So you’re probably wondering how Leenna brewed up the idea of a werewolf in Australia—Western Australia (WA), nogal, as we say in South Africa. Truth be told Leenna doesn’t know either. All she can tell you is there was absolutely … Continue reading Werewolf in Australia, really?
Way back in 2007, I was going through a ‘Snow Patrol’ phase which coincided with me being in my maybe-I-should-try-writing-a-romance-story phase. So, I decided to combine the two phases, and…came up with nothing. Fortunately, I had (and still have) some … Continue reading Excerpt: Weaver’s Tale by Leenna Naidoo
I was going through some of my old work and came across this writing exercise from the FutureLearn course I did last year. It’s much like an exercise I used to do with my students who loved guessing the ‘Truth’ … Continue reading Guess!
The bus dive-bombed in and out amongst the longest coal trucks I’d ever seen as we careened down into Shenmu. I clutched the seat in front of me a little harder and glanced at my fellow travellers (all local) then … Continue reading ErlangShan: A Heavenly Way To Spend a Spring Day
With my eyes so opened, it quickly became a case of ‘once seen, cannot be unseen’. Now that they had revealed themselves to me, I started to spot them everywhere, and hear the strangest stories about them too, like the family of kangaroos who’d gotten into a vineyard… Continue reading Roos and Unalienable Right
You’ll never get your potential boyfriend to leave these digital worlds. And why would you when you could easily join him and save a few worlds and souls together. At the very least, you’ll improve your hand-eye co-ordination. At the very best, you’ve joined them and beat them! Continue reading An Interview with a Gamer and A brief personal account
My apologies for not posting as per usual. I’d registered for two Blogging U courses via my new blog Leennascreativebox, and in the process came across the #Quest2016 Tracking Wonder which is challenging me in acknowledging more of my reality … Continue reading Wow! What a month
This is the first Festival of Light, in years and years, that I’m reminded of the excitement and ‘special’ feeling this celebration used to have for me. Although my family is not celebrating this year, I have more hope in … Continue reading Deepavali/Diwali
Melissa Rose is a Canadian bookworm, who, with her easy-going and frank manner, is one of the friendliest bloggers I’ve met online. I wondered if some of her interests, and her wonderful sense of humor, had been inherited from her … Continue reading 14 Things I Have Learned From My Grandmothers–Melissa Rose
My first ever guest-poster is from Cape Town. Inge Saunders is a fellow South African writer and blogger. Inspired to write romance by her grandmother, here she is to start things off in our celebration honoring grandmothers. Thank you Leenna … Continue reading What I learned From My Grandmother–Inge Saunders