Episode 102 – “Goblins Must Be Green With Monique Snyman

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The Newbie Writers’ Podcast


Special Guest: Monique Snyman


Rainstorm Press Author Interview.

Apologies with some of the audio quality, the internet becomes lumpy between Australia and South Africa!




Book synopsis:

About Charming Incantations: Enticed

When Lisa Richards’ parents died, she never thought her life would change as drastically as it did.  Now she has to take over her father’s seat on a secret supernatural council, lead troops into battle against the ferocious Goblin Lord, and try not to get herself killed in the process.

To make matters worse, Lisa thinks she may be falling in love with the socialite werewolf who was simply supposed protect her.

Whoever said growing up was easy, clearly didn’t have to save the world every other week.

About Monique:

You quit college to write your book Charming Incantations: Enticed, tell us about your publishing journey.

Do you regret leaving school? Has the book fulfilled you sufficiently?

You are a full time writer depending on book sales – how does that work for you?

I liked your comment on Nicky Peacock’s blog about cringing over some of your older pieces. How have you grown as an author?

Tell us about your story and what are your plans for the series?









Fall leaves or Spring Flowers. Either one is celebrated in Japan with an devotion and intensity that we rarely experience in our own (2) countries. But what do you do to celebrate the change in seasons? What did you used to do as a child? Which is your favorite: Fall or spring? Write it down!


Tortured Sentences:


While evidence has proven that the above mentioned theory is correct it is also a fact that humans

can do settle things that can change the trajectory of time.


Word of the week:


lapsus linguae


(LAP-suhs LING-gwee, LAHP-soos LING-gwy)



noun: A slip of the tongue.



From Latin lapsus linguae (slip of the tongue). Earliest documented use: 1668.



Malapropisms and spoonerisms are two examples of lapsus linguae. And here is an example of a lapsus linguae which cost a game show contestant a potential one-million-dollar prize.
A lapsus calami is a slip of the pen.



“True, Bush mispronounced the name of Spain’s Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, but not even that lapsus linguae could sour the mood in the first meeting between the two conservatives.”
Bush’s Gateway to Europe; Los Angeles Times; Jun 22, 2001.

from http://wordsmith.org


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