Writing a book is not an easy task. It takes courage and determination.
But once it is written, getting your book published and sold is even a tougher job.
In this week's Book Show, Jenny Crwys-Williams chats to two debut authors to find out what it takes to break into the tough but exciting literary world.
She also speaks to Fourie Botha, publisher at Umuzi to find out how publishers find and nurture new talent.
Books by South African debut authors:
THE YEARNING BY MOHALE MASHIGO (Pan Macmillan)
Paperback : R260.00
eBook : R208.00
THE POLYGAMIST BY SUE NYATHI (Logogog Publishing)
Listen to the Book Show with Jenny Crwys-Williams below: