We write first in blood and tears, then go over in ink.

Writing journal #4

rice museum

Kedah Paddy Museum

About book contracts and padi fields. Read the rest of this entry »

Writing journal #3

seletar tower

Today, I did one of fun parts of writing a novel—going on a research road trip! Read the rest of this entry »

Writing journal #2

So, without the excuse of work, I can totally immerse myself in lion dance and write at the speed of a bullet train. Well, more like an ox-drawn cart… okok, I move at a snail’s pace.
Especially the dance parts. Read the rest of this entry »

Writing journal #1

Four days ago, I was told not to go back to work, with immediate effect, as part of the Covid19 new measures. And just like that, I am losing one month’s worth of income. This news, a disaster for many Singaporeans, is mixed blessings for me, as I have no more reason to delay finishing my 40,000-word manuscript for the third instalment of Leopop Wave. This is the sequel to ‘Lion Boy and Drummer Girl’ and ‘Lion Boys and Fan Girls’. Read the rest of this entry »

Story- Croc & Duck

During an Author Visit with Pat’s Schoolhouse in Prinsep Street, the kids and I spontaneously created a new story with keywords they gave. The theme was from The Robot in My Playground, which was about loyal friendships. The keywords were ‘crocodile’, ‘duck’, ‘cheetah’ and ‘hyena’. So without further ado… Read the rest of this entry »

Leopop 2!

My newest book is available for pre-order!

epigram preorderhttps://shop.epigrambooks.sg/products/lion-boys-and-fan-girls

Super stoked! Pumped! Or, in my hometown – Sweeee!


pic big group.jpgThis book sells year after year! Read the rest of this entry »

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