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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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Bilingual #Readers: Do you Prefer to Read Books in English or in your Mother Tongue?

As a bilingual person myself, fully competent in my mother tongue Chinese and English as a foreign language, I am curious. Given the choice of reading in English and your own language, whatever that may be, which would you pick? … Continue reading

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#Sex in Serious #Literature: How Much and How Explicit?

Before attending Birmingham Writers’s Group’s (BWG) anonymous manuscript meeting last Wednesday evening, I submitted a short chapter from my current W.I.P. Since my new book is still in its early stages, I will not release details as to exactly what … Continue reading

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#Majorca: a Special #Birthday Treat on a Magical Spanish Island

The rays of the sun, the sound of the sea, the long stretch of green palms and white plane trees, the glimmer of the fabulous yachts, all formed a pretty picture of a tropical paradise on earth. I laid down … Continue reading

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