28
Mar
2019

Book reviews Heart of Glass

“Heart of Glass is a wonder of language” – new review by Lesley Budge

Heart of Glass by Ivy Ngeow is a wonder of language…it’s fast, staccato sentences from Li-an’s perspective, her internal thoughts feel real….how our thoughts jump,

25
Mar
2019

The Writing Life

Are there any Benefits of having a Penpal in this Digital Age?

Recently I tweeted a memory I had of my penpal when I was 12 and I was astonished when today it’s so far had 80

14
Mar
2019
Pen and ink

The Writing Life

My Morning Writing Routine

I wake up around 06:12 if I am good and 06:44 if I am lazy. I don’t need an alarm, it’s the same every day

14
Mar
2019

Author Events Heart of Glass

Unboxing Heart of Glass from Penguin Random House box for Booksigning event

Watch me “unbox”. No, really. It’s called unboxing. My movie is a Norwegian indie arthouse film noir, with eerie music. (That’s my one line hook).

07
Mar
2019

Heart of Glass

Interview with Los Angeles Review of Books (China Channel) now out!

I was interviewed by the LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS (China Channel) and it’s now out. “Writing about Asia or Asians is naturally something close

25
Feb
2019

Author Events Cry of the Flying Rhino Heart of Glass

How to sell your books at WHSmith Booksigning event in 10 steps

…without breaking the bank. Here’s my blow by blow account with HOT TIPS on how to organise booksigning at WHSmith, sell to total strangers and get

30
Jan
2019

The Writing Life Uncategorised

Finding Time to Write When You Think You Have No Time? Here’s How.

CAVEAT: Firstly, it is not time that has to be made. There are only 24 hours, you can’t make any more. Secondly, it is words

30
Jan
2019

The Writing Life Uncategorised

Can You Write a Book while having Full-time Job and Children? Do the quiz and find out!

1/ Can you sit down for 20-40 minutes? This can be either days, nights, weekends, holidays, whenever. At any point can you sit down and

23
Jan
2019

Author Events Heart of Glass

Book Signing at WHSmith, Southside Mall, Wandsworth, London

Sat 16 Feb 2019 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm I will be signing Heart of Glass at WHSmith in Wandsworth Southside Mall, SW London. Come and say

19
Jan
2019

The Writing Life

How to Develop a Cult Following in 5 Killer Moves

… for your book or product, with exercises to try out. Everybody knows at least 5 cult classics without even thinking. These are 5 of