There are some mysteries that a man just should not try to decipher. Shoes is one of them. I was in Samoa last week and my mum gave me a wonderful pair of shoes she'd bought in Hawaii. They were designer shoes and rather fantabulous. In other words, NOT a pair of shoes I would EVER buy… Continue reading The Alluring Mystery of Designer Shoes and Fly-Chaser Eyelashes
More than 15 million children's books are sold in Australasia each year. Worldwide, more than $2.5 billion worth of children's books are purchased annually, and more than 75% of publishers welcome children's material. Thats A LOT of books. A lot of stories. A lot of writers writing stories for children. You could be one of… Continue reading TUSITALA FIAPOTO – WRITING CHILDREN’S STORIES
Let's Join Forces.Who am I? I'm confused. I'm a...Commissioned Author. A year ago, my first book was published. "Pacific Tsunami Galu Afi" was written on commission - which means that I was paid a weekly salary plus all expenses to research and write a book that would then belong to my employer. The Australian Govt… Continue reading Calling all Pacific Writers. Even ones who haven’t written anything yet.
“Are your stories based on real experiences that have happened in your own life?” This is a question that I get a lot, and one that I’m sure a lot of writers get. I’ve been writing short fiction for a lot longer than I’ve been writing my (trashy) books and it’s been rewarding to see… Continue reading What did you Read and LOVE in High School English?