Category Archives: Author Support

#Confessions of An #AsylumSeeker – Ah Ming: “My Life is Shit” (Pat One)

    I don’t like my life. In fact, I hate it. I hate it so much that I have tried to remove it from this world, not once, not twice, but several times. Not a bloody clue what the … Continue reading

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Why Do You Write in #English?

Once upon a time, I learnt to write in my first language, Chinese. I was a quick learner and was able to write at a young age, partly due to the fact that my PoPo, aka, my grandma in my … Continue reading

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My Tribute to James Thompson: A Fine Noir Writer I Admire, A Mentor and Friend I Shall Miss

I have never met Jim in person. Yet I know him, and he knew me. Jim and I first ‘met’ on GoodReads in a group called Scandinavian and Nordic Crime Fiction, around this time in 2011. Since then, we have … Continue reading

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Character-driven Fiction, Fine Dialogues and Great Writing – @EdenBaylee’s New Mystery Set in the Sunny Caribbean

My Rating: 5 Stars It’s a been a joy to read this exciting and engaging mystery. I started it a few nights ago. It pulled me in straight away. A host of characters are gathered in the fabulous location of … Continue reading

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