Showcases "authors who have contributed to the development of Singapore's literary landscape". What an encouraging description! It's an honour to be on this list.
At Wan Qing CultureFest 2019 in Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall talking about one of my favourite subjects-- lion dance. Sorry I could not meet up with friends Leila, Moses and Malika, currently at the Singapore Writers Festival. Waiting for Amy Ng and Ning Cai to fly in.
Had a lovely time at Singapore Chinese Girls’ School on September 25 meeting and greeting about 136 Kimgeks. Some of them bought more than 2 copies of Jade’s Quest for Her Heritage! And the hardcover versions are expensive (but classy)! Thank you, thank you. I feel so grateful and humbled by all your support for… Continue reading Book signing @SCGS
Eight years of contributing to Women’s Personal Work-life Effectiveness in Singapore! WEWAM celebrated its eighth anniversary last week. When WEWAM President, Ean Yeo, fell very ill in 2015, we thought WEWAM could not continue. However, with her determination and our volunteers’ support, we have since launched 3 new programmes and hosted a forum with President… Continue reading WEWAM is 8!
I thank God for the favour from Asian Festival of Children’s Content, Singapore Chinese Girls’ School and the illustrator of Jade’s Quest for Her Heritage, Heng Li Ching, for a successful public book launch on September 8, 2019. I felt the favour the most when I took the lift up to the elegant Pod… Continue reading Jade’s Public Book Launch
Happy Teachers' Day! So glad for all the affirmation from my students. Gifts too!
1st day- My workshop Pinned: 3Ps of Creative Writing. Photos courtesy of Irfan Foner. Visiting our art entry - Jade's Quest for Her Heritage at Book Illustrators Gallery (BIG). Caught up with former writers' group buddy Emily Lim. I'm cradling Emily Lim's Godwit, and she is holding Jade. Moderated for Lu Hui Yi, Emily… Continue reading AFCC 2019
Happy Mooncake Festival in advance! Yesterday, at Asian Civilisations Museum, I did an unprecedented act – I read out another author’s book! I shared with 15 preschoolers about DingLi Stevens’ Happy Mooncake Festival, Elena! As I have 8 children’s picture books, I have a responsibility to the publishers to promote these books during my talks.… Continue reading Storytelling@ACM
Asian Festival of Children's Content is one of the most prominent gatherings of children's book authors, publishers and illustrators in this region. So, it is an honour to have a public launch for Jade's Quest for Her Heritage here. Moreover, we will be doing it in The Pod, with a sweeping view of downtown and… Continue reading You’re Invited! Jade’s Quest at AFCC
On 8 August 2019, I was invited to the Book Launch of Jade’s Quest for Her Heritage at Singapore Chinese Girls’ School. After labouring on this book for half a year, I am extremely relieved and satisfied to see it in print. On the day itself, I invited my daughter Maxine to join me for… Continue reading Jade’s Quest Book Launch