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The Brief Crowdfunding Pitch De-Brief

So you have pitched and now you are wondering how the hell did I do? 1. On the pitching letter. Make it pithy and make each

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Your Crowdfunding Pitch Letter

The letter needs to be pithy and to the point. Short direct pitches work better cos firstly people have no time and secondly they have

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Editing, schmediting and COVER DESIGN!

I have been working on the cover design with the graphic designer who has designed bestsellers like The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall

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EXCLUSIVE: Heart of Glass structural edit AND Cry of the Flying Rhino publication date

Doctor: So what seems to be the problem? Dude, I am not allowed to complain because I was and am a writer therefore I am already

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EXCLUSIVE: L@@k inside Heart of Glass cutting room!

“Do not enter when light is on!” Structural edit:  that means blasting, incision, internal tissue re-organisation and cosmetic surgery. But of course, I am not

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Nasi lemak at Dapur while awaiting new passport

There has got to be a thrill to be subjected to a six hour wait to get one’s new passport in this day and age.

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100% in 100 days: Crowdfunding my book “Heart of Glass”

Crowdfunding. Is. Over. The three big little words. 100% in 100 days. And the last 3%? Was the longest, shortest journey in the world (I

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I was a punk even then

You can’t get more post-colonial, vintage and ironic than this! This photo was taken on my fifth birthday in Segamat, a little railway town in

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My first Prize-winning Story was Typed on this Typewriter

The first story which I wrote and submitted was for the 1984 New Straits Times Short Story Competition. It was called Miel and the Honey Bunch or

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What has the 1980s Reagan era got to do with it?

Welcome to the Cinema. Make yourself comfy and watch my 1980s-inspired show. Go on! It’s only 1 minute 19 sec long, I swear. Join in the