Write, shine, and poetry

For National Poetry Day, I thought I’d share two pieces here that I had written at a recent Write & Shine session, where we explored the writing we do by hand. As always, it was a brilliantly inspiring creative morning.   Handwriting It’s your personal font. Shaped and detailed through years, through broken bones, sprained …

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TLC Writers’ Day (Postcards)

I had the pleasure of curating this set of images for The Literary Consultancy’s Writers’ Day. My main criteria was creativity – images that will act as a catalyst for your imagination. For those of you who managed to pick-up a postcard or two at the event, I hope that you’ll enjoy them as a writing prompt, …

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The yellow antihero

As the world of science fiction once again gets Awaken by the Force, I hold my ground and remain unswayed. Yes, I did enjoy the two-hours in the cinema, but it left me feeling sad for what writing has become in the mainstream. Bad storyline, too many plot-holes, and the (bad and obvious) use of …

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#faithInHumanity

In response to all the crazy news from around the world, I want to say that I’m not Christian, but I enjoy celebrating Christmas. I’m an immigrant, but I feel home as a Londoner. I am of Chinese ethnicity, born in Malaysia, but English at heart – if I were to label myself. But hey, …

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