By Rasvanth Chunylall
Many writers have embraced twitter as a medium to engage with fans, develop their brand identities, share news stories and express their thoughts and opinions. Here are some highlights from the twitter accounts of a few KZN writers.
I am outraged at IS 'beheading' of hostage Kenji Goto. ISIS are not Muslims @MaxEbrahim @Abramjee @RediTlhabi @leftyspeaks@ewnupdates
— Nazia Peer (@PeerNazia) February 01, 2014
#AdviceForYoungJournalists Listen to your elders.. They've already forgotten what you've yet to learn!
— Melissa Delport (@melissadelport) February 10, 2014
More drama at #SONA than Diary of a Guji Girl? Yikes! “@QaanitahHunter: WHAT A MESS?!!”
— Shafinaaz Hassim (@shafinaaz) February 12, 2014
Boswell Wilkie Circus reincarnated tonight in Parliament of South Africa
— Tony Leon (@TonyLeonSA) February 12, 2015
When you've been driving along, happily singing to the kids' sing-a-long CD and you suddenly realize the kids aren't in the car
— Rosamund Kendal (@Rosamundkendal) February 13, 2015
My Valentine's date is with a deadline. :) Back to the grindstone. Happy Valentine Deadline's Day to you all! #amwriting #scriptchat#film
— Janet van Eeden (@janetvaneeden) February 13, 2015
Spare a thought for all those single people suffering from #depression on #ValentinesDay
— Trevor Kleinhans (@secretsmakeusic) February 13, 2014
When certain parts of the #Media in #SouthAfrica become state controlled, to me is the start of the collapse of a #Democracy
— Trevor Kleinhans (@secretsmakeusic) February 15, 2014
Malema wants apology for being called a cockroach. I don't mind being the fly on the wall, or creepy crawly under the bench when it happens.
— Azad Essa (@azadessa) February 16, 2014
Just because you were sexually abused years ago in your childhood does not minimize the damage done. #SexualAbuse #RevealToHeal
— Trevor Kleinhans (@secretsmakeusic) February 17, 2014
The launch went well #TheLegend #book #launch #amwritingpic.twitter.com/OJ5Cw1oFJJ
— Melissa Delport (@melissadelport) February 20, 2014
#SpyCables reveals how disconnected we can be from the truth.
— Azad Essa (@azadessa) February 23, 2014
"Corruption is like a man with his zip down, and his penis is a little bit out. It's always time to mention it", comedian Tats Mkhonza.
— Eric Miyeni (@EricMiyeni) February 23, 2015
Writers are dreamers and doers.
— Shafinaaz Hassim (@shafinaaz) February 26, 2014
Watched the cricket highlights package tonight and can't help but quote Shaun Pollock's tweet: "Floats like a butterfly. Stings like AB."
— Janet van Eeden (@janetvaneeden) February 27, 2015
Best award ceremony Ever @METROFMSA #mma15
— Minenhle Mthembu (@IamMinenhle_ZN) February 28, 2014