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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Advance screening of 'The Rewrite'


A very big thank you to Ster Kinekor for inviting ROSA Johannesburg to view The Rewrite in advance of its release at their own private cinema in Sandton. We had a wonderful evening and everyone who attended loved the movie.

Here's what a few of our ROSA members had to say about it:

Maggie:
Thank you to Sterkinekor for inviting ROSA to the pre-screening of The Rewrite. The movie was hilarious. Hugh Grant is so droll and one is always well entertained by a movie with him in the lead. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

Tanya:
The movie was excellent, light-hearted comedy. I would recommend that they write "A Sequel to The Rewrite", or make it a "Series" as I love Hugh Grant's sense of humour. It would have been better if he had danced in the one part, instead of just watching the dancing.

Adele:
Delightful! Humorous insights to the inner struggles of a writer…must see for any wanna be, still is or was writer…it will get you going again.

Peter:
Very enjoyable story, also useful for aspiring writers. Go and see it when it comes on circuit.
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Check out where it's showing here.

If you aren't already convinced to go watch this movie, here's a teaser:





Thursday, May 7, 2015

#ROSACon2015 Conference Fees Announced

ROSACon2015 takes place at the Devon Valley Hotel in Stellenbosch on 25-26 September, and will be even bigger and better than last year's event. Two full days, with even more options for talks and workshops in both English and Afrikaans, and more pitch opportunities, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Stellenbosch vineyards.

There will be an Early Bird special rate again this year, available to anyone who books before 15 July. After that date Full Prices will apply. A further discount will be offered to registered members of ROSA.


The fees for #ROSACon2015 will be as follows:

 Early Bird Special ROSA Member Non-Member
 Full 2 day conference R 1,530 R 1,630
 One day conference only R 820 R 900
 Full Price ROSA Member Non-Member
 Full 2 day conference R 1,680 R 1,780
 One day conference only R 900 R 980


There will be a gala dinner (partners and friends welcome) on the evening of Friday 25 September. Costs and venue for the dinner will be announced in due course.

For a registration form, or if you have any queries, contact Romy on romy@romancewriters.co.za, and watch this space for news on guest speakers and all the action planned for this year's event.