-Born into human existence
-Likes people (especially the rest of the denizens of Earth)
-Started writing full novels, 1996
-Still likes people, bit more cautious though
-2008: still writing and joined the Nanowrimo madness
-2011: became one of four founding members of a publishing house geared to, quote, unquote, "evolve the social impact of reading and writing in South Africa".
Still managing to find time to write... Somehow...
"I'm not suffering from insanity, I'm enjoying every second of it"
- Grahamstown, South Africa
- Staying up till dawn (writing till I'm incapable of functioning like a normal human being), smoking too much, going for stupidly long walks, reading really good books, cats, drawing and painting, playing piano and guitar, travelling, subversive humour, The Individual, freedom and equality, new ideas, innovation, quantum physics, developemental algorithms, IT, art, adventure, good movies, lifelong learning, teaching, cooking, Thai food, Italian food, Japanese food, Meditteranean food, life the universe and everything, publishing, developements in science, hats, google earth, caffeine (lots and lots, with cigarettes), cherries, the colour purple, dancing around in my digs, talking in accents (especially when I've not been sleeping), revelling in my lunacy, getting married to Tori Amos, walking barefoot through autumn leaves, swimming in the ocean, finding all the best views to be seen on earth, pointing and laughing at people who take themselves too seriously, pointing and laughing at my
- Favorite noveling music:
- Soundtracks (especially James Newton Howard- Lady in the Water) and Tori Amos. If working through a writer's block, Perfect Circle
- Editorial Manager
- Favorite books or authors:
- Italo Calvino, John Fowles, Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman, Yann Martel, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Ben Okri, William Faulkner, Jorges Louis Borges, Russell Hoban, Richard S Bach, Bill Watterson, Antoine Saint de Euxpery, Athol Fugard, Milan Kundera, Franz Kafka, Tom Robbins, Douglas Adams, Roger Zelazny, Umberto Eco, Neal Stephenson, Herman Hesse, Ursula Le Guin, Alan Moore, George Orwell, Daniel Keyes, Anthony Burgess, Orhan Pamuk, Martin Sherman, Nadine Gordimer, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, HG Wells, Bernard Shaw, Tenessee Williams