The Lives of Books

What constitutes a ‘good’ book is ornery. There are so ways to argue it, none less valid than the next. It’s why I hesitate when recommending books to others, because the same book can be many things to people.

I recently came across this quote:


It holds some truth, I think; […]

Open Call – We Are Family

I’m back from Hong Kong, my lovely readers! And very pleased with what I’ve seen at Disneyland. I can’t wait to share everything, but give me some time while I recover from sunburn and a nasty cold that won’t go away.

In the meantime, here’s an open call from our friends at Books Actually, the […]

Competition – Homecomings

As you read this, I’m probably swanning about Disneyland, drinking far too much soda but having the time of my life. :D

Writing The City, an initiative by the our National Arts Council and British Council in Singapore, has another competition!

Titled ‘Homecomings’, it’s open for prose up to 650 words or poetry up to […]

Camp Nanowrimo has started!

National Novel Writing Month, or Nanowrimo for short, always runs in November. I’ve been doing it for several years and I’ve always had a blast because it’s so much fun.

Camp Nanowrimo is a themed version of Nanowrimo that takes place in April and July. And since it’s July, camp has started!

The challenge is […]

3 x 3 calls

I know this is a little late, but I’ve only just found out about these two calls!

There is an open call for a new anthology called A Luxury We Cannot Afford, by the good people at Math Paper Press. It’s kinda fun, because you have to know a little context to really get it. […]