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Free Fiction for Halloween!

A reminder to keep your eyes peeled for the Halloween free download passwords!

A Wolf's Tale

You can download and read free fiction on Fox Spirit!

FREE FICTION!

Heart Of Fire will be up for free downloads, plus a novella that sparked off the birth of Wolf At The Door.

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Free Fiction for Halloween!

You can download and read free fiction on Fox Spirit!

FREE FICTION!

Heart Of Fire will be up for free downloads, plus a novella that sparked off the birth of Wolf At The Door.

Full_Moon_Dragon_Gate_coverA_small

I am alive!

It is benign. I will probably write something about Granulomatous mastitis eventually, but that is a future post. The surgeon started me on treatment immediately. I will see him again in three weeks’ time.

Full Chapter Five (Dragon Physician)

Chapter Five!

This post of mine getting some traction

We Are Here! What Can We Do? – Opportunities (or lack of).

“Opportunities are rolling in, aren’t they?

The market is indeed opening up. Slowly. Reluctantly. It takes daring publishers and even more daring writers to pitch and submit their work to them. Why? The Singapore publishing industry is at best lukewarm to new genres like speculative fiction or (the third gasp) YA. If you survey the local publishing scene, it is replete with self-help books, assessment books (for those obsessed with academic results, in success-crazy Singapore), recipe tomes, memoirs, and horror. I’m not against horror – but the current books are bland, cut-and-paste, ghost-written and simply kitschy. The problem is that people are lapping them up like cats to cream.”

Why I wrote Oysters, Pearls and Magic.

Why I write what I write.

A Wolf's Tale

Note: I wrote this last year

The story idea for Of Oysters, Pearls And Magic came in the middle of the night like a gentle insistent voice. A whisper in my ear for me to write.

Now at the moment of writing, I am heavily pregnant and will be giving birth in about three or four weeks’ time. So imagine my chagrin when I started receiving voices, images and scenarios. I was going “No, not now” but the prompting voice was nothing but persistent. And I began to write.

And what an interesting and thought-provoking journey it has turned out to be. Even though I have stopped writing at about 18, 000 words, the story wants to be continued further, the characters rich and pregnant with their own particular tales, particular histories.

But why oyster-divers and pearl-gatherers?

At first – and at a superficial level – it was simple a…

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