Wednesday, March 03, 2010

How to Write: Tips from Michiel Heyns

In the fourth installment of READ SA's "How To Write" series, Michiel Heyns shares some writing tips with us.

Michiel Heyns, who writes in both English and Afrikaans, is the author of several novels – most recently, Bodies Politic, which won the Herman Charles Bosman award.

He is also a noted translator and won, with Marlene van Niekerk, the 2007 Sunday Times Fiction Prize for the English translation of van Niekerk’s Agaat.

Here are Michiel Heyns’ tips

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tiah said...

Thanks for the facebook link. Are you on goodreads?

Damaria Senne said...

@tiah - you're welcome. No I'm not on Good reads. What is it? I have a Facebook iRead library and a Shelfari account. Also have a LibraryThing account.

Tamara said...

I loved reading these tips. Thankfully I don't have to worry about the dog ones - I have two cats ;-)

Damaria Senne said...

Dog tips apply to me. My dog Edward likes to play ball.

tiah said...

It is brilliant. But the South African presence is lacking. Please join!

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