Teen publishes novella despite hurdles

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Young author, Tyler Majaga has overcome a number of hurdles to publish his book, Teenager’s Tale, which was recently launched.

The 19-year-old Gaborone-based author told Showbiz in an interview that his love for writing saw to it for him to overcome all challenges and publish the semi-autobiographical novella.

“I started working on the book, whose working title was Life, A Wheel while doing Form Three and completed it by the time I finished high school. I then took a couple of months painstakingly typing it myself,” he said. Majaga said that he then approached one Dimpho Mookinyana who helped with editing it, which also took some months.

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