Yolanda Lindeque-Strauss

Yolanda Lindeque-Strauss

The Independent Writer Yolanda (Pty) Ltd Reg. nr. 2014/064701/07

Pretoria, South Africa

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August 2011
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About Yolanda

I love writing stories whether from my own ideas or other people's (when they ask me.) Screenplays, documentaries, novels... anything (except poetry if I can avoid it.) My favourite genres are action, fantasy and adventure. Usually not comedy or musicals but I have edited a few and my sitcom is in pre-production. Other projects include a Historical Action Drama about a South African hero from 1773 (plus a documentary about him.) I am the head writer for a Christian talk show for which I've been writing since 2009. In my spare time I try to finish my numerous novels. And, of course, I love reading. As well as running Writers' Guild of South Africa workshops in my city and organizing social evenings for writers and film makers. My zen is my horse, Makita, who has a unique story of her own. And I'm married to the love of my life, Johann.

Unique traits: Smile and enthusiasm



  • Heartbeat, channel 8, M-Net decoders

    Heartbeat, channel 8, M-Net decoders (2011)
    Television by StudioPlus, commissioned by Radio Pulpit Head writer


  • Finalist for best sitcom in the 2013 Great Idea competition of the Writers' Guild of South Africa

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