Wednesday, August 22, 2007


Writing Workshops & Manuscrip feedback

Dorian Haarhoff is a children's writer, a poet, a one-on-one writing mentor. A former Professor of English, he now facilitates creative writing workshops and runs email courses. Topics include life stories, fiction and poetry. He offers constructive feedback on manuscripts. Passionate about developing innate creativity and imagination, he believe in the power of stories and images to create a new world. His workshops are based on his book The Writer's Voice. Contact Dorian 021 855 3937 / 082 873 6802

Friday, August 10, 2007


Other events in Cape Town

I am once again holding this week-long workshop on writing texts for picture books and books for older children. The responses of participants in the previous workshops were enthusiastic as they explored memoir, language patterns, made dummy books and generally steeped themselves in the craft of children’s literature.

  • Dates and time: 9am to 1pm from Monday 3 to Friday 7 September
  • Venue: My book-filled home in Claremont
  • Cost for the week: R700. (A deposit of R200 to book your place)
  • Phone Reviva Schermbrucker at 021 6716785 or email