It’s the perfect time to be doing PiBoIdMo for me. Why? No more tutoring for the year, family still at school, a quiet house during the day, my kickstarter that can’t quite start yet (few tasks but nearly there). Finally the space to write. So where are the ideas brewing. This year isContinue reading “My Progress in PiBoIdMo”
Thought I’d share this book review on Lani’s book Scarlet Lies, from Tales from Pasifika.
Just discovered this blog Tales from Pasifika. It reviews writers with Pasifika themes. Here is a reblog of an interview done by the blogger.
Check out the ABC Article on this Film. I love that this story is written and acted by the local people, and developed from a true story. Storytelling for Pasifika, but also speaking to a Romeo and Juliet theme, forbidden love across traditional boundaries.
This weekend in my heart I truly learnt many times the closed doors of publishing ‘traditional’ are often nothing to do with your talent, how good your writing is, your heart, dedication, and vision as a writer or even your hard work. Instead, unfortunately, the closed doors are due to class, culture, guarding of aContinue reading “You are storytellers, you are writers: Lani Wendt Young encouraging a new generation of Pasifika writers and readers”