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Why we Write in the First Place. (No, not to get wasted.)

Signing books with Jen Meredith, aka super Hawaii blogger 'Kuaback'.So I'm back. And I'm a little wasted - no not with alcohol -with an overabundance of adrenaline and by an excessive amount of physical and mental exertion. There was a week of different activities planned for the Samoa launch of TELESA and so my trip home was… Continue reading Why we Write in the First Place. (No, not to get wasted.)

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The Samoa Launch of TELESA:The Covenant Keeper.

Every book is borne from the creative fire of the writer who dared to envision it but it represents the love, sweat and tears of many people. Tonight I pay tribute to those who helped spark the fire of my writing dreams, and who’s encouragement gave fuel to their intensity.  As my first fiction novel… Continue reading The Samoa Launch of TELESA:The Covenant Keeper.

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TUSITALA FIAPOTO – WRITING CHILDREN’S STORIES

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

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Calling all Pacific Writers. Even ones who haven’t written anything yet.

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.