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Writing about Voice

In the series of Writer’s workshops we did with Ardashir Vakil, we talked a lot about a writer’s Voice. Here’s an interesting blog post on how to find your voice, and it recommends concrete exercises. I’m going to try them out and report back if I find that elusive entity. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn…

Writing about a solitary confinement survivor

Today while cleaning the aquarium filter, we rescued the third one. He’d been swimming around in a tiny whirling pool of perfect darkness, all by his lonesome self, for a month.

And now, as I type, he’s swimming around in all the light and green and water, just as if he had never been in solitary confinement.

Lesson in there somewhere.

Writing about a Writing Talk, and a Week of Writing Workshops

For the last two weeks, I and some of my writing friends have been immersed in a series of Writing Workshops held by British Council Malaysia. Sharon has written in quite some detail in her posts “Sarah’s City of Stories Workshops” and “What We Did in Our Second Workshop” about our writing sessions with both…

Workshop for Writers in Singapore

City of Four Million Storeys – Characters and Place in Intimate Relationship. A two-day workshop.10.00 am to 5.00 pmSaturday 20th February, Sunday 21st February Interesting characters are in the places we live but how do we turn them into interesting stories? Over two days spent in and around the historic streets of Joo Chiat, participants…