Close this message

Francois Keyser

Francois Keyser - Editor

Indonesia

Multi Genre Author writing about ideas I am passionate about. Hope to inspire others with my writing.

Overview

Author of children's series of books collectively called "The Junglies". First five books published in multiple languages.

Authored Young Adult Fantasy Fiction titled "Life within the Pages" which reached the finals of the the Outstanding Writer Contest 2016 with Merrimack Media.

Currently writing new novel with working title of "Omega Horizon" to be followed by "Off the Grid".

Providing Freelance, Editing and Proofreading services when not working on my books.

Services
Languages
English (SA) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Children's Picture Books Fantasy Romance Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference Entertainment Parenting & Families Travel True Crime

Awards

  • Finalist in Merrimack Media Outstanding Writer Contest 2016

Work experience

Multi Genre Author

Self Employed

September, 2010 – Present (over 6 years)

Author of 13 children's books including "The Junglies" series of twelve children's books.

Author of Young Adult Fantasy Fiction novel "Life Within the Pages". The manuscript for this novel was one of five selected for the finals of the Merrimack Media Outstanding Writer Award of 2016 (

Previously worked in the Financial Services Sector where my writing experience includes:
- Drafting and submitting a proposal to license a Branch Office of a UK licensed and registered health insurance company with the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The proposal was accepted and approved.
- Prepared numerous tender proposals which gained accounts with value in excess of US$10 million premium per annum.
- Prepared and designed web content for multinational company's local website in Indonesia.
- Set up own website for my books (
- Drafted policy wording and terms and conditions for health insurance policies compliant with the Abu Dhabi Health Authority's requirements.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Abbit Gets Stuck (The Junglies)

Francois Keyser

It’s great to play and have fun but sometimes there are limits to how much fun we can have. In this book, Abbit the rabbit gets stuck in a tree and can’t get down. Read the story to find out how Abbit got stuck in the tree in the first place, and what his friends do to try and help Abbit get down. Will they succeed? In this story readers learn: - That teamwork often achieves more - That if at ... read more

It’s great to play and have fun but sometimes there are limits to how much fun we can have. In this book, Abbit the rabbit gets stuck in a tree and can’t get down. Read the story to find out how Abbit got stuck in the tree in the first place, and what his friends do to try and help Abbit get down. Will they succeed? In this story readers learn: - That teamwork often achieves more - That if at ... read more

The Junglies Build a Tree House

Francois Keyser

When the friends learn that there are lots of beautiful places outside their home, they want to explore the world outside. They soon find out that they cannot leave their home and so they make a plan which they hope will help them see more of the world beyond their home. Find out the friends work together to see more of the world and find a new appreciation for their own home. The dominant the... read more

When the friends learn that there are lots of beautiful places outside their home, they want to explore the world outside. They soon find out that they cannot leave their home and so they make a plan which they hope will help them see more of the world beyond their home. Find out the friends work together to see more of the world and find a new appreciation for their own home. The dominant the... read more

Raff's Birthday (The Junglies Book 4)

Francois Keyser

Raff the Giraffe thinks his friends are acting strange. Then he discovers they are planning to have a party without him! Why would Raff’s friends do such a thing? Has Raff done something wrong to make his friends not want him at the party? Read the story to find out why Raff’s friends have not invited him. Will there be happy ending for all the friends including Raff? The lesson for young read... read more

Raff the Giraffe thinks his friends are acting strange. Then he discovers they are planning to have a party without him! Why would Raff’s friends do such a thing? Has Raff done something wrong to make his friends not want him at the party? Read the story to find out why Raff’s friends have not invited him. Will there be happy ending for all the friends including Raff? The lesson for young read... read more

The Singing Contest (The Junglies)

Francois Keyser

The friends learn about a singing contest and all plan to compete on their own. They soon realise that they might not have much chance of winning if they compete on their own. How can they possibly try to compete and win the competition? Is there even still a chance that they could get a prize? This story teaches young readers that sometimes we can be more successful and achieve more when we w... read more

The friends learn about a singing contest and all plan to compete on their own. They soon realise that they might not have much chance of winning if they compete on their own. How can they possibly try to compete and win the competition? Is there even still a chance that they could get a prize? This story teaches young readers that sometimes we can be more successful and achieve more when we w... read more

Tiger Loses His Stripes

Francois Keyser

The first in a series of five stories about five animals. Together they learn, grow, and help each other to have fun, achieve goals, and work together as a team with the help of their friend, the Jungle Man, when they need it. In this book, the tiger, Aga, loses his stripes or does he? Follow the story as his friends help him look for and find his stripes again. Find out what really happened t... read more

The first in a series of five stories about five animals. Together they learn, grow, and help each other to have fun, achieve goals, and work together as a team with the help of their friend, the Jungle Man, when they need it. In this book, the tiger, Aga, loses his stripes or does he? Follow the story as his friends help him look for and find his stripes again. Find out what really happened t... read more

Share this profile :)

It's time to tell the world about this Reedsy profile!

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 200+ profiles.

Ac2af81da8528596a9392c33fadfed1677d2bfcc

Mark Swift

Proofreader, copy-editor and indexer with eight years' experience working extensively for numerous big publishing houses.

Southport, United Kingdom

390b30272442f6d8bbf32a40552a472f0e330891

Lisa Kaufman

Editor & book consultant with 30 years' experience working for major adult trade publishers. Narrative nonfiction is my forte.

New York, NY, United States

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

Sign up to read the full review

and view 200+ profiles.