I’ve known about Nanowrimo since 2005, and have made a couple of half-hearted attempts in to complete a novel in the novembers since that year. None of it amounted to even a quarter of the 50,000 words target. This year I told myself that I would do better – and in an effort to make… Read More Nanowrimo 2010
Neil Gaiman suggests a new gift giving tradition for Halloween in his blog: I’m proposing something slightly different. That you give someone a scary book this Hallowe’en. You certainly don’t have to give everyone you know a scary book. Just pick someone, or a few someones, you care about. Then give them a book this… Read More A very scary halloween
The Magicians by Lev Grossman was one of the best books I’ve read in 2009. Part Harry Potter coming-of-age tale of today’s dissolute youth, part homage to the Narnia styled fantasy adventure; the book was poignant with a hopeful-hopelessness that made it resonate deeply. I had to go on a ‘story fast’ for a couple… Read More The Magician King
I went for the i Light Marina Bay festival last weekend and really enjoyed it. Singapore’s turning into a gorgeous sight at night. I love how our new skyline looks, and the light installations they’ve placed around the bay make it even more enchanting.
I guess I disappeared for a while back there. Life called. And I responded. But I’m back now, hopefully. And gearing up for Nanowrimo! It’s not the first time I’ve taken part, but I have a story in my head this year, and I really really want to see it come to fruition. So if… Read More Hello again