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Telesa Tuesday: The Secret to Writing about Kissing. (and other steamy stuff)

My book Telesa is YA fiction. Romance. Which means there's a girl. Who falls in love with a boy. And they have to overcome all sorts of obstacles to be together. And of course there's another boy who's also in love with the girl. And the girl is a little bit conflicted between boy 1… Continue reading Telesa Tuesday: The Secret to Writing about Kissing. (and other steamy stuff)

Joe Keil, Kiwi Writers, lani wendt young, pacific tsunami galu afi, paranormal romance, samoa writing, SoCNOC writing challenge, telesa series, writing challenges

Reckless and Foolishly Brave.

Having an impossible writing goal - and then being crazy ( and dumb enough) to believe in it - can achieve writing impossibility. I should know. When I wrote my first book - "Pacific Tsunami Galu Afi" - I had a boss. I was a fulltime employed writer. I got paid to research, interview, write,… Continue reading Reckless and Foolishly Brave.