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How to get into the head of “one VERY unlikable character”

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Award-winning author Liberty Henwick Here’s the premise of award-winning writer Liberty Henwick’s novel-in-progress, P.S.: Agony aunt and magazine journalist Jennifer Pendergast inadvertently uncovers a crime ring in Johannesburg, leading her into the dangerous world of game poaching. As she follows the trail, she soon realises that everything she loves will be at stake, and she must fight not to become a victim herself.

Sound exciting? That’s because it is! And what follows is an excerpt that the author considers very important.

“It’s a pivotal moment in the story,” Liberty told me when I asked her to choose her favorite part. “It has been interesting and challenging trying to get into the heads of one unlikable character, and one very unlikable character.”

Smit leant forward and stared at me, his eyes small and cold in his pale freckled face. I felt the hot tightness from my stomach spread up through…

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