fronts – not in angry jostling fighting, but in finding things that have always been difficult, suddenly made simpler. I have learnt to push myself further … Continue reading

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Sometimes you need to smile.

I belong to a writing group called “Out of Africa” and twice a month we are given the first line of some piece of writing and are asked to make up our own story, using that line. I thought you … Continue reading

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WHEN EMAILS GO WRONG

I have had a bit of a week.\Four days without internet due to a fault on my router/modem because Telkom was working on limited services for the weekend. And added to that was a little problem of having somebody hack … Continue reading

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EYES OF EVIL

At last! Eyes of Evil has been reshaped, re-read, and had its multitude of errors attended to. It went live yesterday and by tomorrow the ebook and Kindle versions will also be available. It has been quite a mission for … Continue reading

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Up to Date?

The launch of my new book is about to take place. That is “Eyes or Evil”, which was part of a Nanowrimo exercise two years ago. But with a move, and another two books down in the interim, I have … Continue reading

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DAYS OF RAIN AND FIRE

We here in the Western Cape have been rendered helpless and hopeless. We have had a week from hell. We had a bad storm, but not the mother and daughter or father and son of all storms. In my over … Continue reading

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