I consider myself lucky enough to have met Paula Marais before the publication of her fabulous book The Punishment. The situation where we met called for a couple of impromptu writing sessions and I can tell you honestly - the woman can write! Beautifully. On command! Eish.
For some insight about how a South African author tackled writing her debut novel please visit our Interviews page.
And whilst you're on the site ... have a look at our September hero! I promise you won't be disappointed!