Dear Don Bosco, thank you for including me in your Great Kidlit Showcase. You are a wonderful advocate of Singapore literature.
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.
Updated my book wall with my two latest books, Lion Boy and Drummer Girl and Jade’s Quest for Her Heritage. Lion Boy and Drummer Girl was published in 2017 while Jade’s Quest was published in August this year. Thanks to a talk in Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, I was finally spurred to revisit my woefully… Continue reading Book Wall
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
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
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
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
A question that always pops up during Author Visits is: “How do you find inspiration for your stories?” Well, I will try to document my journey of creating Jade. During my Author Visits, I often tell my audience, “Look at the person beside you, really look at them. Can you write a story about this… Continue reading Jade’s Quest Inspiration
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