This novel is limited to 100 free copies due to its part in Inkitt’s Novel Contest.
MY STORY TO TELL!!!!!!!!!
When I first fell in love with media studies(film,tv) it was my
love for writing that drew me to the profession. I
wanted to weave words together in such a way
that they would paint a beautiful image that
would remain vivid in the imagination of the
reader. I still dream of that and in fact, I still dream of writing
novels about real people and
real stories that are yet to be explored. My second love is the radio.
To quote Beyoncé
yet again (with my own arrangement of her
lyrics): “I fell in love with my stereo and it never
let me down”. It was back at those days when I fell
for that seat behind a microphone and the
intimate interaction between me and the listener. This was however, in
the commercial music radio
form and it wasn’t until I studied film,and tv that I
really started to engage with talk radio. It’s funny,
when I did my short stint at VoW FM (Voice of
Wits), one of the critisms I received often, was
that my audio was a little “too serious” for day time campus radio. I
think I had developed a
knack for telling the stories about the real issues
that affected me and my surroundings. I wanted
to get people thinking. Of course while I was studying my honours I got
too busy and I had to give up on VoW and at the
same time, I got sidetracked by the glitz and
glamour of television. Don’t get me wrong I still
want to sharpen my video editing skills and
video production but something drew me to audio again this year when
we had to choose our
main streams. Today we had our first class of boot camp audio
class. We listened to some amazing audio clips
from NPR – A public radio station which is well
known for its great long form radio features and
storytelling. This form is something we do not
have in SA which, I found to be so beautifully done. I fell in love
with the radio all over again.
WRITTEN BY: EDWIN MAKITLA
Maryam Rehman: The story was overall amazingly penned down. I loved how the story transitioned from the lavish city of London to the war torn Aleppo. Even though the story had some loopholes in some places, it made me contemplate failing in chemistry, because I was up all night glued to my mobile screen rather ...
Someone: This was a fun, entertaining read. Although the novel wasn’t stylistically polished, and although the first couple of chapters struggled to hold my attention, the rest of the novel was engaging and beautifully done. You had me fooled until the end. The rest of this review will contain spoilers fo...
Jacquie Walker: This is one of the best books I have had the pleasure to read. Claudio has created a very "real" world brought alive as his words paint a rich tapestry of the lives of his characters and the world they live in as they journey toward their destiny.I recommend this to all who love this genre.... it...
Katy Rayne: i really enjoyed this book. i have to say i didn't know what to expect, but with every chapter that came something crucial to keep you reading happened. I was disappointed with the ending if this is for another book i will defiantly carry on reading the next book.
M. Drewery: I did think I would be reading just another Atlantis archaeological adventure story when I came across this book. However I think it's fresh and very different to other approaches to the same historical mystery. The first chapter drew me in brilliantly. I'm not great at spotting technical writing...
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Anehalia: This review is for the first chapter:I struggled to get through the first couple of paragraphs. The first couple of paragraphs were all setting detail without any introduction of characters. The description of the setting used repetitive words and had some tense mix up for words. It made for a ve...
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Sara Joy Bailey: "Full of depth and life. The plot was thrilling. The author's style flows naturally and the reader can easily slip into the pages of the story. Very well done."