And yes there were more surprises in store for me for Women’s Day here in South Africa. As I opened the local paper the Comaro Chronicle there on the inside page was an article about me. “You’re famous.” My friend laughed as she read the article. It related to the Jozi Books and Blogs Festival … More More surprises for Women’s Day
Today was Women’s Day in South Africa, and what better way to kick it off than with amazing present. When I checked my Facebook these wonderful drawings awaited me. AM I THE LUCKIEST AUTHOR IN THE WORLD OR WHAT? His dad and I had a bit of a conversation that went like this: Check out … More Women’s Day Delight
Well this happened actually yesterday, however, my internet was down so I am only able to post it today – good things though are worth waiting for. So Yesterday I met with Michelle, we had met some months ago at the vet’s where I had heard a voice say, “Jann? It is Jann isn’t it?” … More Delivering books over breakfast…
OK That pretty well says most of it. btw Johannesburg SOUTH AFRICA Check out the Facebook Please indicate if you are in. More details to follow soon
OK so I’m off to sign 105 copies of How Polly Became a Pirate for St Benedict’s Junior Prep before delivering them to them tomorrow – I am so excited to follow their progress with my books. Am also looking forward to meeting the principal of Assumption Primary to discuss my book going to their school soon too.
So whilst at the Jozi BBF yesterday I ran a raffle for a copy of my book Polly’s Piralympics and the winner was #18 Mrs. Kavita Kuverjee. Here are her children receiving Polly’s Piralympics directly after the Festival yesterday. Thank you to all who entered, Congratulations Mrs. Kuverjee.
Here some satisfied customers who bought my book at the Jozi BBF on Sunday – I really must remember my camera more often (Ohh the fish who got away, darn).
There were books everywhere! Writers of every genre were represented and busy promoting and selling their books at the Jozi Books and Blogs Festival 2017 yesterday in Lenasia, Gauteng, South Africa. but some of the blogs came in a different form to the usual that we read over the net, yes the ‘Virtual Blogs’ were everywhere, … More Books and Virtual Blogs
Oh wow, what a weekend – The Jozi Books and Blogs Festival 2017. Shoo, wow. The build up was terrific with all the authors excited to bursting point. Many had been chosen to sit on discussion panels as well as sell their books, sign and meet their fans at the festival. For me. Well, I sat … More THE MOST AMAZING WEEKEND!
So I hear that J.K.Rowling is publishing two more Harry Potter books in the Autumn. I laughed and told a friend jokingly that, “She must have heard about my Polly’s Piralympics series and realized she has serious competition.” I meant it as a joke, but my friend replied with a really serious look on her … More J.K.Rowling running scared…