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

About

I have been writing on a professional basis for more than two decades. I won first runner up for Scholastic Asian Book Award 2012 and First Time Writers and Illustrators Publishing Initiative 2009 award (more about my works in My Books).

BOOK TITLES

Title Published by Year Notes
Miracles Armour Publishing 2007 Book of short stories. Written for Lighthouse Evangelism.
The Little Red Helicopter Straits Times Press 2009 Children’s Picture Book.Won First Time Writers and Illustrators Publishing
Initiative 2009
No More Tears – Reconciliation after Adultery Armour Publishing 2009 Adult non-fiction book on Marriage
Successful Breastfeeding Write Editions 2010 Adult non-fiction book. Written for Mt Alvernia Hospital
Listen to My Heart – Rediscovering Life’s Overcoming Spirit Write Editions 2012 Adult non-fiction book.
Celebrating disadvantaged people who lead courageous lives.
Caring for Seniors – Effective Programmes for Seniors Activity Centre Write Editions 2012 Adult non-fiction book.
Social work/ageing.
Miracles Still Happen Lighthouse Media International 2012 Book of short stories. Written for Lighthouse Evangelism.
The Chronicles of Meng Meng and An An – Grandma’s Eightieth Birthday MandarinaKids 2012 Bilingual Children’s picture book in Chinese and English.
Chinese Starter Kit that won
Dr Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products for 2013.
The Chronicles of Meng Meng and An An – Little Jay Writes An Adventure MandarinaKids 2013 Bilingual Children’s picture book in Chinese and English.
Got a Life Write Editions 2013 Non-Fiction book.
Cyber Wellness for Parents.
P.O.S – Parents over Shoulder Write Editions 2013 Non-Fiction book.
Cyber Wellness for teens.
Loving Mum Forever – Women Empowered for Work and Mothering self published 2013 Work-Life Balance for women. Sold 600 copies to date.
The Joy of Service –Toi Boon How Write Editions 2013 Adult non-fiction book.  Biography
The Courage to Believe – Unlocking Life’s Second Chances  Write Editions 2013 Yellow Ribbon Project 10th Anniversary Book
Robot in My Playground Epigram Books 2013 Children’s Picture Book
Ryan the Playground Expert Straits Times Press 2013 Children’s Picture Book
The Locked Up Boy Scholastic 2013 Young Adult FictionWon Scholastic Asian Book Award 2012
The Chronicles of Meng Meng and An An – Ariel and her Honesty Pig MandarinaKids 2013 Bilingual Children’s picture book in Chinese and English.
Keep Calm and Mother On –399 best things ever said about motherhood Armour Publishing 2014 Adult non-fiction book.
Parenting and motherhood.
Playtime with Ye Ye self published 2015 SG50 Children’s Picture BookWon Singapore Memory Project Fund.
Keep Calm and Mother On –21 stories from mothers of children aged 1-21 Armour Publishing 2015 Adult non-fiction book.
Parenting and motherhood.

 WRITING EXPERIENCE

Blogs I have blogged for people professionally: http://magicboxshow.blogspot.com; http://www.magiccircle.com.sg/; http://greendotasia.wordpress.com
Managing editorial team I have commissioned writers and worked with designers and publishers to achieve a total-package look for In Touch with the Family magazine.
Non-fiction magazine articles Conceptualised Employer Alliance newsletter ‘Upbeat’. Written for magazines like Motherhood, Hot Nouveau, Man, Eight Days, Impact Communications, etc, and newsletters for Residents’ Committees, etc.
Conceptualising websites I have conceptualised the content for 3 websites for local commercial companies.
Proofreading I have proofread lecture materials for SIM; handbooks for organisations like Nanyang Technological University and websites for organisations like Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Magic non-fiction articles I was web writer for www.magicoflawrence.com and www.magiccircle.com.sg.  I have interviewed international magicians.
Reviews Done television reviews for Eight Days magazine.
Scriptwriting Written scripts for 10-minute video productions for People’s Association and Faith Community Baptist Church
Web materials Written and consulted on websites like Employer Alliance,Yellow Ribbon Project, www.magicoflawrence.com, www.fcbc.org.sg and http://www.creatorworkshop.com.sg/gda/
Brochures I have written brochures for People’s Association and Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports.
iPhone applications I have written 2 series of 12 & 40 segments on parenting topics for Huggies Singapore to be used in iPhone applications.

INTERESTS

Work-Life I am Director of a non-profit organisation called Women Empowered for Work and Mothering (WEWAM)
Singapore Memory Project I am an ambassador of Singapore Memory Project (SMP). I capture the memories of Singaporeans in writing and video.
Writers’ Support Group I mentor writers and I participate in a Book Authors’ Group.
Storytelling I conduct storytelling and Assembly talks in preschools and primary schools.
Creative Writing courses I am a registered trainer of National Arts Council Writer-in-School Scheme (WISS).

 

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