Accolades

INK: Skryf in Afrikaans

In 2016, Ronel won the award for Fiction Writer of the Year.

In 2017, she was runner-up for Fiction Writer of the Year, one of her stories came second as Story of the Year, and she won the third writing competition.

In 2018, she won the award for Fiction Writer of the Year yet again.

Two of her stories appeared in the 2017 INK anthology Inkspraak: Hoop op Oukersaand & Saphira en die Toorlied.

The following stories had placed in or won competitions on INK:

Cracked Flash Fiction Competition

After winning several competitions, Ronel became a judge for CFFC (2017).

The following stories had won on CFFC:

  1. Dragon Flight won (Y1W41, The dragon was too slow.)
  2. Blood Dawn honourable mention (Y1W44, The sword fell out of her hand. It was over.)
  3. Misty Knives honourable mention (Y1W45, I think I preferred your old hobby.)
  4. Awakening won (Y1W46, It began with a whisper.)
  5. Supremacy won (Y2W8, I don’t want to be worshipped – I want to terrify!)
  6. Idiocy honourable mention (Y2W25, Try a different one.)
  7. Purple Sparks won (Y2W28, You can’t bring that on board.)

All of these stories have found their way into her two flash fiction collections: Twisted Tales & Tattered Tales.

Various

In 2015, three of her poems were accepted and published in the charity anthology Brose Genade: Vir Ewig en Vir Altyd, Dwaallig & Skadu in die Skemer.

This one is unfortunately no longer in print.

In 2015, she was a runner-up in the South African Writers’ Circle Annual Short Story Competition with her story Max.

In 2017, two of her stories were accepted and published in Cinderella Reimagined: Just Deserts & Lights.

In 2017, a story was accepted and published in The Clarion Call 3 Unbound: Black Moon.

In 2018, a story was accepted and published in The Clarion Call 4 FairyTale Riot: The Inn.

In 2019, a story was accepted and published in Grumpy Old Gods Vol.1: Breaking the Habit.

*You can find all of Ronel’s published works on her Books page.