One of the most fascinating aspects about social media is chancing upon a group that I was honoured to have been able to join: the Literary Fiction Writers on FaceBook. The impact it’s had on reading, writing, and millions of subject interest communities is enormous. Without social media, there is little or zero chance that …
INTERVIEW: Author D. H. Schleicher on Inspiration, Movies and Writing
One of my most vivid memories as a child was watching Jaws in 1977 with my dad. I doubt it’s suitable for a 7 year old as I remember being terrified of swimming in the sea for about two years even though I grew up in Malaysia and it’s mandatory to swim. In the sea. And no, there are no sharks in Malaysia. I now realise the power of imagination and the impact of movies on creativity.
INTERVIEW: Book blogger Lesley Budge on the Ideal Reader (and how to find one)
Authors, do you have an Ideal Reader and readers, are you in fact one? I interviewed an avid reader and here’s what I found! Read my blog post here. Most blogs interview authors but that’s boring. As an author, I have been interviewed many times and I also have interviewed other authors. This time, …
Money, job, marriage: you happy now?
Behavioural scientist Paul Dolan in his new book Happy Ever After: Escaping the Myth of the Perfect Life by Paul Dolan (out 17 January 2019) challenges the ‘success’ indicators of modern myths as narratives and narrative traps: Myth: expectation to be ambitious, wealthy, successful and well educated, married, monogamous and have kids. These are guidelines …
Heart of Glass: Day 10 AKA Final day of serialisation on The Pigeonhole
Yoohoo! ‘Tis the final instalment day. Is there any hope for Li-an after the trouble she’s caused? Is she damned? Be damned, but read it! Sign up to read for free.
Heart of Glass: Day 9 of serialisation on The Pigeonhole!
Oh yussssss, my boy, we are on the PENULTIMATE day. In which Li-an has to discover for herself what exactly is Hotel Central besides being a 9-storey brothel. No, really. Ya gotta live it to believe it and believe it to live it.
Heart of Glass: Day 8 of serialisation on The Pigeonhole
Where are they taking her?
Heart of Glass: Day 7 of serialisation on The Pigeonhole!
Things are not so cozy in the Club now. What lengths will Li-an have to go to?
Heart of Glass: Day 6 of being serialised on The Pigeonhole!
What has gone wrong and why does Li-an hear sirens on New Year’s Day 1981? READ STAVE VI